Elscint recently supplied a vibratory bowl feeder for feeding of O Rings in vertical orientation. The size of the O Ring was dia 18 x 1 mm thk. Elscint used a stainless steel conical bowl for the same. Ahead of the bowl, a gravity chute was provided to get the parts straight forward in rolling orientation upto a distance of 220 mm from the bowl periphery (as required by the customer). Thereafter, the oil seals flowed vertically down, perpendicular to its previous path. The chute was 150 mm down from the bowl feeder mounting plate.
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.