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5 Lift & Locate Conveyor Unit Options For Your Application Requirements

The Lift & Locate: the go-to solution for locating during assembly. But what happens when your customer’s process is a little outside the norm?  Whether it’s a unique product, process, position, or proportion, Glide-Line’s custom solutions are always available. We provide a number of Lift & Locate conveyor units out of the box, but can customize any of them to your customers’ specifications: product weight and/or size restrictions, space limitations, or nearly anything specific to your customers’ applications. The best part? We can even give you the tools to customize the engineering designs yourself. But we’ll get to that later! First, some examples:   
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Innovation in New Conveyor Solutions is a Key Factor When Choosing a Manufacturing Partner

Selecting a manufacturer to meet your customer’s unique conveyor needs can be a challenge. Many of our competitors have great, basic options to choose from and therefore depend on you selecting a conveyor with predetermined lengths, widths, heights, belt styles, and drive locations. These options may help them standardize to reduce the cost, but may not meet your needs.
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How VTUs Solve Unique Challenges in Conveyor Automation System Design

Glide-Line offers several vertical lift conveyor application options. These VTUs can be applied to solve unique challenges in your conveyor automation system design. For instance, you can reduce floor space for your conveyor system, utilize the precision aspect of our VTU in interesting concepts, and increase automation system throughput with these vertical lift conveyor applications. And, at Glide-Line, these VTUs are part of our standard product offering of automated conveyor solutions.
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Interesting Ways To Create Unique Product Moves In A Conveyor System

on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 By | Kevin Mauger | 0 Comments | Solutions for Applications Engineers Lift and Rotate Applications
Conveyors are typically doing the moving in your automation assembly.  But Glide-Line’s LRU and DART applications are stepping outside the norm. We’re simplifying the process of shifting pallets and panels by moving the conveyors themselves.  Lifting or dropping the conveyor, then rotating it, saves time and increases throughput in your automation assemblies.
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4 Ways the Revolutionary DART Simplifies Complex Automation Processes

on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 By | Ron Schwar | 0 Comments | Conveyor System Designs Lift and Rotate Applications
A revolutionary innovation for pallet and workpiece handling designed to simplify complex processes, untangle convoluted layouts, and reduce costs, Glide-Line’s unique Drop & Rotate Unit (DART) is a specialized hub. It’s been specifically designed to maximize layout efficiency and reduce complexity and cost.
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How to Achieve Multi-Angle, Multi-Stop Rotation Programmability in Your Automation System

Rotating products smoothly and gently in your automation system can be challenging. Inefficient throughput, prohibitive costs, and overly complicated customizations are just a few of the problems integrators face when asked to include product rotation in their designs. Others include:
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How A Heavy Duty Station-Locating Device Solves Weight Distribution Challenges in Operations

on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 By | Ron Schwar | 0 Comments | Configurable Conveyor Technology Lift and Rotate Applications
Whether your client’s operation calls for stamping, forming, welding, or even swaging, the challenge of weight distribution for large products or pallets can be  an issue when performing operations on a conveyor line. Instead of requiring a move to a workstation off the line, consider Glide-Line’s Heavy Duty Lift and Locate.
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Top Advantages of a Servo Driven Lift and Rotate [VIDEO]

on Monday, February 25, 2019 By | Ron Schwar | 0 Comments | Solutions for Applications Engineers Lift and Rotate Applications
Glide-Line offers two types of lift and rotate devices.
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Can I Lift & Rotate More Smoothly to Reduce High Product Waste during Conveyor Acceleration and Deceleration?

on Monday, February 18, 2019 By | Ron Schwar | 0 Comments | Lift and Rotate Applications
Reduce product waste to products requiring rotation during assembly by lifting and rotating more smoothly. Using a servo-driven Lift and Rotate Unit, you’re able to control rotations precisely (including acceleration and deceleration), combine assembly processes, and minimize product contact. These three steps help to reduce high product waste from rotation in your clients’ automation processes.
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Best Ways To Convey and Orient My Product For Vision Inspection

on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 By | Ron Schwar | 0 Comments | Flexible Conveyor Solutions Lift and Rotate Applications
Flexible multi-strand conveyor systems are at the heart of what we do here at Glide-Line. Using innovative ideas on how conveyors can be applied, maneuvered, programmed, and designed for maximum efficiency, we’re able to directly impact throughput and improve our clients’ customers’ bottom lines.
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Glide-Line offers the most versatile multi-strand panel and pallet-handling solution available for the assembly automation industry.

We solve problems that other conveyor systems manufacturers won’t. We developed Glide-Line from the ground up with a few key, driving factors in mind. First, our conveyors had to be robust and reliable. Second, they would be simple – easy to maintain and service. Finally, we insisted on flexible configurability, creating an efficient, hassle-free customer experience. We’ve built the most versatile multi-strand panel and pallet-handling solution available for the assembly automation industry.

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