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Add Simple Automation with Retractable Conveyors

  A retractable conveyor, or retracting tail, is a conveyor frame with the ability to retract or extend, typically on slides or rails. The capability to retract, either manually or pneumatically, can improve system flexibility by adding functionality into your conveyor. There are a variety of applications for retractable conveyor tails. Some of the major… Read more »

Harnessing the Hidden Power of Conveyors

A version of this story originally appeared on MachineDesign.com It only takes a few minutes walking through any modern manufacturing facility to see the incredible level of technology that exists today. The integration of robotics alone to manufacture, process and package goods is just one example where the boundaries of machine design is almost limitless.… Read more »

Merge Product Smoothly from Two Lanes into One

The new FlexMove Side Acting Merge Module from Dorner is a fully mechanical design to simply and easily merge products from two lanes into one on FlexMove conveyors. The FlexMove Side Acting Merge Module is a mechanical dual merge gate that operates in a first-in, first-out style of merge. As products in lane one reach… Read more »

See the New ERT 250 in Action!

Dorner’s new ERT 250 Conveyors utilize Edge Roller Technology to provide low back pressure accumulation, non-contact zoning, and conventional transport, all without a belt! They feature a clean, open roller design and are ideal for assembly automation and cleanroom applications. Check out the cutting edge technology that makes the ERT 250 a must see in… Read more »

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