rotary feeder

(redirected from Volumetric feeder)

rotary feeder

[′rōd·ə·rē ′fēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Device in which a rotating element or vane discharges powder or granules at a predetermined rate.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A pneumatically actuated slide gate valve controls material discharge from the drum into the hopper to ensure uninterrupted supply to the volumetric feeder.
The skin material is fed into the first port from a standard hopper or volumetric feeder.
Dry powder is then delivered via vacuum transfer and metered into the tank using a volumetric feeder.
The Model 170-MI-5 Volumetric Feeder has been specifically designed to accurately and reliably meter a wide range of dry solid ingredients at feed rates as low b as 0.
The PMMA was always fed into extruder's primary feed port (hopper) through the single screw volumetric feeder for all formulations.
The flexible plug-in adapter provides fast and simple connectivity to all major controllers used for conveyors, compressors, door openers, industrial fans and pumps, mixers, ovens, palletizing, stretch wrapping, tension control, and volumetric feeder control, just to name a few.
Acrison recommended its stainless steel 170 volumetric feeder, known as a Flavourapplicator, specifically designed for this type of food application.
A volumetric feeder supplies the alloy feedstock to the Thixomolder.
This is the most common volumetric feeder, and its material-discharge device is a screw that rotates at a constant speed to meter material at a predetermined volume-per-revolution discharge rate from the hopper to the process.
The AccuFeed vibrating volumetric feeder is for low-cost precision feeding of water and wastewater treatment chemicals.
24% (w/w) was fed into the entry of the extruder through a single-screw volumetric feeder (AccuRate, Whitewater, WI).
After looking at a range of feeder manufacturers, Cadbury chose Acrison's 105 volumetric feeder with its double concentric auger metering mechanism, which has been shown to minimise bulk density variations by taking conditioned material from the centre of the feed chamber.