Centrifugal feeders BaseType Z
Our feeding system BaseType Z is based on a centrifugal feeder, which was integrated in the complete machine. Through the standardization of additional components, we were able to further optimize the system and meet our customer's requirement of approx. 400 correctly oriented lids per minute. Due to the size of the parts, with a diameter of 70 mm, we used a feeding system from the BaseType Z product range.
Functional sequence and features of the feeder:
The parts are stockpiled in an RNA inclined-belt hopper with a filling volume of 800 liters. This unit dumps the parts into the key element of the feeding system - the sorting bowl.
Here the parts are ‘flung’ against the outer wall by centrifugal force and sorted with the aid of a suction nozzle. Because of the extreme rotating speed the BaseType Z is equipped with a self-rectifying station. After sorting, the parts are transported to the accumulation section via a flip-over rail. Here, a second orientation check takes place to sort out any remaining misoriented parts. The use of these two stations maximizes availability.
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