Shibuya Hoppmann Corp. in Manassas, Va., has introduced its upgraded models of its Elevating Prefeeder line: EP-04, EP-08 and EP-10.
The 2015 models handle a variety of small- and medium-sized parts. Improvements include improved hopper construction that eliminates most welded seams and internal hardware that can catch the product, reconfigured drives and a 56C face motor mounting for a wide range of motor options.
In other news, the company unveiled its smallest-ever elevated prefeeder, the AT-02 tabletop model. Prices start at $4,200.
Shibuya Hoppmann, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shibuya Kogyo Co Ltd. of Kanazawa, Japan. The company makes centrifugal feeding systems, continuous motion assembly and placement systems, labelers, isolators, decontamination systems and filling and capping equipment for aseptic or sterile environments such as bottles, vials, ampoules, syringes, cans and other containers.
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