Feeding and Pneumatic Conveying

Bring new life to old feeders. Upgrade now to the latest Coperion K-Tron feeding technology and performance at a fraction of the cost of new equipment!

Were your Coperion K-Tron gravimetric feeders installed more than 10 years ago? If so, chances are your process could benefit from a free, no-obligation Review. Many components, especially electronic parts, become obsolete over the years and are no longer available as spare parts. To find out more about our „Obsolescence Policy“ just ask us.

In recent years Coperion K-Tron has incorporated new technologies in its weighing and control systems, and wants to make these significant advancements available to customers with older gravimetric feeding systems. For over twenty years, Coperion K-Tron gravimetric feeders have been designed to be upgradeable so that your process can benefit from the latest available technologies.

 

 

Why choose modernization?

  • Remain competitive in your industry with the latest feeding technologies
  • Economical way to improve product quality and extend the life of current equipment
  • Avoid downtime, obsolete parts, and potential increased service frequency
  • Eliminate calibration
  • Improve feeding accuracy and consistency
  • Improve control and connectivity

Core Technologes

K-SFT-II/-III

The latest generations of this revolutionary digital weighing technology offer faster signal processing for more responsive feeding control and enhanced tolerance to vibration and electrical noise.

SFT Weighing Technology

SmartConnex

Simple, tightly integrated control network with on-machine motor drive and feeder control electronics. Serial bus design with PLC/host connectivity and choice of operator interfaces.

SmartConnex Feeder Controls

What we offer you

Coperion K-Tron offers six modernization packages at discounted prices for upgrading weighing and control technology to the current standard. In addition to the standard packages Coperion K-Tron can provide a custom-tailored quotation based on your needs. Upon request we perform a non-binding review of your existing system at no charge and prepare a detailed modernization proposal.
Act now! Contact your Coperion K-Tron representative today if your Coperion K-Tron gravimetric loss-in-weight feeders or weigh belt feeders have been running longer than 10 years.

Our standard modernization packages

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LWF-1: Loss-in-weight feeder with B3 or B2 scale and 7100/7110, K10 or K10S controls

The modernization package includes:

  • K-SFT load cell
  • KCM controller
  • Installation kit

LWF-2: Loss-in-weight feeder with D5 or SFS-24 scale and 7100/7110, K10 or K10S controls

The modernization package includes:

  • K-SFT weigh module or replacement scale
  • KCM controller
  • Installation kit
K2-ML-S60

LWF-3: Loss-in-weight feeder on three load cells(K-SFT-M I) with K10 or K10S controls

The modernization package includes:

  • 3 x K-SFT-II-M load cells
  • KCM controller
  • Installation kit

LWF-4: Loss-in-weight feeder on three load cells(K-SFT-L I) with K10 or K10S controls

The modernization package includes:

  • 3 x K-SFT-II-L load cells
  • KCM controller
  • Installation kit
Coperion K-Tron SWB-300 Smart Weigh Belt

WBF-1: WF-300 Weigh belt feeder with 6100 or K10 controls

The modernization package includes:

  • K-SFT load cell or replacement weigh deck
  • KCM controller
  • Installation kit

WBF-2: WF-600 Weigh belt feeder with 6100 or K10 controls

The modernization package includes:

  • K-SFT load cell or replacement weigh deck
  • KCM controller
  • Installation kit

Options and additional information

Option

Operater Interface for Line Control: K-Vision Line Controller for up to 24 feeders (various communication boards are available) as part of our SmartConnex control system.

additional charges:

All retrofit packages include the replacement parts and standard electrical interface drawings. Custom drawings are available at an additional charge. If necessary, new motors or replacement of damaged cabling can also be included in the proposal. Any additional charges deemed necessary in your Review, including installation, will be listed as separate items.

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Your contact for the modernization of feeders and pneumatic conveying equipment

Our Spare Parts Service

EMEA

telephone: +41 62 885 73 32

Americas

telephone: +1 856 256 3203

Asia (Singapore)

telephone: +65 6418 8255