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Adarsh Jeyes 06-07-2016 03:10 AM

Conveyors: Elevators and Lowerators
 
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Is there a way to construct this form of a conveyor (lowerator)? (Refer attached picture)

I have attached a model where I used the old conveyor module, and add a lot of sections to it. (Refer attached model)

Is there a faster and easier way to achieve the same?

Axel Kohonen 06-07-2016 06:35 AM

Hi Adarsh,

So you want it to be rounded in the z-diraction and that is what is hard to achieve?

Axel

Adarsh Jeyes 06-07-2016 06:41 AM

Hi Alex,

Yes, I'm looking to curve the conveyor by a certain angle in the z-direction.

I want to get the box transferred from the overhead conveyor system to the conveyor system at the ground level using that lowerator.

Jörg Vogel 06-08-2016 11:35 PM

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Hello Adarsh,

the conveyor module is typically 2D may by with a raise in height a 2 1/2 D system. You can place the conveyor system in a visual plane object and rotate the plane around an axis. That is just a workaround, because you have to find a method to rotate the items with a photoeye on entry to the new orientation.
The shape of the plane can be unvisble by unmarking "show 3D shape" in the general tab of the properties window.

Jörg


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