Material Handling & Conveyors

Material handling systems move raw materials, part components, final parts and everything in between from one location in your facility to another. This can consist of a simple transport path or a complex route with production steps throughout.

Our machinery is custom made to accommodate any material type including:

  • Packaging materials such as bottles, boxes, bags and other containers.
  • Bulk Materials
  • Powders
  • Liquids
  • Slurries
  • Other Parts and Materials

We can supply individual material handling components such as:

  • Lifts
  • Elevators
  • Hoppers
  • Tanks
  • Conveyors
  • Pushers
  • Chutes
  • Bulk Bag Stands / Unloaders

We can also fabricate and install structures and enclosures such as:

  • Fixtures
  • Tables
  • Carts
  • Platforms
  • Catwalks
  • Stairs
  • Ladders

We build to meet OSHA regulations using hand rails, guards, interlock switches and any other safety feature necessary for your machinery.

Common System Materials and Features

Our material handling systems can consist of single machines working alone or multiple pieces of equipment working in tandem to move product from location to location. Based on the application, we can customize the equipment with different features and materials to meet a variety of private and public standards.

For the food service and pharmaceutical industries, we create all contact areas from stainless steel for sanitary purposes and to meet FDA standards. Customer requests which we have met include making equipment suitable for use in Class 100 clean-room facilities. We have also designed and fabricated our material handling systems within enclosures for noise reduction purposes.

We are able to design our material handling systems around the available resources of your facility. We can accommodate any:

  • Power supply
  • Hydraulic system
  • Air/Compressor system
  • Plumbing system

We can create stationary equipment that is bolted to the ground or movable equipment equipped with casters and Quick Connect adapters for all utilities. We have also made systems which ride along tracks or rails within the facility.

Conveyor Types

We can design any type of conveyor system to meet your material handling needs. Whether it is for use as a component of a larger system or to be used on its own, Tuttle, Inc. can supply you with custom conveyors to meet any need. Our conveyors can be made in a variety of different material options including stainless steel, carbon steel, and aluminum. Our conveyors can be designed to perform a variety of functions including:

  • Diverting
  • Part Orientation
  • Part Sorting
  • Part Alignment
  • Single Filing and Laning Systems

We design our conveyors around the products you are moving. Depending on the part size, shape and medium we can supply various types of conveyors such as:

  • Auger/Screw
  • Belt
  • Cable
  • Shaker/Vibratory
  • Drag
  • Pneumatic
  • Elevator/Incline/Decline
  • Packaging- Single Lane/TableTop Chains & Mass/MatTop Chains
  • Roller Conveyors for Pallets & Boxes
  • Washdown Duty/Food Contact

Conveyor Accessories

Our conveyors can be fitted with multiple accessories to fine-tune their performance. Our conveyor accessories include:

  • Single Filers
  • Package/Container Orientation Devices
  • Reject Devices
  • Metal Detection
  • In-line Weighing
  • Check-Weighing
  • Labeling
  • Bar Coding System (application and verification)
  • Waterfall and Twist Container Fittings
  • We can custom design various other accessories for any material handling need.