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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

[email protected]

Category: Lite Series Conveyors

Painless Steps toward Automation

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.  In a way, that has become a reality, but it has allowed for the human aspect to be placed into roles that allow for better use...
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Protecting Human Fingers: Conveyor & Cobot Automation

As can be seen in this photo, this function using a cobot gripper used to be a human hand. Previously, hand-feeding blanks into this screws machine cell was hazardous to operators and at best, inexact. However, the risky particular loading and unloading function was automated by using a Mini-Mover conveyor and cobot arm/gripper. The result...
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Conveyor Backlights to Enhance Vision System Automation

Conveyor equipped backlighting adds precision and automation to vision systems used for measurement, placement and inspection. Vision-enabled obots can achieve perfect placement on pick and place lines when aided by superior lighting. An essential in inspection, of course, is good lighting. Mini-Mover Conveyors can provide a custom fit and ideal belting material for your vision...
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Tabletop Applications Have Legs… and Feet!

Tabletop conveyors are simple to set up with our “Shortie” conveyor stands and Tabletop feet .  With either of these accessories, Mini-Mover conveyors fit on any bench surface where our  adjustable Leg Stands are just too tall.  Shortie stands and tabletop feet are also useful for leveling uneven flat surfaces and serve well at the...
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Custom Conveyor Side Guides For Your Exact Needs

Each part or product transported with a conveyor often needs unique fixtures for proper alignment.  Whether your Mini-Mover conveyor is used for loading, positioning, spacing or unloading, we offer many options.  We receive many requests for custom side guides.  We’re happy to craft the perfect side guides to position and protect your product during its...
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Affordable Class 100 Cleanroom Options in Both Lite and LP Platforms

Mini-Mover Conveyors, div. of Whipple Ent., now offers newly Clean Room recertified Lite Series and LP Series conveyors, which include cost-saving belting options, for Class 100 (ISO 5) compliant applications. Modern manufacturing and product development is expanding into more delicate application environments, making clean rooms increasingly necessary. Industries like medical research, food and beverage production,...
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Affordable Automation for Today’s Challenges

Many businesses believe automation is too expensive, disruptive or complex to add or expand in their operations. Mini-Mover Conveyors works to lower those cost barriers, along with partnering with robotics partners who can simplify the training and deployment process for you. With affordable easy-to-use solutions, workers of all levels can be productive immediately — while...
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Belting Selection Makes a Big Difference

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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Hoppers with Mini-Mover Conveyors Add to Safety

Whether it’s for high-volume precision machining or a packaging line sorting bottle caps, hoppers paired with an inclined conveyor provide a smooth transfer of components. Our Mini-Mover conveyors have proven to be an ideal companion for these setups. Shown in this photo, collected parts in the hopper will be released onto an inclined, cleated Lite...
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Oily Parts Transfer with Lite Series Mini-Mover Conveyor

Tranferring oily parts is no problem for Lite Series Mini-Mover Conveyors.  Here’s a typical hard-working example on the busy shop floor of Anthony Screw Products of Burlington, Ont.  Simple automation reduces the need for skilled workers to perform repetitive — but necessary — basic production tasks.
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