Tag: Plastic Chain Conveyors

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Come see Dorner at EXPO PACK Mexico

Dorner is going to be at this year’s EXPO PACK Mexico show on June 16-19 at Centro Banamex in Mexico City. Stop by and see us at booth #1624 and see what Dorner has to offer. With over 1,000 exhibitors and 26,000 attendees, PACK EXPO Mexico is Latin America’s premier packaging and processing event. The… Read more »

WMTS 2015

  Come check out Dorner at booth #1038 during the 2015 Western Manufacturing Technology Show on June 15-17. The show will be held at the Edmonton EXPO Centre in Edmonton, Alberta. This year Dorner is bringing our 7400 AquaPruf from our sanitary conveyor line and a 3200 Precision Move conveyor. WMTS showcases, “leading-edge machine tools,… Read more »

Tray Filling Conveyor with Retractable Tail

  Recently, we had a customer looking to improve the efficiency of their food production line.  The product was coming down a conveyor and needed to be placed onto trays which would then go in an oven for baking. The company’s current set-up used two employees to grab the products off of the conveyor and… Read more »

2200 Series Smart Flex Pallet Systems Video

SmartFlex Pallet Systems provide flexible chain conveyors and pallets for product routing, control, and inspection. The system provides accurate positioning in a variety of assembly automation industries including automotive, medical, electronics, health and beauty, life sciences and more! With a variety of innovative pallet handling modules that are each sold as independent kits, SmartFlex pallet… Read more »

See our newest products at Automate 2015!

“Held once every two years, Automate is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America demonstrating the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions within the robotics industry.” – Automate Website This year, Automate 2015 will be held from March 23-26 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  Dorner will be exhibiting for… Read more »

Change Orientation with a Pop-up Transfer

A 90-degree pop-up transfer uses multiple conveyors moving perpendicularly to each other, changing a product’s direction. The transfer shown above was built to handle multiple sizes of reams of paper. This space-saving design changes both the orientation and elevation of the product as it moves down the line. The lifting of the pop-up transfer accommodates… Read more »

The AquaGard 7100 Series is now available in DTools!

Dorner’s AquaGard 7100 Series Conveyor is now available to configure in DTools! New to the 7100 platform?  Here’s what you need to know. The 7100 Series is ideal for packaging, secondary packaging, dry food processing and corrosive environments. Basic specs: 300 series stainless steel frame All FDA approved materials Chain widths from 4 1/2″ to… Read more »

Visit us at WestPack!

  WestPack 2015 is only one week away!  WestPack, located at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, enables packaging professionals to source 3,000 suppliers of materials, machinery, components and contract services Stop by and see us in Booth #5020 from February 10-12, 2015. We look forward to seeing you there! Here are some of the… Read more »

Use a Conveyor to Spread Product, Maximize Quality – Video

  In many applications involving cooling or heating, product spacing is key to uniform quality. And often, the equipment producing the product is narrower or wider than the cooling or heating equipment. This can create a dilemma.                     In this application, the product was going into… Read more »

Double the Capacity with Take-away Conveyors

Dorner recently had a customer that wanted to improve the efficiency of a packaging line.  Previously, the set-up had one line moving towards a wrapper. Dorner was able to work with the customer to develop a set-up that allowed two people to move product to the one machine, doubling the capacity. This is a takeaway… Read more »

3200 Series Modular Belt Curve

See The New 3200 Modular Belt Conveyor in Action

Dorner’s 3200 Modular Belt Conveyor is ideal for part handling, accumulation, positioning, high speeds, long runs, and product transfers. It’s perfect for processing and packaging applications, industrial automation, assembly, and more!   To learn more, head over to 3200 Modular Belt Product Page

The Pie Pusher – Video

For this application, the customer has two pies lines feeding into an oven.  The challenge is that both of the pies lines are 90 degrees to the oven, on opposite ends of each other and the pies are single file on the conveyors.  This product configuration would not maximize the oven’s 8’ width. Dorner’s engineers… Read more »

Spread Out Products – Video

This conveyor is designed as a continuous product spreader, engineered to separate pies.  As the pies move down the conveyor they are continuously spread out by an arm moving back and forth.  The pies need to be separated to provide increased product cooling and quality.  The device is able to accommodate three sizes of pie… Read more »

90 Degree Product Rotator

When dealing with limited space, some applications require extremely flexible solutions.  In this instance, the facility needed to increase capacity by adding equipment.  The problem was that they did not have enough room for a traditional curve chain conveyor for the product takeaway.  Dorner solved the application issue by engineering a 90-degree product rotator.  … Read more »

Meet the New 7100 Series Flexible Chain Conveyor

Dorner’s new AquaGard 7100 Series Stainless Steel Flexible Chain Conveyor can twist and turn into the tightest of spaces. The flexibility is ideal for product routing in wipe down sanitary applications in the food, packaging and pharmaceutical industries. As the footprint around machinery, production areas, and plants continue to shrink, the AquaGard 7100 Series Stainless Steel… Read more »

Reaching New Heights

The flexibility of Dorner’s new SmartFlex conveyor makes them adaptable to many different kinds of spaces.  Not only can they make tight turns, but the SmartFlex can also go up and down steep inclines. The conveyor above had an incline of 45 degrees and reached 7 feet 10 inches at the highest point before dropping… Read more »

Eliminate Belt Sag with Weighted Take-Up Module on SmartFlex® Conveyors

There’s no doubt that catenary sag is a real drag when it comes to conveyor belts. But that’s not an issue with Dorner’s newest flexible chain conveyor platform – the 2200 Series SmartFlex. To help prevent catenary sag, SmartFlex Conveyors come with a weighted take-up module to help prevent the plastic chain belt from sagging… Read more »

Pharmaceutical Packaging Conveyors

For a recent application, a customer looking to improve automation for their pharmaceutical packaging line employed the use of Dorner conveyors. With a broad range of products we were able to use a combination of several different types of conveyor technology, including plastic chain for curves, friction inserts to grip packages on inclines, and both… Read more »

90 Degree Pop-Up Transfer Table

  This video shows a 90-degree pop-up transfer table conveyor. This particular system was designed to move 40 lb. blocks of frozen food from a manually fed conveyor. The process changes product orientation from short edge lead to long edge leading.   The pop-up design eliminates relative movement between the product and the conveying surface… Read more »

Pizza Delivery at 300 Feet Per Minute

Everyone likes their pizza delivered fast, right?! On a recent project, we were tasked with providing a conveyor solutions for handling pizza at high speeds.  The pizzas were coming from a wrapping machine in several lanes on stainless steel AquaPruf 7400 Series conveyors and being transferred to a mainline 7400 Series conveyor traveling at speeds of up… Read more »

Micro-Pitch Modular Belt Option for Tight Transfers

Our 2200 and 2300 Series low profile belt conveyors now come with a new modular plastic belt small-pitch option that provides nose bar transfers as tight as 0.31″.  The tight nose bar transfers combined with the industry-leading compact conveyor design makes this offering an ideal solution for in-feed and out-feed to machinery as well as unit handling within the machine.  … Read more »

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