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Sponsor: Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery July 14, 2011 | Edited by Anne Marie Mohan

New technology speeds changeover for auger filling lines >>

Video from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery shows actual changeover of a new type of so-called split hopper auger filler. Stainless steel split hopper system that allows fast and simple product changeover, cleanup and maintenance. The end result is a significant decrease in both labor costs and equipment downtime.

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Servo Drive Rotary Filler improves productivity >>

Using all servo controls and a new innovative funnel design has improved efficiencies and reduced changeover time on the NEW Spee-Dee Rotary Filler.

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New sanitary dry-filling technology engineered to enhance product safety >>

Learn about a new auger filler technology specifically for pharma and nutraceutical applications designed to protect product against bacteria, metal and other foreign contaminants, meeting demanding regulatory requirements.

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Servo Drive Rotary Powder Filler White Paper >>

Learn how servo technology and a new funnel design can improve performance and reduce change over time on a rotary powder filler.

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Demonstrating in-line dry-filling of rigid containers up to 120/min >>

Video from Spee-Dee demonstrates multi-lane, multi-auger in-line filling system that achieves high speeds without sacrificing floor space.

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