Did you know that properly designed bins and hoppers in various manufacturing operations could improve feeder capacity by 30 percent? Are you getting all you can from your vibratory feeder?
When selecting a vibratory feeder, the required capacity should be a foremost consideration. If you find that the vibratory feeder performs at less than capacity once installed, it is wise to look to the hopper as its poor design may be to blame.
Improperly designed bins and hoppers frequently reduce a feeder’s capacity by as much as 30 percent. Based on this, end users who plan t build a new hopper or to modify an existing one above a vibratory feeder are advised to following established guidelines for hopper design.