Vertical Transfer Units (VTUs) transfer product from one level to another. This unit utilizes a section of transport conveyor as a platform and benefits from a vertical servo-driven actuator for positioning. The elevator platform conveyor can operate in either direction, enabling the VTU to accept and discharge pallets from both sides, and the servo allows multiple stopping positions along the stroke. The unit can be supplied with or without full guarding or controls. It is shown to the right with no guarding or controls.
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