Feeding of small and light components is difficult as the parts tend to jump. However, Elscint has developed a unique vibratory bowl feeder for feeding of very small light quartz and ceramic parts having diameter from 0.40 mm to 2 mm and length from 5 mm to 40 mm. These parts being very light, feeding them at a high speed was a challenge, which Elscint accomplished easily. The Elscint Model 160 vibratory feeder with a stainless steel machined bowl along with Elscinthane bowl coating was used in this application. The orientation was not critical but the requirement of high speed & accurate feeding was more important, which Elscint could easily complete to the customer’s satisfaction.
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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.