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Go to the Xstream and Sort Up To 24,000 Parcels Per Hour

The NPI Xstream High Throughput Sliding Shoe Sorter is a reliable, efficient, and scalable solution for parcel or package sorting with minimal maintenance requirements. This modular and cost saving solution is configurable and designed to reduce labor costs and increase production at an affordable cost. The shoe-type sorter design provides a platform capable of sorting a wide range of parcel types from flats to poly bags and boxes. If your operation handles over 10,000 parcels per hour, the Xstream High Throughput Sliding Shoe Sorter is the right choice for your operation. It has a small footprint with a throughput of up to 24,000 parcels per hour, and is supported by NPI’s best-in-class customer service to help you seamlessly transition into automation. The Xstream is a line sorter that is known for its rapid return on investment which is achieved by labor cost savings, industry leading uptime, and its ability to create a highly efficient operation for businesses. It was designed with scalability in mind, allowing it to be upgraded as your business grows.

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Up to 24,000 Parcels Per Hour  |  Scalable Design  |  Reduce Labor Requirements

Sorts Boxes, Poly Bags, Jiffy Packs, Flats, and Irregular Shaped Parcels With Precise Accuracy
High Throughput

Sort up to 24,000 parcels per hour

Scalable Design

Perfect for businesses with limited floor space. Modular design allows it to grow with your business.

Integrates with Existing Conveyor Systems

To extend the current capabilities of your operation

Handles a Wide Variety of Product Sizes, Shapes, and Weights

For increased flexibility

Sorts Plastic, Poly bags, Boxes, Flats, and Most Irregular Packages

To handle a wide variety of product types

Multi-Sided Omni-Directional Barcode Reading Capability

For most 1D, 2D, and Postal barcode types to improve accuracy and reduce errors

Improved Efficiency and Productivity

With high throughput capacity of up to 24,000 parcels per hour

Versatile and user-friendly web-based software

Industry leading software designed for easy customization and control​

Multiple Output Options

Accommodates any industry and business type

High Speed Dimensioning, Weighing, and Scanning (DWS)

In motion 6-sided scanning, impressive weight scaling down to 5g of accuracy, and LFT (legal for trade) dimensioning

Anti-Jam Sliding Shoes & Slats

Breakaway design prevents jams and allows for easy replacement.

Bin Present, Bin Full Sensors

Sensors detect bin presence and are programmable to determine fill level.

Industry Leading Uptime

Cost effective maintenance plans available for maximized system availability

High Speed Dual Sided Sortation

Sort to more destinations without sacrificing floor space

Chutes with Product Control Technology

For gentle distribution of parcels into containers

Certified Legal for Trade Option

Scales certified for commercial weighing purposes

Streamlined Sorting Process with Inbound and Outbound Package Processing

Saving time and resources

Optional In-Line Labeling Available

Automated label applicators to print and apply a wide array of label types, saving money and time

Standardized and Secure API

For interface into customer's sort control system

Intelligent Gapping Technology

Conveyors dynamically create a gap between parcels for accurate reading, weighing, and dimensioning

A High Throughput, Accurate, and Scalable Package Sorting System

A Linear Sorter That Reliably Sorts a Wide Variety of Poly Bags, Packages and Parcels​

Physical Mail Characteristics
LENGTHMin 4” (101mm) / Max 24” (610mm) Greater Capacity Optional
WIDTHMin 4” (101mm) / Max 20” (508mm)
HEIGHTMin 0.197” (5mm) / Max 18” (457mm) Greater Capacity Optional
WEIGHTMin 0.8 oz (23g) / Max 60 lbs (27.2 kg)
Power Requirements
VOLTAGE380 – 480 VAC 3PH
CURRENTDepends on Configuration
FREQUENCY50hz – 60hz

Key Features
  • Semi-Automated Bulk Singulator
    • Hopper – Gen3 Semi automated feed conveyor
      • Incline conveyor / hopper for delayering
    • Singulation Table (patent pending)
      • Right angle conveyor transitions for semi-automatic singulation
    • Dumper
      • Hydraulically operated parcel dumper.  Accomodates most pallets, gaylords, carts and containers
  • Conveyors
    • Wide variety of horizontal – incline / decline conveyors for parcel feed and recirculation
  • DWS
    • 3D Parcel dimensioning with certified Legal For Trade option
    • In-motion weighing with up to 2g accuracy. Certified Legal For Trade option available
    • BCR & OCR scanning up to 6 sides. Most codes and bar code sizes readable
  • Label Print & Apply
    • High-speed label printing and application
  • Gapping Module
    • Gapping conveyors adjust parcel gap for optimal throughput
  • Sort Module
    • Sort modules configurable for high density output pitch at 22”, 33” 44” as well as variable pitch
    • Single sided and double sided configuration available
  • Output Devices
    • Sort output devices available for any application
    • Options include chutes, slides, gaylord, boxes, bags, carts, and conveyor spurs
    • Outputs include sensors for divert confirmation, container present, and container full
Sortable Package Types
BoxesPoly BagsFlats
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Parcel Output Options
Collapsible BinsMail CartsGaylordsMail Sacks
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A High Speed Linear Conveyor Sortation System

The dual lane design allows for a higher throughput of parcels, more than doubling the throughput of the Xstream Compact Sliding Shoe Sorter.  The system typically utilizes two Semi-Automated Bulk Singulators to increase the amount of parcels inducted into the system. Parcels are dimensioned, weighed, and scanned with a DWS tunnel using scales and cameras. The cameras are capable of scanning multiple barcodes printed on the parcel. These barcodes can be an IMPB or other commercial types of barcodes. After the parcels pass the DWS tunnel, they’re conveyed towards the sorting conveyor consisting of slats with sliding shoes. The shoes then divert the parcel into the designated output determined using NPI’s state-of-the-art web based software.

The Xstream is an automated linear parcel sorting system that can be configured to fit the needs of businesses in various industries including Consolidators, eCommerce, Omnichannel, Pharmaceutical, 3rd party logistics , Warehouse Operations, Distribution Centers, Courier Services, and more.

Compatible with Industry Leading PLC Technologies

Monitor Your Sortation System's Performance with Duravant ONSIGHT™

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