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Jorgensen Engineers Design New Process

July 20, 2020 2:52 pm

An automotive manufacturer of drive shaft parts was in need of a production process design change and they sought Jorgensen’s help.

The manufactured parts would get sprayed and go through an oven on a wire mesh conveyor.  The oven dried the parts and cooled them down.

The parts then transitioned down a shoot at an extremely fast rate.  This condition presented a significant safety hazard that the customer felt needed to be addressed.

Jorgensen’s engineers designed a custom sized hinged steel belt conveyor which included sightline sensors and special dividers. The 28.38″ wide casing x 45″ overall length horizontal conveyor, mounted 36″ above floor level on a support structure.

This new hinged steel belt conveyor drastically slows down the transition process and can handle steel parts weighing 4 to 8 pounds each at 900 parts per hour.

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