Tag: Conveyor Maintenance

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 »

How to Video – Precision Move Pallet Systems Quick Belt Change

Dorner’s New 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet Systems feature the latest advancements in pallet traffic management. A fast belt change capability increases efficiency and reduces downtime in assembly automation processes.   The top removal belt change method provides quick belt maintenance access without the need to remove the conveyor or surrounding automation components. The video… Read more »

Complete Conveyor Installation and Maintenance Training Services

The need for fast and effective equipment set-up is vital for your project’s success. Using experienced and qualified personnel will avoid start-up delays and future maintenance issues. Dorner has a full staff of service professionals based in Hartland, WI and Raleigh, NC that can assist you with installation supervision, complete installation and maintenance training. From… Read more »

40 Percent Smaller Mid Drive for 2200 Series Belt Conveyor

Our new 2200 Series Mid Drive belt conveyor platform frees up the motor and mounts from both ends of the conveyor, creating additional available space for operator and machine interfaces. Plus, the compact three roller design is 40 percent smaller than traditional, tensioned center drives, clearing more space along the entire conveyor. The Mid Drive can be… Read more »

Replacement Parts Quote Request Now Online

We just launched a new section on our website for Service Parts, which makes receiving a quote for replacements parts for your conveyors easier than ever. Your productivity and ROI relies on the flawless performance of your equipment.  Dorner Quality Parts are made with the same exacting standards as our original equipment and ensure that you… Read more »

Do you use a Stainless Steel Sanitary Conveyor?

When considering options for food processing equipment, utilizing stainless steel conveyors is a smart move and can keep your plant safe and sanitary while meeting your productivity and profit objectives. The Knotts Company‘s latest blog post, titled “Do you use a Stainless Steel Sanitary Conveyor?“, covers many of the ways stainless steel conveyors can contribute to food… 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 »

2200 Series Belt Conveyor Receives Cleanroom Certification

Dorner’s 2200 Series low profile belt conveyor platform has received the Ultraclean Products Approval Laboratory certification for use in ISO Standard 14664-1 Class 5, and Federal Standard 209 Class 100 rated cleanrooms. This means that 2200 Series conveyors using Dorner’s urethane belts types will not contribute to the contamination of cleanrooms conforming to those standards.… Read more »

Never get left in the Dust

It’s easy to imagine. . . maybe you’ve seen it first-hand.  Processes such as packaging, manufacturing, producing dry foods, and others, can leave production plants MESSY!  Whether dust from corrugate boxes or cardboard, shavings from machining operations, powdery food or spices, often times particles from these processes become airborne only to later fall into every little nook and cranny possible,… Read more »

Mike Hosch Shares Conveyor Tips at WestPack Innovation Briefs

On the first day of WestPack, in February 2011, Dorner’s Director of Product Development, Mike Hosch, gave a presentation on how specific conveyor innovations can improve the integration of packaging line. Mike’s presentation focuses on how conveyors can increase the speed and efficiency of production as well as assist in energy conservation goals. As a true… Read more »

Conveyor Belt Removal Has Never Been So Fast

Most belt conveyors are designed to fit into extremely tight spaces to maximize floor space.  Our new cantilever stand mounts can help open them and improve access to the conveyor. Cantilever stands support the conveyor from only one side, which opens the other side up for easy maintenance access and quick belt changes. This feature is ideal… Read more »