Tag: Aluminum Frame Conveyors

Move Product Around Machinery with a Reverse LPZ Conveyor

A traditional LPZ conveyor is ideal for elevation changes in some facilities, but other times its footprint is too large for what the space allows. A recent customer faced this problem when they needed to move product between conveyors, but the area wouldn’t work for a regular Z-frame conveyor due to a machine being in… 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 »

Dorner Launches Next Generation 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyors

When applications call for precise movement of product, then Dorner’s newly redesigned 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor is the answer. Dorner’s new 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor is engineered for accurate movement of product at specific times, distances and intervals that are critical for components in the manufacturing and packaging processes of small- to medium-sized… Read more »

Choosing the Right Equipment to Increase Your ROI

When updating or designing new production lines, your ROI and find ways to increase it is always a major consideration. Efficiency is a key factor to increasing your ROI. When companies have machines and employees that are working at maximum effectiveness they are able to maximize production. One great way to maximize efficiency is to… 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 »

Reaching New Heights

The flexibility of Dorner’s new SmartFlex conveyor makes them adaptable to many different kinds of spaces.  Not only can they make tight turns, but the SmartFlex can also go up and down steep inclines. The conveyor above had an incline of 45 degrees and reached 7 feet 10 inches at the highest point before dropping… Read more »

Machine Design Takes a Look at 1100 Series Miniature Conveyors

Machine Design magazine published an article in their June issue about our new 1100 Series conveyors. Here’s a sneak peek at what they had to say… The 1100 Series conveyor platform from Dorner Mfg. Corp., Hartland, Wis., offers OEMs and factory owners the thinnest frame in North America. It measures just ¾-in. tall and can fit in… Read more »

3200 Series Precision Move

Precision Move Conveyors Online

Full details on our newest conveyor platforms, 2200 Precision Move and 3200 Precision Move conveyors, are now available online.  The new Precision Move offering has the latest advancements in timing belt and drive technology from our low-profile belt conveyors. The offering is ideal for the assembly, manufacturing and packaging industries that call for extremely accurate movement of product… Read more »

Micro-Pitch Modular Belt Option for Tight Transfers

Our 2200 and 2300 Series low profile belt conveyors now come with a new modular plastic belt small-pitch option that provides nose bar transfers as tight as 0.31″.  The tight nose bar transfers combined with the industry-leading compact conveyor design makes this offering an ideal solution for in-feed and out-feed to machinery as well as unit handling within the machine.  … Read more »

Dorner’s New Precision Move Offering Brings More Accurate Movement to Belt Conveyors

When precise product movement is critical in the manufacturing and packaging processes of many industrial applications, Precision Move from Dorner is the perfect solution. Precision Move offering is the latest advancements in timing belting and drive technology from Dorner for its 2200 and 3200 Series low profile belt conveyors. The offering is ideal for the assembly, manufacturing and packaging industries that… Read more »

Conveyor Solution to Remove Scrap Metal Improves Efficiencies and Worker Safety

Being able to see just how a conveyor system can improve efficiencies is pretty remarkable. Such was the case when I visited Elite Manufacturing Technologies outside Chicago a few years ago to write a story on their three new Dorner conveyors. Elite produces precise fabricated sheet metal products for numerous industries. Of course, the manufacturing process of… Read more »

Horseshoe Casino Commercial Features Dorner Conveyor

A recent TV ad for the Horseshoe Casino near Chicago, IL, shows the production of their red Horseshoe dice. The video starts off with a row of dice traveling on a sequence of conveyors towards a manual inspector. The inspector then places the dice onto a Dorner 2200 Series conveyor, which is interfacing with a robotic machine that gives the… Read more »

Leading Low Profile Belt Conveyor Carries More Weight

Dorner’s 2200 Series low profile belt conveyor with the latest advancements in belt and drive technology increases its weight carrying capacity to a 200-pound maximum load.  The 2200 Series is able to move these heavy load while maintaining a 1.4″ diameter pulley for optimal part transfer and machine interface.  This compact design allows the conveyor to fit into… Read more »

Cantilever Stand Mounts Interview with John Kuhnz

  The latest issue of New Equipment Digest features an interview with John Kuhnz, Dorner’s Director of Marketing, on our new Cantilever Stand Mounts for the 2200 Series and 3200 Series, conveyors. Here is the transcript from the interview: Why did Dorner decide to develop this particular product? Customers have requested ways to reduce the time and difficulty to change… Read more »

Beverage Packaging Solution Takes Wine Bottles for a Spin

On a past project, a customer had problems consistently sealing the bottles of wine they produced. The challenge was to evenly apply heat all around the seal at the top of the bottle.  Their solution was to use a Dorner 2200 Series conveyor in conjunction with the mainline chain conveyor. The 2200 conveyor was mounted on its… Read more »

Small Spaces, Lots of Options: Low Profile Belt Conveyors

Recently, a large manufacturer of case packers required a 3200 series industrial conveyor with a width of 18″ and a length of 18″ (that’s right, a square conveyor). A servo motor provided by the customer was the means to drive this conveyor and it was to be built into the conveyor using as little space as possible.… Read more »