21 August, 2011
Feeding of large parts in a bowl feeder is always difficult, firstly as the number of components which can be accommodated in the bowl is less and secondly the speed or feed rate is less. Hence, for feeding large components, many times a different type of vibratory equipment is required. Taking the example of half
14 August, 2011
Feeding of very light plastic parts in a vibratory bowl feeder is quite difficult. Such parts do not have much weight which makes them very difficult to orient. They do not stand up and even if they do, they have a tendency to fall off. Using air for orientation too is difficult as both the
3 August, 2011
Feeding of very small parts in a vibratory bowl feeder is quite difficult. There is no specific minimum component size beyond which the parts cannot be fed. However, in case of small parts, not only is the orientation difficult but also in most cases, one requires a magnifying glass to even see the parts properly.