Conveyors

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Demonstrates Mass Production Gear Grinding Solution, and Unveils a New Metrology Machine at the IMTS

June 21, 2016

Featured at the KAPP NILES booth are the KX 100 DYNAMIC, which turns convention on its head with the first ever “pick-up” work spindle, and the exciting presentation of measuring solutions by Penta Gear Metrology. BOULDER, Colo., (JUNE 14, 2016) - Kapp Niles will feature three machines in booth N-7036 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 12 – 17 in... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Automation System works interactively with co-workers.

June 20, 2016

Able to operate alongside existing workers or independently with no need for safety guards, Robo Packer is suited for pick and place, assembly, and packaging applications. Integrated packaging module is supplied with 6-axis robotic arm, infeed conveyor, and box conveyor all mounted onto common sub-frame which is fitted with leveling pads and casters. Portable system can be supplied with 1 of 3 robotic arm payloads depending on application, task to be performed, and level of productivity required. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Z-Frame Conveyor fits under machinery and other tight areas.

June 16, 2016

Used for part removal and product handling, 2200 LPZ has single-piece frame design, V-guided belts, universal T-slots for hardware, and adjustable guiding. Availability of 1 or 2 pivot points  allows configuration in Z-frame, horizontal-to-incline, and nose-over positions. Along with load handling up to 80 lb, features include belt speeds to 250 fpm, 1.75–24 in. belt widths, conveyor lengths from 2–18 ft, and cleated and flat belt options. Guide accessories are also available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Waste Handling Equipment

Superior Industries Plans for Showcase of New Products at MINEXPO International 2016

June 14, 2016

Morris, Minn. - Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, plans to launch several new products at MINEXPO International 2016. At the Silver, inside booth #19100, the manufacturer will display its new Patriot™ Cone Crusher, TeleStacker® Conveyor, mine duty idlers, mine duty pulleys, conveyor drive package... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Waterjet Shuttle Systems support high-volume cutting.

June 14, 2016

Designed for high-volume, water-only waterjet cutting applications, Waterjet Shuttle Systems maximize productivity by allowing operators to continue cutting as they unload finished parts. Units are available in High Rail Gantry format supporting up to 12 cutting heads or Mid Rail Gantry format supporting up to 4 cutting heads. Aquavision® Di motion controller guides user through process, while optional spreader bar allows operators to expand cutting area beyond waterjet gantry. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Low-Noise Aluminum Chain Conveyors target pharmaceutical market.

June 14, 2016

Suitable for uses raging from bottle transport to prescription packaging in pharmaceutical market, Hytrol Connex aluminum chain conveyors are hygienic and flexible and meet cleanliness requirements. Modular components permit both horizontal and vertical transport, and design facilitates wash-down. Aluminum plastic chain is used due to its inherent durability and compact nature. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Gemini Bakery and KB systems Installs Multiple Conveying Line System for Guttenplan's

June 3, 2016

Guttenplan' s bakery is a longtime client of Gemini and KB Systems as  their business grew they needed to increase the plant's flour consumption and flour capacity. The plant is equipped with multiple indoor bulk storage bins feeding 8 horizontal mixers. We upgraded the existing bulk system from a single conveying line to a multiple conveying line system. We also added an additional... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Flexible Screw Conveyor transfers material from front end loaders.

June 3, 2016

Featuring purpose-built, heavy-gauge stainless steel hopper that holds up to 8 tons or 200 ft³, Flexicon® extreme-duty flexible screw conveyor transfers material with bulk densities up to 150 lb/ft³. Stainless steel screw rotates within 8 in. dia stainless steel tube. Driven at top end by 20 hp variable-speed electric motor and gear reducer, conveyor discharges material prior to any contact with seals/bearings. System is self-contained on all-stainless skid equipped with forklifting tubes. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

BTI Upgrades Conveyor System for Cooling Plastic with Stainless Steel Belt

May 26, 2016

AGAWAM, Mass. – Belt Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of stainless steel metal belt conveyor systems and retrofits. Recently, the company provided an upgrade to a customer who was using a conveyor system to process extruded plastic strands. "The client was originally using mesh metal belts, which met their heat-resistance requirements but left unsightly marks on the end product... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Dust-Free Bag Dump Station features tubular conveyor.

