Manufacturer specific points while selecting a vibratory bowl feeder manufacturer

In the last blog we had considered the product specific criteria which needs to be taken into account while choosing the right type of vibratory bowl feeder. However, while choosing the correct type of bowl feeder supplier, some manufacturer specific points too much be considered. Below you can find the various points on which evaluation must be based is provided here.

  1. Is the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer ISO Certified?
  2. Does the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer issue Operating Instructions, Test / Inspection Reports?
  3. Does the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer provide an Electrical Circuit Diagram with the supply?
  4. Is proper Documentation of every Vibratory Bowl Feeder kept in case of any need in the future?
  5. Are the Vibratory Bowl Feeders having CE Marking?
    1. This ensures conformation to the stringent European Safety Norms.
    2. This increases safety of the equipment
  6. Does the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer export on a regular basis?
    1. Exporting to European / other countries further stresses the quality of the manufacturer plus shows the price competitiveness in the global market.
  7. How long is the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer in business? Will he last long enough to provide critical spares in the future?
  8. Is the Vibratory Bowl Feeder Manufacturer financially strong enough to stay in business during recessionary times?
  9. Are all the required Spares kept in Stock?
  10. Does the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer provide a Tool Kit / Set with every Bowl Feeder?
    1. This creates tremendous value for the customer in the time saved while searching for Tools for work on the Bowl Feeder, if need arises.
    2. Just like a tool kit is important while purchasing a car, same is the case with respect to a Vibratory Bowl Feeder.
  11. Does the Vibratory Bowl Feeder manufacturer provide all types of Accessories like
    1. Stands
    2. Silos
  • Escapement / Singulator
  1. Linear Tracks / Gravity Tracks
  2. X-Y Table
  3. Noise Enclosures
  • Hoppers
  • Elevators

Using these Accessories makes things easy / faster while integrating the Vibratory Bowl Feeder with your Machine. Further details can be found here

Monish Shete

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.