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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Category: UniMate

Unattended Machine Unloading with Uni-Mate®

Unattended machine unloading and collection is easy with a Mini-Mover Uni-Mate® product: it’s a combined Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA) and Lite Series conveyor kit with indexing timer, variable speed controls — with great kit pricing. These hardy units can accumulate delicate parts with care, and even fluid-soaked or gritty parts are no problem. Just set...
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Caster Extensions Boost Safety in Portability for RTA

Mini-Mover users of our Rotary Table Accumulators (RTA) love the portability and love to tote them all over the shop. For added stability and safety — especially for larger tabletops or uneven floors — we offer Caster Extensions. The caster extension option suits all RTA products and also our steel base stand and Uni-Mate® products....
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Ellison-Mini-Mover Part-Reject Inspection System

Ellison Technologies engineered this compact and effective turnkey system that inspects precision parts for critical measurements. The turnkey system uses a DN Solutions Lynx2100B lathe, a Doosan M1013 cobot, a Mini-Mover Uni-Mate® (conveyor and accumulator combo), a Keyence vision system and an air blast reject system. According to Ellison Technologies’ Lower Midwest Group (NOH location), here’s the...
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Uni-Mate® Can Save A Day… and Night

Keep your work cell running during breaks, lunch hours or overnight with an economical time saver: the Uni-Mate® from Mini-Mover Conveyors. By the end of a work-week, you may well have saved a day’s worth of operator hours. It never takes sick days, either! For unattended parts unloading from machines, Mini-Mover’s Uni-Mate® is a portable...
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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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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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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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4 Tips For a Personalized Mini-Mover Quote

All Mini-Mover conveyors are personalized – built to the exact specifications you request. But it’s not always obvious what to ask for. That’s why we’re here to help. Here are four general areas to consider when getting a quote started for your personalized conveyor. You don’t need to know every answer to the areas below...
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Uni-Mate Setup: Diverter Arm with CCW Rotation

Our highly portable Mini-Mover Uni-Mate™ family is a purpose-built bundling of our rotary table accumulator (RTA) units and Lite Series conveyors. This kit is expressly suited for unattended daytime or overnight parts unloading, collection and protection of sensitive parts. Shown here is a typical setup using a 48″ diameter RTA, equipped with a 6″ x...
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RTA and Lite Series Conveyor Unload Machine

Mini-Mover Rotary Table Accumulator (RTA) units are ideal for parts collection, even when loaded up with fluid-soaked or gritty parts. This customer chose to join an RTA and Lite conveyor he already had. An alternative is the use a Mini-Mover Uni-MateTM, which consists of conveyor and RTA and joining hardware, in kit form.
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