Continuous-Flow, Fixed-Path Equipment

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Definition: Continuous-Flow, Fixed-Path Equipment

Continuous-Flow, Fixed-Path Equipment is a type of material handling equipment system. It is a material handling system which consist of draglines and conveyors. It is a highly automated system and very efficient. It’s a beneficial for system for company with large volume and uniform product design.


Other types of material handling equipment system are as follows

1. Flexible Path equipment

2. Intermittent Flow Fixed-path Equipment


This class of equipment the material handling is along fixed path.


Examples of Continuous-Flow, Fixed-Path Equipment are as follows

• Train and railroad truck

• Conveyor system

• Gravity feed

The above is an example to Continuous-Flow, Fixed-Path Equipment

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