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Conveying Units for Baggage Handling Systems

Transnorm is a leading global supplier of specialised conveying units for baggage handling systems.

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Transnorm is a leading global supplier of specialised conveying units for baggage handling systems.

Belt curve conveyors, merges, vertical switches / pivot conveyors and baggage lifts

Our belt curve conveyors, merges, vertical switches / pivot conveyors and baggage lifts are characterised by their modular construction, their ability to simply integrate into existing systems and their economical energy consumption.

Belt curve conveyors

As world market leaders in belt curve technology, Transnorm has supplied more than 80,000 units since 1968. The top 30 international airports use our belt curves around the clock.

Transnorm has achieved ‘best in class’ classification with regards to performance and reliability. This classification means that we are in demand as a development partner with system integrators around the world.

The company has manufacturing operations in Germany, the US and Malaysia, as well as further worldwide sales and service subsidiaries.

Reliable 90° and 180° belt curve conveyors

Synonymous with high speed, high reliability and the ability to cope with demanding loads, Transnorm belt curves set the industry standard. Whether our models are 90° or 180°, or flat or spiralled, reliability is always the top priority.

Special features of Transnorm belt curves include:

  • Top performance at high speed with outstanding reliability during continuous operation
  • Durability under extreme operating conditions such as desert or frosty climates
  • Complete product range for all applications in the airport industry
  • Precision engineering and low noise operation
  • The lowest running costs, with years of low maintenance
  • Patented belt-guidance technology with quick-lock fasteners
  • Ease of integration into existing systems

Airport pivot conveyors

VertiSwitch™ TS 6600 pivot conveyors incorporate innovative construction with minimal energy consumption (reduced by 20% compared to other models) and light rugged design with a high level of reliability. They exceed the practical airport-specific performance standards, and their compact design makes them ideal for minimal space requirements.

They can be used for simple replacement of belt or conveying elements.

Conveyor belt merging equipment

The TS 6200 belt merge:

  • Provides optimum power transmission for reliable operation and extremely quiet running
  • Has a specially coated pulley to suit low-friction coefficients
  • Is suitable for complicated loads such as airport baggage
  • Can be changed from above
  • Can have its conveying direction easily changed

Strip conveyor merging equipment

The TS 6290 strip merge provides high practical conveyor speeds coupled with extremely quiet running. It is suitable for complicated loads such as airport baggage.

It has recessed belt strips and a modular construction using ‘belt cassettes’. Belt strips can be changed from above, and it can be run in either direction.

Fast, accurate and modular baggage lifters

TS VC51 airport baggage lifters have the following features:

  • High acceleration values
  • Positioning accuracy of just a few millimetres
  • Low-vibration and low-noise operation
  • Innovative lightweight construction
  • Minimised energy consumption
  • Simple modular construction to ensure an economically attractive solution

Powered face diverters

The TS 6500 Dynamic Power Plough powered face diverter has a simple and robust construction for moderately heavy unit loads.

Pulleys fitted with internal bearings ensure a minimal gap between the conveyor and deflector belt. Quiet and low-maintenance, these units have a long service life.

Global Excellence for Airports

Transnorm is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance modules for baggage handling systems. As the world market leader in belt curve technology, we have taken things one step further to achieve 'Global Excellence for Airports'.

Global Excellence for Airports: More Than Curves

With more than 100,000 modules installed worldwide at over 300 airports, including the world's top 30 airports, TRANSNORM has over 40 years of experience in the field of conveyor equipment technology for baggage handling systems.

Chongqing Jiangbei 264 TRANSNORM Modules

TRANSNORM is supplying 264 curved belt conveyors and full belt merges for the expansion of the Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in China.

TRANSNORM Global Excellence for Airports – Global Airport Curve

With the Global Airport Curve, the TRANSNORM Group is responding to the special needs of airport operators and integrators for baggage handling systems. TRANSNORM Group showcases an airport curve at the InterAirport Europe exhibition in Munich that has been specifically and consistently customised and optimised for the industry to meet customers' requirements with the globally renowned TRANSNORM quality.

VertiSwitch: More Compact, Flexible and Cost-Effective

The airport industry is seeking answers to issues that revolve around increasing capacities, maximum safety, reducing operational costs and dealing with limited resources in a sustainable manner. It is in this area of conflict that Transnorm is launching an innovative vertical distributor uni

Transnorm Desert Curves for Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport has decided for desert-capable curves from Transnorm for the expansion of the baggage handling systems in the customs and air safety check segment. For this reason airports with desert climate and onshore winds, confirm the trend to invest in special-equ

Special Belt Curve Conveyors for Harshest Requirements

The new terminal 3 at Dubai Airport would need to be big, not only in terms of physical space, but also in terms of the performance of the key baggage system modules, particularly belt curve conveyors. Some years ago, the Dubai Aviation Authority (DCA) posted the most stringent curve sp

Transnorm to Install Belt Curves at Newcastle Airport

Tewkesbury, UK — After successfully replacing competitors' belt curves in the baggage hall at Copenhagen Airport with TS1600 belt curves, Transnorm System has been awarded another contract to replace similar non-Transnorm units at Newcastle Airport, UK. Staff at Newcastle had bee