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'Swirl' filling makes a splash with consumers

Shampoo and conditioner. Peanut butter and jelly. Cleanser and moisturizer. Berry and vanilla yogurt. Swirl filling is the latest packaging technique to visually entice consumers to purchase some of their favorite combinations in a single package.
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PneumaticScaleAngelus demonstrated this hot new technology, also known as dual phase filling, at PACK EXPO.

Their production system is believed to be the first-ever rotary dual phase filling design, allowing economical production rates for mainstream personal care, dairy and snack food products as well as base and fragrance filling for home care products.

By applying servos to both diving nozzles and bottle platforms, PneumaticScaleAngelus has introduced great flexibility, precision and traceability – especially when combined in a monobloc configuration with a servo capper.  PneumaticScaleAngelus was also the first U.S. company to offer a servo capper.

Both breakthrough designs – filling and capping – utilize Schneider Electric’s purpose-built ELAU servo modules and control systems.  One servo spins the container, similar to a rotary servo labeler, and the other servo controls the vertical motion of the diving nozzle.  Together, they can create a variety of pre-programmed fill patterns that can be selected from the HMI.

The swirl effect can take many different forms.  These include bands like candy cane stripes, soft edges, tie-die, marbled and cloud.  It works equally well with bottles, cups and tottles (closure-down bottles filled upside down, carried through the process in pucks). In the monobloc configuration, the capper can be configured for caps or pumps.

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