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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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Feeder Systems with Mini-Mover Conveyors

This night-time shipment of Mini-Mover conveyor/hopper feeder systems reminded us of something out of the “Alien” movie. Shipment went smoothly, without any extra-terrestrial intervention! Seriously though, here in the ‘real world,’ more and more automated parts handling applications combine feeder bowls with small conveyors like ours. #feedersystems #minimoverconveyors #partshandling
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Many Cleat Options to Fit Your Needs

The transport or belting surface on any conveyor is literally where “the rubber meets the road” for its effectiveness on your line. In addition to our many belt-material options, Mini-Mover Conveyors offers numerous belt-cleat options, especially configured for the task you must accomplish. Whether it’s the need for perfect product placement or positioning in automation...
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Give Your Operators a Break

Give your line operators a breather! The Mini-Mover Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA) collects offloaded product from a prior conveyor, pauses it there for the time duration you want, and then passes it along (surge it) to the next station. In this photo, the Stationary-Fence option is being used. It acts to surge each product off...
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Repair, Retrofit or Replace?

Conveyors and pickup trucks have these expectations in common: We expect them to start right up every time; do the work they’re intended to do, without hiccups; and be easy to maintain over the years. We can’t speak for pickup trucks, but Mini-Mover Conveyors builds its products for durability, reliability and a long working life....
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STEM-oriented Exhibit for Kids is fabFAB!

Mini-Mover Conveyors is pleased to be part of fabFAB, a permanent interactive children’s exhibit at the Children’s Museum of La Crosse, Wis. Designed by Toboggan Design of Montreal, QC, this multi-station display invites children to experiment with important parts of the manufacturing process (Activate, Organize, Plan, Operate, Create, Assemble). Toboggan Design incorporated two Mini-Mover LP Series...
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HSI Imaging System with Mini-Mover Lite Conveyor

At the Seafood Processing Global Expo in Barcelona, Spain, Headwall Photonics demonstrated its hyperspectral imaging (HSI) system, using a Mini-Mover Lite Series tabletop conveyor. Small plastic fish placed on the conveyor were imaged to show that the imaging system can distinguish various fish types in real time. Hyperspectral imaging systems such as Headwall’s can instantly...
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Video: Mini-Mover Leg Stand Assembly

Leg Stands for Mini-Mover Conveyors are simple to put together. Each leg assembly is shipped disassembled (with any needed tools and hardware). We made this quick “how-to” video to show what comes out of the shipping box, and the few easy steps to completing the stand setup.
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Help Ergonomics with Rotary Table Accumulators

Parts unloading was an awkward, manual process for operators at this machine. By replacing their old “collection box” and adding a Mini-Mover Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA) into this tight spot, the machinist no longer has to bend, twist or lift to collect parts. The machinist can also tend to other machines while this RTA is...
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Safety First with Drain Pans

During many machining operations, the cutting fluids can cause drippy, oily parts to load onto the conveyor. When these accumulated fluids spill onto the floor, it’s a safety and a clean-up problem To solve this, Mini-Mover Conveyors offers drain pans that install under the conveyor. These must be installed in the factory, so ensure you...
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Happy Fourth of July to You All!

Happy Fourth of July, everyone! Also known as Independence Day or July 4th, it’s been a federal holiday in the US since 1941. But the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution. On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and on July...
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