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Problem with Vibration Feeder

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#64783

Problem with Vibration Feeder | 7 August, 2011

Hi every body,

Recently I got a vibration feeder for my SM421 Samsung machine. The feeder has no manual and I don't have any contact with Samsung people.

I put the feeder into a feeder slot, the feeder goes on (a red lamp on the feeder indicates it) but there is no vibration. I define it as a stick feeder in the software and even when the machine make a pick up from the feeder, it doesn't vibrate. So the components don't move forward.

I haven't seen a vibration feeder working yet. How does it work? Does it vibrate the whole time or just when you pick a component from it?

Is something wrong with the feeder or do I have to make special settings in the software?

I would appreciate any help on this.

Thanks F.

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#64784

Problem with Vibration Feeder | 7 August, 2011


GEB

#64785

Problem with Vibration Feeder | 8 August, 2011

Although I don't have the same model machine (ours is Samsung CP45FV) our Vib feeder had a "transportation" screw or strap (it was a few years ago) fitted that you need to remove before it vibrates properly.

Ours has a on/ off switch on the feeder along with Frequency/ amplitude dials. It vibrates constantly when plugged in and switched on, regardless of any software settings.

Hope this is helpful

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#64789

Problem with Vibration Feeder | 8 August, 2011

That's it!!! Thank you GEB!

Actually the "transportation strap" seemed like a main part of the feeder, so I would never come to the idea to remove it.

Now it vibrates like a rattlesnake's tail! Thank you very much for the tip.

F.

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GEB

#64790

Problem with Vibration Feeder | 8 August, 2011

Excellent, I'm glad it worked! I remember it is quite subtle and has no indication that you're supposed to take it off.

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