Food Engineering

Vibratory Feeder

August 6, 2012
ktron vibratory feeder k-ph-ml-d5-kv2K-Tron’s Model K-PH-ML-D5-KV2 vibratory loss-in-weight (LIW) feeder is designed for the low-rate addition of difficult-flowing bulk ingredients. The LIW feeder offers an easy-to-clean designs; the removable tray and end covers allow accessibility and ease in cleaning. The 3-liter inlet funnel transition hopper is designed at a 65° slope for optimal flow into the vibratory tray. The feeder offers a 20-liter extension hopper with optional lid, along with an inlet tri-clamp and sanitary, flexible bellows for complete isolation of the feeder. A lid option is also available with a sanitary vent filter, which is attached by a tri-clamp. All tri-clamps are FDA plastic bio-clamp construction to minimize the overall weight of the feeder and maximize feeder accuracy. The discharge tray terminates to a tri-clover ferrule with sanitary silicone bellows for connection to the process below.
 
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