Automated Conveyor Systems, Inc.


Drag Chain Photo Eye Accumulating Conveyor

Applications / Features:

  • Handles Pallets the Hard Way
  • Quiet Operation
  • Low profile – 12″ Elevation Optional
  • Photo Eye Controlled with Built-In Time Delay


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Frame – 9″ x 7 gauge powder painted formed steel channel frames.  Sections are bolted together with splice plates and floor supports.
– (2) 60F single pitch conveyor chains, straight side bar, on 36″ centers.
Chain Guide
– Keystock.
Floor Supports
– 24″ to top of chain.  One support supplied at each end of conveyor and at each bed joint.
– 1 HP 230/460-3-60 TE motor, C-Face.  Motor and speed reducer are located underneath conveyor frame.
Speed Reducer
– Heavy duty worm gear for C-Face mounted motor.
– Hardened sprockets with 1-15/16″ diameter CRS drive shaft.
– Sealed, pre-lubricated with cast iron housing.
Accumulation Zones
– Standard zones are 60″ long with a maximum of 20 zones per single drive.  Each zone is driven by an air clutch and controlled by a photo eye.
Power Supply
– 120VAC power supply controls accumulation feature with 24VDC output.  Power supply will control 50 accumulation zones.
Sensing Device
– NEMA 1 photo electric sensor in each zone.  Detects product presence and activates accumulation feature if downstream zone is occupied.
– 30 FPM constant speed.
– 10,000 lbs. maximum distributed live load at 30 FPM.  Maximum motor size is 3 HP.  Not to exceed Load Capacity Chart (see catalog page).
(For Optional Equipment, Weight Specifications, and Engineering Line Drawings, please see catalog pages, above).




ACSI Paint Colors
Optional ACSI Paint Colors
(Optional colors available at extra cost)



Elevation – 12” minimum (with adjustment to 13”) to top of chain, made available by modification. Contact factory.
Accumulation Zones – 48″, 54″, and 72″ long. Frame lengths change with zone lengths. For other zone lengths, contact factory.
Motors – Single phase, energy efficient.
Chain Centers – Other chain centers and multiple chains available, 18″ minimum chain centers. Contact factory.
Speeds – For speeds greater than 30 FPM, contact factory.
Electrical Controls – Magnetic starters and push button stations; manual motor starters with overload protection, others.


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