Fortville Feeders

automated parts feeding systems

 

Fortville Feeders ITS Parts Automation Partner

Fortville Feeders in a manufacturer of Feeding Systems that are:

    • Engineered to easily integrate into your automation system
    • Maintenance and changeover friendly
    • Turnkey capable
    • Of the highest quality and ability

Fortville Feeders Four Line Feeder
  • Vibratory Systems
  • Air Systems
  • Centrifugal Feeders
  • Step Feeders
  • Tracking Systems
    • Inline Tracks
    • Air Driven Tracks
    • Conveyor Tracks
    • Gravity Tracks
  • Escapements and Mechanisms
    • Escapements
    • Cross Shuttles
    • Pick and Place
    • Rotary Actuators
    • Escape & Blow
    • Tucker & Lift Mechanisms
    • Dead Nests
    • Venturi Blow Feed Systems
    • Optional Programmable Logic Control Available
  • Sound Enclosures

Vibratory Feeder Bowls

Fortville Feeders Vibratory Bowl

Standard Sizes:

    • Diameters of 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18,21,24,27,30,36,42 inches

Bowls can be designed for your application:

    • Inside tooled
    • Outside tooled
    • Down feeders
    • Cascade bowls

Multiple lines are optional

Finishes and Coatings:

    • Brushed polishing is standard
    • Other finishes are available upon request
    • Spray, plasma, urethane, or diamond belt coatings are optional and can be used to aid in improved feeding, sound dampening, or delicate handling of parts.

Materials:

    • Stainless Steel Construction
    • 316L Stainless Steel Tooling is standard
    • 304L also available upon request
Fortville Feeders - 3D Modeling
  • All bowls are designed on 3D CAD. This ensures tighter fits, repeatable patterns, quick redesigns, and less waste.
  • Double-wide first turn is standard for better return pan feeding and complete part evacuation.
  • Return pan feed systems reduce load height.
  • Cross arm-less drives are standard for 21 in bowls and larger.
  • All bowls are tab mounted

Centrifugal Parts Feeders

Fortville Feeder Centrifugal Feeder
  • Standard Sizes:
    • Diameters of 15, 20,30, 40,50 inches
  • Best application for high speed, single-line feeding of geometrically simple parts.
  • Materials:
    • Stainless Steel Construction
    • 316L stainless steel tooling is standard
    • 304L also available upon request
  • Extremely quiet. Reduces noise typical of feeder systems

Step Feeders

FORTVILLE FEEDERS - AIR TRACK CLOSEUP
  • Left Handed or Right Handed models are available
  • Quieter operation without vibration
  • Less space required
  • Easily customizable/flexible tooling for minor part changes
  • Easy loading / lower profile
  • High tolerance selection of parts to required orientation

Tracking Systems

FORTVILLE FEEDERS - AIR TRACK CLOSEUP

Linear Systems

  • Vibratory or air-driven systems for horizontal delivery.
Fortville Feeders - Air Track

Air Tracks

  • Compressed air or electric blower tracks for high-speed delivery.
Fortville Feeders - Conveyor

Conveyor Tracks

  • Gentle handling of parts without confinement
Fortville Feeders Gravity Tracks

Gravity Tracks

  • Down angled delivery for heavy parts.

Escapements and Mechanisms

Fortville Feeders - Cross Shuttle

We specialize in Engineered Solutions, especially in our End-of-Line Mechanisms

  • Escapements
  • Cross shuttles
  • Pick and place
  • Rotary actuators
  • Escape & blow
  • Tucker & lift mechanisms
  • Dead nests
  • Venturi blow feed systems

Bulk Storage Hoppers and Elevators

Fortville Feeders - Cleated Elevator
  • Hydraulic Dumpers
  • Drag-Through Elevators
  • Cleated Elevators
  • Live-Bottom Hoppers
  • Conveyors

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