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How to Achieve Overall Equipment Effectiveness

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is a standard for measuring equipment productivity in the manufacturing industry through availability, performance, and quality. In mathematical terms, Availability x Performance x Quality = OEE. Though a basic formula, OEE can be used as the foundation of process analysis and help companies identify and eliminate overall losses and waste. It… Read more »

Unique Metal Chain Transfer Moves Meats in Sanitary Environment

For a recent application, a customer needed to move cooked foods between machines but needed to address issues such as product temperature, sanitary requirements and maintaining product orientation. The customer was moving cooked sausage patties and sausage links from the oven and delivering them to a spiral freezer unit. A stainless steel wire belt was… 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 »

Dorner AquaPruf VBT Conveyor

The AquaPruf VBT – See How It Works!

Dorner’s AquaPruf 7600 VBT Conveyor is elevating bulk handling to higher standards. Now you can see it in action with our new product video! See the features of the AquaPruf VBT such as: Staggered sidewall belt Improved product release with the self-releasing sidewall Open frame design Tool-less removal of idlers and belt supports. Optional vibration… Read more »

Transfer between Lines with Pop-up Conveyors

We’ve shown pop-up transfer tables in the past, like this one that is changing the orientation of a block of food. In the application described below, the pop-up transfer is used to move product between two packaging lines. The conveyor shown in this video is moving blocks of cheese. Dorner provided two lines of conveyors… Read more »

Dorner AquaPruf VBT Conveyor

Move Products Vertically in Sanitary Environments with the new AquaPruf Vertical Belt Conveyor from Dorner

The new AquaPruf Vertical Belt Conveyor from Dorner Mfg. is engineered to move bulk products in straight-up 90° sanitary applications. Featuring Vertical Belt Technology, the AquaPruf Vertical Belt Conveyor comes with a proprietary staggered sidewall belt that provides more pocket capacity than a traditional bucket elevator. The conveyor comes with an open frame design for… Read more »

PACK EXPO 2015 Recap

  PACK EXPO Las Vegas had a record-breaking show this year!  The event welcomed nearly 29,000 attendees visiting 2,006 exhibiting companies. Read more about PACK EXPO 2015. If you didn’t have a chance to visit our booth in person, check out the video at the end to see our conveyors in action. We had many… Read more »

Pack Expo Booth Preview – Part Four

Read parts one (HERE), two (HERE) and three (HERE). PACK EXPO 2015 is only one week away!  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone in Las Vegas next week. We are premiering two brand new conveyors at the show!  Take a first look at them here. AquaPruf Vertical Belt Technology            … Read more »

Pack Expo Booth Preview – Part One

Need to register? Click here. Use Dorner’s Comp Code 86S31 for free registration. Already registered? Add Dorner to your Show Schedule! There are only 4 weeks left until PACK EXPO 2015! While we’re putting the finishing touches on the conveyors we’re bringing to the show, we want to give you a sneak peek! Here are two… Read more »

Controlling Product Flow – Sanitary Pusher

There are many options for controlling product flow on your packaging or processing line. Options such as diverters & gates, lane guiding, and pushers all provide different advantages for customers. When you need to move product off the conveyor in a perpendicular flow, a pusher may be your best option. Pushers can also be useful… Read more »

Another Successful Trade Show

  With EXPO Pack Mexico finished Dorner has wrapped up another successful show. This year’s show had the most international attendees in its history. Over 25,000 people visited the show including attendees from Guatemala, Colombia, Costa Rica, and many other countries, according to PMMIReports. The show covered a variety of industries from pharmaceutical, automotive, electrical,… Read more »

Improve Product Transfers without Sacrificing Sanitation

  Food processing companies often need to transfer product from one machine to the next. But when a company needs a large sanitary conveyor that can still transfer small items, an innovative solution is needed. This particular transfer unit features small ½” transfers on and off of the conveyor. The facility that this conveyor was… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Dorner Conveyors RTE AquaPruf 7600 Accessories

Improving a Ready-to-Eat Assembly

Recently, one of our customers requested a versatile assembly conveyor for its popular ready-to-eat sandwich products. To meet their needs, we used our industry leading sanitary conveyor and added accessories designed specifically for ready-to-eat food creation. This conveyor has an engineered side rail system that allows for a variety of accessories that can be moved… Read more »

Dorner Conveyors AquaPruf Ultimate Conveyors

USDA Rectifies Dorner’s AquaPruf® 7400 Ultimate Series Conveyor

The United States Department of Agriculture has recertified Dorner Manufacturing’s AquaPruf 7400 Ultimate Series conveyor platform for meeting all the necessary hygiene requirements for the design of mechanical belt conveyors used in meat and poultry processing, as outlined in NSF/ANSI/3-A 114159-3-2010. In receiving its recertification, the 7400 Ultimate Series conveyor’s design meets or exceeds USDA… Read more »

Make Unique Belting Work for You

With produce that is harvested for processing, there is often dirt and other debris that goes along for the ride. Our customer for this conveyor hand picks their produce and places them into trays. They needed a way to separate the debris from the product as early in the process as possible.  Recognizing that mud, dirt,… Read more »

Vertical Conveyor Solution for Sticky Product

There is no elevation too high or product too sticky for this custom conveyor elevator design.The system was designed to move product up 12 feet to a fill machine.  This turnkey system begins with a vibratory feeder that spreads out a variety of gummies for even loading onto the conveyor elevator.  The conveyor then delivers… 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 »

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 »

Delivering Pizza to Food Packaging Machinery

This Aquapruf 7400 Series Conveyor features three conveyors attached to one frame. The customer’s application requires two of these unique conveyor set-ups.  These were engineered to either spread the product out or bring product closer together. Before getting to the first set of conveyors, the pizzas are spread out to maximize the topping process.  These… Read more »

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