Category: Sanitary Conveyors

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Conveyors Designed for Food and Worker Safety

Food safety is always an important issue when it comes to meat, poultry and all types of food processing. Dorner’s sanitary conveyors are designed with the safety of your product, customers and employees in mind. With new risks for processing employees due to COVID-19, employee safety is now more important than ever. And it is… Read more »

Conveyor with Custom Pack Station Designed for Ready-To-Eat Application

Dorner’s sanitary conveyors are built for food safety. Our systems are easy to clean and disassemble, hygienically designed and safe to use. Every aspect is considered and this includes the conveyor accessories. Dorner offers standard accessories such as guides, transfers and drip pans, but we can also custom design accessories for your specific application. For ready-to-eat… Read more »

AquaGard and AquaPruf Conveyors Earn BISSC Certification for their High Sanitary and Safety Attributes

  Dorner’s AquaGard and AquaPruf sanitary conveyor platforms have again earned the coveted Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee (BISSC) certification for conveyors outlined in ANSI/ASB/Z50.2-2015. BISSC certification is recognized as the definitive sanitation and safety standards for equipment used in the baking industry. BISSC is a not-for-profit corporation that, working with the American Society of… Read more »

Sanitary Helix Now with Added Features

As we’ve highlighted in the past, Dorner has created Sanitary Helix designs to integrate with Hoosier Feeder’s Food Grade Centrifugal Feeder. The Helix uses AquaGard 7350 Series modular curve chain which allows for high speeds and cleanability. Each Helix is custom designed and built for the customer’s application. Recently, we created a Helix with additional… Read more »

Dynamic Guide Completes Sanitary Merge

Recently, a customer needed to improve their process of merging two lanes of frozen pizzas into a single line. Their existing equipment required an operator to manually intervene in order to keep product flowing through.  Dorner was able to create a new product merge that works automatically, keeping the process running smoothly and safely. This… Read more »

Concerns, Issues, and Challenges Cheesemakers are Facing

  Cheese manufacturing can be broken into two sub-segments, cheese making, and cheese processing. Each of these sub-segments can produce cheese that is intended for direct consumer purchase or institutional/commercial customers. Dependent on the business plans of manufacturers, these two sub-segments could potentially be located in the same facility. We have previously covered the manufacturing… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know About Cheese Manufacturing

Cheese continues to top U.S. specialty food sales, at more than $4 billion in 2017. Increasing profit margins and maintaining profitability continue to be major concerns. Follow along with our industry segments to understand the manufacturing, regulatory concerns, and business issues of cheese making and processing.   Cheese manufacturing can be broken into two sub-segments, cheese… Read more »

A Guide to Achieving Fast, Effective Sanitation

  When handling and processing food, pharmaceuticals and other highly regulated products, you need a conveyor solution that takes sanitation to the next level. Consumer safety. Industry compliance. Production time. You have a lot to think about when investing in your conveyor system. Dorner’s precision hygienic conveyor lines, AquaGard and AquaPruf, are designed for fast,… Read more »

How to Maximize OEE with Hygienic Conveyors

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a standard for measuring equipment productivity in the manufacturing industry through availability, performance, and quality. OEE can be expressed through the formula Availability x Performance x Quality = OEE While the formula is basic, OEE is constantly used by companies to identify and eliminate overall losses and waste of a… Read more »

Dorner Exhibiting its AquaGard 7350 V2 Series, Aquapruf VBT Sanitary Conveyors in Booth 4559 at IBIE 2019

Dorner is showcasing several conveyor systems that are designed to make baking and food processing/packaging applications safer and more efficient, including the newly redesigned AquaGard 7350 V2 Series, in booth No. 4559 at the International Baking Industry Exposition, Sept. 8-11, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. IBIE attendees can see the belted, modular belt and… Read more »

Ready-To-Eat Conveyor

Is Your RTE Conveyor Engineered to Overcome Challenges?

