Right Conveyor for the Job

At BRAAS Company, we have been promoting automation for nearly 60 years.  As the discipline has evolved so has the need for specialization.  This has been a challenge for all companies and some have met the challenge better than others have.  BRAAS has invested heavily in people to bring the highest level of product knowledge […]

Wireless for AGV or Moving Stock

Key Considerations When Planning Industrial Wi-Fi for AS/RS & AGV Systems Modern factories are increasingly deploying automated storage and retrieval systems (AS/RS) and automatic guided vehicles (AGVs) in their facilities to optimize production efficiency and reliability. This has led to an increase in traffic on factory floors and within industrial facilities. To be able to […]

Moxa Wireless- Easy, Rugged and Innovative

EASY Any buyer of of industrial equipment needs to look at Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of that buy.   They often evaluate maintenance costs over the expected life of the product but too often skip over the cost of the engineering time to configure and deploy an installation.   Moxa makes these upfront tasks easy through […]

Modular Belt Conveyor Troubleshooting

Belt skips / looses engagement with drive sprockets Sprockets are worn. Inspect sprockets for tooth wear and replace as needed. Typical wear and stretching of chain. Replace chain. Excessive load on conveyor.   Check actual load against conveyor’s limit and inspect for anything contacting belt. Debris impacted in sprockets or in belt links. Clean. Belt is […]

Conveyor Fabric Belt Troubleshooting Guide

1. Belt tracks to one side or off frame Typical wear and stretching.   Make tracking adjustments to re-center belt. Product entering from side.   Add side guides if possible. Off-centered load.   Try to have load centered if possible. Accessory interference forcing belt to one side.   Check that nothing contacts belt. Product/debris build-up on pulley, under belt […]

Dorner Conveyors Save Time and Money

  Engineering Time ◦DTools (Dorner’s Online Configurator) save our customer’s time.  Our Dedicated conveyor specialist and knowledgeable staff are able to help with sizing and selection as well. Maintenance Time ◦Dorner has extremely durable and reliable products by design, and spare parts are simple to identify and purchase when needed. Production Labor ◦Conveyors in general reduce labor costs, but Dorner […]