SF Friction Feeder


Our SF is an economical Friction Feeder, great for start/stop or streaming applications.

The SF series is available in widths up to 20 inches (508 mm) and serves product assembly lines, bindery equipment, automated packaging systems, collation systems, printing machinery, and material handling lines. A durable and robust feeding solutions. We can integrate an optional Pineberry Autoloader to automatically load the SF Friction Feeder with products and flat media. 

Other Variations of our Friction Feeders:

  • SF Long Friction Feeder
  • HSF Friction Feeder
  • HSF Vertical Friction Feeder
  • Open Source HSF Friction Feeder

Our Friction Feeders work with:

  • Book binding lines
  • Folding machines
  • Vacuum conveyors
  • Product assembly
  • Bindery equipment
  • Automated packaging systems
  • Collation systems
  • Printing machinery
  • Conveyor line integration
  • Material handling lines
  • Bottling lines (insertion)
  • Vertical carton insertion
  • Flat desiccant feeding (into meat bags)
  • Counting
  • Much, much more


  •  Applications:

    • Leaflets - insertion, dispensing
    • Gift cards
    • Credit cards
    • Phone cards
    • Membership/loyalty cards
    • CR 80
    • Magnets
    • CD's, DVD's
    • Envelopes
    • Pamphlets
    • Booklets
    • Flyers
    • Forms
    • Slip sheets
    • Advertising pieces
    • Photo album pages
    • Photographic paper
    • Magazines
    • Stationary
    • Booklets
    • Folded maps
    • Multipage invoices
    • Financial statements
    • Pharmaceutical inserts
    • Die-cut specialty pieces
    • Slide charts
    • Pouches
    • Zipper bags
    • Zipper pouches
    • Virtually any flat media
  • Features:

    • All anodized aluminum framework
    • All stainless-steel shafting
    • Patent pending gear-driven singulating mechanism
    • Servo motor and drive
    • All permanently lubricated ball bearing journals
    • FDA-design features are standard
  • Material sizes:

    • 1" X 1"* (25 mm X 25 mm) up to 20" X 14" (508 mm X 355 mm)

    (*with small product option)

    (*We can manufacture to accommodate)

  • Material thicknesses:

    • .003" up to .31"* (.07mm up to 7.8mm)

    *up to 1" (25mm available)

  • Dispensing speed:

    • 0 to 3,000 IPM (variable)
  • Power requirements:

    • 240/120 VAC 50/60 Hz 6 amp
  • Options:

    • Autoloader
    • Ink Jet Printing
    • Glue applications
    • Barcode Scanning
    • Camera system
    • Encoder
    • Velocity/target tracking
    • PLC/PC interface
    • Food grade stainless steal
    • Speed matching
    • Batch count/exit trays
    • Onsert/Topsert
    • Up-size to 11”x19” material
    • Feeds horizontally or vertically
    • Wider models available


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