Dorner’s 2200 Series SmartFlex line capabilities, such as the SmartFlex Twist, Alpine, and Helical are designed to give customers added flexibility. The SmartFlex Helix allows for elevation changes as part of the conveyor system, raising or lowering products in a small foot print. The foot print for the elevation section can be as small a 10’ x 10’ which is ideal… Read more »
Dorner recently worked with a customer who needed to convey small plastic bottles. The solution required a number of different transfers from conveyors and other machinery. While there are many different ways to handle bottle transfers from one conveyor to the next, often times the solution relies on product back-pressure to lessen the chance of… Read more »
This video shows a conveyor created by Dorner’s Engineered Solutions Group for Southern California Packaging Equipment. It is a modified 2200 Series conveyor where the conveyor frame is wider than the belt. This allowed Southern California Packaging Equipment to mill slots through the frame on both sides to allow a pneumatic gate to raise and stop the product.
Dorner’s SmartFlex Wedge Elevators are designed to move products securely between the production floor and other elevations. The products are wedged between opposing conveyors lined vertically or horizontally. Wedge elevators are ideal for environments requiring compact footprints, transitions between travel orientations, de-pucking operations and creating passageways on the production floor. The wedge elevators rapid… Read more »
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… Read more »