FleetwoodGoldcoWyard, A Division of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc: Zero-pressure combiner

The ZPC combiner from Fleetwood (Romeoville, IL) aligns bottles in a single file and uses 4 photo eyes—1 to monitor infeed, 1 to monitor discharge and 2 to monitor gaps between bottles—to ensure a constant feed rate.

Pw 18775 Zp2

The machine’s configuration allows knocked-down bottles to be removed before the bottles feed into the next machine.

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