Tag: Motors and Controls

Four Uses for a Retracting Tail Conveyor

The capability to retract a conveyor, either manually or pneumatically, can improve system flexibility. The basic design of a retracting tail is a conveyor frame that retracts or extends, typically on slides or rails. This function can happen infrequently with low accuracy or it can reoccur every few seconds with precision. Dorner has options available… Read more »

Service Videos – Controllers

Do you need assistance with the set-up or operation of your Dorner controller?  We’ve just added service videos for: Dorner’s Basic VFD Controller Dorner’s Full Feature VFD Controller Dorner’s Basic DC Controller Watch the Basic DC Controller Set-up and Operation below, or head to the Service Videos Page to see the others.   We’re also… 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 »