Tag: Belt Conveyors

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2200 Series Split Belt Conveyor

A high friction belt is useful when moving potentially slippery product. But in some cases, this provides a challenge when removing the product from the belt. This issue arose recently with a company transporting flat cards on a conveyor. The indexing conveyor needed to stop in front of worker stations so that the cards could… 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 »

Dorner Conveyors Precision Move Conveyors

2200 & 3200 Precision Move Conveyors Video

  Dorner’s 2200 and 3200 Precision Move Conveyors are ideal for assembly automation, product assembly, manufacturing and packaging processes that require accurate alignment of time and distance.   The 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor features a reverse v-guide which provides positive belt tracking along the entire length of the conveyor. The positively driven belt ensures… Read more »

Dorner Solves Customer’s Wide Conveyor Application with Belted Conveyor Design

Dorner recently worked with a customer who required a 101” wide conveyor. The conveyor needed to accept three side-by-side stacks of light-weight product that were up to 30” wide apiece. The challenge was, Dorner’s widest standard offering is the 52” wide belt on the AquaGard 7360 platform. The application did not require stainless steel construction, so… Read more »

Dorner Provides Custom Conveyor System for Labeling Application

A customer recently needed a system to move variously sized cartons through two inkjet printers. During this process, the carton needed to be justified and then transferred 90 degrees.   To accomplish this Dorner provided them with a 6 conveyor system which included three 3200 Series Conveyors with Intralox’s patented Activated Roller Belt (ARB) technology,… Read more »

Align Random Product with a Chicane Conveyor

In certain production processes, the product is random, misaligned or spread out. This can occur either on purpose or as a result of the process.  For example, in an oven, the product should be spread out to allow for even baking. However, further down the line, the product needs to be reoriented or placed in… Read more »

Four Dorner Industrial Conveyor Platforms Receive Cleanroom Certification

Dorner’s 3200 Series Modular and Flat Belt conveyors, the 2200 Series Precision Move and the SmartFlex conveyor platforms have received the Ultraclean Products Approval Laboratory certification for use in ISO Standard 14644-1 Class 5, and Federal Standard 209 Class 100 rated cleanrooms. This means the four Dorner conveyors will not contribute to the contamination of… Read more »

2200 Belted High Speed Nose Bar

Dorner’s Newly Redesigned 2200 Series Belt Conveyors Feature High Speed Transfers, Universal T-Slot and More

A high-speed nose bar transfer option, redesigned frame, additional belting and expanded guiding make Dorner’s newly redesigned 2200 Series low profile belt conveyors even better than before. What makes this redesign significant to customers is that Dorner took the “good” from its best-selling conveyor platform and made it better. This equals a conveyor platform that’s… 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 »

Multiple Belts for Box Stability in Packaging Line

When packaging product into boxes, it’s often important to make sure the box is in the exact right position, especially when a robot is doing the packing. While there are a variety of options for positioning a box, the system shown here allows for various sizes of box to run on the same system while… Read more »

Singulating Chocolates on a Chicaning Conveyor

The purpose of chicaning conveyor systems is to orient products into a single file line. In this application, we are taking chocolates from a multi-row array and singulating them for the downstream packaging equipment. This system consists of 6 conveyors and a sawtooth piece of UHMW nicknamed the “turbulator”. The four main line conveyors are… 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 »

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 »

Recirculating Products

  When moving products down a manufacturing line, there are places that can backup and cause the entire line to slow or shut down. To solve this problem recirculating conveyors can be installed on those sections of the line. This can help protect products from damage and reduce jams. These systems can be in a… 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 »

V-Guide or Crowned Pulley, Which one is Right for You?

One of the largest issues of belt conveyor maintenance is belt tracking. When belts aren’t running straight on the pulleys it can cause premature wear and damage to the conveyor and belt. There are a lot of factors that can affect belt tracking such as belt splicing, pulley accuracy, or proper belt tensioning. The two… Read more »

Precision Move Conveyor Systems

Motors are a vital part of every conveyor. They’re what drives the belt so products get from point A to point B. Traditional motors are great if you’re just moving product down the line and aren’t concerned with product spacing, indexing, or accurate product placement. So what should manufacturers do when their applications call for… Read more »

Reducing Product Loss

When you need to move product from one conveyor to another that’s often where challenges arise. You could just put the two conveyors as close together as possible and if your product is large enough it will go from one conveyor to the next. However, there’s still the chance of it falling into the gap… Read more »

Withstanding the Rigors of Industrial Environments

Manufacturing is a tough environment for machines. The dust, chemicals, and sharp parts found in many manufacturing facilities take their toll on machinery. Often times companies will take the care to maintain and protect the large multi-million dollar machinery in their facilities but forget about keeping up with maintenance on smaller machines, like conveyors. Conveyors… 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 »

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