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Belt conveyors

April 9, 2012
By Mary Del

The Precision Move offering is the latest advancement in timing belting and drive technology from Dorner for its 2200 and 3200 Series low-profile belt conveyors. The offering is ideal for assembly, manufacturing and packaging industries that call for extremely accurate movement of product at specific times, distances and intervals, the company says. Applications include machine integration, robotic pick-n-place, precision indexing, accurate part positioning, timed conveying, vision inspection and sheet or wide part handling. Dorner’s Precision Move package includes the timing belt, integrated servo motor and drive, controls and mounting for the gearmotor. The 3200 Series complete conveyor package has an accuracy +/- .20 inches, and the 2200 Series complete conveyor package has an accuracy +/- .40 inches. In addition, the 3200 Series offers single belt widths up to 18 inches wide, providing maximum flexibility in direct mounting of parts or allets/pucks, the company says.

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