Definition : Electromechanical moving belts designed for automated movement of objects (and/or people), usually horizontally or on an inclined plane. These conveyors typically consist of a moving belt, a powered mechanism, and controls to regulate the movement and/or speed of the belt. Conveyors are used in healthcare facilities to move objects such as documents, equipment, devices, and supplies; dedicated conveyors are used to move food trays and laundry.
Entry Terms : "Moving Belt Transporters"
UMDC code : 21068