Tag: AquaGard Conveyors

Dorner Exhibiting its AquaGard 7350 V2 Series, Aquapruf VBT Sanitary Conveyors in Booth 4559 at IBIE 2019

Dorner is showcasing several conveyor systems that are designed to make baking and food processing/packaging applications safer and more efficient, including the newly redesigned AquaGard 7350 V2 Series, in booth No. 4559 at the International Baking Industry Exposition, Sept. 8-11, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. IBIE attendees can see the belted, modular belt and… Read more »

Sanitary LPZ for Bulk Product Handling

Dorner’s AquaGard 7360 Series Conveyors are part of Dorner’s line of sanitary conveyors suited for wipe down and low pressurized washdowns. 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. In this application, the AquaGard LPZ conveyor was used to… Read more »

Multiple Belts for Box Stability in Packaging Line

When packaging product into boxes, it’s often important to make sure the box is in the exact right position, especially when a robot is doing the packing. While there are a variety of options for positioning a box, the system shown here allows for various sizes of box to run on the same system while… 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 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 »

90 Degree Transfer with Product Stager

For this application, the customer needed to complete a 90-degree transfer without having the product skew. The packages are coming out of a product sealer in batches of three. They are set at a particular width spacing which we matched with specific lane guides on the first conveyor in the system. The product travels down… 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 »

Get a Sneak Peek – Part Three

Planning to attend PACK EXPO this year?  If you stop by and see us in Booth #5336, you’ll get to see our BRAND NEW display!  This display combines our AquaGard 7100 Sanitary Conveyor with a pacing conveyor. AquaGard 7100 Dorner’s new AquaGard 7100 Series Stainless Steel Flexible Chain Conveyor can twist and turn into the tightest of spaces. The… Read more »

Meet the New 7100 Series Flexible Chain Conveyor

Dorner’s new AquaGard 7100 Series Stainless Steel Flexible Chain Conveyor can twist and turn into the tightest of spaces. The flexibility is ideal for product routing in wipe down sanitary applications in the food, packaging and pharmaceutical industries. As the footprint around machinery, production areas, and plants continue to shrink, the AquaGard 7100 Series Stainless Steel… Read more »

Do you use a Stainless Steel Sanitary Conveyor?

When considering options for food processing equipment, utilizing stainless steel conveyors is a smart move and can keep your plant safe and sanitary while meeting your productivity and profit objectives. The Knotts Company‘s latest blog post, titled “Do you use a Stainless Steel Sanitary Conveyor?“, covers many of the ways stainless steel conveyors can contribute to food… Read more »

Sanitary Conveyors Are Vital Link In Producing Safe Food

You’ve seen it in the news time after time. . . food recalls due to contamination from harmful pathogens, such as e.coli, listeria, and salmonella.  There’s no question that sanitary conditions in food production are absolutely necessary. That’s why equipment manufacturers, as well as food plant managers, have constantly looked for the best ways to… Read more »

A Look Back at AquaPruf Conveyor Solutions

It’s important to remember where you came from in order to keep a clear vision moving forward. Our AquaPruf platform of sanitary conveyors has been operating in companies across North America since 2003. And one of our initial launch customers for AquaPruf 7300 Series (now branded as AquaGard) was a Pittsburgh-based bakery that used the conveyors as part of… Read more »

New Sanitary Accessories Add Functionality to Dorner Conveyors

Dorner is enhancing the functionality of its AquaPruf and AquaGard sanitary conveyor platforms with the addition of two new accessories: infeed chutes and incline hoppers. Both, infeed chutes and incline hoppers, are ideal for all bulk handling applications where items are being fed onto the conveyor. For cleaning, simply rotate the chutes and hoppers away from the conveyor for access to the belt and frame.… Read more »

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Packaged Cheese Conveyor Solution

On a recent project with a world-leading natural, high-protein whey and cheese production plant we were put to the challenge of moving 45-pound blocks of cheese out of the processing stage to the final packaging stage. As the process ran originally, the blocks of cheese entered a large refrigerated storage unit in a first-in-last-out (FILO) orientation. To ensure… Read more »

How Choosing the Right Equipment Impacts Your ROI

The July issue of Packaging World featured an interesting application story about how Willow Tree Poultry Farms, a frozen poultry packager in Attleboro, MA, cut operating costs by implementing Econocorp cartoning and casing equipment to their production line.  As the Willow Tree’s sales had continued to increase over the years, they searched for an automated solution, which would ultimately help… Read more »

Pet Food Packaging Belt Conveyor System

Recently, a prominent producer of pet food came to Dorner with a specific goal: move their product from a processing machine to a bagging machine for packaging.  Since the pieces of pet food were small, they needed a way to convey the product from various elevations without transfers to reduce the amount of product lost… Read more »