May 24, 2016

Manual Dumping Station with integral FLEXI-DISC® Tubular Cable Conveyor collects dust created during manual dumping from containers and gently conveys material at any angle over short or extended distances. Vacuum fan draws airborne dust from operator's atmosphere, and automatic reverse-pulse filter cleaning allows continuous operation. Modular system, with single or multiple inlets and outlets, is constructed of stainless steel finished to food, dairy, pharmaceutical, or industrial standards. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

VAC-U-MAX President, Steve Pendleton, Accepts Award from UBM Canon for 40 Years of Exhibition at the Powder and Bulk Solids Show

May 23, 2016

Belleville, NJ, USA – This year’s Powder Bulk Solids Conference Exhibition (Powder Show) marked the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show, which first debuted in 1976. The Powder Show is the dry processing and bulk solids handling industry’s largest trade event, where both US and other manufacturers exhibit the latest innovations in bulk solids handling. This year’s event also... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Dual Lane Hand Pack Conveyor System Increases Productivity

May 20, 2016

Perfect for Contract Packagers too! Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com) - Multi-Conveyor recently built a dual lane conveyor system with a center rail for a hand pack line. These mild steel constructed conveyors will transport individual trays that will be hand-packed into cases. The system is actually made up of four conveyor... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Monobeam Vibratory Conveyors support food processing.

May 9, 2016

With frame made of single structural member, Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyors offer optimized hygiene, minimizing risk of product contamination and maintaining food safety. Frame and spring arms can be tucked completely under conveyor bed. Featuring standard rotary polish within product contact zone, stainless steel bed resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. Standard oil-free drives, elastomer isolators, scalloped flat bars, and internal ground arms also maximize equipment hygiene. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Chain Conveyors support food, pharmaceutical industries.

April 27, 2016

Used as transport solution for food, packaging, and pharmaceutical industries, Connex® plastic chain conveyors deliver flexibility and modularity needed between processing and distribution in supply chain operations. Conveyors are also available in aluminum (AL), stainless steel (SS), and powder coated steel (PC). Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Rockwell Automation Expands Motion Control Business

April 22, 2016

MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation today announced it has expanded its motion control business by completing the acquisition of MagneMotion, a leading manufacturer of patented, high-performance conveyor systems with servo-controlled independent cart technology. The addition of this new offering will integrate into existing Rockwell Automation control, safety and sensing solutions to help... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Intelligrated Demonstrates Dynamic Discharge Compensation at MODEX 2016

April 14, 2016

Technology maximizes divert accuracy in cross-belt sortation systems to increase operational efficiency DDC-3 ATLANTA — Intelligrated® (www.intelligrated.com), a leading North American-based automated material handling solutions provider, showcases its Dynamic Discharge Compensation (DDC) technology to maximize cross-belt sortation accuracy at... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Swisslog Debuts Nexus(TM) Technology Platform for TransLogic® Pneumatic Tube Systems

March 25, 2016

Swisslog provides customized system designs that address simulation requirements through revolutionary material transport solutions. SAN DIEGO, -- Swisslog Healthcare Solutions, a leading supplier of automation and software solutions for material transport, medication management and warehouse distribution, announces the debut of its Nexus(TM) Technology Platform at the American Society for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Robotics

Bastian Solutions to Distribute Servus Technology in North America

March 22, 2016

Robotic shuttle system combines storage and transportation to create seamless product handling from receiving to shipping. Indianapolis, IN – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, announced today a partnership with Servus Intralogistics to distribute and integrate the company’s robotic shuttle system in North America. “The Servus technology offers our... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Product Orientation "Upenders" Both Helix and Arm Upender Conveying Device Solutions

March 3, 2016

Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com)- The Helix Upender, also known as a "twist" style conveyor, is typically used to change product orientation by either 90 or 180 degrees, either clockwise or counter-clockwise, to facilitate ink-jet printing, labeling, case packing or even hand pack operations. Constructed with two (2) Table... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Cooling Conveyor handles hydroscopic materials.

March 2, 2016

Designed to cool highly hydroscopic materials during strand pelletizing, Stainless Steel Conveyor handles bio-based plastics, highly filled metal compounds, and certain polymers used in medical industry that are water soluble. Conveyor belt employs very thin continuous sheet of solid stainless steel to carry strands, and cooling water under belt provides majority of cooling by transferring heat through thin layer of metal. Fans placed over conveyor bring temperature down additional few degrees. Read More