Elscint recently manufactured a vibratory bowl feeder for feeding of plastic bottles having diameter 27.5 mm x 55.50 mm length with a open mouth on one side. The requirement was to get the bottles in open / mouth side up orientation. The dimensions of the bottle were such that the bottles moved in the bowl feeder in axial or lengthwise direction. Hence, Elscint employed certain tooling to ensure that the bottles got into the required orientation of standing with the mouth up. It was ensured that any bottle which in any other direction fell back into the bowl. A speed of 80 bottles per minute was achieved very easily. Elscint used its Model 400 with a stainless steel step design bowl with a track width of 50 mm and suitable pitch. A digital controller was also provided with the equipment. The bottles were for pharmaceutical purpose and hence a stainless steel bowl was used for this purpose. You can watch the video of the Elscint Bowl feeder for feeding the plastic bottles.
- Post author:Monish Shete
- Post published:October 15, 2018
- Post category:Vibratory Bowl Feeder
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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.