BT3 U-Turn for Finishing Line

Machine Information

A BT3 Return Conveyor’s receiving, transfer and return system is often used to provide a “U Turn” facility at the midpoint of finishing lines.

The BT3 Return Conveyor for U-Turn for Finishing Lines is suitable for all models of Flat Lines. This right-handed transfer BT3 Return conveyor model is specially configured to provide a U-Turn facility at the midpoint of finishing lines.


  • It is available in 48 or 60 inches wide receiving and return rollers
  • Its belt transfer length is proportionate to the dimension between the two sections of the finishing line it links together
  • It can be ordered with 5′, 7′ or 9′ long receiving and return rollers


Its receiving rollers are equipped with a down stroke mechanism that is activated by detection of the trailing end of the panels exiting your equipment

Transfer belts nested in between the rollers are used to side shift product to a set of motorized rollers parallel to your equipment

Once the panels have cleared the reception area, the receiving rollers return to their upper position ready to receive the next panel


BT3-U-Turn Return Conveyors are equipped with a variable speed drive to match the processing speed of your equipment, receiving table speed is adjustable from 5 to 60 ft/min, belt transfer speed is fixed at 60 ft/min and return conveyor speed is adjustable from 5 to 60 ft/min.


According to your indications, BT3 U-Turn Return Conveyors are built for right or left-handed return. However, they remain adaptable to your changing needs throughout their useful life as transfer and return orientation can be field modified from right-hand to left-hand and vice-versa.