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Chris Woodall

Chris Woodall

Chris Woodall is Product Manager for Hytrol's modular belt line, Connex. He has more than 20 years in the material handling industry. You can e-mail Chris at

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Plastic chain conveyors are utilized for many benefits—they are lightweight, modular, and flexible, and provide transport for smaller items that are not otherwise easily conveyed. Hytrol's Connex™ conveyor line offers all these benefits of a plastic chain conveyor plus others. See what Connex can do for you and your business.
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Connex™ is Hytrol’s line of plastic chain conveyors built with an aluminum frame. While Connex is typically used to carry small items, the aluminum it utilizes also provides great versatility for product design and construction. These materials can be used to build conveyors, but can also solve other issues with your material handling system. Check out some of the unique options we can build for you as part of your system.
Plastic and modular chain conveyors may be more encompassing than you think. Usually best suited for the pharmaceutical, food production, packaging or manufacturing industries, they offer many advantages and benefits for material handling needs. What makes these belts a good fit for your system and when should you consider using them?
Thanks to the popularity of plastic chain conveyors, more companies are opting for the flexible, low-profile design these conveying solutions offer. Plastic chain conveyors can serve specific needs and perform well with specific industries, such as food packaging, pharmaceuticals, personal care applications and more. With advances being made daily, this kind of solution is becoming more established alongside the traditional conveyor styles, such as roller conveyor. The following describes four a...