This system was designed for one of our customers that wanted to transport, accumulate, index and rotate cardboard cases at a maximum rate of 30 cases per minute. Cases first enter the system in a single lane with the narrow dimension leading from an upstream conveyor. They then travel to a blade stop and accumulate. After one product is released from the blade stop, a speed change is incorporated to separate cases for indexing. Cases alternately travel straight or are pushed perpendicularly to an intersecting conveyor with a Shuttleworth designed pneumatic in-surface pusher. The cases traveling straight reach another blade stop directly over an in-surface lift-grid for rotation. Once the case is in place the lift-grid elevates the case and rotates 90 degrees before lowering the case back on to the conveyor surface. The cases in each lane continue to a fixed end-stop and accumulate. After the desired accumulation pattern is achieved, a pusher pushes the pattern of cases on to a stainless plate queue area where a customer supplied robot then removes that case pattern.
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.
Loose single rowing wet wipe canisters then rejecting fallen product.
Mass accumulating and single rowing rolls of paper. This system features a reversible surface to prevent product jamming.
Metering, merging and shingling lanes of frozen Pizza Crusts.
Transporting laning, accumulating and metering frozen waffle packages.