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Zero Contact Zoned Conveyor for Direct Product Handling

Posted by Craig Newberry | Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Glide-Line’s zero-contact zoned conveyors offer unmatched flexibility and control when handling products directly on the line. Whether you are moving rugged assemblies or delicate items such as electronics, appliances, musical instruments, and photovoltaic cells, each individually controlled zone guarantees zero contact or collisions between products.

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The high-friction, soft durometer belt protects products from scratches while DC drives with precise control ensure smooth stops and starts at every stage in the assembly process. Combining these capabilities with vertical transfers, shuttles, merges, and rotating units provides you with expert product manipulation features and material handling techniques compared to any other direct product handling conveyor. 

Direct Product Handling ConveyorTake control of your assembly operations with individually controlled zones that accumulate, orientate, and manipulate products exactly the way you need. Improve throughput, eliminate product damage, and deliver according to your customers’ demanding specifications. 

With Glide-Line’s zero-contact zoned conveyor, you can achieve your production goals and save on costs while conveying products directly, without having to use pallets, totes, or trays.

Speak to Glide-Line to see how we can maximize your efficiency, protect your products from damage, and streamline your entire assembly line today.


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Topics: Conveyor System Designs, Flexible Conveyor Solutions, Direct Product Handling

Written by Craig Newberry

Craig Newberry is a Business Unit Manager for Glide-Line. His past involvement in a variety of competitive sports along with current passion for obstacle course races spills over into his desire to drive business forward. Concurring challenges is what motivates him on daily basis, while his family is what fuels his desire to succeed in life. Although a bit of an adrenaline junky, he also tries to live by a brilliant statement made by Ferris Bueller “life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you may miss it.”

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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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