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Mini-Mover Conveyors
a division of Whipple Enterprises

21150 Shake Ridge Road
Volcano,CA 95689 USA

Toll-Free Phone: 800-586-4585
Local Phone: 209-296-5128
Fax: 866-900-5124

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Sky-High Metal Stamping Scrap Removal

Here’s Martin Supply’s ingenious solution for metal stamping environmentally-sensitive parts. Scrap removal was the final, labor-intensive hitch for the end-user’s operators. First, robots had been installed on the plant floor’s mezzanine, to stamp parts in isolation from airborne particulates emitted on the plant floor. To get rid of the scrap material, Mini-Mover conveyors were part...
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Automation Protects Your Skilled Workers

In our climate of skilled-labor shortages across the US, it’s just as important for manufacturers to automate for worker safety as well as for productivity. Manufacturing facilities such as high-volume machine shops, packagers, shipping docks and warehouses, have workflows that are very fast-paced. Heavy materials constantly need to be moved, staged, shipped — and far...
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90-Degree Inclined Transfer with Mini-Mover Lites

Mini-Mover Conveyors can be configured for product transfers in the exact way you need it done. Whether it’s a 90-degree product transfer, or a transfer that lifts or lowers the product to another cell — Mini-Mover units can do it. Product transfers on a production floor often need to move parts from one level to...
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Huge Labor Savings for Powdered Metal Presses

Just in: Here’s a report from a major Powered Metal parts manufacturer. This user is currently using the Mini-Mover Rotary Table Accumulators (RTAs) at presses for the powder metal process. Each press is capable of producing about 6-10 parts per minute depending on part configuration. The user has about ten (10) similar machines running automatically,...
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Conveyor Orders on the Move!

We’ve been moving Mini-Mover small conveyors out by the daily dozens! We see evidence that manufacturing industry is building back steadily, with many Mini-Mover customers gearing up their factory automation for better conditions ahead. While labor shortages and supply-chain slowdowns continue to affect all US manufacturers, strategic adaptations are seeing us though. We’re pleased, that...
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Man vs. Machine? Compare Your Costs

By Jeff Melville National Sales Director Man vs. Machine. It’s a story that has been engrained, at least in my mind, since the release of the original Terminator movie. It provided a scenario where the human race was being replaced by machines that did tasks better and more efficiently than their human counterparts. In a...
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It’s National Skilled Trades Day!

It’s National Skilled Trades Day in the US! Today’s a day to express our appreciation to all the men and women whose creativity and abilities build up our US manufacturing, construction and industrial capabilities. Here at Mini-Mover Conveyors, our machinists, inspectors, packagers, drivers, warehouse, designers and inventory staff our our MVPs! #NationalSkilledTradesDay #minimoverconveyors
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Portable Parts Unloading with Uni-Mate ®

For unattended parts unloading from machines, Mini-Mover’s Uni-Mate® is a portable and adaptable solution. The Uni-Mate® consists of a Mini-Mover Lite Series conveyor and a Mini-Mover Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA). When bundled together as the Uni-Mate® kit offering, this unit becomes a free-standing parts catcher that’s easy to adjust (in both height and angle), with...
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The Skinny on Mini (Conveyors)

We often receive questions about the usefulness or sturdiness of miniature conveyors — or even “what” makes a conveyor a mini conveyor. Explanations vary, so we’ve prepared a short FAQ on our view of the topic. First, mini conveyor belt systems can solve many problems associated with limited space or moving small, delicate parts. Sometimes...
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Versatile Tabletop Conveyors for Packaging

Tabletop conveyors are versatile! Set up at an inclined or decline angle, they’ll move product from one elevation to another. When space is especially limited, tabletop conveyors are ideal to move your small, delicate products throughout production. Shown here is a Lite Series Mini-Mover conveyor equipped with our “Shortie” stands. The customer for these units,...
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