A lineshaft roller conveyor or line-shaft conveyor is, as its name suggests, powered by a shaft beneath rollers. These conveyors are suitable for light applications up to 50 kg such as cardboard boxes and tote boxes. A single shaft runs below the rollers running the length of the conveyor. On the shaft are a series of spools, one spool for each roller. An elastic polyurethane o-ring belt runs from a spool on the powered shaft to each roller. When the shaft is powered, the o-ring belt acts as a chain between the spool and the roller making the roller rotate. The rotation of the rollers pushes the product along the conveyor. The shaft is usually driven by an electrical motor that is generally controlled by an electronic PLC (programmable logic controller). The PLC electronically controls how specific sections of the conveyor system interact with the products being conveyed. Advantages of this conveyor are quiet operation, easy installation, moderate maintenance and low expense. Line-shaft conveyors are also extremely safe for people to work around because the elastic belts can stretch and not injure fingers should any get caught underneath them. Moreover, the spools will slip and allow the rollers to stop moving if clothing, hands or hair gets caught in them. In addition, since the spools are slightly loose on the shaft, they act like clutches that slip when products are required to accumulate (stop moving and bump up against each other. i.e. queue up). With the exception of soft bottomed containers like cement bags, these conveyors can be utilized for almost all applications. A disadvantage of the roller lineshaft conveyor is that it can only be used to convey products that span at least three rollers, but rollers can be as small as 17mm in diameter and as close together as 18.5mm. For items shorter than 74mm, the conveyor belt system is generally used as an alternative option. This report provides detailed analysis of worldwide markets for Roller Conveyor from 2011-2015 and provides extensive market forecasts 2016-2021 by region/country and subsectors. It covers the key technological and market trends in the Roller Conveyor market and further lays out an analysis of the factors influencing the supply/demand for Roller Conveyor, and the opportunities/challenges faced by industry participants. It also acts as an essential tool to companies active across the value chain and to the new entrants by enabling them to capitalize the opportunities and develop business strategies. GCCs report, Global Roller Conveyor Market Outlook 2016-2021, has been prepared based on the synthesis, analysis, and interpretation of information about the global Roller Conveyor market collected from specialized sources. The report covers key technological developments in the recent times and profiles leading players in the market and analyzes their key strategies. The competitive landscape section of the report provides a clear insight into the market share analysis of key industry players. The major players in the global Roller Conveyor market are Titan Conveyors, mk Technology Group, Ensalco, DS Handling, David Roller, Fastrax, Wheelabrator, Hytrol, Jolinpack, Wyma, AXMANN, Rack & Roll, EQM, LEWCO, Marceau, Alvey, Shanghai All-Ka, among others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Rest of World. In this sector, global competitive landscape and supply/demand pattern of Roller Conveyor industry has been provided.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Exclusive Summary Part 2. Methodology 2.1 Research Methodology 2.2 Geographic Scope 2.3 Years Considered Part 3. Introduction 3.1 Definition 3.2 Supply Chain Structure 3.2.1 Raw Material Supply 3.2.2 Traders & Distributors 3.2.3 Key Customers 3.3 Manufacture 3.3.1 Manufacturing Process 3.3.2 Production Cost Part 4. Market Landscape 4.1 Global Roller Conveyor Market Size (Volume) 2011-2016 4.1.1 Overview 4.1.2 Global Roller Conveyor Production 4.1.3 Top 10 Roller Conveyor Companies (Volume Share) 4.2 Global Roller Conveyor Market Size (Value) 2011-2016 4.2.1 Overview 4.2.2 Global Roller Conveyor Production Value 4.2.3 Top 10 Roller Conveyor Companies (Revenue Share) Part 5. Segmentation by Products 5.1 Type 1 5.2 Type 2 5.3 Type 3 Part 6. Segmentation by End-users 6.1 Customer Segment 1 6.2 Customer Segment 2 6.3 Customer Segment 3 6.4 Customer Segment 4 Part 7. Geographical Segmentation 7.1 North America Roller Conveyor Market 7.1.1 North America Market Overview 7.1.2 North America Price & Margin 7.1.3 North America Trade Balance 7.2 EMEA Roller Conveyor Market 7.2.1 EMEA Market Overview 7.2.2 EMEA Price & Margin 7.2.3 EMEA Trade Balance 7.3 Asia Pacific Roller Conveyor Market 7.3.1 Asia Pacific Market Overview 7.3.2 Asia Pacific Price & Margin 7.3.3 Asia Pacific Trade Balance Part 8. Market Forecast 8.1 Market Size by Volume 2016-2021 8.1.1 North America 8.1.2 EMEA 8.1.3 Asia-Pacific 8.1.4 RoW 8.2 Market Size by Value 2016-2021 8.2.1 North America 8.2.2 EMEA 8.2.3 Asia-Pacific 8.2.4 RoW 8.3 Regional Consumption Forecast 8.3.1 North America 8.3.2 EMEA 8.3.3 Asia-Pacific 8.3.4 RoW 8.4 Consumption Forecast by End-users 8.5 Consumption Forecast by Products Part 9. Company Profiles 9.1 Company A 9.1.1 Overview 9.1.2 Products Offered 9.1.3 Business Performance 9.2 Company B 9.3 Company C 9.4 Company D Part 10. Market Dynamics 10.1 Market Drivers 10.2 Market Constraints 10.3 Market Strategies Part 11. Competitive Landscape 11.1 Mergers & Acquisitions 11.2 New Product Launches 11.3 Expansions 11.4 Other Developments Part 12. Appendix Disclaimer Analysts Certification
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