Alpine accumulating conveyors
An alpine accumulation conveyor is built in a compact spiral configuration.
The common use of the alpine conveyor is as an accumulation/buffer zone between machines. It can also be used as an in-process step, e.g. for cooling or drying, or simply to elevate and lower.
Inline or bypass
If the alpine conveyor is used as an accumulator there are two ways of using the conveyor, inline or as a bypass: