Partly cloudy
20 °C
Germantown, Maryland
Partly cloudy

Fri Jul 20 2018
none

HIGH-SPEED DOORS LINK WITH CONVEYORS

05-07-2017
by 
in 

Many of the problems of maintaining climate control, hygiene and security when moving materials and products between different zones within a manufacturing or storage facility can be solved using high-speed roller doors.

High-speed-door specialist DMF has completed a number of projects that have involved installing small fast-action roll doors on conveyors and small hatch systems.

By interlocking the door with the conveyor system, the movement of stock between the areas can be fully automated, thus minimising the loss of conditioned air.

DMF uses a variety of sensor technologies to enable this synchronised operation, ranging a simple photoelectric sensor that is triggered by the arrival of stock on the conveyor to other forms of logic control that operate the door at the correct time to allow the goods to pass through.

This system can also be employed for palletisers, creating not only a climate control solution, but also improving safety as the rapid-roll door eliminates personnel access to the palletiser during operation.

DMF is an Australian manufacturer of high-speed roll doors, and can customise the products to suit design requirements.

DMF International
1800 281170
www.dmf.com.au

Related news & editorials

  1. 20.07.2018
    20.07.2018
    by      In
    Treotham Automation offers a European made range of variable speed drive cables that have the additional benefit of a UV-stabilised outer sheath for greater reliability. Treoflex-UV EMC/VSD cables feature cross-linked XLPE core insulation to guarantee the maximum carrying capacity is achieved while... Read More
  2. 19.07.2018
    19.07.2018
    by      In
    Leuze electronic has come up with a novel process called Smart Process Gating (SPG) that it reckons makes it more economical, simpler and safer to implement muting processes.
    When safety sensors such as light curtains are used to detect unauthorised intrusions in applications such as intralogistics... Read More
  3. 19.07.2018
    19.07.2018
    by      In
    RS Components is expanding the reach of its RS Pro brand with the addition of a line of switch-mode power supplies. The range comprises more than 80 chassis-mount supplies with power ratings from 15 to 1000W and single DC outputs from 5 to 48V.
    The outputs are regulated within ±10%, with ripple and... Read More
  4. 18.07.2018
    18.07.2018
    by      In
    Available now from Control Logic, the versatile Tru-Trac encoder features a novel adjustable spring-tensioned mounting with the option of either a rubber or aluminium wheel and can be used for tracking velocity, position and distance over a wide variety of surfaces.
    The preassembled Tru-Trac... Read More