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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: Metalworking Conveyors

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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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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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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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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Parts Catchers Protect Precision Machined Parts

Whether they’re called parts catchers or unloaders, these handy additions to a machine cell can protect sensitive parts without constant operator supervision. Mini-Mover Conveyor products, such as our Lite Series or LP Series conveyors, integrate easily into, and onto, machines. When faster cycle times also require an un-manned accumulation strategy, our Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA)...
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Sparks Fly at Big Al’s

Sparks are always flying at Big Al’s Carponents, a precision maker of parts and components for hot rods, drag racers and specialty cars and trucks. Now based in Idaho, Big Al’s was founded in 1986 by late drag racer Nick Cirino. Current proprietors, Mark and Kathy Mathre, continue the legacy of designing and manufacturing high...
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CNC Machine Tending with Mini-Mover Products

Despite rampant staff shortages for US manufacturers today, production capacity can still be boosted — using affordable automation solutions for the plant floor. Mini-Mover Conveyor products are there to help. High-speed machine tending systems for CNC turning centers, such as those designed by Toellner Systems, Inc in Wisconsin. are designed to handle the repetitive, predictable...
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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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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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Fast Sheet Metal Stacker & Labeler with Mini-Mover LP

A Mini-Mover LP (low-profile) Series conveyor speeds up sheet metal shingles into a stacking device, where each shingle gets labeled. By automating this process, the manufacturer’s throughput on this line increased ten-fold.
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