Powder Feeders

Powder Feeders

Proven precision and accuracy

We offer a line of reliable TAFA® pressurized volumetric powder feeders that deliver highly controlled results. So whether your operations need a simple open-loop RPM-controlled unit or a more sophisticated closed-loop weight-loss controlled powder feeder, we have what you’re looking for. See our powder feeder models below.

TAFA Model 1264 -

Model 1264 Powder FeederOur open-loop pressurized TAFA Model 1264 powder feeder sets the industry standard for performance and versatility. The unit features a large digital display on the control panel that indicates powder wheel speed, maintenance and total run time. A set-temperature heater blanket keeps the powder warm to prevent absorption of moisture, and the canister delivers a pressure rating of up to 90 psi / 621 kPa.

Whether you’re using the Model 1264 to feed fine oxides or coarse dense alloys, you’ll get unparalleled precision and repeatability, time and time again.

Model 1264 features:

  • 205 cubic inch / 3,060 cubic centimeter capacity powder hopper

  • Digital display

  • Heater blanket with on/off control

  • Meets stringent CE requirements

  • Plasma/HVOF operation selector

  • Powder canister pressure gauge and relief valve

  • Pressure rated up to 90 psi / 621 kPa

  • Toggle switch controls

  • Variable powder wheel speed

Optional enhancements:

  • High-volume powder wheel conversion package

  • Internal pinch valve retrofit kit

  • Mixer assembly kit

  • Powder gas control that provides carrier gas control and remote operation

  • Powder wheels for special applications

  • Stacking canister kit

TAFA Model 1264i -

Model 1261i Powder FeederModeled after the proven 1264 design, the TAFA Model 1264i is a closed-loop RPM control with high/low warnings that improve powder feed-rate control and coating reproducibility. The feeder comes with a state-of-the-art PLC for process control and an easy-to-use touchscreen that can be mounted remotely. It also includes a removable quick-change powder hopper that is 50% larger than the Model 1264 and delivers an increased pressure rating of up to 125 psi / 862 kPa.

Model 1264i features:

  • Heater blanket with on/off control

  • High/low wheel RPM warning

  • Maintenance functionality

  • Multiple powder wheel options

  • Pressure rated up to 125 psi / 862 kPa

  • Pressurize/depressurize mode selector

  • PLC control

  • Powder hopper pressure display and relief valve

  • Recipe storage

  • Removable, high-capacity 300 cubic inch / 4,916 cubic centimeter powder hopper

  • Touchscreen controller (remote mountable)

Optional enhancements:

  • 2-25 RPM motor for high-feed-rate applications

  • 2-hopper storage rack

  • 4-hopper storage cart

  • Externally mounted, pinch valve kit for low-pressure liquid-fueled HP/HVOF operation

  • Low-height cart

  • Spare hopper assemblies

TAFA Model 1264WL -

TAFA Model 1288 -