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  • Like gravity conveyors, flexible conveyors allow for an easy method to transport material and product, while having the ability to be used in multiple different settings.
  • Expands and contracts to fit in any area needed, making it good for dynamic facilities where space is a concern.
  • Sits on casters for easier movement around the warehouse floor.
  • Easy to store when not in use.
  • Enhances productivity by helping with product transportation around shipping docks.
  • Various lengths and widths available to fit all needs.
  • ASI pays top dollar for used flexible conveyors: Learn More About Our Purchasing Program
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Are you moving or liquidating your facility and looking to sell your used warehouse equipment or material? American Surplus Inc. can help! American Surplus Inc. offers a purchasing program for new and used warehouse and material handling equipment. Learn more about our purchasing program online or call our sales office at (800) 876-3736 to get started.

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About Flexible Conveyors

Flexible conveyors come in a few different styles. Such styles are flexible roller conveyor, flexible power roller conveyor, and flexible skatewheel conveyor. These conveyors can easily contract for quick relocation and can later expand once in the desired location. Ideally expandable conveyors are used for truck loading and unloading, retail back rooms, shipping areas, loading docks, packaging, portable assembly lines, order picking stations, and plant floors. Flexible conveyors let you switch flow points by rolling and curving conveyor sections to fit your needs.

Used flex conveyors are one of the most innovative styles of conveyor on the market, and they have both gravity and powered systems. All flex conveyors are designed like an accordion: they can shrink and expand to fit where needed. This is ideal for shipping and receiving areas, and they do not need to be installed permanently. Because they do not require installation, they can shrink down and store when not in use.

Because they are so lightweight and portable, flex conveyors can be transported with your shipments. This is ideal when dropping off a shipment at a location that does not have a designated loading or unloading area. Workers can quickly and efficiently unload the shipment, saving you time and money while providing top quality service for your client.

A flexible conveyor is designed to expand and contract to fit any area within a warehouse’s toughest spaces. A flexible conveyor can maneuver and transport products around many obstacles with ease, making them highly versatile to meet your conveying needs. By removing workarounds and extra steps in moving packages, flexible conveyors also increase ergonomics, decreases injury risk, and improves overall package handling productivity.

Flexible conveyor is a powerless free flowing conveyor system for transporting products throughout the warehouse. They can be set up at a decline and at different angles and bends to have products flow automatically from an area of high elevation to low elevation. They can also be set up horizontally for products to be pushed, which is ideal for areas where products need to be manipulated manually. Flexible conveyor is used with power conveyor to make a complete conveyor system.

In addition to curved sections of gravity roller and gravity skatewheel conveyors, there is also flexible conveyor that comes in both roller and skatewheel. Flexible conveyor is also gravity powered, flexible around corners and other obstacles, and can expand and contract to custom lengths. This is ideal for setting up temporary conveyor lines near shipping and receiving areas to quickly and efficiently load and unload the trucks.

Flex conveyor brands such as Bestflex conveyor and Nestaflex, allow quick, effective loading or unloading of packages in shipping, transportation, packaging, and other applications with a reduced amount of operator assistance. Used flexible conveyor is less expensive and easier to maneuver than telescopic conveyors. To easily move in and out of trucks, ASI also offers the PowerTrax conveyor handler.

Bestflex conveyors are so lightweight and portable they can be transported with your shipments. This is ideal when dropping off a shipment at a location that does not have a designated loading or unloading area. Workers can quickly and efficiently unload the shipment, saving you time and money while providing top quality service for your client.

At American Surplus, we stock genuine used powered roller and used gravity skatewheel conveyor from several trusted manufacturers including BestFlex, NestaFlex, Roach, and more! Before each unit leaves our facility, we replace all banding and thoroughly test each unit for functionality. With prices up to 60% off the cost of new, you can trust American Surplus for unparalleled quality and service at an industry leading price! Call (800) 876-3736 or request a quote online today to see the difference American Surplus can make for you AND your wallet!

Why buy used? You might ask yourself this question, and the only straightforward answer is that it saves you money. You might ask, am I really getting the same quality? Will it really work just as well? The answer is always yes when buying from a trusted used dealer like ASI. All used conveyors are cleaned, inspected, and tested prior to packaging and shipment. Most used conveyor is backed by a 30 day ASI guarantee. If any parts are found defective, ASI will replace it with another pre-owned part at no cost to the purchaser.

