Category: <span>Videos</span>


Visit Dorner’s Video Library

  While photos of conveyors are nice, nothing beats seeing them in motion. That’s why Dorner has an extensive video library showcasing our conveyors in action. We have videos highlighting our different products, how-tos on servicing conveyors, custom projects we’ve designed and built and informational videos. Head over to our video page to scroll through… Read more »


Find the Perfect Fit with Miniature Conveyors

  Are you looking for a conveyor to move small or lightweight product? Do you need a conveyor to designed for small spaces or to integrate into your machinery? Dorner’s 1100 Series Conveyor may be the perfect fit! The 1100 Series conveyor platform has a compact design featuring a 3/4″ frame height, making it one… Read more »


55 Years of Passion & Innovation

  Since 1966 Dorner has evolved from a small tool and die shop to the global conveyor manufacturer of today. Today, on our 55th anniversary, we invite you to take a look at where we started, where we are today and what our hopes are for the future.   Thank you to everyone who has… Read more »


Retractable Tail Provides Simple Walk-Through Access

  Space can be limited on the factory floor and equipment isn’t always easy to access. Conveyors and other machinery can be difficult or unsafe to pass by while they are running. And having to shut down your operation to access a certain area can lead to costly downtime. But conveyors don’t have to be… Read more »


Merging and Laning System for Sauce Packaging

  Often during the packaging process, product needs to be either merged or separated into separate lanes as it moves between equipment and to the end of the line. Companies come to Dorner to find a solution for these needs. Recently, Dorner worked with a company that needed to group sauce cups so that they… Read more »


Create Safe and Fast Walk-Through with Lift Gates

  Lift gate conveyors are a popular solution for creating safe and fast walk-through access to maximize usable space. Take a look at the video below to see some of our lift gate conveyors in action. Lift Gate Basics: Gearmotor acts as a counterweight to allow for easy gate opening Available on Dorner industrial and… Read more »


Watch Now: Choosing the Right Belt – Fabric Belt or Chain

  One of the first considerations when choosing a conveyor is the belt. How do you know which type of belt is right for your product and application? One major decision is whether you want a fabric belt or chain. The choice all depends on what your specific needs are for your project and what… Read more »


Custom Conveyor System for Medical Devices

  From miniature conveyors moving small medical products to large tote systems for prescription fulfillment applications, Dorner has a wide variety of medical solutions. Recently, a customer needed a system for moving medical devices that couldn’t be transported directly on a conveyor due to their flexible shape. We created a system using Dorner’s FlexMove conveyors… Read more »


Get Started with Conveyor Basics

  What is a conveyor? Are you interested in learning more about conveyors, but don’t know where to start? Take a look at our Conveyor Basics video which explains what conveyors are and how they are used.   Ready to learn more? Check out our Resources, Products, Industries or Solutions pages to see what type… Read more »


Learn the Service Basics For Your 3200 Series Center Drive

Dorner’s 3200 Series are heavy duty, low-maintenance conveyors. They are best suited for medium-to-large part handling in a variety of applications including high speeds, long runs and mainline packaging. The center drive module frees up both ends of conveyor for operator and machine interface and can easily be repositioned along the length of the conveyor.… Read more »


Center Top Guide Provides Lane Control on FlexMove Conveyor

  Dorner Asia recently worked with an automotive machine maker in Malaysia to integrate a conveyor with robot for a pick and place system. The application required two lanes of pucks that would be running in a loop. Dorner was able to create two lanes on one conveyor using custom guiding including a center top… Read more »


5 Important Facts About Dorner’s Recirculating Tables

See our recirculating tables in action at the end of the post! 1.  They enable product lines to keep pace with machine outputs. Along a manufacturing line, products may back up in different places, triggering slowdowns, backups and even causing the whole line to shut down. Recirculating conveyors can help prevent having to stop a… Read more »


Add Simple Automation with Retractable Conveyors

  A retractable conveyor, or retracting tail, is a conveyor frame with the ability to retract or extend, typically on slides or rails. The capability to retract, either manually or pneumatically, can improve system flexibility by adding functionality into your conveyor. There are a variety of applications for retractable conveyor tails. Some of the major… Read more »


How do Diverting and Sorting Conveyors Work? Take a Look.

Conveyor diverters and sorting conveyors work by handling product based on such characteristics as weight and shape along with line capacity.   Ways to Use Conveyor Diverters and Sorting Conveyors Businesses know that controlling the continuous flow of product through a line is absolutely necessary to achieve peak productivity and efficiency. When conveyor diverters and… Read more »


Merge Product Smoothly from Two Lanes into One

The new FlexMove Side Acting Merge Module from Dorner is a fully mechanical design to simply and easily merge products from two lanes into one on FlexMove conveyors. The FlexMove Side Acting Merge Module is a mechanical dual merge gate that operates in a first-in, first-out style of merge. As products in lane one reach… Read more »


See Dorner’s Conveyor Transfers in Action

  Dorner’s industry leading transfers are designed to efficiently move your product while preventing product loss. Whether you’re transferring in-line, side to side or 90 degrees, Dorner has a transfer option for you. Read: 5 Methods to Transfer Products with Conveyors Take a look at the video below to see some examples of common conveyor… Read more »