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Vibratory Feeders

With many configurations and models available, vibratory feeders can accurately dispense virtually any product into containers or other vessels for mixing or further processing. Several options are available in each of the divisions below to accurately dispense product in the needed increments whether grams or hundreds of pounds. Industrial to 3-A sanitary and washdown, we can integrate any feeder with conveyors and equipment, both mechanically and with software.
Best For

Non-sticky, free-flowing products such as powders, granules, chips, flakes & fibers, organics and inorganics, and many other virgin & recycled materials

Made In USA

Models

Small Feeders (2 oz. – 5 lb. increments)

Practical for automated or semi-auto processes with operators placing and removing containers, the small vibratory feeders fill a small bucket which sits on load cells and dispenses into the package or process when it reaches the target weight.

Features:

Weigh speed: ≤12/min
Accuracy: ± 0.4 – 1%
Electrical: Standard (120 V, 5 a)
Air: 90 PSI, 1 cfm
Dimensions: 20” W x 46.6” H x 30.6” L
Removable hopper
Toolless disassembly
Timed discharge to mitigate spills

Options:

Variable flow
Bulk accumulation (for 5 lb.)
Auto-tare
Conical hopper (for improved flow)
Sanitary Design

Mid-Range Feeders (2 – 25 lbs.)

Great for automated or semi-auto processes with operators placing and removing containers, the intermediary vibratory feeders fill a small bucket which sits on load cells and dispenses into the process or package when it reaches the target weight.

Features:

Weigh speed: ≤12/min
Accuracy: ± 0.5%
Electrical: Standard (120 V, 5 amp)
Air: 90 PSI, 1 cfm
Dimensions: 40.87” W x 58-60” H (adjustable) x 38.63” L
NEMA 12 Enclosure

Options:

Variable flow speed
Dual set-point
Bulk accumulation (for 12 lb increments)
Toolless disassembly
Auto-tare
Wahdown/sanitary configurations

Large Feeders (22 – 341ft³/hr)

Available in a wide range of throughputs, the large vibratory feeder can be configured to feed up to 341 cu ft/hr. With numerous design considerations for easy operation and sanitation, it is FDA and USDA approved, and used in both industrial and pharmaceutical applications alike. The non-reactive contact materials, high-grade steel (polished to 32 micro-inches), and crevice-free design protect product and keep out extraneous materials and moisture.

Features:

Accuracy: To spec
Motor: 230/460 VAC, 3 HP, 60 Hz
304 Stainless hopper
2-piece tray allows quick disassembly for cleaning
Sanitary design
– Domed lid
– Crevice-free contact surfaces

Options

Volumetric configuration
3-A Sanitary configuration
316 SS electropolished finish
Hopper Motors (IP66 wash down)
– 0.17 HP (6 & 12”)
– 0.52 HP (18 & 24”)

Vibratory feeders use vibration to fluidize free-flowing product, controlling its flow into either a process or a weigh bucket for portioning and packaging. Whereas screw feeders can move product up inclines and handle liquids and viscous slurries, vibratory feeders are better for irregular product and those that would damage or be damaged by feed screws. If your product fits in neither or both categories, reach out and we’ll identify the best solution.

Multi-Head Feeders

Multi-head vibratory feeders can be configured in a number of ways depending on the application. Each bucket can dispense directly into bags in a roundabout, be fed into a common hopper for gentle but rapid filling of in-line containers, or buckets can be placed in a cascading fashion. This allows buckets to double-check weights when dispensing small amounts of product in large increments. For example, if placing 10 gummies in a bag, one gummy too much or too little is 10% off, which is unacceptable.
Weighing increments: 1 – 75 lbs.

Features

Accuracy: ± 0.25 to 1%
Electrical: 102 V, 1 Phase, 60 HZ (options available)
Air: 60 PSI, 10 cfm

Options

Partitioned hopper for ingredient mixing
Nylon coating
Dimpled contact surfaces
Washdown configurations
Electric feed gate

Vibratory feeders use vibration to fluidize free-flowing product, controlling its flow into either a process or a weigh bucket for portioning and packaging. Whereas screw feeders can move product up inclines and handle liquids and viscous slurries, vibratory feeders are better for irregular product and those that would damage or be damaged by feed screws. If your product fits in neither or both categories, reach out and we’ll identify the best solution.