FB stands for Fabriks Bolaget, Swedish for ‘plant company’. The FB Group originated as a single business, Eskilstuna Fabriks Bolaget, founded inEskilstuna,Swedenin the 1870s. In their wisdom the original management shorted the name to FB.
FB Chain Ltd. is the UK arm of the FB Group, based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire.
FB Group is a network of six autonomous industrial chain manufacturers and suppliers acrossEuropeowned by Swedish Addtech AB. As each FB subsidiary focuses on a particular niche product, the group as a whole is able to offer customers highly specialised chain and associated parts for a wide range of different industries and applications. Customers are able to order their required chain (including leaf chain, conveyor chain, roller chain, sawmill or sharp top chain) from their local FB branch which will then be shipped from the factory where it is produced.
FB Kedjor AB is the Swedish arm of the FB Group, based in Eskilstuna.
FB Ketjutekniikka Oy
FB Ketten GmbH is the German arm of the FB Group, based in Eslohe.
FB Ketten Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H is the Austrian arm of the FB Group, based in Kufstein.
FB Kjeder AS is the Norwegian arm of the FB Group, based in Oslo.
A flanged roller is a roller used for conveyor chain. The diameter of the roller is greater than that height of the inner plates which allows the chain to run along and above a horizontal surface. The flanges act as a guide.
A flat bar flight is a type of attachment fitted to drop-forged conveyor chain. It can be used on inclined conveyors up to 20° for en-masse or drag conveying.
FLTA stands for Fork Lift Truck Association and is an independent body that represents manufacturers, importers, distributors, dealers and suppliers of ancillary equipment and services. It exists to maintain and raise standards in the materials handling industry.