This system highlights a multitude of solutions we can provide here at Shuttleworth. We designed this system for a customer that wanted to mass accumulate, single row, index and gently handle rolls of paper in preparation for case packing. First, products enter the system in a single lane between two guides. Then, the guides oscillate to distribute the rolls of paper across the width of the accumulation bed to maximize the surface use during accumulation. Shuttleworth’s slip-torque® surface allows the heavy rolls to accumulate while maintaining low back pressure and without scuffing or marking the paper product. At the discharge of the accumulation zone, a gap is pulled using a speed change and press fit rollers within the surface. The product transfers to an adjacent slip-torque conveyor where product is combined to a single lane using guides. We designed this system so that in the event of a product jam, the surface will reverse direction to facilitate more efficient combining within the guides. After the single row, product accumulates and is indexed with the use of a pneumatic side stop.
Check weighing and feeding trays of bread sticks
Vertical flipping automotive parts before diverting
See how we gently accumulate and combine lanes of packaged wet wipes
Laning cartons of oatmeal to three lanes for case packing
Gently handling stacks of paper plates in multiple lanes to a single lane to feed a shrink wrapper.
Multi-lane conveyor scanning and sorting 8 different UPCs of product into its own lane to prepare for case packing.
Rotating, orienting, laning and pattern forming small boxes for a robotic case packer.
Solution featuring a case forming, case packing and sealing integrated system for the food industry.
A high-speed diverting and laning device for unwrapped stacks of wet wipes.
A solution featuring several custom devices and applications to single row juice boxes from a case.
Accumulating, single rowing, and conveying rolls of masking tape.
Single rowing, accumulating, transporting and de-jamming paint cans.
Transporting, feeding and metering cardboard stacks into a customer supplied trimmer.
Carton orienting, bar code inspecting and rejecting.
Merging, transporting and metering machine automotive parts.
Transporting accumulating, merging and laning frozen pancake stack packages.
Transporting, rotating, and laning trays of corn.
Accumulating, buffering, laning, merging and feeding multiple lanes of wrapped graham crackers.
Accumulating, merging, and feeding multiple lanes of sealed food trays
Accumulating, single rowing, and laning cheese cups. Features a reversible surface to prevent jamming.
Justifying and indexing cases for label application.
Accumulating and pattern forming rolls of masking tape for robotic pick case packing.
Transporting, rotating and feeding butter cartons for multi-pack wrapping.
Conveying and metering loose stacks of greeting cards.
Mass zoned buffering and single rowing of oil filter components.
Conveying and stacking wrapped paper plate stacks for manual or automatic case packing.
Laning and Diverting corrugated trays from one lane to three.
Conveying, flipping and transferring un-trimmed books.
Inspecting and sorting packaged food cups prior to laning for case packing.
Laning un-wrapped stacks of wet wipes and merging packaged wet wipes for case packing.
Conveying, transferring and indexing loose stacks of card stock. This system features our Star Roller surface and in-surface lift and transfer device.
Merging to a single lane and feeding multi-packs of butter cartons for shrink wrapper.
Laning and merging packaged wet wipes prior to case packing.
In-surface lift and rotate and positioning empty case for robotic pick.
Loose single rowing wet wipe canisters then rejecting fallen product.
Metering, merging and shingling lanes of frozen Pizza Crusts.
Transporting laning, accumulating and metering frozen waffle packages.