Machinery

Conveying, Accumulation & Feeding

Alignment conveyor. The ARB alignment conveyor segment uses 16 ERD electric actuators to activate rollers on the belt to align moving packages in pallet layers.
OEM Application Note
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Electric actuators add speed, precision to pallet-layer former

A prototype development project for a maker of conveying and pallet-forming equipment has led to a whole new line of electric actuators for applications in food and beverage industries.
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2:1 Merge Conveyor
Machine Product Brief
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Multi-Conveyor: Conveyor merges two lanes to one without multiple servos

Designed without multiple servos to keep costs low, Multi-Conveyor’s 2:1 Merge Conveyor for bagged products merges two lanes of separately fed 12-in long bagged food products into a single lane at 110 products/min.
Machine Product Brief
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Key Technology: Sanitary belt conveyor for bulk foods

Key Technology introduces its new Sanitary Belt Conveyor for transporting bulk foods on processing and packaging distribution lines.
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Machine Product Brief
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Material Transfer: Bulk bag discharging system

Material Master™ bulk bag discharging system provides dust-tight discharge of non-free flowing materials.
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping

Ingersoll-Rand's ARO fluid products provided this dynamic demo showing electronic controls and air-operated, double-diaphragm pumping simplify the accurate delivery of fluid to drums or other containers, adding capabilities to incorporate inputs for temperature and other factors.
Ultrasonics prevent fine powder from blinding
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Ultrasonics prevent fine powder from blinding

Watch this demonstration closely; if you blink, you might miss it! The video shows how Russell Finex' Vibrasonic deblinding system sends ultrasonic waves across a fine wire mesh screen, preventing flour from blinding, or plugging and, in turn, slowing the free flow of the fine powder.
Robot with 16-kg payload
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Robot with 16-kg payload

The KR 16 robot at the Kuka booth has 16 kg of payload capacity and about 1600 mm of reach. This system is especially suitable for a wide variety of case packing operations.
Machine Product Brief
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Material Transfer: Bulk bag discharger with flexible screw conveyor

The Material Master™ bulk bag discharging system offers patented technology and features that maximize production efficiency.
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Directionally sort at any angle
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Directionally sort at any angle

Intralox displays a handful of innovations, including the OMNI-DIRECTIONAL Sorter (ODS) which allows products to directionally sort at virtually any angle.
High speed pick and place
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High speed pick and place

Staubli Robotics demonstrates the TP80 fast Picker, an ultrafast four-axis configuration of high-speed robot for standard pick & place applications.
Large-format package accumulation technology goes bigger, faster
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Large-format package accumulation technology goes bigger, faster

The latest generation in large format package accumulation technology, the DYNAC Model 6500 from Hartness, has inherently higher speed and larger product dimension capability.
Improve efficiency by righting tipped bottles
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Improve efficiency by righting tipped bottles

The new Gebo Cermex SecurFlow removes fallen bottles on a conveyor to improve line efficiency and machine efficiency. With a speed capacity of 250 ft. per minute, the SecurFlow can pick up multiple bottles, and can either right the bottle or remove it from the line.
Fully integrated cartoning line
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Fully integrated cartoning line

Watch a completely integrated line of equipment from Bradman Lake that includes a carton former, with a carton take away conveyor going into DRT top loaders (product loader), and ultimately taking that loaded carton and transferring into flat right-angle closures.
Pacing conveyor is flexible and fast
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Pacing conveyor is flexible and fast

Dorner Manufacturing has partnered with Yaskawa to develop the Smart Pace conveyor, which allows packagers to determine the space between packages' measurement that can be changed on-the-fly.
Multidirectional conveyor provides orienting flexibility
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Multidirectional conveyor provides orienting flexibility

The new System Plast 1-in.-pitch 2253 roller top modular belt from Emerson Industrial Automation allows flat-bottomed packages to be moved in virtually any direction without the use of pushers or external guides.

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