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Gericke Introduces Hybrid Tare Compensation Feeder

February 19, 2020
Gericke DIW-E-STAR hybrid loss-in-weight tare compensation feeder
Gericke DIW-E-STAR hybrid loss-in-weight tare compensation feeder

Gericke USA introduces the DIW-E-STAR hybrid loss-in-weight tare compensation feeder.

Developed to offer highly precise dosing of foods, chemicals, minerals, aggregates, and other challenging materials, the DIW-E-STAR feeder features a proprietary design that automatically counterbalances the tare weight of the hopper, feeder, motor, and other components to isolate the weight of the bulk material in the hopper. Negating vibrations ahead of the load cell, the gravimetric system ensures weight measurements are consistently accurate and feeding meets a uniform rate while capitalizing on the load cell's full capabilities.

Set in a rugged, steel frame with a modular design, the DIW-E-STAR tare compensation feeder resists any shocks or oscillations, shields the measuring cell, and accommodates multiple hopper sizes for managing multiple materials at varying throughputs from 10 to 2,000 kg/hr, depending on bulk density. The versatile bulk feeding system is available in hopper sizes ranging from 50 to 200 l net volume with vertical agitators included as standard to ensure proper mass flow.

The DIW-E-STAR feeder extends the company's line of tare compensation feeders to six models suitable for weigh feeding powders, pellets, flakes, and a variety of other bulk materials ranging from 0.1 to 45,000 kg/hr, depending on bulk density. The hybrid design comes with a choice of screw feeder or vibrating conveyor and may be setup for both batch and continuous processing.

Gericke USA Inc., Somerset, NJ 855-888-0088 www.gerickegroup.com

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