One trend in packaging machine design is to move from tool-less changeovers to automated changeovers, reducing the complexity and downtime related to product variation. Sensors of various types enable the automation.
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Mettler-Toledo CI-Vision’s full-bottle inspection (FBI) system inspects filled bottles at high production line speeds for proper fill level, cap position (missing, incorrect, skewed, and under- or over-torqued cap), and tamper-band integrity, automatically rejecting defective bottles.
Designed for blending frozen foods, vegetables, fruits, confections, snack foods, ingredients, hardware, and more, the 24 Head PrimoCombi combination scale from WeighPack automatically weighs, mixes, and dispenses 2, 3, and 4 products at a time.
WILD-INDAG is a provider of turnkey solutions for pouch systems worldwide, from the production of the pouch through filling it to secondary packaging, and all steps are executed efficiently and with the highest speed by WILD-INDAG machines and equipment.
Schober’s In-Mold Label Technology and Robotic Stacking system features the RSM-410-MX's rotary die cutting technology, combined with the Spider high-speed programmable robotic stacking and counting system, which provides acceleration, velocity, and precision at speeds of up to 50 m/min. (164 ft./min.), to allow stacking of various types of products within the same print image.
Designed for dairy products, Oystar’s fully servo-controlled Flexline FL 8/8 CA cup filler aseptically fills and seals preformed cups, achieving a production rate of up to 38,400 cups/hr., with a filling quantity range of 90-400g.
National Bulk Equipment’s process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper is designed and built to the particular sanitary operating processes and practices of the application to ensure optimal compliance contribution (OCC).
Able to handle most products on mid- to high-speed lines, HMS Soft-Set Case & Tray Packers from Hamrick gently lower most rigid plastic, glass, and metal containers into their cases, are able to reach speeds up to 30 cases/min., and come in pneumatic vacuum, gripper, or bladder modules.
The new, horizontal Feedflow feed module from KHS is designed to reliably and gently convey lightweight (less than 10 g) PET preforms at speeds up to 84,000 preforms/hr. to its Feedmax preform sorter and feed system, and InnoPET Blomax stretch blow molder.
Suitable for a variety of dry product applications, Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery’s multi-lane filling systems can be built with 2-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 8-, 10-, and 16-drop configurations to boost production rates with accurate fills for a variety of rigid containers; by filling with a 16-up configuration filler at 40 indexes/min., more than 600 fills/min. can be achieved.