Vibratory Conveyors and Feeder Systems: Equipment Applications and Manufacturing Details
Vibratory conveyors and feeder systems are used to withdraw or receive material and transport it uniformly for further processing. Common applications include:
Removing material from storage hoppers or silos.
Receive dumped loads from front end loaders or cranes.
Spread material evenly to fulfill process requirements.
Controlling output and distribution of material for receiving equipment.
Build materials for Vibratory Conveyors and Feeder Systems are generally mild steel. Stainless steel troughs are also used in applications where corrosion resistance or food grade finishes are required.
Feeders can be tapered down to fit narrow belts or other interfacing equipment. They can also taper out to spread out material and lower material depths if required. Curved troughs can be designed to eliminate the need for chutes that direct material 90 degrees. Alternatively, hopper style designs where the trough body tapers out vertically helps prevents material from spilling out when loaded.
Operating angles of Vibratory Feeders affect material speeds and behaviour. Horizontal installations are standard and provide good feed rate control. If material speed needs to be higher, feeders are installed on inclination angles. Lining the troughs of feeders is done to either increase life or assist in material flow. Head wearing steel or ceramic liners are used to protect trough bodies from material wear. Plastic based liners are generally used to reduce the risk of sticky material.
Curtis Vibrators (Grantham) Ltd offers a wide selection of Vibratory Conveyor and Feeder System designs to facilitate specific requirements. In addition to this, we manufacture to ISO 9001 Quality Management Standards; thus, ensuring that our products and services consistently meet customerís requirements, and that quality is consistently improved. Furthermore, our expert team can assist in the selection of the appropriate feeding technology to satisfy clients' requirements. For example we can offer the following:
Mild steel or ST/ST
Low transmitted vibration
Top or bottom drive
Widths up to 1500mm (5ft)
Lengths up to 7500mm (24.5ft)
Can be controlled through an invertor to vary output
Can be inclined or declined
Can be totally enclosed
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