Customized Solutions Gallery

Customized Standard Solutions

Our catalog is ever expanding.  Feel free to check out some of the options below, but know that we are willing to create a solution that solves your exact problem or need.  In fact, that is how many of the products you will see on our site originated - out of necessity to solve our customer's unique project challenges.
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Dual Axis VTU

A dual lift VTU configuration two independent actuators that enables two Z-axis movements at a time and two independent decks. This can be used many ways. Examples:

  • Decouple an upper and lower transfer
  • Sorting product to / from multiple infeeds and discharges
  • Perform an operation on one product while keeping the VTU in operation for others 

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Low Cost Mini VTU

Built for those who are looking for a creative space and cost savings.


  • A simple short Vertical Transport Unit (VTU) for limited vertical stroke applications
  • Pneumatically actuated
  • 112mm clearance for pallet and product on bottom level


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Pedestal Mounting Support System

Support systems can be designed and built for Heavy Duty Lift and Locate stations.  This will allow forces to be offloaded from the conveyor and into a support system designed specifically for your application.  Shown here is an aluminum extrusion based Pedestal Support for a Heavy Duty Lift and Locate suitable for 1500 pounds of force.


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Machine Buffering Solution

A vertical sortation and storage device to create a buffer of pallets either upstream or downstream (or both) of a machine.  Allows an operator to load up a machine with unfinished goods and automatically load parts, and can even simultaneously unload parts as well.


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Mechanically Slave Driven Conveyor Solution

Glide-Line was able to drive four different conveyors off a single motor.  This saves mechanical and electrical hardware cost.

  • The goal for this system is to maximize a single motor’s capability by transferring power through four conveyors
  • One motor / Two pop up merges o-ring belt conveyors / Two twin strand conveyors


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Zero Pressure Conveyor for Appliance Handling

This is a zero pressure zoned conveyor designed to handle appliances with no pallet on the conveyor system.  Appliances are conveyed directly on the conveyor belt. 


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Transfer Bridge Conveyor

This system is built to handle specialty products that require additional support at an end to end transfer. This is a conveyor that will provide support while a product is going over an end to end transfer. This product was developed for handling automotive tires.  

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Direct Product Handling Conveyor

This is a zero pressure zoned conveyor designed to handle direct product contact with no pallet on the conveyor system.  Products are conveyed directly on the conveyor belts.


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Tilting Deck Vertical Transfer Unit

Allows for vertical transfer of product as well as tilting the conveyor deck up to 30° to allow for flexible access to the transport media.


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Can't Find What You Need? Check Out Some of Our Custom-Standard Solutions

If you still can't find what you need, fill out the form below to tell us about your limitations and restrictions. Our team of engineers can help you find a creative fix.  Below are some of the most common custom-standard solutions we've created for our customers.


Space Saving Designs

Here is an article and infographic on ways to build up, instead of out, along with some other applications for unique assembly conveyor layouts.   
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Flexible Designs                                            

Here are some articles that feature flexible designs for your conveyor application solution.
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Special Handling of Products to Avoid Damage

Here is an article on 5 Ways to Avoid Damage to Your Precision Product With Flexible Conveyors. 
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Have any questions?  Feel free to reach out.

If you have a question about the listed products or want to discuss your specific needs to see how we can help, let's talk. We're always ready to discuss options and solutions with you. 
















Equipment Inquiry

How To Get Instant Quotes For Twin Strand Conveyor Modules & Systems

One of the biggest challenges faced by applications engineers today is the time it takes to receive accurate pricing and model numbers. You spend time using an online configurator from a conveyor manufacturer, downloading the step files and setting up mates and references in SOLIDWORKS to meet the requirements of your automation system. The conveyor software is typically built for only one thing: communicating one particular conveyor’s specifications to your conveyor design software.


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“As a provider of mechanical hardware solutions, item North America/MB Kit Systems Inc. sees multiple requests for complex material handling solutions. Clearly, Glide-Line always seems to know what customers need and the new Glide-Line 360 has unlimited solutions for a wide range of applications.”

Rick Sabo, VP Sales & Marketing - NA/MB Kit Systems


"From the beginning of our most recent project with a Global Appliance manufacturer, our Glide-Line’s Product Specialist was engaged in the design problem solving offering viable options in the customized conveyor & belt material selection to meet the customers applications needs & challenges."

Nino LaDuca, President of Tech-ConAutomation


"Glide-Line understands the market. That is why they come with innovative products, are incredibly responsive and have the fastest delivery times around."

Jim Beretta, former Application Engineer - Industry Expert


"The experts at Glide-Line are quick to respond, they're quick to bring solutions, and they're quick to help me identify product. They've backed up everything they've told me and brought good product to bear and their solutions are running well in the field. I'm not sure what more you could ask for."

Kevin Hayes, Director at Primetest Automation

"What More Could You Ask For?"

Glide-Line lives up to its promises

Kevin Hayes, Director at PrimeTest Automation and Glide-Line customer, speaks to his satisfaction with Glide-Line as a leader in custom conveyor automation.