Reconfigurable Conveyor Allows Customization
Dynamic Conveyor will be presenting a variety of conveyor systems at NPE2018.
Dynamic Conveyor will be presenting a variety of conveyor systems at NPE2018 in Booth W-4373. The company now offers both in-line and side-by-side box filling systems by part count, cycle count or weight. Systems allow user defined fill rates with accuracy to 0.3 oz., providing hours of unattended container filling. Boxes from 0 to 200 lb can be transfered smooth in automated systems that allow for unattended operation.
DynaCon’s tumbler separators have been redesigned and now feature two rotating-cage options. The company says tumbler separators offer increased parts and runner separation accuracy over standard drum separators, as cages with adjustable fins can be moved and adjusted to meet separation needs.
The Vertical Z conveyor saves floor space when there is a need to move parts higher. The vertical incline conveyor can be custom designed to your desired height and includes widths ranging from 4 to 60 in. Optional casters are available to make the system easy to move.
Radius Turn conveyor systems feature plastic sides for lateral turns from 5 to 180 degrees. Radius turn modules are easily connected to standard conveyor modules, including incline/decline modules, to build one conveyor with continuous belt flow using one drive motor on long running conveyors with one or numerous opposing turns.
R&D/Leverage designed the preform and blow mold tooling for converting Snapple’s iconic bottle to PET, while keeping the metal lug cap and the “pop” when it’s first opened.
After years of closely monitoring an increasingly worrisome labor shortage, the Plastics Industry Association’s warnings about the widening gap between the sector’s need for skilled workers and the supply of such employees have shifted to full alarm. The association calls for “collaborative response across all levels of government and all manufacturing sectors” to tackle this critical issue.
3D printing expands possibilities for plastic parts, short-run molds and production mold tooling. Here are just 10 of the ways 3D printing is advancing: