Automation Devices Covers Competitors: Vibratory Feeder Bowl Lining Alternatives Extends Capabilities to More Industries

Automation Devices, Inc. a vibratory feeder manufacturer offers several bowl lining options that can improve feed rates and protect the bowl and the parts being fed.

Erie, PA, September 29, 2011 --( Automation Devices, Inc (ADI), a vibratory feeder and part system components manufacturer, can meet the needs of customers in any industry with a wide range of vibratory feeder bowl linings available. Bowl linings greatly reduce wear and expenses, often by protecting the bowl as well as the parts being fed. Bowl lining options offer noise reduction and all offer some level of bowl surface protection. Often when a bowl lining is applied part feed rates improve, keeping revenue up and expenses down.

Linings reduce the noise emission of vibratory feeder bowls by providing a cushion between the part and the bowl, and by lessening the bowl's surface noise radiation characteristics. Surface preparation prior to coating is important for good bonding. For some linings, cleaning and roughening is adequate; on others, chemical preparation or priming is required.

“ADI engineers can determine which type of bowl linging is most sutiable for each individual project,” says ADI President Kevin Smith. “Polyurethane linings have exceptional dampening properties for sound as well as wear. They provide a cushion between the parts in the bowl and the bowl itself, which is the primary source of feeder noise. Also, polyurethane substantially reduces noise radiation from the bowl interior and exterior surfaces and is also highly resistant to abrasion.”

Another common feeder bowl lining used at ADI is Line-X®. “Line-X® has excellent wear properties in abrasive applications such as when feeding large screws or studs and powdered metal products,” says Smith. Brushlon® and white epoxy are two other lining options. Brushlon® would be a good candidtate for feeding ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­high feed rates or oily parts while white epoxy solves some food and medical applications. “At ADI, we are constantly evaluating bowl lining options to ensure we are meeting the demands of our customers while continuing to offer the best quality products.”

Automation Devices’ offers relining services for any brand vibratory feeder bowls with a quick turnaround time. Relining can improve feed rate as well as increasing the overall durability of vibratory feeding equipment. Automation Devices, Inc. is a vibratory feeder manufacturer in Fairview, PA specializing in vibratory feeders, centrifugal feeders, hoppers and vibratory controllers. ADI offers in stock products and custom designed systems. For more information, please visit or call Automation Devices, Inc. at 814-474-5561.

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