The Metalfab Better-Weigh feeder combines the stability of a volumetric feeder with precision scale and controls to produce repeatable results.Read more
Feeders for powder and bulk solids handling operations
Feeders are of great importance in bulk material handling systems since feeders control the solid flow rate. When feeders stop working, the solids flow rate will come to an end. The difference between feeders and conveyors is that conveyors are only capable of transporting material, not controlling the flow rate.
There are two basic types of bulk feeders: volumetric feeders and gravimetric feeders.
Volumetric feeders are dosing systems that supply the production system with a certain volume of material in a set timeframe, based on the displacement principle.
Gravimetric feeders are self-calibrating dosing systems that dose based on weight in speed.
This Technology Zone offers an insight into the latest innovations in Feeders for dry material processing industries.
Articles about Feeders
To reduce the use of expensive primary fuels like coal and oil in the energy-intensive cement production, operators focus increasingly on alternative fuels and raw materials.Read more
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Cleveland Vibrator Company announces the release of a new, downloadable white paper entitled, “Selecting the Right Vibratory Feeder for Industrial Applications.”Read more
Experts for Feeders
Storage, filling and feeding – three processes for which Schenck Process can provide extensive process knowledge. From a product portfolio perspective, Schenck Process is now completing its offering to best meet market requirements: Meet the newest addition to the ProFlex® C family, the ProFlex® C100.Read more
FLSmidth launches the new Hybrid Apron Belt (HAB) Feeder for run-of-mine and stockyard applications. A modular, hybrid, belt-over-apron feeder, the HAB Feeder delivers the strength of an apron feeder with the spillage control of a conveyor system.Read more
Trantec’s latest Metering Screw Feeders bring together multi-start augers, servo motors and easy clean features creating a formidable combination of range, accuracy and performance in one machine.Read more
BOLTON – Solids handling equipment maker, Ajax Equipment, has supplied leading black masterbatch producer, Hubron International, with a system to handle big bags and supply a new extruding line with carbon black.Read more