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

Flex Feeders

Fanuc - Robot with Flex Feeder

Are you looking for Flex Feeders? Fortville Feeders designs and builds flexible parts feeder systems that work with integrated robots and vision systems. Learn more.

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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