Model STS-2 STINGER® Gravimetric & Volumetric Feeder

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Young Industries Model STS-2 STINGER® Gravimetric & Volumetric Feeder

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Application:

Loss-in-weight, Gain-in-weight Batch Feeding, Continuous Gravimetric Feeding or Volumetric Feeding of fine cohesive powders and difficult to handle materials.

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Design Features:

  • Modular design provides easy, economical configurations that best suits your needs
  • Conveys materials without the high horsepower needs often found with other feeders
  • Batch Accuracy up to +/- .1% typ. at 2 sigma.
  • Standard inlet to discharge lengths up to 96″.
  • Feed rates up to 800 cubic feet per hour
  • Feeder Tube features Young Industries’ Patented STINGER® Screw Technology
  • STINGER® Feed Hopper features a built in Young Industries SilentFlow® Bin Discharger that conditions material without any moving parts or vibration
  • Available in NEMA 4 or Explosion Proof designs

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Unique Design Qualties:

  • Quick auger removal in minutes without the need for any tools
  • Bearing housing includes a purged, double-lip shaft seal which separates material from bearings and provides maximum bearing life
  • Young Industries STINGER® Feeder tube conditions material after it leaves the feed hopper
  • STINGER® Feed Hopper features Young Industries SilentFlow® Bin Discharger conditions material without any moving parts or vibration

A Few of the Common Materials Handled:

Adipic Acid – Carbon Black – Fly Ash – Metal Powders – Powdered Sugar – Aluminum Oxide – Ceramic Powders  – Fumed Silica – Sodium Bicarbonate  – Pigments – Antomite – Corn Flour – Iron Oxide  – Powdered Minerals – Spices – Borax  – Clays – Lime – Polymers – Titanium Dioxide (all grades)- Calcium Carbonate  – Dextrose  –     Magnetite – Powdered Ceramics – Zinc Oxide

 

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Feed Rates:

Note: Feed rates will vary based on feeder configuration and material properties.
Approximate capacities listed below

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Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Feed Hopper:

STINGER® Feed Hopper with built in SilentFlow® bin discharger conditions material and discharges it into the Feeder Tube without the use of any moving parts or vibration

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Features:

  • Standard hopper capacities range from 1 cubic foot to 500 cubic feet
  • Standard diameters range from 18″ diameter to 96″ diameter
  • Low headroom designs available
  • Sizes 18″ diameter to 36″ diameter feature removable covers
  • Removable covers are available in carbon steel or stainless steel
  • Sizes 48″ – 72″ diameter feature optional manway/access hatch

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Support Frame:

  • Standard support frame with three rigid support legs provide sure footed design and maximum scale accuracy
  • Hanging mount frames are available as a special option

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Scale:

  • Consists of three modules centered under load for stable accurate weighments
  • Available in carbon steel or stainless steel
  • Standard scale capacities range from 300 lbs. to 60,000 lbs. (136 kg. to 27,000 kg.)

Note: Actual scale capacity needed is based on material bulk density and feeder configuration

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Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Technical Data:

 

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Materials of Construction:

Per customer order requirements, available options include:
Feed Hopper:

  • Option 1:    Painted Carbon Steel Exterior with bare metal interior
  • Option 2:    304 Stainless Steel
  • Option 3:    316 Stainless Steel

Note: All interior TransFlow® lined surfaces constructed of 316 Stainless Steel

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Standard Hopper Cover:

  • 18″ to 36″ dia. hopper sizes:
  • 48″ to 96″ dia. Sizes: Fixed, welded cover with optional access hatch

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Support Frame:

  • Option 1: Painted Carbon Steel
  • Option 2: 304 Stainless Steel

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Feeder Tube:

  • Standard: 304 Stainless Steel Housing with 316 Stainless TransFlow Fluidizing Media
  • Option 1: 316 Stainless Steel Housing with 316 Stainless Steel TransFlow Fluidizing Media

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Auger:

  • Option 1: Replaceable High Density Polyethelyne flighting on rigid 304 Stainless Steel Hex Shaft
  • Option 2:    304 Stainless Steel
  • Option 3:    316 Stainless Steel

Model STS-2 STINGER® FeederAssembly Hardware:

  •  8-18 Stainless Steel

 

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Temperature Range:

Scales are temperature compensated from 14º F to 104º F   (10º C to 40º C)

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Compressed Air/Gas Usage:

Pressure: 10 to 30 psig

Volume:

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Air or gas volume dependents on feeder hopper, tube size and materials handled.

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Controls:

The Young Industries Model STS-2 Feeder is suitable for either Batch Feeding, Continuous Gravimetric Feeding, or Volumetric Feeding.The controls package set up determines the actual feeder package operation. Our family of Young Industries TOUCHSTONE™ controllers are designed to work seamlessly with each of our STINGER® Feeders. Customers may choose a suitable Batch, Continuous, or Volumetric control system to meet your specific application needs.

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Standard TOUCHSTONE™ features include:

  • Ships pre-configured for quick setup
  • NEMA 4 enclosure with optional upgrade to explosion proof enclosure
  • Features Quick Disconnect Electrical Fittings for quick and easy maintenance
  • See Product Specification Sheet No. 270-405-1 for more information

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Electrical Area Classifications:

  • Standard NEMA 4
  • Optional NEMA 4X, NEMA 7/9

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Power Requirements:

TOUCHSTONE™ controls: Universal Input Voltage accepts 120-220 V/50-60hz, single phase electrical supply.
Instrument power: Standard 120V/60hz: Optional 24DC

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Drive:

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Motor:

  • Option 1: 1/8 – 5 HP, 230/460 Volts,3 ph, 50 -60 Hz.
  • Option 2: 1/16 – 2 HP, 90 or 180 Volts, DC Motor.
  • Option 3: Stepper Motor, NEMA 4 or NEMA 7.

** Explosion proof and wash down rated motors are also available as special options. Contact Young Industries for further information.

Model STS-2 STINGER® Feeder Gear Reducer Orientation:

  • Option 1: Right Angle Drive
  • Option 2: Concentric Drive

Standard features –  Neither drive is orientation specific and can be located where needed in 90 degree increments

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