Elscint Hopper with Vibrating tray to feed tablets

Elscint recently manufactured and supplied an equipment for feeding of tablets onto a conveyor for vision inspection. The requirement was to feed various sizes and dimensions of tablets, right from dia 10 mm x 5 mm to dia 30 mm x 10 mm and capsules upto 5 mm x 30 mm length. At one time, only a single type of tablet was to be fed. However, the customer did not want any changeover. The loading capacity required was 50 ltrs. While a total of 12 outlets were required. Hence, Elscint proposed its linear vibrator Model IV with a 350 mm width tray and a hopper on top of the same. For easy movement of the tablets, the tray was divided into 3 parts, the first being a normal tray, the second being machined 12 rows of V type tracks of stainless steel, while the third one was again machined 12 rows of U type tracks made of aluminium, duly anodized. A speed of 400 tablets per row (12 rows) was achieved at full speed. The speed being variable, it could be adjusted as per requirement. The equipment was mounted on a single base plate and supplied to the customer. All the parts, including the hopper mounting pipes were made of stainless steel. .  You can watch the video of the same.

Monish Shete

Monish Shete is CEO of Elscint India Pvt Ltd (formerly Elscint Automation), a 40 year old company manufacturing vibratory bowl feeders, Rotary / Centrifugal Feeding Systems and similar small part handing products. He personally has more than 25 years experience with last 20 years being with Elscint. This blog will help customers and laymen understand the intricacies of vibratory bowl feeders. One can find information about the finer aspects of vibratory bowl feeders which cannot be found anywhere else. Case studies and information about various innovative ways of feeding and orienting of different parts are given in this blog. Do subscribe to get this thrice a month.

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