Advantages of Flexible Conveyors

Flexible conveyors offer many advantages for material handling and transportation. Here are some of the key benefits:

  • Versatility: Flexible conveyors can be used in a wide range of applications, making them a versatile solution for material handling needs. They can be easily adapted to different layouts and configurations, allowing for greater flexibility and adaptability in changing production environments.
  • Easy to install: Flexible conveyors are generally easy to install and set up, often requiring little or no specialized tools or equipment. This makes them a cost-effective option for businesses looking to streamline their material handling processes.
  • Space-saving: Flexible conveyors are typically compact and can be easily collapsed and stored when not in use, helping to save valuable floor space in warehouses and other facilities.
  • Ergonomic: Flexible conveyors can be adjusted to match the height of the user, reducing the need for heavy lifting and awkward positioning. This helps to improve worker safety and reduce the risk of workplace injuries.
  • Efficient: Flexible conveyors are designed to transport materials quickly and efficiently, reducing the need for manual handling and speeding up production processes.

Flexible Conveyors Applications

Some common uses for flexible conveyors include:

  • Loading and unloading trucks: Flexible conveyors are often used to load and unload trucks in warehouses and distribution centers. They can be easily adjusted to match the height of the truck bed, allowing for efficient and ergonomic loading, and unloading.
  • Assembly lines: Flexible conveyors are also used in assembly lines to transport parts and products between workstations. They can be easily moved and adjusted to accommodate changes in the production process.
  • Packaging and shipping: Flexible conveyors are commonly used in packaging and shipping applications, where they can be used to transport products from the production line to the packaging area or shipping dock.
  • Retail and e-commerce: Flexible conveyors are also used in retail and e-commerce settings to move products from storage areas to the sales floor or shipping area.

Flexible Conveyors Manufacturers

  • FlexLink Systems
  • FMH Conveyors
  • Nestaflex
  • Hytrol Conveyor Company
  • Ashland Conveyor Products
  • Best Conveyors
  • UNEX Manufacturing

Flexible Conveyors are Also Known As

  • Expandable conveyors
  • Telescoping conveyors
  • Portable conveyors
  • Flexible gravity conveyors
  • Flexible skatewheel conveyors
  • Flexible belt conveyors
  • Flexible roller conveyors
  • Flexible chain conveyors
  • Collapsible conveyors
  • Bendable conveyors

Flexible Conveyors Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is a flexible conveyor?
A:A flexible conveyor, also known as an expandable or telescopic conveyor, is a type of material handling equipment that can be extended or contracted to accommodate varying lengths and configurations. It consists of flexible sections that can be expanded or collapsed, allowing for easy adjustment and flexibility in conveying applications.

Q: How does a flexible conveyor work?
A flexible conveyor typically consists of a series of interconnected sections or rollers that can be expanded or contracted. The conveyor can be manually or automatically adjusted to the desired length and configuration based on the specific requirements of the application. Items are placed on the conveyor, and as it expands or contracts, the items move along the conveyor's length.

Q: What types of products can be transported using flexible conveyors? A:Flexible conveyors are suitable for a wide range of lightweight to medium-weight products. They can handle items such as boxes, cartons, packages, bags, and loose materials. They are commonly used in applications such as warehousing, distribution centers, loading and unloading trucks, and assembly lines.

Q: Can flexible conveyors be connected to other conveyor systems?
A:Yes, flexible conveyors can be integrated with other conveyor systems to create more comprehensive material handling setups. They can be connected to other types of conveyors, such as gravity conveyors or powered conveyors, to facilitate the smooth transfer of items between different sections of the conveyor system.

Q: What factors should be considered when choosing a flexible conveyor?
A: When selecting a flexible conveyor, important factors to consider include the desired length and width, weight capacity, expansion, and contraction mechanism (manual or powered), the type of products to be transported, available space, and any specific requirements or constraints of the application.

Q: Are there any safety considerations when using flexible conveyors?
A: Safety is important when working with flexible conveyors. Operators should be trained in safe operating procedures, including proper handling of items on the conveyor, and maintaining a safe distance from moving parts. It is also essential to ensure that the flexible conveyor is stable and securely positioned during operation to prevent accidents or tip-overs.

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