Compact conveyor system creates a single-file product stream to reduce system jams and mis-sorts
(ST. LOUIS) FKI Logistex®, offers the Mini-Unscrambler conveyor, which orients cases into a single-file line at up to 100 cartons per minute for induction into high-speed material handling systems. By edge-aligning cartons and removing side-by-side products, the FKI Logistex Mini-Unscrambler reduces system jams and mis-sorts, and decreases carton recirculation.
As today's manufacturing and retail distribution centers trend toward smaller SKUs and higher speeds, single-file conveying is increasingly important. The FKI Logistex Mini-Unscrambler is cost-effective and ideal for pre-sorter induction areas, following manual or automated depalletizing cells, and in manual repack areas. It is also one of the most compact unscramblers available, with a standard length of 15 feet (4.6 meters).
Unlike most competing unscramblers that line up cartons in the center of the conveyor where they may still have a tendency to skew, the FKI Logistex Mini-Unscrambler edge-aligns cartons to deliver them to the sorter in a single-line orientation. The Mini-Unscrambler also reduces gaps, minimizes scuffing, and can accept a wide range of products.
"FKI Logistex leads the industry with more than 15 years of high-speed, inline case unscrambling experience," said Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. "As a result, our products continue to be trusted by customers with some of the largest automated material handling systems in the world."
For sales information, contact Martin Clark, director, marketing and business development, FKI Logistex North America, by phone at +1 (314) 872-5816 or by e-mail at [email protected].