An efficient feeding system can offer significant return on investment thanks to higher accuracy and better control, despite the higher initial capital investment.
Single and twin screw feeders are often used as the dispensing and feeding method of choice for pet food ingredients or premixes. Both gravimetric and volumetric devices are used for a variety of pet food unit operations including batching operations to mixers, and feeding to size reduction mills. In addition, high accuracy gravimetric feeders are often called the “heart” of the continuous extrusion process. Base prices of most standard feeders can start as low as $6,000-10,000 for volumetric applications.
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