Merrick Industries, Inc.

Model 570 - Loss-in-Weight Feeder


A Loss-in-Weight Feeder is a device or collection of devices, which receives material from an upstream supply and meters that material into a downstream process at a set feedrate based on feedback from a weigh sensing device.

  • Open “No Tools” Design
  • Screw removal with material in hopper
  • USDA / Dairy 3-A version available

Dimensions and Specifications

Materials of Construction

  • 304 Stainless Steel Metal Parts, 316 SS is optional
  • All Non-Metallic Parts are USDA or FDA Approved

Power Requirements

  • 115 V ± 10% Single Phase, 50/60 Hz

Variable Speed Drive

  • 1/4 or 1/2 HP DC Motor with Variable Frequency Drive


  • Up to ± 0.25% of Set Rate at 2 Sigma

Ambient Temperature Limits

  • 0o to 77oC (32o to 170o F)


  • 15:1 from Maximum Feedrate

Optional Accessories

  • Manual Refill Hopper Cover
  • Hazardous Location Electrical Components
  • Chemical Duty or BISSC Certified Motors and Reducers
  • Special Materials of Construction
  • Hung-from-Above and Wall Structures Available
  • Extended Discharge and Spout Lengths
  • Spout Available with Vertical Discharge and End-Bearing Auger Support

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