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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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 J204 SMT Transfer conveyor

JOT J204 SMT Transfer conveyor

JOT 1 meter SMT transfer conveyor.

CEE ID: 7483

Status: Available

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JOT J204 SMT Transfer conveyor

JOT J204 SMT Transfer conveyor

JOT 1 meter SMT transfer conveyor.

CEE ID: 7491

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 J210 Destacker

JOT J210 Destacker

The even popular Gravity Fed Destacker from JOT takes a stack of raw card and feeds a smt line wi...

CEE ID: 7422

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: 7493

Status: Available

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Manncorp Wave Exit Conveyor

Manncorp Wave Exit Conveyor

Flat belt, infinitely adjustable wave exit.

CEE ID: 7482

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: 7515

Status: Available

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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: Available

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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: 7517

Status: Available

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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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PCT 323 SMT Transfer Conveyor

PCT 323 SMT Transfer Conveyor

A 1 meter transfer conveyor with dual belt sections, independant belt speed control, and inspect ...

CEE ID: 7520

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 Loader ESV-200U

Promation Vacuum Bare Board Loader ESV-200U

Compact & easy to use vacuum bare board loader.

CEE ID: 7509

Status: Available

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Simplimatic 2010 - 1 meter SMT Transfer Conveyor

Simplimatic 2010 - 1 meter SMT Transfer Conveyor

1 meter transfer conveyor

CEE ID: 7523

Status: Available

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Simplimatic 2010 - 1 meter SMT Transfer Conveyor

Simplimatic 2010 - 1 meter SMT Transfer Conveyor

1 meter transfer conveyor

CEE ID: 7524

Status: Available

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Simplimatic 2010 - 1 meter SMT Transfer Conveyor

Simplimatic 2010 - 1 meter SMT Transfer Conveyor

1 meter transfer conveyor

CEE ID: 7525

Status: Available

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Simplimatic 2262 Shuttle Gate

Simplimatic 2262 Shuttle Gate

Model 2262 Shuttle Gate allows product to be conveyed across an opening in a production line.

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CEE ID: 7453

Status: Available

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Simplimatic Workstation

Simplimatic Workstation

SMT Workstation for operator inspection or hand assembly.

CEE ID: 7512

Status: Available

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Universal 5362I Destacker

Universal 5362I Destacker

Very popular brand and style.  An excellent gravity fed destacker!

CEE ID: 7485

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: 7522

Status: Available

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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: 6308

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 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 DL-350 Destacker

Vanstron DL-350 Destacker

Quality constructed Gravity Fed Destacker

CEE ID: 7458

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460 ½M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460 ½M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 6333

Status: Sold

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Vanstron PTB-460 ½M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460 ½M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 6347

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460 ½M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460 ½M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 6351

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: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7462

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7463

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7464

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7466

Status: Available

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Workstation

Vanstron PTB-460SE 1M Workstation

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7473

Status: Sold

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Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

Vanstron PTB-460SE 500mm Transfer Conveyor

New conveyor made to USA specifications.

CEE ID: 7469

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: 7470

Status: Available

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