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Introducing Tsubaki's new Plastic Modular Chain for curved conveyance!

Tsubaki provides solutions to various problems with curved conveyance.

Enables layouts for straight + curved conveyance.

Having problems such as frayed ends, time-consuming maintenance, and metal debris from metal-on-metal contact when using metal mesh belts with curved belt conveyance?

Tsubaki added a new series to our line-up of Plastic Modular Chains for curved conveyance to meet customer needs.

The features of Plastic Modular Chains, such as easy maintenance with partial repair and tab guide attachments, allow for efficient conveyance in various curved layouts at 90/180 degrees, on S-curves, and so on.

Enables various curved layouts

  • Note: Conveyor frames are not available.

90-degree curves

90-degree curves

180-degree curves

180-degree curves

S-curve

S-curve

Easy maintenance (chain assembly/disassembly and partial repairs).

Uses a plug to prevent pins from coming out.Maintenance is easier compared to metal mesh belts/flat belts as this Plastic Modular Chain can be assembled/disassembled with just a single flat-head screwdriver.

Only 5 steps for disconnecting, and 4 steps for connecting.

Disconnection

Disconnection

Insert a small flat-head screwdriver between the chain and plug-clip on the side of the chain.

Disconnection

Remove the plug by levering it out. Be careful not to let the plug jump at this time.

Disconnection

Remove the plug on the opposite side as in the steps 1 and 2.

Disconnection

Insert the bar inside the pin hole on the side of the chain, then push out the pin.

Disconnection

Grip the pin coming out from the other end, then disconnect the sections of the chains.

Connection

Connection

Connect the sections of the chain by pulling them towards each other and inserting the pin from one of the ends.

Connection

Then use a plug to block the pin insertion section.

Connection

At this point, while noting the direction of the plug, insert the plug until it makes a click sound.

Connection

Double check that the plug is placed correctly.

  • Note: Use only the attached or dedicated pins for connecting chain

Very simple!

Uses ultra-low friction/wear resistant (ALF) series with tabs to prevent floating, which reduces the coefficient of dynamic friction with rails.

This Plastic Modular Chain uses ultra-low friction/wear resistant (ALF) series with tabs to prevent floating, which reduces the coefficient of dynamic friction with rails. Also, less sliding resistance enables a reduction in acting load and energy saving. Furthermore, it minimizes wear debris in dry conditions.

Tab (attachment to prevent floating)
Tab (attachment to prevent floating)

Recommended industries/applications for Plastic Modular Chains for curved conveyance (WTU3015T-K Series)

Logistics industry

Cardboard box conveyance
Cardboard box conveyance
Suitcase conveyance
Suitcase conveyance

Baking industry

Tray conveyance -- Case 1
Tray conveyance
Tray conveyance -- Case 2
Tray conveyance

Can manufacturing industry

Canned beverage conveyance
Canned beverage conveyance

Beverage industry

Plastic bottle beverage conveyance
Plastic bottle beverage conveyance
  • Note: This Plastic Modular Chain may not be usable depending on speed, conveyed item, weight, environment, application, and other conveyance conditions. Contact a Tsubaki representative when using this product under other conditions.

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