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Centrifugal Feeding System with Vision Inspection

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RNA designed and built a centrifugal feeding systems to feed and orientate filled capsules. The task required capsules to be orientated with major diameter leading and discharged end to end all one way at a speed of 300 parts per minute. Due to the nature of the products, it was impossible to mechanically checked the orientation of the capsules. Therefore, a vision system was applied to meet the requirements of this application perfectly.

vision inspection-capsule orientationThe filled capsules are stored and transferred by bulk feeder on demand to a centrifugal feeder, then discharged from the feeder to the conveyor out-feed. An orientation station (camera station) is fitted with the conveyor out-feed to check capsules orientation. Correctly orientated capsules will pass through the station and continue along the conveyor out-feed; Incorrectly orientated capsules will be detected and recycled back into the bulk feeder via a vacuum air system.

Key features

  • Bulk feeder
  • Centrifugal feeder
  • Conveyor out-feed
  • Orientation Station
  • Control system

RNA skills:-

Centrifugal feeding, Vision inspection, Assembly, Machine building and integration, Machine and process control, Pick & place, PLC control, Project management

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    RNA Automation Ltd

    Hayward Industrial Park, Tameside Drive Castle Bromwich Birmingham, UK, B35 7BT

    T:  +44 (0)121 749 2566

    E:  sales@rna-uk.com

    Fax:  +44 (0)121 749 6217

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