Category: Belt Conveyors

Custom Vacuum Conveyors Made In-House

  When your products or components are small, lightweight and moving at a steady speed, you need a transfer solution that will keep things on track, literally. Vacuum conveyors use suction to hold items of all sizes in place as they move along, up and down the belt. Vacuum belt conveyors are ideal when you’re… Read more »

3200 Precision Move Dual Conveyors

Seamless Integration Powered by Precision Move Platform

  Recently, a Dorner customer was in the position of needing to automate a product labeling line. The line presented a unique challenge, as the conveyor system had to operate within the specific timing of the product being placed, labeled, and sealed. Additionally, to seal the label one brush swept the top down, and a… Read more »

Everything You Want to Know About Alpine Conveyors

Introduction to Alpine Conveyors In most facilities, space is a premium, and conveyor location is often dependent on machinery and facility design. At Dorner, our goal is to simplify your processes rather than impede them. We have several solutions designed to give you more floor space and easy access to machinery and other areas of… Read more »

Dorner’s 2200 Series Manufactured Globally

  This past fall, Dorner Europe started manufacturing 2200 Series Conveyors at our factory in Jülich, Germany. This step enabled customers throughout Europe to take delivery of their equipment faster than ever before. Recently, Dorner Europe set-up and assembled an order for twenty-five 2200 Series iDrive Conveyors, which will be used to integrate with robot! The… Read more »

How V-Guided Belts Can Benefit Your Business

  At Dorner, we develop products and solutions that help move your products more efficiently. That’s why we use V-Guided belt tracking, a superior way of ensuring a conveyor belt tracks properly for the entire length of the conveyor. More robust tracking means less downtime. Increased precision means more consistency. More belt control means smaller,… Read more »

Retirement Announcement

After many years of dependable service, we are saying thank you and farewell to Dorner’s 4100 Series and 6200 Series Conveyors as they announce their retirement. Throughout the year’s Dorner’s product line has evolved from a single, low profile metalworking conveyor to a robust line of industrial, sanitary, and automation precision conveyance solutions. We are… 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 »

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 »

Dorner’s 1100 Series – Not Just Small Conveyors

Did you know that Dorner’s 1100 Series isn’t just for small applications?  While the 1100 Series is ideal for small parts, they are more than just small conveyors.  The conveyor pictured above is a 60″ long conveyor! 1100 Series General Specifications: Belt Widths: 1.75″, 3.75″, 6″, 8″, & 10″ Conveyor Lengths: 10.5″ to 72″ in… Read more »

Magnetic Conveyors Improve Process

This video shows magnetic conveyors designed to move and transfer a variety of hand tools through a buffing process. The conveyors were designed to ensure that each side of the hand tools went through the process to lightly clean the laser marks on both sides of the tools. The buffering wheels were added at the… Read more »

3200 Series Precision Move

Precision Move Conveyors Online

Full details on our newest conveyor platforms, 2200 Precision Move and 3200 Precision Move conveyors, are now available online.  The new Precision Move offering has the latest advancements in timing belt and drive technology from our low-profile belt conveyors. The offering is ideal for the assembly, manufacturing and packaging industries that call for extremely accurate movement of product… Read more »

A Fresh Take on Dining – No Guts, No Gourmet

We recently came across an article sent to us by our distributor, Braas Company, on Scott Joesph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide about an interesting new way of dining in Orlando at Gary’s Seafood Specialties – the area’s leading provider of fresh fish and other gourmet food items to restaurants in Florida and around the country. At Gary’s, they take in whole… Read more »

With packaging conveyors, flexibility starts before installation

Pan Demetrakakes, editor at Food & Beverage Packaging,  recently published an interesting article on how “Speed, flexibility and energy savings are top considerations for conveyors of all types.” As there is still some lingering uncertainty in our current economy, the buying process for capital equipment, including belt conveyors, can take longer than it used to.  Perhaps companies are… 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 »

Small Spaces, Lots of Options: Low Profile Belt Conveyors

Recently, a large manufacturer of case packers required a 3200 series industrial conveyor with a width of 18″ and a length of 18″ (that’s right, a square conveyor). A servo motor provided by the customer was the means to drive this conveyor and it was to be built into the conveyor using as little space as possible.… Read more »