Is it possible to change the feeder’s height?

If you read our Free Handbook to choose the right industrial caps feeder, you might have noticed that the last point is about the possibility to change the height of a feeder when you are in a building site.

When we talk about a feeder’s height, what do we mean technically?

In this article we talk about the discharge height, that is the specific height where the feeder discharges on another machinery.

This is an issue that, at an early stage, you absolutely have to consider for a very important reason.

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Can a feeder carry different types of caps?

Let’s start with 2 fundamental criteria to be considered at an early stage, when you have to choose the right feeder:

  1. The type of cap to deal with;
  2. The hourly production of your machinery.

According to these two criteria, there are some different types of feeders that can be chosen.

It may often happen that the client, months after the purchase of a production line, wants to change the type of cap, or to add something new.

Maybe they have to deal with a different product, such as a new bottle, or they have to answer to new marketing needs.

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What happens if caps go back into the feeder?

In our Free Handbook Five questions you ABSOLUTELY have to ask yourself before buying a CAPS FEEDER, you can read about the possibility that the caps go back.

  • What does it mean?
  • Why is it necessary to consider this before buying a feeder?

Honestly, this is one of the most frequent issues that you can face working with caps feeders.

Normally the cap is transported on a belt, which is a conveyor belt, and gets discharged into the following machinery, getting oriented and then positioned.

But sometimes it can happen that the cap goes back and falls into the feeder itself.

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