Roller (Gravity) – Roller type
These conveyors are the most common piece of equipment found in warehouses. They can be used with standard cardboard, wood and metal boxes and plastic totes, but are better suited for items with uneven or open bottoms. They are not recommended for moving materials that have a tendency to drape over rollers such as burlap bags, paper bags and other filled items. Items transported on a roller conveyor should never be bigger around than the rollers are long. For normal conveying at least (3) rollers should be under the package be conveyed at all times. Curved sections are also available.