Timing Screws

Timing ScrewsSplit second accuracy in container handling is critical to success, which makes timing screws one of the most important elements on any packaging line. Timing screws (or feed screws) are designed to maximize performance. With a properly functioning timing screw, you can optimized efficiency, increase productivity, and grow your bottom line. The alternative is also true if these control elements aren’t working at 100%, neither equipment nor production will perform. That’s why here at Morrison we design our solutions around your needs. We use advanced timing screw technology to provide you with unparalleled line efficiency.

At it’s core, the timing screw is designed to provide a smooth flow of containers into packaging equipment machines. However, thanks to innovative technology and industry advancements, timing screws have become more sophisticated than feeding containers into packaging machines. They have become smart, adaptable, and high functioning aspects of any handling solution. Want more information about how to improve production with timing screws? Call us today at 708-756-6660 to speak to one of our experienced professionals.

Customized Timing Screws

Our customized approach to timing screw production is based on your needs. We offer customized timing screws to allow for maximum efficiency and productivity. Based on your unique application requirements, our customized timing screws are specially designed and provide superior control, synchronization and throughput. No matter what your container handling system needs are, from quick-change timing screws to dedicated timing screws, our designers will work with you to determine the best solution to fit your needs.

Make Morrison Your Stop for Timing Screws


We understand that high demands, loud environments, and unexpected errors can have an impact on your bottom line; which is why our state-of-the-art production techniques maintain exacting tolerances to minimize production line noise and reduce the risk of costly downtime. We offer multiple types of timing screws for every application, including:

  1. Quick-Change Timing Screws
  2. Dedicated Timing Screws
  3. Customized Timing Screws

With our metering, indexing, and counting solutions the machine operator has complete control. Now, the ability to start screws, stop screws, and completely reset the order can be done with the press of a button. Take command of machine operation, knowing you have the ability to alter program settings at any time.

Morrison Control Handling Solutions Offer:

  1. Start and stop screw control
  2. Screw fault detection
  3. Recipe selection and configuration
  4. Recipe reset and control over discharged units
  5. Photo-eye settings
  6. Real time machine and fault status
  7. Custom count per minute (CPM) assembly
  8. Dual metering, indexing, and counting functionality

If products are moving through production at 150 BPM and converting at 43 rev/min. the operator is free to pause production prior to meeting the quota. Alternatively, once the cycle has been completed the operator is immediately notified at the control panel.

Why make the production line process harder? Our color-coded timing screws allow for quick, easy changes. Any downtime in production costs you money. With color-coded timing screws, you can reduce time spent changing timing screws between production runs. We have numerous colors available as well as the ability to order custom colors.

Worry-Free Maintenance Services

Our customer support is a step above the rest. Morrison provides you with the most dedicated customer service in the industry. We’ll work with you far beyond the initial design and manufacturing stages in order to meet your specific needs. Our highly-trained engineers have the ability to assist with on-site issues, evaluate and meet all your system requirements, and troubleshoot a solution. With Morrison, you’re getting a lifetime of service for continual improvement on your system efficiency.

For all of your container handling systems needs, Morrison has a sophisticated understanding of timing screw technology that will offer you greater production time and line efficiency. Contact us today to request a quote or to find out more about our timing screws for container handling systems.

Timing screws are truly critical elements for the control of ridgid containers on a packaging line and can also be called: feed screws, scrolls, infeed screws, gusanos, and tornillos sin fin.