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Singulating Chocolates on a Chicaning Conveyor

The purpose of chicaning conveyor systems is to orient products into a single file line. In this application, we are taking chocolates from a multi-row array and singulating them for the downstream packaging equipment. This system consists of 6 conveyors and a sawtooth piece of UHMW nicknamed the “turbulator”. The four main line conveyors are… Read more »

Dorner AquaPruf VBT Conveyor

The AquaPruf VBT – See How It Works!

Dorner’s AquaPruf 7600 VBT Conveyor is elevating bulk handling to higher standards. Now you can see it in action with our new product video! See the features of the AquaPruf VBT such as: Staggered sidewall belt Improved product release with the self-releasing sidewall Open frame design Tool-less removal of idlers and belt supports. Optional vibration… Read more »

Service Videos – Controllers

Do you need assistance with the set-up or operation of your Dorner controller?  We’ve just added service videos for: Dorner’s Basic VFD Controller Dorner’s Full Feature VFD Controller Dorner’s Basic DC Controller Watch the Basic DC Controller Set-up and Operation below, or head to the Service Videos Page to see the others.   We’re also… Read more »

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… Read more »

Dorner AquaPruf VBT Conveyor

Move Products Vertically in Sanitary Environments with the new AquaPruf Vertical Belt Conveyor from Dorner

The new AquaPruf Vertical Belt Conveyor from Dorner Mfg. is engineered to move bulk products in straight-up 90° sanitary applications. Featuring Vertical Belt Technology, the AquaPruf Vertical Belt Conveyor comes with a proprietary staggered sidewall belt that provides more pocket capacity than a traditional bucket elevator. The conveyor comes with an open frame design for… Read more »

PACK EXPO 2015 Recap

  PACK EXPO Las Vegas had a record-breaking show this year!  The event welcomed nearly 29,000 attendees visiting 2,006 exhibiting companies. Read more about PACK EXPO 2015. If you didn’t have a chance to visit our booth in person, check out the video at the end to see our conveyors in action. We had many… Read more »

Pack Expo Booth Preview – Part Four

Read parts one (HERE), two (HERE) and three (HERE). PACK EXPO 2015 is only one week away!  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone in Las Vegas next week. We are premiering two brand new conveyors at the show!  Take a first look at them here. AquaPruf Vertical Belt Technology            … 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 »

Pack Expo Booth Preview – Part Two

Leading up to PACK EXPO 2015 in Las Vegas, we are giving you a sneak peek at the conveyors that we are bringing to the show. If you haven’t taken a look yet, check out Part One. Here are two more conveyor systems that you’ll see when you visit us in Booth C-1847. SmartPace /… 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 »

Pack Expo Booth Preview – Part One

Need to register? Click here. Use Dorner’s Comp Code 86S31 for free registration. Already registered? Add Dorner to your Show Schedule! There are only 4 weeks left until PACK EXPO 2015! While we’re putting the finishing touches on the conveyors we’re bringing to the show, we want to give you a sneak peek! Here are two… Read more »

V-Guide or Crowned Pulley, Which one is Right for You?

One of the largest issues of belt conveyor maintenance is belt tracking. When belts aren’t running straight on the pulleys it can cause premature wear and damage to the conveyor and belt. There are a lot of factors that can affect belt tracking such as belt splicing, pulley accuracy, or proper belt tensioning. The two… Read more »

Controlling Product Flow – Sanitary Pusher

There are many options for controlling product flow on your packaging or processing line. Options such as diverters & gates, lane guiding, and pushers all provide different advantages for customers. When you need to move product off the conveyor in a perpendicular flow, a pusher may be your best option. Pushers can also be useful… Read more »

Precision Move Conveyor Systems

Motors are a vital part of every conveyor. They’re what drives the belt so products get from point A to point B. Traditional motors are great if you’re just moving product down the line and aren’t concerned with product spacing, indexing, or accurate product placement. So what should manufacturers do when their applications call for… Read more »

Advanced Distributor Training

Whether you’ve been you been a distributor for a short time or for many years, continuing education about the products you sell is important. Dorner’s Advanced Distributor Training is a multi-day course held at our headquarters meant to give distributors a more in-depth look at applications, new products, industry competition, Dorner sales processes and basic… Read more »

Rejecting Questionable Products

Safety is a major concern in the food manufacturing process. Manufacturers want to make sure that all the food on their line is safe and not contaminated with metal or other foreign objects. When manufacturers want to make sure they have no metal in their products they use metal detection systems on the conveyor line.… Read more »

Keeping Packaging Safe with Roller Top Belts

Today almost everything we buy is in some kind of packaging. There’s cardboard boxes, shrink wrapping, plastic packaging, and more. When we pick up a package we expect it to look nice and no be damaged. No one wants to buy a scuffed or dented package. Although most products aren’t damaged when on the production… Read more »

Choosing the Right Equipment to Increase Your ROI

When updating or designing new production lines, your ROI and find ways to increase it is always a major consideration. Efficiency is a key factor to increasing your ROI. When companies have machines and employees that are working at maximum effectiveness they are able to maximize production. One great way to maximize efficiency is to… Read more »

Reducing Product Loss

When you need to move product from one conveyor to another that’s often where challenges arise. You could just put the two conveyors as close together as possible and if your product is large enough it will go from one conveyor to the next. However, there’s still the chance of it falling into the gap… Read more »

Dorner Appoints Dan Nasato as Vice President-International Operations

Dan Nasato has been appointed Vice President – International Operations for Dorner Mfg. Corp. This is a new position created by Dorner with the goal of establishing brand recognition and growing sales to international markets. Nasato brings to Dorner more than 25 years of material handling and global supply chain experience, with expertise in logistics,… 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 »

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