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14 Jul 17

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. 

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10 Jan 17

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.

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28 Nov 16

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 reliability, eliminates costly system controls, provides a safer work environment, and can handle products as small as 6” x 6”.

 

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07 Jul 16

Align Random Product with a Chicane Conveyor




In certain production processes, 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, product should be spread out to allow for even baking. However, further down the line the product needs to be reoriented or placed in specific rows and spacing. The challenge is how to take randomly spread product and create neat rows with spacing

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03 Nov 15

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 for this operation that moved the cheese from towers where the cheese is formed and extruded into 40 lb. blocks, to where the block is packaged and boxed.

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15 Sep 15

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.

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25 Jun 15

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 built for is a ready-to-eat food manufacturer with a variety of irregularly shaped and sized products.

 

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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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12 Sep 14

See Dorner’s Major Conveyor Platforms in Action in booth No. 5336 at PACK EXPO 2014



The new Next Generation 3200 Series Conveyor is just one of many platforms Dorner Mfg. is exhibiting in booth No. 5336 at PACK EXPO 2014, Nov. 2-5, at McCormick Place in Chicago. Dorner is a leading manufacturer of low profile belt conveyor systems for packaging, medical packaging, automation, sortation and food packaging industries. [Read More...]


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