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Weightpack-NA: Filler/cappers

WeightPack offers its complete line of WeightPack Net Weigh Fillers and Cappers for liquid fill applications. Cappers are also available as stand-alone units in sizes that fit virtually any speed requirement, and in mechanical or electronic versions.
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Packaging supervisor Dee Chiodo holds a bag under a funnel for seed filling. By depressing a foot pedal, she releases weighed se
Machine Case Study
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S&G weighs in on seeds

New triple-pan weighing system allows seed packager S&G Flowers to reduce labor costs and lower product giveaway of valuable flower and vegetable seeds.
A single integrated controller (below) governs both the combination scale and the bagger (above) in Triangle's newer scale/bagge
Feature Article
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From custom to off-the-shelf controllers

Triangle Package Machinery routinely installs scale/bagger/cartoner systems for food manufacturers and other packaged goods marketers. Until recently, the scale and bagger in such an installation would have one controls platform and the cartoner another.
American Italian Pasta Co.: Weighing of pasta on a weigh scale
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American Italian Pasta Co.: Weighing of pasta on a weigh scale

Pasta moves through a Triangle combination scale on its way to the bagging machines.
Machine Product Brief
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Weightpack-NA: Filler/capper

Weightpack offers the Carrousel net-weight filler/capper with gentle and foam-free handling of product. Machine fills and caps more than 60 bottles/min on a 200-oz fill.
Poore: Weigh scales for salty snacks
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Poore: Weigh scales for salty snacks

Cross-feeder conveyors deliver snacks to Ishida 14-head weigh scales from Heat and Control. Individual load cells measure the weight of product in the scales. Integrated controls are used to select the right combination of buckets to release an accurate amount of product into a bottom-sealed tube of film.
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Packaging in the U.K. and beyond (Part 6)

Plug-and-Pack™ update (Part 6 of a 6-part series)
Machine Product Brief
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Shibuya Hoppmann Corporation: Aseptic PET bottle filling systems

Shibuya (Modesto, CA) produces 9 Aseptic PET bottle filling systems for low-acid beverages with speeds ranging from 300 to 900 bottles/min. System and components are sterilized either with hydrogen peroxide, or in some cases using Oxonia.
Superior Dairy: Filling/capping for dairy products
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Superior Dairy: Filling/capping for dairy products

Superior's 16-valve electronic weigh filler and eight-head capper are enclosed in a HEPA-filtered room.
Golden Flake: Conveying, spicing, weighing of potato chips
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Golden Flake: Conveying, spicing, weighing of potato chips

Specialized vibrating conveyors from FastBack (via turnkey system supplier Heat & Control) help reduce potato chip breakage through a slow-forward, fast-backward gliding motion.

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