SmartFlex® Pallet Systems - Flexible Conveyors with Pallets for Product Control and Routing

Dorner’s new SmartFlex® Pallet Systems provide accurate positioning and routing for packaging lines. They are ideal for assembly processes, inspection and more. The components are sold as kits to allow for easy design changes and layout flexibility. The components attach directly to the conveyor frame without the need for modification. Kit styles including merge and diverts that are available in multiple configurations.

Merge & Diverts
• Multiple Kits styles
o Divert, Merge, and Merge and Divert
o Multiple configurations including 45º, 90º and Parallel
• Require pallet or puck stops to be used for product traffic control
• Designed for use with Pucks and Pallets with the Pin Tracking System
• Requires that the conveyor is equipped with guiding. Cutting and fitting of the guiding is required
• Pneumatic diverter. The gate arm location is below the Pin Tracking System, contacts the pallet base puck
• Pneumatic diverter position is adjustable in both positions
• Height of the divert arm is also adjustable

Lift & Locate Station
• 105 mm Conveyors
• ± 0.004"" accuracy
• 200 lbs holding force
• Includes 1 pallet stop (cushioned & non-cushioned)
• Includes sensor mounts
• Sensors and pneumatic valves optional
• Max usable width = pallet width

Pallets
• 105 mm Conveyor
o 90 mm wide
o 100 mm, 150 mm, and 200 mm lengths
o Max product load = 20 lbs
• Aluminum base plate (1/2"" thick)
o Thickness is dependent on load condition
• (2) Hardened steel location blocks
• Pin Tracking System
o Pins guide pallet along conveyor
o Pallet guide only needed on outside of loop
o Pins provide accuracy at stop location
• Pallets can be purchased as completed assemblies or as kits allowing end user to fabricate their own top plate
• Bumper material available to reduce noise and vibration in accumulated pallets

Pallet Stops
• Pneumatic Stop
• Available in Cushioned & Non-Cushioned Models
• Capable of back to back pacing
• Up to 100 lbs total per pallet stop @ 100 FPM
• Lower speed increases load capacity
• Higher load options available
• Sensor brackets available either on the stop or as a stand alone part
• Optional stop position sensors available