Bottle Line Productivity Increased With Guiderail Changeover
Description of Problem
A large sports beverage company produces several bottled products on the same conveyor line. To accommodate the different sized beverage containers, time consuming conveyor guide rail adjustments are required. The result is downtime and high changeover costs.
System Plast Conveyor Solution
Regal offered a unique technical solution with complete turnkey installation services that met the customer’s available scheduled maintenance period. The solution consisted of System Plast SpeedSet™ brackets and Valu Guide® side rails with installation by Regal’s Perceptive Technologies team.
Key customer need(s) and benefits from System Plast products
The Valu Guide® side rails and SpeedSet™ brackets have greatly reduced the time required to change from one bottle size to another. With the help of the installation support provided by Regal’s Perceptive Technologies team, the customer was able to quickly realize a production gain of $105,000 annually. Plus, the plant benefits from a labor savings of approximately $1,700 annually.
Available Perceptive Technologies
Utilize advanced technologies to measure vibration, strain, temperature, power, current, voltage, etc., to determine existing state and measure the effects of changes in products or processes.
Provide installation and commissioning of Regal® products.
Repair, rebuild or refurbish damaged or worn power transmission products.
MonitoringUsing proprietary algorithms, Perceptive Technologies monitors the performance – reliability – operations of customer equipment to improve total cost of ownership.
Assist customers in reviewing application needs, selecting products, and providing certified layouts and bills of material.