Applications

At Performance Feeders we specialize in using our standard products to design and build custom parts feeding applications to meet your specific needs. We use our line of vibratory feeders, conveyors, centrifugal feeders, step feeders and alternative feeding products to design a system that best suits your application. Whether your system is a custom vibratory feeder bowl system, a custom conveyor belt system, or an integrated system that combines multiple types of products, our comprehensive product line, experience and industry-leading position assure that you are getting the best parts feeding system possible for your application.

We have built thousands of custom vibratory bowl feeder systems, custom conveyor belt systems, centrifugal feed systems, step feeder systems and integrated feed systems for customers in the automotive, consumer products, electrical/electronics, food packaging, industrial products, medical/pharmaceutical and packaging industries.

This applications library contains many real examples of how we have solved parts feeding problems for our customers. You can see the most recent systems we’ve added below, or you can use the side menu or click the links in the paragraph above to see applications for a specific type of product or industry. You can also go to our articles archive and browse applications by category or date posted.

Medical Parts Vibratory Feed System

Jump to: Video || System Specifications || Quote Request Form This vibratory feeder was designed to feed a plastic medical component into a machine assembling a medical testing product. While these parts were easy to pre-orient, the final orientation could not be obtained reliably mechanically so a vision system was used to verify proper orientation…

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Vibratory Feeder with Rotary Inspection

Vibratory Feeder with Rotary Inspection

Jump to: System Specifications | Quote Request Form | Watch Video The vibratory feed system pictured was designed to feed an M6 Flat Head Fastener at 40ppm, rejecting wrong length screws and delivering a count of four fasteners of the correct length to the customer’s receiving system. A laser sensor inspection station was integrated into…

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High Speed Centrifugal Feed System for Medical Product

Automated level sensor in the prefeeder bowl.

Jump to:  Video || System Specifications || Quote Request Form Featuring a vertical elevating prefeeder and high speed gravity roller tracks, this centrifugal feed system was developed to feed and orient medical product in excess of 800 ppm and built to run 24/7 in a continuous production environment, while using the smallest footprint possible and preserving…

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Count and Batch Packaging System

Count and Batch Packaging System

Jump to: Video || System Specifications || Flyer || Quote Request Form This custom feed system featured a vibratory bowl, designed to orient various sizes of bearing cages while also sorting and rejecting mixed product, and a count and batch conveyor which counted a pre-set number of selected product into the customer’s bulk packaging. The…

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Custom Belt Conveyor System with Airlock Chamber for Moving Product Through a Cleanroom for a Medical Packaging Operation

Belt Conveyor System with Airlock Chamber for Medical Packaging

Jump to: System Specifications || Quote Request Form || Video || Download Flier [PDF] We were approached by a medical device manufacturer who needed a solution for moving empty packages from a warehouse into a cleanroom for packaging with product, then moving the full packages back into the warehouse for storage and shipment. They required…

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Vibratory Feeder with Gentle Handling Features Minimizes Wear to Parts

Vibratory Feeder Bowl with all surfaces lined with Brushlon which reduces part abrasion.

Jump to: System Specifications || Quote Request Form||Download Flier This vibratory bowl feeding system was designed to feed two lengths of a polished steel shaft being assembled into a consumer product. Maintaining the cosmetic integrity of the parts was of utmost importance, so we designed a vibratory feed system that minimized the possibility of damage…

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Custom Stainless Steel Timing Belt Conveyor For Pharmaceutical Packaging Operation

Pharmaceutical Timing Belt Conveyor System for Medical Packaging.

Jump to: System Specifications || Quote Request Form ||Download Flier This custom timing belt conveyor was designed to feed pharmaceutical bottles through a pharmaceutical packaging operation. A timing belt was used for this application to ensure consistent belt alignment. This pharmaceutical grade timing belt conveyor included complete stainless steel construction with FDA approved plastic side…

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Step Feeder Orients and Feeds Glass Light Bulbs

Step Feeder Lifts Parts onto Orienting Vibratory Straight Line Track.

Jump to: System Specifications || Quote Request Form || Video This system was designed to feed a low voltage light bulb into an automotive assembly operation. A step feeder was chosen due because its gentle part handling characteristics would minimize the chance of breaking the parts. Each cycle of the step feeder lifted parts out…

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