Tag: Powered Transfer

Transfer Metal Product with Magnetic Conveyors

There are multiple options when looking to transfer product between conveyors such as powered or roller transfers, but this recent application used a more unique option. This 2200 Series SmartFlex conveyor system features magnetic transfers both on and off the conveyor. The transfers were designed using 2200 Series magnetic conveyors that pick up the metal product off of an… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Change Orientation with a Pop-up Transfer

A 90-degree pop-up transfer uses multiple conveyors moving perpendicularly to each other, changing a product’s direction. The transfer shown above was built to handle multiple sizes of reams of paper. This space-saving design changes both the orientation and elevation of the product as it moves down the line. The lifting of the pop-up transfer accommodates… Read more »

The AquaGard 7100 Series is now available in DTools!

Dorner’s AquaGard 7100 Series Conveyor is now available to configure in DTools! New to the 7100 platform?  Here’s what you need to know. The 7100 Series is ideal for packaging, secondary packaging, dry food processing and corrosive environments. Basic specs: 300 series stainless steel frame All FDA approved materials Chain widths from 4 1/2″ to… Read more »

Powered Transfer Reduces Product Loss Between Conveyors

Transferring products between conveyors or machinery can sometimes be a challenge.  Especially, when handling small products on large conveyors since they tend to have large pulleys or end rollers.  There are several solutions to this problem, including static transfer plates, roller transfer plates, and using smaller nose bar tails. Each of these solutions work in… Read more »