Conveyor Systems

Fork Truck and AGV Load / Pick-up Station

Often Lauyans & Company customers need a material handling system that will interface with a material handling device such as a fork truck or an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV). A load needs to be precisely placed on a slave pallet, or picked up from one.  The Lauyans Fork Truck and AGV Load/Pick-up Station serves this … Continued

Zoned Accumulation Chain Driven Live Roller Conveyor

This conveyor is designed to handle and accumulate large (4’ x 8’) steel pallets. The loaded pallets are deposited onto the conveyor by an Automated Storage and Retrieval System (AS/RS) stacker crane. The first pallet is conveyed to the far end of the conveyor. Then, a pneumatic lift device raises the load off the conveyor … Continued

Pallet Stacker

Lauyans & Company has designed this Pallet Stacker to stack two (2) pallets with the first on top of the second. The systems controls send a signal to the stacker and tell it whether to stack the next two (2) pallets or to let them pass through single height. If it is to stack the next … Continued

Harsh environment? Use an automated autoclave transfer car

Lauyans & Company’s long-time customer disposes of contaminated medical waste. The waste, in orange plastic bags, is brought from medical facilities to the plant. The bags are transferred from the trucks into large bins, the bins and contents are sanitized at high temperature in autoclaves and the waste is land-filled. The environment is a difficult … Continued

Robotic Conveyor Systems: Three Reasons to Look for a Customized Solution

The key to a successful robotic integration is choosing the right supporting elements for a seamless implementation. The conveying system specified must be suited to the degree of accuracy and repeatability that the robot can achieve. There are many things to look for in a conveyor supplier for your robotic integration – one is the … Continued

Maximizing Service; Reducing Costs At Lower Volume

Any company that manufactures components knows the value of volume. Costs spread over many pieces are lower than costs spread over a few pieces. But that’s not always possible. What if the operation produces, say, replacement parts? Economies of scale may not be available. But the demand must be satisfied to maintain a high service … Continued

Perfect Pick and Place Automation with a Conveyor Upgrade

High speed and accuracy make robotic technology an ideal concept for pick and place applications in a wide range of industries. Tremendous gains in productivity are realized through the application of pick and place robotic technology. More importantly, pick and place robots eliminate the risk of fatigue and injury human labor is subjected to in … Continued

Robotic Palletizing and Advanced Material Handling

Manual palletizing in material handling applications has always been time consuming and inefficient. It also involves a significant safety risk for the employees required to perform this highly burdensome labor. While some automated palletizing systems offer an improvement over manual palletizing, conventional palletizers are very limited in terms of flexibility. Robotic palletizing is now delivering … Continued

Tote Stacker ǀ Destacker Saves Space, Reduces Time for Fashion Apparel Industry

Lauyans & Company manufactures Tote Stacker ǀ Destackers for a wide variety of uses in manufacturing, fulfillment and distribution. Here is a recent example. We are a designer and manufacturer for a multinational integrator who specializes in the areas of distribution, e-commerce and 3PL. With offices in many countries and a strong background servicing the … Continued

Conveyor System Key to Robotic Integration Success

Robotic automation is used for pick and place functions and other operations in a wide range of industrial applications. Robots boost productivity and efficiency by performing at extremely high rates, with greater accuracy than manual labor. Companies are discovering that robotic automation is also ideal for tasks that would put an employee at risk for … Continued