Automated Feeding System Increases Production for a New Brick Manufacturing Plant

Oct. 6, 2014

Brick and Tile Corporation was able to achieve a 400% increase in production with only half the work force by installing a combination of Schenck AccuRate MECHATRON® screw feeders, a SolidsFlow™ Streamout Feeder and a DEA Weighbelt for a brick manufacturing process that was previously handled by manual weighing and feeding it’s raw materials.

Brick and Tile Corporation was able to achieve a 400% increase in production with only half the work force by installing a combination of Schenck AccuRate MECHATRON® screw feeders, a SolidsFlow™ Streamout Feeder and a DEA Weighbelt for a brick manufacturing process that was previously handled by manual weighing and feeding it’s raw materials.

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