Why do I need a spare parts kit for my conveyor system?

Conveyors face brutal conditions and environments each day with thousands of products moving throughout the line. That’s why manufacturers depend heavily on their product handling equipment to keep their operations running efficiently with little interruptions.  The costs due to unexpected equipment downtime can equate to thousands of dollars in lost opportunities. That’s why a preventative maintenance plan including spare parts is critical to ensuring minimal downtime for your production line. A good preventative maintenance plan doesn’t have to be expensive but it should consist of key spare parts for your conveying equipment.  Typically, a spare parts kit is offered or …

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What’s DASH?

DASH is the latest innovation from Shuttleworth providing dynamic accumulation for today’s manufacturers. DASH is the latest addition to Shuttleworth’s product line-up and was recently unveiled at Pack Expo 2017 – Las Vegas.   With DASH, manufacturers receive the benefits of: Continuous motion accumulation, with minimized product damage – delivering gentle product handling; Shuttleworth’s innovative and patented Slip-Torque roller technology; Servo controlled guides provide smooth lane changing without stopping product(s); and Flexible integration, scalable design based on product size and accumulation duration desired. Features include: Dynamic, on-demand accumulation FiFo – First in, First out accumulation Functionality to enhance product flow …

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