Slip-Trak – Shuttleworth’s low pressure, clean room conveyor for accumulation

Searching for an ultra-clean conveyor solution for accumulating your products within your line? Shuttleworth’s Slip-Trak offers a safe ultra clean conveyor option utilizing a custom segmented, loose-fit roller surface.  Through the use of our Slip-Torque technology, Slip-Trak allows for multi-lane, simultaneous bi-directional or reverse product flow. The open center design (or through shaft) construction maximizes process adaptability with low line pressure accumulation/stocking and process buffering. Slip-Trak can be designed to reduce surface electrostatic discharge (ESD) to less than 5 volts. It’s the perfect solution for applications such as flat glass panels, healthcare products, wafer transport, medical supplies and devices, ultra-low ESD, and harsh …

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How to package Electronic Control Units while protecting them from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Damage

During the packaging and shipping process, it’s important that sensitive electronic control modules are safely handled and protected from any damaged. Shuttleworth was able to provide a custom application for a customer who manufactures Electronic Control Units (ECU) to be bulk packed by type for shipment to various automobile assembly plants. The ECU’s are not manufactured in any particular order and go through a test/rework station before reaching the packaging area. These modules also vary widely by type and the order in which they arrive. The Issue The OEM manufacturer was seeking a solution in which the modules would be sorted by …

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Automating your automotive production line

When automating your production line for automotive parts or components, gentle product handling is a must. Shuttleworth understands the unique challenges facing the automotive industry and the need for gentle product handling solutions for these applications.  Our Slip-Torque chain drive technology is the ideal solution for the automotive industry and is suitable for Class 100 (ISO Class 5) clean environments. Gentle Product Handling/Accuracy Positioning parts through the use of automated handling devices provide consistent product control in your line.  With Slip-Torque technology, your most fragile parts are handled with care and precision both before and after the sintering process in …

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Searching for a gentle product handling solution for your electronics line?

We have a long history of conveying and accumulating PCBs, flat glass, disk drives, engine control modules, radios and many other electronic components and assemblies. Whether you’re looking to transport electrostatic discharge (ESD) sensitive materials within ultra clean environments or require flexible packaging machinery, Shuttleworth has a solution for you. We understand the importance and how imperative it is to have a clean, sanitary environment. From the smallest components to large products, keeping your electronics parts and products clean during manufacturing is a priority.  Shuttleworth’s Clean Passage system, consisting of Slip-Trak conveyors, is encased in a mini-environment, floor mounted or …

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Hands-On Conveyor Technology

Safety is one of the biggest concerns within today’s manufacturing facilities.  Safe machinery equipment operation is one of the top priorities within plants and one which management takes seriously.  That’s where Shuttleworth’s Slip-Torque® roller technology comes in. The Slip-Torque conveyor technology has evolved throughout our 55 years of practical applications in numerous industries. It’s based on polished stainless steel shafts individually powered by flexible belts on a line shaft or by a continuous chain. These stainless steel shafts are covered with segmented, loose-fit rollers, which become the conveyor surface. It’s the weight of the product being conveyed combined with the …

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