Food packaging and processing are critical areas of expertise for Slideways. We understand the function, and cleaning methods used in this market. We provide design assistance and material selection recommendations to help you minimize lead-time and maximize run-time.

Materials:
Applications:

UHMW

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

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 speed and load applications

PET

Custom components

Nylon

Sprockets, cam tracks, structural components

Rulon

Seals and high temp bushings

Examples of Slideways Products in Food Packaging & Processing Applications:

  • UHMW tracks for plastic chain and plastic modular belt on straight and curved conveyor systems
  • UHMW and HDPE Star Wheels
  • Blulub (Enhanced UHMW) wear strips, guide angles and wear shoes
  • Metal Detectable chain guides, custom wear plates and belt scrapers
  • Rulon rotary manifold
  • Guide rails
  • UHMW and Teflon Belt guides
  • Lubricated UHMW guides for modular plastic belts
  • Stainless steel levelers

 

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