Lift Transfer Units move work piece pallets from one transport conveyor to another. Each unit contains a pair of belts that lift to engage the pallet perpendicular to the direction of flow. The lift action raises the pallet up and over the guide rail so it can be conveyed onto the adjacent transport conveyor. Units are bi-directional and can be set up to manage two, three, and four-way traffic control conditions.
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