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27 May 15

Dorner’s New 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet System Conveyor are Perfect for the Assembly Automation Market


Dorner Mfg. continues its push into the assembly automation market with the debut of its new 2200 Series Precision Move Pallet System conveyor.

Dorner’s 2200 Precision Move Pallet Systems are the latest advancement in pallet traffic management. With a unique pin tracking system to guide pallets through 90 turns, and a fast belt change capability without the need to remove the conveyor from the system, Dorner’s 2200 Precision Move Pallet Systems are designed to increase efficiency and reduce downtime in various assembly automation processes

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18 May 15

Evolve: From Preventative to Predictive Conveyor Maintenance


Featured in Plant Services Magazine.

It’s always the last thing you’re thinking about, isn't it? Those multi-million dollar machines get all the attention when it comes to preventative maintenance, tune ups and performance checks—rightly so. Yet it’s your conveyor framework that moves parts from one expensive machine to the next. No matter how great your really expensive equipment is performing, it won’t matter one bit if you have a conveyor out of commission.

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10 Apr 15

2200 Series Smart Flex Pallet Systems Video


SmartFlex Pallet Systems provide flexible chain conveyors and pallets for product routing, control and inspection. The system provides accurate positioning in a variety of assembly automation industries including automotive, medical, electronics, health and beauty, life sciences and more! 

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06 Apr 15

Teamwork Helps Sumitomo Streamline Production to Improve Its Small Part Handling Manufacturing


Butt splices aren’t the easiest things in the world to handle. The small, circular component designed to join two ends, or butts, of two objects together without overlapping, have been known to slip through fingers when inserting a wire connector while trying to crimp it.

The process of manufacturing butt splices can be challenging as well. That’s why Sumitomo turned to Smart Engineering Systems, Becker Engineering, Clayton Controls and Dorner Mfg., to streamline and modernize the manufacturing process and achieve greater accuracy in the positioning of splices during production from +/-.02” to +/-.002”.

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23 Mar 15

Conveyor Systems Optimization


Conveyor Optimization

It’s obvious that conveyor systems aren’t what they used to be. In fact, Dorner prides itself on the fact that conveyor systems today are better, faster, and smarter than they were in the past. While the original conveyor system was built to move a product from one location to another, today they go above and beyond that with various sorting, pacing, and magnetic technologies that make conveyor systems easier, safer, and more efficient....

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19 Mar 15

See our newest products at Automate 2015!


Automate Show

“Held once every two years, Automate is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America demonstrating the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions within the robotics industry.” – Automate Website

This year, Automate 2015 will be held from March 23-26 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  Dorner will be exhibiting for our first time in Booth #282.  We are bringing along some of our newest technologies for the automation industry and it’s your chance to get a first look!

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16 Mar 15

Supporting Multiple Technologies, Simple Pre-Configured Applications and Ready to Run, Dorner’s Motors and Controls Help Maximize Conveyor Applications


New 28-page engineering manual serves as a valuable how-to resource for motors and controls



 

HARTLAND, Wis., (March 16, 2015) —A conveyor system is only as good as the motor and controls that power it – which is why Dorner has revamped its Motors and Controls offering to support a variety of technologies to cover all applications.

Many industrial and sanitary conveyors require fixed speed, variable speed or indexing motor and controls product. The advantage Dorner brings to the industry is a complete solution (conveyor, motor and control) that’s ready to run right at the side of the conveyor or from a higher control source with limited set-up time. Dorner creates simple automation using a wide variety of options tailored specifically to the customer’s application, and those solutions come with a clean interface.  

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06 Mar 15

Change Orientation with a Pop-up Transfer


 

A 90 degree pop-up transfer uses multiple conveyors moving perpendicularly to each other to change 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. 

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26 Feb 15

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.

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09 Feb 15

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.

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