Diverters & Rejects(19 companies)
Devices integrated with conveyors to remove, divert and stage for collection packages or containers considered rejects, such as unlabeled or otherwise defective items, or to otherwise separate products from a packaging line, such as in quality checks. Plan to purchase new conveying, feeding and handling equipment? Explore our articles to get tips.
AutoPak Engineering Corp.
Autopak manufactures ancillary equipment used in material handling applications including transfer plates, diverters and stops, reject receivers, spacing wheels, reject devices and related equipment.
The Tablet Elevator, available in either single or dual formats, is designed for efficiency and ergonomics. It automatically replenishes the hoppers of tablet counters, regardless of model, with product at a rate that keeps up with production requirements. Its low-profile hopper ensures that dispensing of product remains low to the ground without the need to lift heavy drums or boxes to the tablet counter hopper.
Campbell Wrapper Corporation
Campbell's product distribution system automatically distributes up to several thousand products per minute to various individual flow wrapping machines. Each module in the system is fully interfaced to the product backlog and supply system, ensuring consistent feeding to the wrappers on the production line. Systems feature sanitary machine design allows for easy clean-up, a reliable Allen-Bradley control system and flow buffering at each wrapper station. Diverters, transpositors, and chicane systems are available.
Container Handling Systems Corporation
Container Handling Systems Corporation’s servo lane divider, featuring a heavy duty frame, can be integrated into any conveyor system. This CHSC system employs a brake system to hold containers while the servo drive shifts the lane. The servo allows quick shifting and extreme accurate alignment to the conveyor guide rails. Servo laners are custom designed to match conveyor layouts and electrical specifications. Base unit components include: infeed conveyor with drive, servo motor with a timing belt driven lane assembly, heavy duty container stop as part of lane rails, jam and back up controls, and Allen Bradley PLC control panel.
Delta Systems & Automation LLC
Delta Systems manufactures a range of row distribution systems that orientate and deliver the product to the wrapper infeed when they emerge from processing in an unorganized state. Row removal systems feature passthrough speeds in excess of 120 rows/min and a delivery speed of 40 rows a minute. The rows of product are then passed onto each individual wrapping leg.
DTM Massman, LLC
DTM Packaging product handling equipment includes rotary tables for rejects and transfer belt systems/diverters for bottom coding and depucking applications.
Dyco’s container handling systems elevate, lower, divide or sort containers. Product line includes side-grip elevators and lowerators.
Fallas Automation Inc.
Complementing its line of case packing equipment, Fallas Automation offers robotic handling equipment for products and packages, including handling equpiment that will divert out of spec products during case packing.
Flex-Line Automation, Inc.
Flex-Line Automation is an authorized FlexLink System builder of conveyors. Company offers custom designed FlexLink Conveyor systems to help customers move boxes, cans, cartons, bags, and more. Systems can elevate, accumulate, lowerate, flip over, and more.
FlexLink Systems, Inc
FlexLink offers incline elevator conveyors designed for single or multiple lane elevation to handle sensitive products of different sizes. FlexLink also offers conveyor functions for puck handling for small, fragile products.
Garvey supplies product and packaging handling equipment includes the Gap Transporter, which when adjusted can be used for versatile applications including gap transporting, conveying, depucking, elevating, spacing, label inspecting and bottom coding. Garvey’s Gripper Elevator fits within existing conveyor lines with ease due to its minimal footprint design; it features a vulcanized gripper surface that opens or closes with a built in handwheel, from less than 1 in. to a maximum of 12 in. in separation. Custom designs for product and package handling are also available.
MAC Automation Concepts
MAC Automation Concepts engineers can customize automation solutions for product and package handling equipment, including stacking machines. Company’s engineers work with customers to build prototypes and ensure they are getting the product needed.
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Morrison Container Handling Solutions creates products, equipment, and full line solutions to handle rigid and semi-rigid containers for all packaging applications. Morrison’s timing screws, change parts, drive units, denesters, and specialty equipment move containers for applications including, orienting, stacking, dividing, combining, denesting (for trays, cups, lids, buckets, and pots), in addition to systems for collating, grouping and stacking. Morrison also has developed timing screw drive units, change parts, and timing screws that maximize efficiency, productivity, and ensure quality outcomes for feeding and inserting applications on packaging lines. All solutions are custom designed to the customer’s container and created to move containers more efficiently and increase throughput from anything to filling, capping, corking, labeling, case packing and beyond.
Multi-Conveyor makes product and packaging handling equipment including elevators, lowerators, land dividers and diverters to streamline the workload from processing, bottling, filling to assembly, finishing, packing and palletizing. Elevation and lowering systems are configured to specification, and can take hold of a box, case or individual product, move it up and transport it at elevated heights over the shop floor then deposit it precisely. Conveyors can be fitted with a variety of diverters, gates, and guides activated by programmable logic controls for merging, sorting and divert conveying suited to the customer’s layout.
Along with quality control systems and labeling systems, P.E. Labellers provides rejection solutions to eliminate non-compliant packages from the production line or to differentiate products on multi-way conveyors. P.E. Labellers designs and manufactures soft push rejections used on bottle labeling lines with accumulation conveyors or with chute and collection basket as well as multi-finger rejections combined with accumulation conveyors.
In addition to its conveying and accumulation systems, Shuttleworth offers product handling equipment such as: laning and diverting systems; merging and combining equipment; metering, indexing and positioning systems; stacking equipment; and more. Customized automatic solutions for sorting, rotating, diverting, or rejecting are also available. Diverters and laners guide laned products from one to up to 31 lanes while the pattern forming solution sorts products from one to multiple lanes.
Span Tech Conveyors
Cost-effective, compact spiral elevator conveyors offer elevation change with a minimal footprint. Spiral conveyor elevators from SpanTech include the OutRunner, offering the capacity to move several product types without taking up valuable floor space. No pressure is applied to the product, so even delicate items can pass through it without damage. Elevator conveyors can be used in processing applications such as proofing, where bread dough needs to rise, or in other applications where products need to cool off or dry after being baked, washed or cooked. Other product handling systems include powered divert, laners, and much more.
TDI Packsys distributes E2M rejection and separation equipment to ensure customer products and reputation are protected. Used alone, these systems can also be used in conjunction with x-ray equipment, orientation equipment and vision inspection systems, preventing problems or hazards by dividing non-conforming containers such as those with defects, damage, inconsistent fill lines and weights, and more. Featured systems include the E2M packaging divider, which allows the diversion or distribution of one-line containers in two exit lanes. TDI Packsys also distributes E2M multistep rejection systems for containers, rejection systems for products on circulating conveyors, and push rejection systems for defective containers.
Thompson Scale Company
Thompson Scale offers a wide variety of package sorting, diverting and rejecting devices that can be tailor made to customer packaging lines, including blast air nozzles, case diverters, pushers, drop-nose diverters, swing arm diverters, bump cylinder pushers and more. Each device is operated by a double-acting solenoid valve, and includes a lockable shut-off valve and filter-regulator, and typically includes pneumatic poly tube fittings. Some devices are available with or without conveyors, and many can be manufactured in either painted mild steel or stainless steel and rated for wash-down environments.
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