Model 704

Induction Conveyor


The process of inducting bags onto a tilt tray sorter is an arduous task that demands high levels of accuracy whilst performing thousands of cycles that may involve changes in loading, speed and direction. In order to survive in such a demanding environment Daifuku Logan induction conveyors are designed to meet and exceed the loading placed upon them. This approach ensures high system availability by minimising bag positioning errors and mechanical breakdown.

The Daifuku Logan induction conveyors are based on the proven Model 571 queue & Model 684 merge conveyors that have been in service in airport applications for many years. Each conveyor element in the induction line has its own drive and DCP complete with inverter for flexibility and performance. Provision can be made for ‘under scanners’ and hand safe devices within the design. The final merge conveyor is of the multi belt type and gives an injection angle of either 30° or 45° dependent upon application and sorter speed.

The induction conveyors are clad along their full length to prevent ingress of labels and other debris and to give a pleasing appearance.

Induction Conveyors are designed to operate in a stop
/ start or dynamic mode. The mode of operation is dictated by the throughput requirements.


Application Benefits

Underslung HTD Drive

Good speed flexibility and shock absorbance

Two Pulley

Reduces downtime for planned maintenance


Reduces conveyor inertia, Improves motor / gearbox life

Lagged Head/Drive

Eliminates problems associated with stray product, improves machine maintainability

Lagged Pulley

Minimises belt tensions and slippage and maximises conveyor life

Range of Drive Sizes

Drive pack selected to suit conveyor application, speed, product loading etc.

Designed for High Stop / Start Applications

Can be used extensively throughout any BHS

Short Faced End Pulleys

Eliminates trap points by the use of dummy pulleys

Crowned Tail Pulley

Assists with belt tracking

External Bearings on Pulleys

Pulleys removed through sideframes for ease of maintenance

High Bearing Life

Conveyor designed to L10 50,000 hour bearing life

Head and Tail  Snubber Roller

Eliminates tracking problems with short conveyors

Reinforced bed plates

Increases load capacity of conveyor

Design Flexibility

Accommodates variations in application requirements.

Fire Retardant Belting to ISO 340

Reduces the spread of fire.

Quiet Running During Operation

Noise level below 65dBa

Modular Design

Facilitates installation and any subsequent modifications

DCP Control

The use of DCP Control on every stage of induction incorporating individual inverter control for increased flexibility and performance.



Design Options

Induction Angles
Conveyor Speed
Belt Width
Sidewall Height
Belt Type
Belt Joint
Material Finish

Standard Variations

Available as 30º or 45º.
To Suit Application.
To Suit Application.
To Suit Application.
Vulcanised endless.
Painted mild steel.

Additional Design Options

• Belt Movement Sensor
• Handsafe PEC’s


General Description

Conveyor Construction

The Conveyor modules are constructed from fabricated, press formed, 2.5mm painted mild steel. They comprise of a formed bedplate bolted between two flanged side frames. The bedplate is reinforced by stiffeners across the width of the conveyor. The modules are mounted on purpose built rigid steel frames.

Drive Configurations

Drive is imparted to the drive pulley by an underslung geared motor, via a heavy duty timing belt (HTD). The drive components are totally enclosed within a sheet steel guard. The motor gearbox is normally supplied with an integral brake for this rapid stop/start application the brake is separately and directly excited.


The drive pulleys are of a fully fabricated construction for concentricity. Mounted between externally mounted bearings, which can be suitably adjusted to align the pulley and provide easy access for routine maintenance. Head and Tail pulleys and snubber Rollers with less than 45o of belt wrap are fitted with internal "sealed for life" bearings. Typical pulley diameters are:

Head & tail Pulley - 82.5mm O/D - 35mm Internal Bearing and Drive Pulley 124.5mm O/D   40mm Bearing Dia
Snubber Roller  76mm O/D     30mm Internal Bearing
in     by Administrator 20-04-2017

Daifuku Logan   Roots to routes

Since 1956 Daifuku Logan has continually evolved, grown and strived to always meets their employees and Hull’s community’s needs.

Where did we start?
1956 The Manufacturers Equipment Company Ltd, an outlet for the products of UK based Fenner Group of companies, realised their first expansion in 1961, swiftly followed in 1977 which saw us renamed as Fenamec. Our movement towards airport baggage handling Systems started in 1982. With the introduction of CAD, Electrical Control Systems and the provision of “turnkey” solutions Fenamec was at the forefront of British industry in making practical use of technology and most definitely gained them a place on the map.

From here the progression grew with pace. 1985 saw us become part of the US Fortune 500 company Figgie International Group, links with our sister company Logan of Louisville Kentucky, allowed us to expanded and Hull become the Headquarters with our new name Logan-Fenamec Materials Handling Systems.
The tragic 1988 Lockerbie Bombing totally changed the way the world would view hold baggage screening and it was Logan-Fenamec who first pioneered the technology for 100% Hold Baggage Security System.
Major development of the plant was actioned and started in 1992, Managing Director Ed Ferris and Operations Director Mike Jeffery introduced a state of the art Manufacturing Centre in Hull which saw Ron Osborne join as Manufacturing Manager.
1995, a further takeover by Suez Energy Services a French organisation, Mike Jeffery became the Managing Director and this was followed in April 2011, when Logan Teleflex group was acquired by Daifuku co Ltd, one of the world’s largest material handling specialist with a diverse range of material handling solutions.
Daifuku-Logan Limited (DLL) with Ron Osborne now at the helm as Managing Director have been responsible for designing and implementing over 500 baggage handling solutions, these can be found across the world as far as Vladivostok, South Africa, China and also other prestigious airports such as Heathrow, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Brussels, Moscow, Paris, Casablanca and many more.
With huge changes occurring throughout the years within the company, from start up to present day, we have always maintained our position at the cutting edge of developments within baggage handling solutions and security systems. During this time, whilst we have retained our firm roots in Hull we also reach out across the world as part of the Daifuku Airport Technologies group ATec, perfectly demonstrated at the recent, highly successful exhibition in Amsterdam.

For a full overview of our company the Roots to Routes booklet showcases our growth throughout the years and the importance of Hull remaining in our roots along with past and present images, training awards, apprenticeship schemes and more please visit

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