drum feeder

drum feeder

[′drəm ‚fēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A rotating drum with vanes or buckets to lift and carry parts and drop them into various orienting or chute arrangements. Also known as tumbler feeder.
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Lattimore, Allied Waste district manager, says, "Four different manufacturers contributed to the overall synchronized system of conveyor belts, a drum feeder, various sized separation screens, variable speed motors, overhead cross-belt magnets and an Eddy current separator, a device that uses reverse polarity to separate aluminum from the waste stream."
3 is a 7-ft-dia X 6-ft-long steel-lined overflow mill equipped with a drum feeder and direct driven by a 200-hp motor through a herring-bone girth gear and pinion.
4 is a 4-ft-dia X 14-ft-long steel-lined overflow mill with a drum feeder and is belt driven by a 100-hp motor through a straight-cut girth gear and pinion.
The Friedman system features a drum feeder, Lubo screens and a Bollegraaf HBC 110 baler.
Rivergate Recycling, Nashville, Tenn., has purchased a Bollegraaf Drum Feeder to complement its Bollegraaf Single Stream system.
According to Stamford, Conn.-based Van Dyk Baler Corp., the North American distributor of Bollegraaf equipment, single-stream customers can realize a two-ton-per-hour increase in production by changing to the drum feeder. The Bollegraaf Drum Feeder can improve plant performance by providing constant flow of material to the sorting system, improving screening, according to Van Dyk.
and Lubo USA design, manufacturing, installation and servicing of single stream, MRF and commingled systems, drum feeders, balers, conveyors, paper spikes, shredders, optical sorting, and C&D separation.