VCM Features Comparison


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Activity
(During every cycle of sample preparation)
Single Bowl Four Bowl Automatic VCM XRF Automation
Handling of Bowl Required Required Not Required Not Required
Manual Loading & unloading of the sample Required Required Required Not Required
Addition of binder Manual Manual Manual Automatic
Cleaning of the Bowl Manual Manual Automatic by Suction & Compressed air Automatic by Suction & Compressed air
Transfer of the sample for Pelletization Manual Manual Manual Automatic By Swing Arm with PLC Control
Average Timen taken / Sample 4.5 min + 2 min for pelletization
Total: 6.5 min
2.7 min + 2 min for pelletization
Total: 4.7 min
1-3 min + 2 min for pelletization
Total: 3 - 5 min
3 min. 45 seconds including pellet compaction
Total - 3 min 45 sec
Quality Output Due to heavy Bowl handling & relatively dusty environment the job is usually assigned to unskilled operator. Hence quality of analysis is seriously affected. Due to heavy Bowl handling & relatively dusty environment the job is usually assigned to unskilled operator. Hence quality of analysis is seriously affected. Due to easy and clean operation, skilled and qualified personnel may prefer to operate. Hence authentic analysis Due to fully automatic and clean operation, XRF / XRD operator can also operate the machine
In case of 200 samples to be analyzed per day No. of personnel required per SHIFT 3 - for grinding
1 - for Pellitization
Total - 4 Men/shift
1 - for grinding
1- for Pellitization
Total - 2 Men/shift
1 - for grinding
and Pellitization
Total - 1 Man/shift
Only 1 Per Shift as grinding, pelletization & conveying is done simultaneously and automatically.
EVEN XRF OPERATOR CAN Operate.
Total manpower required /day 4 X 3 = 12 2 X 3 = 6 1 X 3 = 3 1 X 3 = 3 OR Nil (if XRF operator does)