Tag: Industrial Conveyors

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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 »

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 »

Customer On-Site Training Session

Last week, Dorner was proud to co-host an on-site training session with our distributor, Avrex Canada for a key customer in the region. This event gave Dorner the opportunity to introduce new technology while reinforcing the use of standard products. The class focused on our Industrial Automation products. We were able to present to over 20 engineers… 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 Conveyors Precision Move Conveyors

2200 & 3200 Precision Move Conveyors Video

  Dorner’s 2200 and 3200 Precision Move Conveyors are ideal for assembly automation, product assembly, manufacturing and packaging processes that require accurate alignment of time and distance.   The 2200 Series Precision Move Conveyor features a reverse v-guide which provides positive belt tracking along the entire length of the conveyor. The positively driven belt ensures… 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 »

Dorner Solves Customer’s Wide Conveyor Application with Belted Conveyor Design

Dorner recently worked with a customer who required a 101” wide conveyor. The conveyor needed to accept three side-by-side stacks of light-weight product that were up to 30” wide apiece. The challenge was, Dorner’s widest standard offering is the 52” wide belt on the AquaGard 7360 platform. The application did not require stainless steel construction, so… 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 »

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 »

Determining The Cost Of A Conveyor

There are endless factors to consider when selecting a new conveyor. The cost of a conveyor often depends on the amount of customization involved. Whatever conveyor you choose should be customized to save time and money while increasing safety. The budget of your conveyor comes down to what you’re looking for. The cost of a… Read more »

Four Dorner Industrial Conveyor Platforms Receive Cleanroom Certification

Dorner’s 3200 Series Modular and Flat Belt conveyors, the 2200 Series Precision Move and the SmartFlex conveyor platforms have received the Ultraclean Products Approval Laboratory certification for use in ISO Standard 14644-1 Class 5, and Federal Standard 209 Class 100 rated cleanrooms. This means the four Dorner conveyors will not contribute to the contamination of… 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 »

Recirculating Products

  When moving products down a manufacturing line, there are places that can backup and cause the entire line to slow or shut down. To solve this problem recirculating conveyors can be installed on those sections of the line. This can help protect products from damage and reduce jams. These systems can be in a… Read more »

Withstanding the Rigors of Industrial Environments

Manufacturing is a tough environment for machines. The dust, chemicals, and sharp parts found in many manufacturing facilities take their toll on machinery. Often times companies will take the care to maintain and protect the large multi-million dollar machinery in their facilities but forget about keeping up with maintenance on smaller machines, like conveyors. Conveyors… Read more »

Belt or Chain, Belt vs. Chain – Not Really

What makes a belt better than a chain and vice versa? The answer is nothing. Belts are no better than chains, it all depends what your specific needs for your project are and what product you are trying to move. When choosing a belting material these need to be taken into consideration. Each material has… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Only one week left until PACK EXPO East!

The first ever PACK EXPO East starts in just one week!  PACK EXPO East brings everything you love about PACK EXPO to the East Coast.   Stop by Dorner’s Booth #401 from February 16-18, 2015 to learn more about our conveyors. Here are some of the demos we will be bringing to the show: 1100 Series… Read more »

SmartFlex® Conveyors – Installation Made Easy

Dorner’s SmartFlex conveyors are designed and shipped to keep things simple!  Each conveyor is completely assembled and tested at Dorner.  It is then partially disassembled into sub-assemblies for shipping.  This ensures that set-up is fast and easy once your conveyor arrives.   Each section and corresponding parts are labeled to assist you in setting up… Read more »

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