Tag: Packaging Conveyor

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New Spiral Chutes from Dorner Provide a Gentle, Economical Way to Move Product Down to a Lower Level

Gravity has never been more useful! The new Spiral Chutes from Dorner are an economical way to gently move product down to a lower level…with gravity doing all the work. As product enters the Spiral Chute, gravity takes over to safely slide packages down to the lower level. Spiral Chutes’ patent-pending stair step design ensures products won’t get stuck… Read more »

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 »

Added Flexibility for Dorner’s 2200 SmartFlex® Conveyor Platform with New 85 mm Width Option

Dorner’s flexible chain conveyor platform, SmartFlex®, is now available in an 85 mm width standard option. With this addition, SmartFlex Conveyors are now available in 4 standard widths: 65 mm (2.6”), 85 mm (3.3”), 105 mm (4.1”) and 150 mm (5.9”). Other sizes that can be specially ordered include: 45 mm (1.8”), 180 mm (7.1”) and 260 mm (10.2”). This new expanded… Read more »

SmartFlex Wedge Elevator Video

  Dorner’s SmartFlex Wedge Elevators are designed to move products securely between the production floor and other elevations. The products are wedged between opposing conveyors lined vertically or horizontally. Wedge elevators are ideal for environments requiring compact footprints, transitions between travel orientations, de-pucking operations and creating passageways on the production floor. The wedge elevators rapid… 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 »

Merge, Divert and Align Products Smoothly with the New 3200 Series Conveyor with ARB Technology from Dorner

The new 3200 Series conveyor with Intralox Activated Roller Belt (ARB) Technology is perfect for moving boxes and packages in merging, diverting and aligning applications. ARB Technology uses low and high friction angled rollers within the belt to help smoothly guide and align items of all sizes. This conveyor technology minimizes floor space, increases system… Read more »

PACK EXPO 2016 – Video

We just wrapped up another successful PACK EXPO International! Thank you to everyone who was able to stop by our booth during the show. We look forward to working with you in the future. The 2016 PACK EXPO International and co-located Pharma EXPO had a record-breaking year with 2,500-plus exhibitors,1.25 million square feet of exhibit… Read more »

Lift Gate Provides Added Flexibility to SmartFlex System

Dorner’s 2200 Series SmartFlex conveyors are one of our most flexible systems available. For this application, the customer was moving bottles on a packaging line and needed added versatility. Besides utilizing the flexibility of the SmartFlex conveyor’s tight turns and long runs, the customer required a system that could accommodate multiple bottle sizes. Also, the… Read more »

PACK EXPO 2016 – Booth Preview Part One

PACK EXPO 2016 is only a month away! This year, PACK EXPO International is held at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from November 6-9, 2016. Dorner will be exhibiting in Booth N-5945. Still need to register? Enter Dorner’s Comp Code: 44U23 on the registration page, or CLICK HERE. If you’re already registered, add Dorner… Read more »

2200 SERIES MODULAR BELT

Dorner Introduces Next Generation 2200 Series Modular Belt Conveyors

Dorner’s newly redesigned 2200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor features additional belt options, a sleek open frame design, and a universal T-slot and is ideal for applications within the metalworking, packaging, assembling and general manufacturing industries. The product redesign includes a number of improvements. For starters, its ladder-style, open frame design replaces traditional perforated bedplates that… 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 »

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 »

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 Three

Read parts one (HERE) and two (HERE). PACK EXPO 2015 is less than two weeks away! This week we are getting everything packed and ready to ship out to Las Vegas. One of the items we are sending to the show this year is our new and improved 2200 Series SmartFlex and 3200 Series conveyor loop. NEW FEATURES SmartFlex… Read more »

Pack Expo Booth Preview – Part Two

Leading up to PACK EXPO 2015 in Las Vegas, we are giving you a sneak peek at the conveyors that we are bringing to the show. If you haven’t taken a look yet, check out Part One. Here are two more conveyor systems that you’ll see when you visit us in Booth C-1847. SmartPace /… 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 »

Keeping Packaging Safe with Roller Top Belts

Today almost everything we buy is in some kind of packaging. There’s cardboard boxes, shrink wrapping, plastic packaging, and more. When we pick up a package we expect it to look nice and no be damaged. No one wants to buy a scuffed or dented package. Although most products aren’t damaged when on the production… Read more »

90 Degree Transfer with Product Stager

For this application, the customer needed to complete a 90-degree transfer without having the product skew. The packages are coming out of a product sealer in batches of three. They are set at a particular width spacing which we matched with specific lane guides on the first conveyor in the system. The product travels down… 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 »

Importance of Stocking Belts

Making sure your conveyor is running smoothly is key to keeping your operation running. Manufacturers often give a lot of thought to making sure that the large, multi-million dollar machinery they operate is kept running smoothly but pay little attention to the conveyors that transport their product. However, what many people don’t realize is that… Read more »

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