Bakeries are a market where Slideways has many years of experience. The speed of production and packaging, combined with heat make it a challenging environment. Slideways personnel review applications carefully to understand the temperature, speeds and desired outcome so that the proper materials are specified. Our field sales staff and engineers provide design assistance and material selection recommendations to help you meet your goals.

Materials:
Applications:

UHMW

Chain guides, belt guides, wear strips, custom parts, manifolds, wheels, pulleys

BluLub

Enhanced UHMW that reduces lubrication for chain and modular plastic belt

MD-UHMW

Metal detectable UHMW (detect plastic in food before it leaves the plant)

Acetal

Higher precision guides, flite bars, manifolds, gears

MD-Nylon

Higher temp. environments, higher speed and load applications

PET

Custom components

Nylon

Sprockets, structural components

Rulon

Seals and high temp. bushings

Teflon

Wearstrips, guides, wheels and other components in areas over 280° F

Examples of Slideways Products in Bakery Applications:

  • UHMW tracks for plastic chain and plastic modular belt on straight and curved conveyor systems
  • Blulub (Enhanced UHMW) wear strips, guide angles and wear shoes
  • Metal Detectable chain guides, custom wear plates and belt scrapers
  • Guide rails on conveyors and packaging machines
  • UHMW and Teflon Belt guides
  • Snap-on profiles found in proofers and on spiral conveyors
  • Chain guides in proofers, packaging machinery and on palletizers
  • Lubricated UHMW guides for modular plastic belts
  • Stainless steel levelers

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