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December 2013 Update

Though the weather is grown cold (-10 at the time of this writing) and the blog has been a little dormant – rest assured, dear readers that behind the scenes we are very busy at SJF.  December has seen a massive influx of pallet rack, drive-in rack systems, and complete conveyor systems for sale.  SJF currently has over 10,000 beams and 1,000 good quality uprights available for immediate sale in our Winsted, MN inventory.

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New Video – Power Conveyor Declines

SJF has just uploaded several new videos to our YouTube channel. (SJF’s YouTube Channel)  We’ll be featuring a new video from this series every few days.

This video shows a belt over roller decline conveyor transporting boxes from a pick module to a packaging department.

View belt over roller inclines/declines for sale on SJF.com

New Video – 4 to 1 Merge

SJF has just uploaded several new videos to our YouTube channel. (SJF’s YouTube Channel) We’ll be featuring a new video from this series every few days.

This video shows a 4 to 1 merge system where boxes are queued up to join 1 conveyor line.  Notice how the photo-eye sensors prevent collisions when there is the potential for a box to collide with another.

View conveyor merges and spurs available for sale on SJF.com

New Video – Push/Pull Sortation

SJF has just uploaded several new videos to our YouTube channel. (SJF’s YouTube Channel) We’ll be featuring a new video from this series every few days.

This video shows Carton Pushers/Pullers In action. The first station is a push sorter. This sort bar rests below the conveyor rollers and is activated when bar-code scanner reads a specified code. The box then moves down the line until it reaches a second sort point. This sort is done using a pneumatic arm that pulls the conveyor onto its correct destination path.

View sortation conveyor currently available for sale on SJF.com

New Video – Accumulation Conveyor, Gap Metering, Print & Apply

SJF has just uploaded several new videos to our YouTube channel. (SJF’s YouTube Channel) We’ll be featuring a new video from this series every few days.

This video shows a gap belt making sure there is equal distance between boxes. This gap is important for the operations that follow.

In the second part, the boxes travel over a skewed roller conveyor bed with the effect of lining them all up on one side of the conveyor.

In the third part, a labeling machine prints out a shipping label and pastes it on boxes as they travel past.

View accumulation conveyor currently available for sale on SJF.com

New Video – Rapistan 1276 Padded Chain Accumulation Conveyor

SJF has just uploaded several new videos to our YouTube channel. (SJF’s YouTube Channel) We’ll be featuring a new video from this series every few days.

This video shows Rapistan 1276 Padded Chain Accumulation Conveyor transporting boxes through a distribution facility.

View more power accumulation conveyor for sale on SJF.com.