Series III
Conveyor

Application

The Daifuku Logan Ltd Conveyor is simple and robust by design and is used widely within Baggage Handling, Screening and Sorting systems. Applications include:

  • Transportation conveyor.

  • Buffer accumulation of baggage.

  • Baggage separation or singulation.

  • Junction Control.

  • Manual coding.

  • Automatic code / tag reading.

  • Synchronisation for sorter induction.

Although the conveyor has been designed specifically with the handling of airport baggage in mind, it is also well suited to the handling of other products, such as parcel handling, mail order, unit loads, etc.

Daifuku Logan Ltd Conveyor
The Daifuku Logan Ltd Conveyor is of a modular design enabling conveyors to be supplied in a variety of lengths and incline / decline angles. It is sufficiently flexible to accommodate variations in sidewall height and belt type, available in two belt widths.

Model 571 Belt Conveyor is designed to provide an effective solution to the requirements of a modern airport baggage handling application.

Features

Application Benefits

Choice of drive arrangements –

SEW as standard, others available as non-standard

Shaftmount head drive

Daifuku Logan standard. Ease of maintenance

Shaftmount drive

Used when maintenance access is restricted

Two Pulley Configuration

Reduces conveyor inertia, improves motor / gearbox life

Range of Drive Sizes 0.37 to 4.0kw

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

Designed for High Stop / Start Applications

Typically 40 stop/starts per min. Can be used extensively throughout any BHS

Consistent geared motor orientation

Improved lubrication, oil fill consistent on all boxes

Short Faced End Pulleys

Eliminates trap points by the use of dummy pulleys

Fully welded unlagged pulleys

Zero maintenance

External Bearings on Pulleys, with recesses for access with puller

Maintenance friendly, bearing replaced without need to remove pulley

High Bearing Life

Conveyor designed normally to L10 50,000 hour bearing life

One bearing type, two bearing sizes.

Reduced spares holding, and ease of maintenance

Snubber Rollers fitted where required.

Eliminates tracking problems

Reinforced bed plates

Increases load capacity of conveyor

Fire Retardant Belting to ISO 340

Reduces the spread of fire

Quiet Running During Operation

Noise level typically around 70dBa. Speed and location dependant

20 min full conveyor strip down

Excellent mean time to repair (MTTR)

Modular Design

Facilitates installation and subsequent modifications and system extensions.

Conveyor Specifications

Design Options          Standard Variations
Conveyor Lengths   Queue Conveyors from 1.2m to 2.85m
                                 Transport Conveyors from 2.1m to 27m
                                 Loading and speed dependent.
Conveyor Speed        0.5, 0.6, 0.8, 1.0 or 1.2 m/s
Belt Width                1000mm or 1200mm
Sidewall Height         50mm, 400mm (preferred) 450mm or 500mm
Belt Type                  Smooth top, rough top, low friction or diamond pattern
Belt Joint                   Clipper type or vulcanised endless
Underguarding         Sheet steel or pierced mesh, fixed or hinged
Material Finish          Painted mild steel, galvanised steel or stainless steel.


Additional Design Options

  • Cranked Slider Beds
  • Lagged pulleys
  • Stainless Steel Cladding
  • Either Floor or Ceiling Mounted
  • Belt Movement Sensor
  • Handsafe PECs
  • Raised Nip Guards
  • Debris Trays

General Description

Conveyor Construction
The Conveyor modules are constructed from fabricated, press formed, 2.5mm painted mild steel, galvanised or stainless steel depending upon application. 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 appropriate supports to provide a rigid structure. Conveyor modules are either, dispatched fully assembled or in flat pack form, dependent on type or requirements from our works.

Drive Configurations
The drive is imparted to the conveyor drive pulley by a direct shaft mounted geared motor. As an alternative for queue conveyors, a helical geared motor can be mounted on the underside of the conveyor, with a final drive to the head pulley via a heavy duty timing belt. In this case, the drive components are totally enclosed within a sheet steel guard.
The geared motor can be supplied with an integral brake dependent on the system requirement, for rapid stop/start applications the brake is separately and directly excited.

Pulleys
The head, tail and drive pulleys are of a fully fabricated construction for concentricity. All pulleys are mounted between externally mounted bearings, which can be suitably adjusted to align the pulley and provide easy access for routine maintenance. Snubber Rollers with less than 45o of belt wrap are fitted with internal "sealed for life" bearings.

 

Standard drive arrangement:

Shaftmount head drive arrangement

Alternative drive arrangements:

Shaftmount bevel centre drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Underslung with HTD belt drive

in     by Administrator 27-06-2017
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Below is an article written for
Insider Media Ltd
by Matthew Ord
Digital Staff Writer

THE ARTICLE CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.insidermedia.com/insider/yorkshire/strong-year-at-airport-baggage-firm

 

A Hull-headquartered manufacturer of airport baggage handling systems has more than doubled sales and slashed losses after making "substantive improvements" during the year.

Part of the Daifuku Group, Daifuku Logan is based on the city's Sutton Road and employs a workforce of about 110.

It has installed more than 400 airport baggage-related systems worldwide over the past 50 years.

For the year to 31 December 2016, the company reported turnover of £30.5m compared to £11.8m in the previous 12 months.

Pre-tax losses were also slashed from £6.16m to £620,000.

In a strategic report accompanying the results, the company said 2016 trading "again saw substantive improvements".

"Overall trading volumes were up," it added. "Profitability at gross margin level recovered, pushing DLL into an operating for the full trading year 2016.

"Aviation industry sector key indicators again showed strong and sustained growth conditions in key business markets, resulting in increased capital expenditure on infrastructure and specifically baggage system investment. Planned investment in new screening technology has now taken hold with many European wider and global airports, resulting in contract awards and a strong order pipeline."

Daifuku said the key risks it faced during the year revolved around political and economic uncertainty, including the "unknown consequences" of Brexit.

However, it added that there are investment opportunities in a number of European countries, while it is also enjoying success in Africa. Growth in China has slowed, although Daifuku stressed that it is still "well positioned" to take advantage of opportunities as they emerge.

"Supporting each business stream is a set of goals, objectives and improvement targets," concluded Daifuku. "Meeting the plan is paramount in 2017 and onwards."

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