A very important usage of vibratory part feeders is for accurately counting of small parts like plastic caps, spouts, screws, rivets, capsules and electrical connectors, bearings, as well as heavy parts such as anchor bolts, bearing races and metal sockets. The standard equipment consists of a suitable vibratory bowl feeder, a sensing device and an electronic reset able counter. The counter can be even upto 10 digits and even more in case of special requirements. Counting speeds can be very high, depending upon the component which requires counting and the accuracy required. Once a preset number is reached, the counting can be made to stop automatically. Restart can be either manually or again automatically on receiving of a Signal. This equipment finds use in various industries, namely, cosmetic, electrical, mechanical, pharmaceutical, optical, bearing and many other industries. Accuracy of counting can be 100%. This is very low cost highly accurate equipment compared to counting by way of weighing.
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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.