Food manufacturers are faced with growing demands for Ready-to–Eat foods and ever-changing consumer tastes. This requires nimble and scalable food production operations, often at off-peak hours to guarantee the freshest RTE product. This is even more challenging when combined with a set of complexities including labor shortages, frequent product change-overs, cross contamination concerns, and food… Read more »

Power Four Curves on a Single Motor

Dorner’s innovative, new AquaGard 7350 V2 Curve Conveyor chain features a center bearing to eliminate friction, carry a heavier load and allow four curves to be driven by a single motor. This unique design improves productivity, along with saving valuable floor space as the conveyor can make tight turns around existing machinery and equipment without… Read more »

Sanitary Helix Conveyor Uses AquaGard 7350 Series Chain

Dorner’s SmartFlex Helix is great for industrial applications requiring a helix conveyor, but what about when the application requires a sanitary environment? Dorner’s Engineered Solutions Group has created a Sanitary Helix conveyor with the ability to run at high speeds.   The Sanitary Helix features the AquaGard 7350 Series modular curve chain which allows the… Read more »

Custom Frozen Pizza System

  At Dorner, we can provide anything from a single conveyor to a full system. Recently, Dorner worked with a company making frozen pizzas to create a completely custom system with a total of 71 conveyors! The conveyors needed to take multiple sizes of pizzas through and between processes such as freezing, wrapping, inspection and… Read more »

Industry Leading Transfer Options on New AquaGard 7350 Series

Last month we launched the new AquaGard 7350 Series Platform, Stainless Steel sanitary conveyors for dry, wipe down and wet applications. The AquaGard 7350 Series features a variety of transfer options designed to exceed industry standards and keep product moving.   Nose Bar Transfers Nose bar transfers are available on both belted and modular straight… Read more »

New Video – AquaGard 7350 Series

  Dorner’s redesigned AquaGard 7350 Series Stainless Steel Conveyors are designed for dry, wipe down and wet applications. They offer a rugged and durable design, FDA approved materials, easy access for cleaning and added safety measures. Benefits of AquaGard 7350 Conveyor: 304 Stainless Steel frame features open design with minimal horizontal surfaces Designed for wipe… Read more »

New AquaGard 7350V2 Sanitary Conveyor Platform Highlights Enhanced Safety and Performance

Dorner’s newly redesigned AquaGard 7350 V2 Series is engineered for industry standards and excels at safety and performance. The AquaGard 7350 V2 is built for numerous sanitary applications within baking, snack food, pharmaceutical, pet food, packaging and other industries that require occasional wipe-down cleanings of the conveyor. The new conveyor comes in straight belt, as… Read more »

See Our Sanitary Conveyors in Action

  Dorner’s precision hygienic conveyors are designed for fast & effective sanitation. Our complete line of sanitary options are ideal for a wide variety of industries and applications. Benefits of Dorner’s sanitary conveyors include: Industry ready with BISSC and USDA certified conveyors FDA approved materials and components Stainless steel, open frame design Available in flat… Read more »

Sanitary LPZ for Bulk Product Handling

Dorner’s AquaGard 7360 Series Conveyors are part of Dorner’s line of sanitary conveyors suited for wipe down and low pressurized washdowns. With BISSC certification, these conveyors are often used for industries such as bakery & snack foods, but they are suited for any environment requiring wipe down conveyors. In this application, the AquaGard LPZ conveyor was used to… Read more »

Increase Sanitation and Pocket Capacity with the New Staggered Sidewall Belt

It’s a staggered sidewall belt that’s unlike anything you’ve seen before. The new staggered sidewall belt for Dorner’s AquaPruf VBT Conveyor features Vertical Belt Technology, which makes it easier to clean and sanitize, provides greater pocket capacity, and also requires less maintenance than a traditional bucket elevator. Dorner spent more than a year developing the staggered… 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 »

Providing Unique USDA Designed Conveyors

Dorner was approached by a food manufacturer for a unique USDA designed discharge conveyor for an automation project. The manufacturer needed to remove chubs from a chain driven hook system out of a cooker. The cooker would place 24 chubs at a time on the conveyor. The challenge was engineering the 120” wide conveyor to… Read more »

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