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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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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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Ease Transition into Automating Ink Jet Printing/Coding

As a small business increases its sales volume, the need to upgrade manual methods for inkjet product labeling or case-coding may seem like a daunting expense. It doesn’t have to be. There are entry-level and mid-level products that can make the switchover affordable. Mini-Mover Conveyors are often used by packaging vendors to complete a case-coding...
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Automated Punch-Press Unloading with LP Series Conveyor

This sheet metal punch press operation runs more efficiently with an LP Series Mini-Mover conveyor in this HVAC manufacturer’s facility. After shearing and initial punch shown here, the sheets are automatically stacked for staging to the next operation. This simple automation step eliminates the need for continuous operator supervision.
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Portable Mini-Mover Conveyors for Demos & Tradeshows

Mini-Mover Conveyors are ideal for pre-production product demonstrations at trade shows or customer meetings. Shown here is a portable Lite Series conveyor in a vision demonstration at a West Coast symposium. It fits securely on table tops and is easy to accessorize with the customer’s demo add-ons. The exhibitor, Headwall Photonics of Bolton, Mass., designs...
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Smooth Transport with Side Guides

Conveyor side guides that properly direct or contain your transported products are essential for smooth operation. Standard Mini-Mover side guides are constructed of aluminum with a brush finish. They are also available with with laminated UHMW product guide surface. Guides may be installed on LP Series conveyors with or without the T-slot profile. They are...
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Space-Saving Electronics Testing & Inspection with LP Series

Product inspection and testing techniques for manufacturers are as varied as the products they make. For this high-volume electronics maker, it was is was essential to automate the in-process test and rejection process for thousands sensitive semi-finished components. And space was limited. Our LP Series conveyors are highly configurable to meet many needs. For this...
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