Conveyors transfer the PCB through an SMT assembly line and most PCB assembly processes.

Most PCB conveyors use edge belts for conveyance. The belts often have a 3mm or less footprint on the edge of the PCB. Although much less common, other types of PCB conveyors include roller chain and flat belt conveyors. A fully automated SMT line often includes the following conveyors:

  • Destacker or Magazine Handler to load the line with PCBs
  • PCB transfer conveyors (multiple) to transfer PCBs from one machine to the next
  • Gates (either shuttle or lift) to create an access point to the other side of the SMT line
  • FIFO Buffers store PCBs when an upline process is not accepting PCBs,
  • Diverters rotate a PCB for a change in transfer direction while Flips (Inverters) swap the top side of a PCB
  • Workstations are designed to provide a comfortable and functional area for manual intervention. (i.e. inspection, hand assembly, etc.)
  • Magazine handlers or roller chain conveyors are used to collect PCBs from the process line

Most conveyors are PLC controlled and use off-the-shelf components, so spare parts are usually available from many 3rd party sources.

Some common brands for PCB Conveyors include:

JOT, Conveyor Tech, Simplimatic, Nutek, FlexLink, Asys, and Universal

All brands have their strengths and limitations.  Be sure to consult with a highly experienced Capital Equipment Exchange Sales Consultant to convey your needs.  We can guide you to your best solution.

If you don't find the machine you require, please contact sales. Machines that are coming soon are not listed on our website.


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Conveyor Tech MFL-241 Inverter

Conveyor Tech MFL-241 Inverter

The Conveyor Tech Pcb Inverter flips the pcb so the bottom side becomes the top side.

CEE ID: 7480

Status: Available

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Flexlink F1200C Mag Handler

Flexlink F1200C Mag Handler

Multi-use Magazine Handler can be used at the start, end of middle of the smt line.

CEE ID: 5702

Status: Available

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Flexlink F1600 Diverter

Flexlink F1600 Diverter

A programmable turn unit.  Touch screen programming.  3 exits.

CEE ID: 7610

Status: Available

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Fuji 1 Meter Conveyor (mfg by Astro Tech in UK)

Fuji 1 Meter Conveyor (mfg by Astro Tech in UK)

A Fuji conveyor made for the Euro market, converted to 110V.  Remarkably good condition.

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CEE ID: 7563

Status: Available

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JOT 1m SMT Transfer Conveyor

JOT 1m SMT Transfer Conveyor

JOT 1m SMT Transfer Conveyor with Inspect 

CEE ID: 6307

Status: Available

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JOT J205 Shuttle Gate

JOT J205 Shuttle Gate

JOT shuttle gate provides a normally open walkway in a SMT line.

CEE ID: 7425

Status: Available

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JOT J214 FIFO Buffer

JOT J214 FIFO Buffer

Increases production line throughput by balancing material flow.  Provides flexibility betwe...

CEE ID: 7609

Status: Sold

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Nutek / Lynx NTM510ICXL-1000-2 Transfer

Nutek / Lynx NTM510ICXL-1000-2 Transfer

The linking conveyor is suitable for all in-line operations. It guarantees a smooth PCB transfer ...

CEE ID: 7516

Status: Pending

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Nutek NTM3101XL PCB Inverter

Nutek NTM3101XL PCB Inverter

Late model PCB Inverter (180°) for “double-sided” process.

CEE ID: 6289

Status: Available

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Promation Flip Station

Promation Flip Station

PROMATION ‘s flip stations are offered for standard flipping of PCBs during two sided produ...

CEE ID: 7528

Status: Available

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Promation Flip Station

Promation Flip Station

PROMATION ‘s flip stations are offered for standard flipping of PCBs during two sided produ...

CEE ID: 7529

Status: Available

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Promation LLD Magazine Handler

Promation LLD Magazine Handler

The Promation LLD Series Magazine Handler is a “Line Loading” solution that is used t...

CEE ID: 7526

Status: Available

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Promation LLD Magazine Handler

Promation LLD Magazine Handler

The Promation LLD Series Magazine Handler is a “Line Loading” solution that is used t...

CEE ID: 7527

Status: Available

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Promation Vacuum Bare Board Stacker ESV-200U

Promation Vacuum Bare Board Stacker ESV-200U

Compact & easy to use vacuum bare board loader.

CEE ID: 7509

Status: Available

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Tyco 36" to 42" SMT Transfer Conveyor

Tyco 36

Adjustable length transfer conveyor with inspect.

CEE ID: 7559

Status: Sold

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Universal 5362I 22in Conveyor

Universal 5362I 22in Conveyor

22" Universal I Style conveyor

CEE ID: 7607

Status: Sold

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Universal 5362I Workstation

Universal 5362I Workstation

One person workstation

CEE ID: 7522

Status: Available

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Universal 5362I Workstation

Universal 5362I Workstation

Simple 1 person workstation.  Overhead light can be added by CEE.

CEE ID: 7567

Status: Available

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Universal 5374I Lift Gate

Universal 5374I Lift Gate

Compact lift gate with 27" opening.

CEE ID: 7560

Status: Pending

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Universal 5423I Mag Handler

Universal 5423I Mag Handler

End of line Magazine handler for collecting PCBs into a Magazine.

CEE ID: 5701

Status: Available

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Universal PTF Transfer Conveyor

Universal PTF Transfer Conveyor

Universal 36" Transfer conveyor.  Designed to be used with a PTF, but can be used as a ...

CEE ID: 7518

Status: Available

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Universal PTF Transfer Conveyor

Universal PTF Transfer Conveyor

Universal 36" Transfer conveyor.  Designed to be used with a PTF, but can be used as a ...

CEE ID: 6308

Status: Available

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Universal SMT Transfer Conveyor

Universal SMT Transfer Conveyor

48" SMT SMEMA Transfer conveyor

CEE ID: 7487

Status: Available

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Universal SMT Transfer Conveyor

Universal SMT Transfer Conveyor

48" SMT SMEMA Transfer conveyor

CEE ID: 7488

Status: Available

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Universal SMT Transfer Conveyor

Universal SMT Transfer Conveyor

48" SMT SMEMA Transfer conveyor

CEE ID: 7489

Status: Available

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Vanstron DL-350 Destacker

Vanstron DL-350 Destacker

Quality constructed Gravity Fed Destacker

CEE ID: 7457

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt sections)

Vanstron PTB-460 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt sections)

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 6363

Status: Sold

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7590

Status: Pending

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7593

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7594

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7595

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor (2 belt)

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7596

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Workstation

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Workstation

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7592

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Workstation (2 belt)

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Workstation (2 belt)

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7597

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7583

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7584

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7585

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7586

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7587

Status: Available

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