Centrifugal Feeders

The Aylesbury Automation Centrifeed is a centrifugal parts feeder, specially engineered for high speed feeding requirements.

Delivery speeds of the Centrifeed can be varied from a few, to thousands of parts per minute, depending upon the specific characteristics of each part and the individual requirements for each application.

Our machines are also available with automatic loading from bulk storage to ensure uninterrupted high speed delivery of product.

Centrifeed Characteristics
Clockwise (CLK) or Counter Clockwise (C/Clk) Feeding Clock Cast Bowl with Solid Floor (A017100)
Type: A B C D
CPF-660: * * * 660mm
CPF-1000: * * * 1000mm
Certification: CE Certification of Incorporation
Weight:  - kg
Current Consumption:  - VA
* These dimensions vary according to your personal requirements
 

Centrifeeds operate on an economical low maintenance mechanical principle.

The rotor is driven through an electronic control, which provides infinitely variable speed to suit each application.

Centripetal force drives the components around the outer edge of the rotor, where precision-engineered tooling picks off the parts and orientates them to the delivery track.

Track shapes and designs, and the escapement and detecting devices can be custom engineered to ensure a smooth, controlled delivery of parts. It is also possible to engineer multiple delivery tracks from the Centrifeed to feed more than one machine.

Orientation of some parts can be achieved with vision systems eliminating complex tooling.

A range of diameters provide capacities to accommodate differing component shapes and sizes. All models can be supplied with either clockwise or counter clockwise rotation and are also available without tooling.

Stands can be supplied if desired, to match track discharge dimensions to suit customers requirements. A noise reduction and safety interlocked cover is fitted as standard.

Where can you use it?

The following parts are currently in production with our Centrifeeds, at the approximate speeds shown below. Please note that the speeds shown are the requirements for the customers, and not the maximum achievable.

  • Nyloc Nuts (various) - 400+ parts per minute
  • Blank Discs (various) - 800+ parts per minute
  • Bottle Caps (pilfer proof & standard) - 1,500 parts per minute
  • Alloy Discs - 900 parts per minute
  • Crown Caps - 600 parts per minute
  • Bearing rollers - 1000+ parts per minute
  • Tufnol Insulators - 1,200 parts per minute
  • 12 Bore Cartridges - 1,200 parts per minute
  • Battery Caps - 800+ parts per minute
  • Cigar mouthpieces - 850 parts per minute
  • M8 Plain Nuts - 600+ parts per minute
  • Holochrome bolts M10 x 25 - 900 parts per minute
  • Chain Link Blanks (multi-track) - 3 x 900 parts per minute
  • Steel rods (various) - 2,000+ parts per minute
  • Tin Lids - 600+ parts per minute
  • Plastic Caps - 1,000 parts per minute
  • Hexagon Discs - 800 parts per minute
  • Domed Discs - 600 parts per minute
  • Aerosol Eyelets - 1,500 parts per minute

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