Weighbelt feeder: One tough operator
This article explains how a weighbelt feeder stacks up against a loss-in-weight feeder for handling several demanding requirements.
Weighbelt and loss-in-weight (LIW) feeders are common choices for gravimetric feeding applications. Both types have their advantages, but the weighbelt feeder is often the go-to choice for handling difficult materials, space limitations, and other tough requirements. To understand why, this article looks at how each feeder operates and then explains why the weighbelt feeder is better suited to handling demanding requirements.