A chemical industry customer that manufactures additives for food and cosmetics faced a troublesome challenge in that they needed to feed product from a hopper within a tight space that was too small for a conventional conveyor system with multiple moving parts. Due to the configuration of the existing equipment, building a frame on the floor was not an option. Also, there was only room for a small angle of inclination in the space available.
The customer purchased and installed an enclosed hanging feeder equipped with a Netter NEG 501140 electric external vibrator, suspending it from above and insulating it with coil springs. Because both the feeder and the vibrator comprise a compact assembly, the limited space did not compromise the construction or mounting and throughput has been maximized.