Video from Spee-Dee shows pneumatic-over-hydraulic lift design that uses air for a rapid lift and hydraulic damping for a controlled lower as the auger fills the container from the bottom up. Lift height is controlled electronically. A pneumatic container gripper is adjustable for different size bottles.
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White paper from Spee Dee discusses the application of servo controls and a new innovative funnel design to rotary auger fillers for free-flowing and non-free flowing applications. Benefits include dramatic reductions in changeover time and increased efficiencies.
Spee-Dee's Rotary Auger Filler is designed to accurately fill a broad cross section of products, such as spices, non-dairy creamers, coffee and cornstarch, into a variety of bottles and other rigid containers at rates of 100 to 400 units per minute.
Video from Spee-Dee demonstrates multi-lane, multi-auger in-line filling system that achieves high speeds without sacrificing floor space. Timing screws rapidly orient rigid containers into two lanes, where they are efficiently filled at a combined rate of 120/minute by a pair of Spee-Dee® servo auger fillers, and recombined into a single lane.
James P. Navin, President of Spee-Dee® Packaging Machinery, Inc., has announced that an agreement has been formed with Selo UK Ltd. to distribute and service Spee-Dee equipment throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.
The Model A Valve Bag Packers are pneumatic aeration packers designed specifically for powders and powder mixes, such as flour, cement, and chemicals, although they effectively handle granular materials too.