When using a hopper and screw feeder together the hopper provides holding capacity to allow the feeder to operate and must provide reliable feed of material to flood feed the screw. The ability of the hopper to work well with the screw feeder is essential as any restriction in material flow at this point can impact on the process and final product. Here are Ajax’s top tips on interfacing screw feeders with hoppers:
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(Published on YouTube on May 16. 2014)