Elscint recently supplied a vibratory bowl feeder for feeding of various stainless steel watch bases for a major watch manufacturer. There were a total of 10 various sizes / dimensions comprising of 2 families of components. These also consisted of square and rectangular components. The requirement was to get them in a single row with the open side facing ground on a conveyor in lengthwise direction. Elscint provided a conical bowl with the least amount of changeover tooling to ensure operator ease. The changeover tooling too was made very easy with no adjustments and change parts were laser marked with the part number to make it easy for the operator to remember. Further, an extra capacity hopper having 50 ltr. capacity and a noise enclosure for the vibratory bowl feeder were also provided. The conveyor was provided with a variable drive with adjustable side guides.
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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.