The flexible sleeve connecting a weigh hopper and dough mixer was causing major disruption at a leading bakery. Installing replacement sleeves was very difficult. If installed too taught, load cells were affected and it then took an hour to adjust, causing significant downtime and lost production.
Self locating sleeve ensures consistent flexibility to prevent interference with load cells
Traditional sleeve – replaced every 3months, 3 hours downtime per annum
BFM fitting – 18 months, no downtime