Conveyors: Articles

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Conveyors: Industry News

Dorner Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

(l-r) Horst Dorner, Werner Dorner and Wolfgang Dorner, who patented a radial thrust bearing and developed a flexible, durable belt that became the 4100 Series industrial conveyor. Within a few years, conveyor sales grew so large that the brothers focused on them entirely and the company hasn’t looked back since.
Reflections on how a tool and die shop became a leader in low profile conveyor platforms.

Dorner Appoints Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Lincoln Frazier,  Dorner "We are a recognized leader in the conveyor industry and a proactive, innovative company. I’m excited to start working with our sales channel partners and customers in the Southeast and help contribute to the continued growth of the company.”
Lincoln Frazier will work to grow their industrial and sanitary conveyor business.

Dorner Opens New Office in Ontario

The new office is located in Burlington, just outside of Toronto, to provide more responsive, localized sales support and technical assistance to customers.
The Burlington office will serve Canadian distributors, OEMs, integrators and end users.


Conveyors: Products

Automated VRC for Conveyor Systems

The XpressLift Automated VRC meets ANSI/ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and quickly transfers material weighing up to 75 lb at speeds up to 350 fpm up distances to 18 ft high. Local vertical and horizontal jog control and lift diagnostics simplify troubleshooting and preventative maintenance. 
This innovative design from Wildeck incorporates vertical lifting capability into automated material handling conveyor systems.

Conveyor Technology for Material Handling Builders, System Integrators, Users

Siemens brings a flexible and field-tested portfolio of products and software services to the builders of material handling equipment in all industries. Free design tools allow a more efficient process in customer design, configuration and product selection, plus communication and energy calculation.
An integrated drive system with motion control, drives, and communication protocols spans drive, motor, gear motor and automation technology, machine safety, power supply and circuit protection.

Conveyor Removes Tramp Metal Fines

A high-intensity separation conveyor from Bunting Magnetics.
Bunting® Magnetics has a new line of high-intensity separation conveyors that provide extremely high magnetic field to separate work-hardened 300 series stainless steel from the product stream, increasing separation effectiveness for medical waste and automotive and electronic scrap recycling.