Vibratory Bowls

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As the most common type of parts feeder, as well as the oldest, vibratory bowls are self-contained systems that work best with small metal or plastic parts. Read Moreā€¦

Vibratory Bowls Vibratory bowls, also referred to as "vibratory bowl feeders," are feeder bowls that are mounted to a vibrating drive unit in order to orient and conveyor parts between processes.

Leading Manufacturers

Erie, PA  |  800-345-4946

ERIEZ is a global manufacturer of an entire range of vibratory feeders and related machinery. We serve all the process industries, including food, chemical, pharmaceutical, ceramics, glass, packaging, metalworking, minerals processing and others. We also offer feeding machines so that all of your needs can be met. Please contact our company for a quote today!

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Eriez $$$

Louisville, KY  |  502-969-3171

Internationally known, Carrier Vibrating Equipment specializes in manufacturing vibratory feeders and screeners. We have been pioneers in process equipment technology for over 60 years. Our economical products are easily installed, offering minimum downtime and low maintenance. Our equipment serves industries such as chemical, glass, dairy, pharmaceutical and explosives.

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Carrier Vibrating Equipment, Inc. $$$

Crystal Lake, IL  |  815-455-3222

At General Kinematics, we design and manufacture vibratory feeders, conveyors and more for applications in foundries, recycling mining, coal and food processing. We are always working on new, creative designs for our customers that are cost effective in pricing. We have the expertise and knowledge to respond to your objectives for efficient, dependable, products.

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General Kinematics $$$

Marine City, MI  |  888-919-5568

Martin is the leader in industrial vibrators and vibration systems and solutions. We provide the quietest and most energy efficient vibratory feeders, hoppers and compaction tables available and a host of other products to make material flow easy. Martin serves a wide range of manufacturing industries which use our equipment to improve productivity and safety all while increasing the bottom line.

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Martin Vibration Systems Solutions $$$

Hamilton, ON  |  905-648-8200

Over 20 years as a vibratory feeder manufacturer, Autofeed has an outstanding reputation nationally & globally for offering the finest in parts handling equipment & service. A skilled & creative staff knows the best vibratory bowl feeder, elevator feeder or rotary parts feeder configuration for loading & discharge of delicate electrical components & plastic moldings to large springs & castings.

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Autofeed Corporation $$$

Grimsby, ON  |  800-313-8655

VTR was established in 1995 as a single man operation founded on the premise of creating reliable, efficient parts feeding solutions. Now, just over a decade later, VTR is an industry leader in the busy Canadian automation field with an eye to ever expanding markets worldwide.

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VTR Feeder Solutions $$$
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Most often used in the pharmaceutical, glass, foundry, concrete, food processing, mining, plastics and automotive industries, vibratory bowls can be constructed from stainless steel in order to meet sanitary grade requirements, but are also often constructed from cast aluminum.

Typical parts that vibratory bowls handle include washers, nuts, studs, plugs, bolts, pills, rings and screws, as well as dry bulk materials. Vibratory bowls are typically used in parts manufacturing processes in order to orient and sort finished and semi-finished parts for additional processing or packaging.

Quiet and effective, vibratory bowls offer high feed rates as well as using very few moving parts resulting in low maintenance and down time.

Utilizing vibrations to convey parts, vibratory bowls consist of a feeder bowl and a vibrating drive unit. The feeder bowl is mounted to the vibrating drive unit, which is equipped with a variable-amplitude controller that vibrates the feeder bowl and causes the parts to move upwards on an inclined spiral track that climbs along the vibratory bowl's inner wall.

The purpose of the track is to align and sort the parts in reliable and consistent positions based on the desired requirements. Initially, parts are dumped into the feeder bowl, which vibrates and turns. As a result of the vibrations, the parts move along the track until they come across obstacles that are designed to align the parts in a particular manner.

This orientation of the parts allows for easy usage further down the processing line. Special features can be added to vibratory bowls for additional benefits such as special bed liners for better handling of abrasive materials and dust-proof outlet covers for increased dust protection.

In addition, the length, width and depth of the bowl feeder can be adjusted depending on the size of the parts.

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