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07 Jul 17

Sanitary LPZ for Bulk Product Handling


AquaGard 7360 LPZ with Hopper

 

Dorner’s AquaGard 7360 Series Conveyors are part of Dorner’s line of sanitary conveyors suited for wipe down and low pressurized wash downs. With BISSC certification, these conveyors are often used for industries such as bakery & snack foods, but they are suited for any environment requiring wipe down conveyors. [Read More...]



13 Mar 17

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.

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07 Feb 17

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 Dorner’s Engineered Solutions Group recommended a unique solution using the 3200 Series platform and overcame two engineering challenges along the way.

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13 Dec 16

Dorner Provides Custom Conveyor System for Labeling Application



A customer recently needed a system to move various sized cartons through two inkjet printers. During this process, the carton needed to be justified and then transferred 90 degrees.

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18 Aug 16

Sanitary vs. Stainless Steel Conveyors


Know What You’re Getting Before You Buy

By John Kuhnz
Vice President, Engineered Solutions Group, Dorner Mfg.

 

There are many factors that drive food processors to upgrade their conveyor systems to a more sanitary platform. Leading the charge is
the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which takes a more proactive approach toward food safety by adding safeguards to try and prevent contamination or problems from occurring within the nation’s food supply in the first place. Besides the FSMA, companies cannot afford to have a contamination outbreak traced back to poor sanitary designs in their equipment. The risks to their reputation and to their customers’ well-being are too great.

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09 Aug 16

Vertical Precision Move Conveyor for Elevation Changes in Manufacturing Line


Manufacturing lines aren’t always on a single level. For this paper company, the product accumulator was 20 feet above the paper cutter on the ground level. To transport the paper rolls between machines, Dorner created an elevator to move the product vertically.

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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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24 Jun 16

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 cleanrooms conforming to those standards.

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13 Jun 16

New 2200 Series LPZ Conveyor Fits Under Machinery and Other Tight Spots


Dorner’s new 2200 LPZ / Z-Frame Conveyor comes with one or two pivot points, and features an extremely low profile to fit under machinery or any other tight spots.

The 2200 LPZ is Dorner’s lowest profile Z-Frame conveyor – and is the first such offering in the newly redesigned 2200 Series platform. The advantage of the 2200 LPZ is that its sleek, narrow profile enables it to be positioned under machinery where other conveyors wouldn’t fit, making it ideal for part removal and product handling in packaging, metalworking, automation, medical, pharmaceutical and other general manufacturing applications

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28 Apr 16

Dorner’s Newly Redesigned 2200 Series Belt Conveyors Feature High Speed Transfers, Universal T-Slot and More


A high speed nose bar transfer option, redesigned frame, additional belting and expanded guiding make Dorner’s newly redesigned 2200 Series low profile belt conveyors even better than before.

What makes this redesign significant to customers is that Dorner took the “good” from its best-selling conveyor platform and made it better. This equals a conveyor platform that’s stronger, faster and more flexible for handling small to medium size part applications.

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