Automated Conveyor Systems

Automated Conveyor Systems
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Automated conveyor systems are many times the best choice for moving raw materials, work in process and finished goods.   Conveyor system design and type are important to specify correctly to assure that your product does not get damaged, you are getting the best value and the conveyor system is appropriate for feeding your other automation equipment.

Choosing the right type of conveyor requires experience like the professionals at MESH have.   MESH manufactures a lot of their conveyors and will develop, build and commission the conveyor control system using their knowledge and proven software techniques to give you the best value and protect your product.

Because MESH is an experienced automation equipment integrator we know how to feed and present your product or raw material to each piece of equipment whether that is a process line, feeder, packaging equipment, existing conveyor system or end of line AGV.

Automated Conveyor System FAQ

When should I use plastic chain conveyor or roller?What is the best conveyor to use for my pallet conveyor system?
If your process requires curves (90 degree, 45 degree or custom), while keeping the product moving and in the same orientation, plastic chain shines above rollers and belts. The plastic chain is also very gentle on your product by conveying your product very smoothly and flat. The plastic chain comes in many widths, friction surfaces, and flexibility, but has limits in load-carrying ability, and speed. Some plastic chains can go over a nose bar to minimize transfer gaps, unlike rollers. Roller and belt media are usually less cost per lineal foot compared to plastic when the width of the product starts to get above 6”.

The best conveyor for empty or loaded pallets is properly rated chain driven live roller or multilane chain conveyor. Which type is determined by the pallet configuration you have and the direction of travel.

MESH Pre-Engineered Material Handling Cells
Palletizing Line Controller for Automated Systems by MESH Automation


The MACControl is a highly functional and flexible robot cell controller with standard features and component specifications that rival today’s best industrial control systems.


The MACPac (MESH Automation Cell for case opening and packing) is a professional-grade, pre-engineered, robotics-based flexible automation cell.