Embracing Versatility and Diversity with Pneumatic Feeder Models

In the quest to accommodate diverse specifications of material thickness, width, and varying intervals of punching steps, the spectrum of pneumatic feeder models have expanded. They now encompass a range, from the compact AF-1C to the robust AF-12C models. This wide-ranging selection offers solutions for a myriad of applications, effectively meeting an array of production requirements for our clientele. In the industrial hub of Changzhou, a considerable number of customers continue to prefer the use of pneumatic feeders, paired with punching machines. This combination is leveraged to build automated punching production lines.

Maximizing Utility with Smaller Pneumatic Feeder Models

Smaller pneumatic feeders, encompassing models from AF-1C to AF-7C, are adorned with a collection of standard auxiliary components. These include a single installation plate (right-angle plate), a set of installation screws, a three-point combination set, a high-pressure air pipe, a set of feeding rods, and a set of sealing rings.

Leveraging the Power of Larger Pneumatic Feeder Models

On the other end of the spectrum, the larger feeder models, ranging from AF-8C to AF-12C, come bundled with a standard floor stand, a set of feeding solenoid valves, a set of relaxing solenoid valves, and an air tank. The massive weight, long punching step interval, and the necessity for relaxation in larger pneumatic feeders warrant a floor stand. The addition of feeding and relaxing solenoid valves is intuitive, but the inclusion of an air tank often leaves clients pondering its purpose.

Understanding the Role of an Air Tank in Large Pneumatic Feeders

The large pneumatic feeders, specifically the AF-8C to AF-12C models, incorporate an air tank. This component is crucial in maintaining a consistent air supply, which in turn stabilizes the feeder’s precision. It ensures that alterations in air pressure do not jeopardize the feeder’s accuracy.

The Working Principle of Pneumatic Feeders

Pneumatic feeders function based on a principle akin to a piston-style syringe. Here, the air supply drives the mobile clamp plate to perform the feeding action. The smaller feeders (AF-1C to AF-7C) consume a modest amount of air supply during operation, which a regular factory’s air system can easily support without the need for an air tank. However, the larger models (AF-8C to AF-12C) have a substantial air consumption during operation, making it a challenging task for a regular factory to ensure a stable supply. Consequently, these larger pneumatic feeders are typically equipped with a standalone air tank. This addition is instrumental in securing a stable air supply and guaranteeing a reliable and accurate feeding precision.

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