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Conveying, Accumulation & Feeding

Machine Product Brief
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Dynamic Conveyor Corporation: Opposing lateral turns available on radius turn conveyors

Dynamic Conveyor’s improved DynaCon modular radius turn conveyors feature a real truth of curvature on lateral turns from 5- to 180-degrees.
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Tervis
Machine Case Study
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Tervis gains repeatable efficiency with 'Precision' conveyor

Maker of insulated plastic drinkware uses precision conveyor and automated manufacturing to improve its process.
Feature Article
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Best practices for buffering and packaging line design

Whether or not to buffer a packaging line ranks right up there with Total Cost of Ownership as one of the most divisive issues pertaining to automated packaging lines.
Shown: Optional Slip-Torque low-line backpressure technology
Machine Product Brief
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Conveyor reaches speeds up to 500 ft./min.

A new high-speed chain-driven conveyor from Shuttleworth, powered by Pro Mach, features improvements made in wear and friction engineering, particularly with its effect on plastics--a critical component to longevity in conveyor operation.
Machine Product Brief
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Eriez Magnetics: Feeders for difficult-to-handle bulk material

Eriez High Deflection (HD) Series Feeders use a totally enclosed patented magnetic drive to handle difficult-to-feed materials such as fine powders (talc or flour), leafy products such as lettuce and sticky candies, that normally can’t be fed successfully on an electromagnetic feeder.
Machine Product Brief
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Yamato Corporation: Reject system

Yamato’s patented over-count/overweight reject system provides faster speeds, better count accuracies and higher packaging efficiencies.
Machine Product Brief
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Omega Design Corp.: Bottle unscrambler accommodates serialization

Designed for a variety of bottles used in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and personal healthcare industries, the cost-efficient LCX Unscrambler from Omega Design Corporation can handle over 300 bpm.
Precision Move conveyors
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Precision Move conveyors

Michael Hosch, director of product development, Dorner Mfg. Corp., describes the company's Precision Move technology for its 2200 and 3200-Series conveyors at Dorner Media Day Feb. 28, 2012.
Dorner tour
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Precision conveyors receive focus at Dorner Media Day

Servo motors, positive belt movement, cleated pocket sorters add efficiency to conveyors for use in packaging and assembly applications.
Machine Product Brief
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National Bulk Equipment, Inc: Material handling system for fragile food

With a process rate of 12,000 lbs./hr., National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) automated material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly-fragile food product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging.
Machine Product Brief
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Dynamic Conveyor Corporation: Belting option for food packaging conveyor

Designed for specific food conveyor applications where a 100% closed surface is required, Dynamic Conveyor’s DynaClean ThermoDrive solid-surface belts provide a sanitary, low-maintenance alternative to plastic-link style belting options.
Machine Product Brief
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Southworth Products Corp: Versatile, ergonomic stackers

Stack-n-Go fully-powered compact stackers from Southworth Products are built on short but stable wheelbases, and provide maximum maneuverability, even in tight quarters.
Machine Product Brief
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Automated upstacker

Shuttleworth’s Automated Upstacker is designed to stack products vertically in preparation for case packing, shrink or stretch wrapping and cartoning applications.
The Model 105048 vacuum receiver discharges tea leaves into a blender.
Machine Case Study
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Pneumatic conveying moves tea leaves gently

Traditional Medicinals needed an efficient conveying system for the pharmacopoeial-grade teas and herbs it handles so that workers could work in a more ergonomically friendly environment.
Machine Product Brief
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Cermex Inc: Slat lane dividers provide speeds up to 100 m/min

Supplied as standalone machines as well as acting as modular end-of-line equipment, Cermex’s new slat lane dividers divert, distribute, sort, balance or collate packaging prior to case packing/shrink-wrapping or palletizing.

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