Since each application
has its own special requirements in terms of the parts, the required
capacity, floor space limitations, discharge heights, load heights, and
feed rates; POSI offers a wide range of bulk feeders to meet your needs.
Bulk feeders provide
extra part storage and serve as a bulk delivery system to maintain the
proper level of parts in the part feeder.
The Pan Feeder Hopper
is our most popular bulk feeder. The Pan Feeder Hopper combines a
hopper, a vibratory pan feeder, and a level control sensor in a single
unit. Parts are gravity fed from the bin onto the pan feeder.
When the level of parts in the orienting feeder falls below a preset
the level sensor turns the pan feeder on replenishing the parts in the
These units are
available in mild steel or stainless steel with hopper capacities of
1/2, 1, 2, 3, and 5 cubic feet. Dimensional information is provided
in the table below.