Project Type: Vibratory Feeder System
Clients: Ford Motor Company
Industry for Use: Automotive Industry
Description: Build a vibratory system to feed cinch nuts for assembly of the Ford F150 truck.
Feed System Components:
Vibratory Drive Unit
Sensors and Controllers
Volume/Rate: 10 parts per minute per system
Delivery/Turnaround Time: 20 weeks
Delivery Location: Dearborn, MI – Kansas City, MO
Results: Met customer’s tight timelines and created system that effectively supported the truck’s assembly.
Ford Motor Company needed feeder systems to deliver cinch nuts for a new aluminum body of their F150 truck. Working with auto manufacturers is difficult because there’s a lot of liability involved and quality is a must. Feeder systems must be extremely precise to ensure oriented parts are delivered to specific positions, so they can be used in the assembly process.
Hoosier Feeder Company met Ford’s tight timelines and stringent quality requirements and built a robust vibratory feeder system that efficiently fed key parts for the assembly process. In total, the company developed 48 feeder systems for use in the truck’s manufacturing and assembly.
We specialize in producing high quality and efficient equipment that orients parts with vibratory feeders and centrifugal food systems. We weve worldwide industries with our parts handling equipment. From custom built parts handling equipment to routine maintencace, service, installation and repair.
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