FEEDING: Closed-Loop Controls Boost Feeder Accuracy

Units come in a wide range of feed rates.

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Loss-in-weight feeder from Lingood USA, Houston, utilize an enclosed scale and provides users with a closed-loop control technology, which increases performance and reliability. The improved loss-in-weight feeder control accelerates the servo motor’s reaction time and improves feeder accuracy.  It also supports the process interface for multi-range PLC/DCS. 

The feeders achieve ±0.5% accuracy and have feed rates ranging between 2-4,000 lb/hr, depending on feeder configuration and material characteristics.  Feeders come with standard twin- or single-screw configurations, and interchangeable screw types are offered.

Lingood feeders are available in the U.S. though Field Industries LLC.