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Brabender Loss-in-Weight Feeder DDW-MD3-DVT45-15(30)

The Brabender DDW-MD3-DVT45-15(30) even for easily damageable ingredients since


loss-in-weight feeder is capable of reliably and there are no rotating parts. The vibration drive
accurately metering pellets and free flowing uses a vibration amplitude feedback system
granular bulk ingredients with temperatures that ensures linear conveyance characteristics
from 0 to 60° C (32-140° F). over the entire feed rate range.
The feeder has the following main components: Hoppers are available with 15 dm³ (0.5 ft³) or
a free-standing base/scale with a digital load 30 dm³ (1.1 ft³) volume.
cell ("DigiMASS-2"), a base-mounted rack with All components are fully mounted and intern-
an integral storage hopper and a vibrating tray ally wired to junction boxes.
feed device accommodated in the rack. The Options include versions with onboard control/
tray is vibrated by an electromagnetic variable speed control electronics.
vibration drive. Ingredient contact steel parts are made of stain-
The load cell has the following features: a theo- less steel. Mild steel parts are painted light grey
retical resolution of 4,000,000:1, twin vibrating (RAL 7035).
wire technology which compensates for temper- Environmental conditions: 0 to 45° C (32-113° F),
ature change and external vibration, filtering up to 85 % humidity without condensation.
software, and a serial interface ensuring high- The feeder conforms to CE directives.
speed data communication.
The vibrating tray feed device provides reliable
ingredient flow without particle deterioration

Weight with 15 dm³/0.5 ft³ hopper approx. 29 kg (63.9 lb)


Weight with 30 dm³/1.1 ft³ hopper approx. 33 kg (72.8 lb)

Dimensions in mm (in)

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Brabender Loss-in-Weight Feeder DDW-MD3-DVT45-15(30)

Technical Data

Base/Scale MD3 Vibrating Tray DVT45 Rack/Hoppers

• Free-standing mounting base • Tray width 45 mm (1.8 in) • Conical hopper as an integral
with vibration isolation feet and • Electromagnetic vibration drive part of the rack in which the
junction boxes • Diode voltage 162 V feed device is mounted
• Digital load cell DigiMASS-2 • Frequency 50 Hz • 15 dm³ (0.5 ft³)
(two vibrating wires) • IP65 (≈ NEMA 4) rated enclosure • 30 dm³ (1.1 ft³)
• Approx. net weighing ranges: • Vibration amplitude feedback • Cover with inlet pipe and
• 31 kg/68.3 lb • Ingredient contact surfaces vent pipe for automatic refill, or
(15 dm³/0.5 ft³ hopper) are SS 1.4301 (304) • Lift off cover with handle
• 27 kg/59.5 lb • Max. feed rate* for manual refill
(30 dm³/1.1 ft³ hopper) 450 dm³/h (15.9 ft³/h) • Stainless steel SS 1.4301 (304)
• Turndown ratio 25:1
* Reference medium: plastic pellets, free flowing,
bulk density 0.5 kg/dm³ (31.2 lb/ft³), particle size
4 mm (0.16 in). When feeding other ingredients,
feed rate reductions have to be taken into account.

Accessories Options Controls

• Flexible connections • Version without discharge Feeder control and speed modules are
• Dust filter bag for vent pipe connection pipe offered either mounted on the feeder or
• JetFilter for vent pipe • Pressure compensation for mounting in a separate panel. Controls
• Explosion-proof designs can communicate directly to most host/PLC
• Sanitary and hygienic designs systems or to Brabender Congrav® Operator
Interfaces (see Congrav® Works Standards)

Modifications reserved. All data describe our


products in a general manner. They are no
agreement on or warranty of characteristics
in the sense of § 434 or guarantee in the sense
of § 443 of the German Civil Code or similar
regulations and effect no liability.

Issue 7.0 (July 16)


Supersedes 2.0 (February 08)

Brabender Technologie GmbH & Co. KG, Kulturstrasse 55-73, 47055 Duisburg, Germany, Tel: +49 (0) 203 9984-0, email@brabender-technologie.com
Brabender Technologie Inc., 6500 Kestrel Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1Z6, Canada, Tel: 1-905-670-2933, sales@brabenderti.com