Model STS-1 STINGER® Gravimetric & Volumetric Feeder

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Young Industries Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder

Model STS-1 STINGER® Gravimetric & Volumetric 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-1 STINGER® Feeder Design Features:

  • Compact, economical design combines feeder tube, support frame and hopper into one weldment
  • 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 60″.
  • 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-1 STINGER® Feeder Unique Design Qualities:

  • 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 in the STINGER® Feeder

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-1 STINGER® Feeder 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-1 STINGER® Feeder Feed Hopper:

STINGER® Feed Hopper with built in SilentFlow® Discharger conditions material and discharges it into the feeder tube without the use of any moving parts or vibration
Features:

  • Standard hopper capacities range from .3 to 30 cu. ft. (8.5 to 850 liters)
  • Standard hopper sizes range from 12″ to 36″ square.
  • Removable covers available in painted carbon steel or stainless steel

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Support Frame:

  • Skirt supported for compact low head room design
  • Hanging mount frames are available as a special option

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Scale Frame:

  • Precision platform type scale for stable accurate weighing
  • Available in carbon steel or stainless steel
  • Standard scale capacities range from 30 to 5,000 lbs. (13.6 kg. to 2,272 kg.)

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

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Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Technical Data:

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Materials of Construction:

Available options include:

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Housing:

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

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Standard Cover:

  • 18″ to 36″ dia. sizes: Removable cover

Constructed of light weight High Density Polyethelyne (HDPE)

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Support Frame (If Required):

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

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-1 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-1 STINGER® Feeder Assembly Hardware

  • Standard: Plated Carbon Steel
  • Optional : 8-18 Stainless Steel

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Temperature Range:

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

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Compressed Air/Gas Usage

Pressure: 10 to 30 psig

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

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-1 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-1 STINGER® Feeder Electrical Area Classifications:

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

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Power Requirements:

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

Model STS-1 STINGER® Feeder Drive:

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 7/9.

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

Model STS-1 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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