Feeder Bowls Case Studies

Cap feeder for combustible products

Problem: The customer was bottling highly combustible consumer products in aerosol cans. They needed an automated feeder system to handle five different caps for these cans. The feeder had to orient and move the parts at a high speed, but more importantly, it had to...

Five-line, high-speed parts feeding system

Problem: The manufacturer of water treatment control valves was looking for a way to automate their parts feeding and loading system that would continuously feed five conveyors that supplied their assembly station. The loading had previously been done by hand. The...

Positioning part for robotic pick up

Problem: The customer is a capital equipment designer and manufacturer. They were experiencing a problem with a robot operation that picked up a part in an isolation cell. The trouble came with the presentation of the part for pickup. A majority of the...

Feeder systems for very small parts

Problem: The customer needed to sort and orient small wire parts (.150″ squares made with .0085″ wire) for high speed automation. They needed a system that would feed and track the parts reliably. Solution: With any small part, positioning in correct...

FDA approved feeder bowl system

Problem: The customer needed a feeder bowl system that met FDA specifications for materials that would come in contact with parts used in drug packaging. The customer had requested that their system be constructed with an electropolished stainless steel wherever...

Dual feeder bowls send two parts to one dead nest system

Problem: This customer needed to have an efficient way to feed two parts – a bushing and an insert – to a common dead nest for pick- up with their robot. Solution: Fortville built a dual vibratory feeder bowl system that fully automated the loading of parts...

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