Pouch and Case Conveyor for Bulk Filling
Multi Conveyor, LLC
Assembly Line Conveyors
Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com) - Multi-Conveyor recently built a series of stainless steel constructed conveyors for a pouch and case filling line for a food ingredient manufacturer. The system was designed to convey a variety of product sizes to multiple packing stations using both plastic belt and table-style top configurations.
Product inclines to a sensing hopper for bulk filling into cases. The variable speed controlled conveyor counts each pouch and automatically drops them into a case at a designated loading station. Once the count is reached, the conveyor accumulates pouches into the case for indexing.
Photo-eye sensors relay bulk intake while taking into consideration the remaining number of pouches on the upstream conveyor. A pneumatic guillotine release (or slide gate), works in conjunction with the sensors to halt production into the case to avoid overflow of product and will reopen when it senses a new box.
The line has built in case escapements where hand packers can shake the cases for product settling.
The full cases then move through top tapers onto a horseshoe conveyor featuring "flipping" guiderails. Rails flip in or out based on variation of product widths.
Safety and pre-designated line stops were the backbone of integral placement of e-stops throughout the system to stop and release as needed.
Hand cranks with dial indicators were installed for ease of width or pivot angle adjustments along with a case "stop clamp" that can be triggered by the operator.
Multi-Conveyor assures quality in our workmanship while integrating the levels of sanitation, safety and flexibility as you direct.
Multi-Conveyor has successfully produced standard and custom conveyor solutions for End-Users, Integrators, Engineering firms, OEM's and Contract Packagers across multiple markets and industries for over two decades. Specializing in conveyors that assist in packaging food, beverage, dairy, pharmaceutical, chemical, industrial, automotive and material handling industries, our customers report they select Multi-Conveyor for concept/design, engineering skills, high-quality product, best value and prompt delivery schedules.
Multi-Conveyor excels in stainless steel and mild steel construction conveyors for table top chains, modular plastic belts, and fabric belting, are licensed to build Intralox ARB solutions, and provide many types of elevators, lowerators and accumulators. We also design and provide the control devices, systems and panels with our in-house control department.
For more information about Multi-Conveyor, or to get a quote on your next project, call toll-free 1-800-236-7960, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.multi-conveyor.com.
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Assembly Line Conveyors