Within the last 12 months, ACI has supplied numerous turnkey conveyor systems with integrated air knife solutions to companies within the food, pharmaceutical and industrial sectors. For example, most recently, we have supplied a leading pet-food supplier with a turn-key unit designed to effectively remove any excess water from plastic pet food containers before further processing.

The conveyor system is split into four distinctive areas:

Straight Conveyor Section

  • Dimensions:- 1000mm wide x 3000mm long x 930mm belt height from floor level
  • Stainless steel grade 316 construction in accordance with food regulations
  • Optical sensors to stop the conveyor if 2 baskets of the product are on the roller section and conveyor at one time
  • Geared motor to drive conveyor, linked to an inverter in the control panel for speed control
  • Stainless steel wire-belt conveyor 1.6 wire dia. 7.26mm pitch – 75% open area
  • Conveyor on adjustable height mounting feet
  • Adjustable idler shaft mounting to tension belt
  • Emergency stop buttons incorporated into the conveyor and control panel

Stainless Steel Air knives:

  • 2 above and 2 below the conveyor, slightly angled to blow off the excess water
  • Air knives adjustable for height and along length

Gravity Roller Section [1000mm x 1000m]

Centrifugal blower

  • Remote wall-mounted control panel with inverter and optical sensor control
  • Euroventalatori radial bladed blower, inverter control and acoustic enclosure feeding the Air knife configuration

ACI Turnkey Conveyor Systems

Offering a range of straight conveyor systems suitable for use in industrial and hygiene-sensitive environments, all of ACI’s conveyors are designed to ensure efficient operation, improved belt life and maximum cleaning ability.