Spindle Machines

Used Spindle Equipment

Quill cappers or spindle cappers are designed to tighten the cap onto a container or bottle using a pair or multiple pairs of rotating quills or spindles to turn the cap. Quill cappers or spindle cappers are designed with side gripper belts to drive the container through the machine without allowing the container to spin and turn as the cap is being tightened and spindles that have gripper wheels a the end of the spindles. The gripper wheels at the end of the spindles are the only parts of the spindle capper that make contact with the cap. The gripper wheels are made of rubberized plastic and are available with different stiffness or durometer of plastic. For spindle cappers with multiple pairs of spindles, the spindles of subsequent spindle pairs have a progressive decreasing gap between the gripper wheels. The subsequent spindles are designed to tighten the cap more as the container progresses through the machine.

Spindle cappers within this category and keyword are automatic machines, though the operation of a spindle cap lends itself to a semi-automatic machine. (For semi-automatic spindle cappers see Cappers / Semi-Auto.) To make a spindle capper automatically apply and tighten caps, the spindle capper must have a cap feeding device, which will place the cap on the container prior to the container entering the zone where the caps are tightened by the spindles. Often, a vibratory bowl and a cap chute are integrated to a spindle capper to orient the cap and feed the cap down the cap chute. The cap chute is designed to hold the cap at the end of a chute and as the container passes underneath the chute, the lip of the container catches the cap and the cap rests on top of the container. By integrating a vibratory bowl and a cap chute to a semi-automatic spindle capper, the spindle capper can operate automatically.

Spindle cappers are more flexible than chuck cappers. Spindle cappers have adjustments for the height of the container, for the distance between the gripper wheels (for the cap) and the gripper belts (for the container), for the gap between the gripper belts, and for the gap between the gripper wheels. Spindle cappers can be adjusted to handle all container sizes within a given range without change parts (except for the cap feeding mechanism) so long as the caps are circular. However, spindle cappers are limited in the maximum speed.

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Resina Capper Quill U40

  • Manufacturer: Resina
  • Model Number: U40
  • Frain Number: 5H4923

Resina Model UN40, automatic, 4 station, 8 spindle, capper rated from 60 to 250 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Cap size range: 10mm to 70mm, Container size range: 1/2oz to 1 gallon both with proper change parts. Equipped with 120" long x 4-1/2" wide plastic delrin product belt conveyor with 32" in feed and discharge height, 36" long x 1" high single container gripper belt for container handling and stability, cap hopper with pin wheel sorter, 4 station, 8 spindle, cap tightners with adjustable clutches. Mounted on a heavy duty steel frame has interlock safety guarding and casters with leveling legs.

OAD: 120" L x 60" W x 102" H

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CVC Capper Quill 1204

  • Manufacturer: CVC
  • Model Number: 1204
  • Frain Number: 5G9785

CVC, Model 1204, automatic, inline, stainless steel, 3 station, 6 spindle feeder, capper and conveyor. Rated from 10 to 90 containers per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Cap size range: 25mm to 70mm in Diameter. Equipped with a waterfall style cap sorter with a 26" long x 24" wide x 23" deep hopper and 10" wide x 64" long belt set on 4½" centers. Conveyor equipped with a 4" wide x 136" long Delrin belt, spacer wheel, variable speed dial, adjustable guide rails and diverting reject station for loose caps. Capper Equipped with adjustable cap chute, 24" long x 1" wide double container gripper belts, (3) adjustable spindle stations and spring loaded bottle hold down. Control panel has spindle and gripper control dials with on / off switch. Mounted on "H" style stainless steel height adjustable base frame with casters and leveling legs.

OAD: 144"L x 25"W x 43"H (Conveyor)
52"L x 38"W x 84"H (Feeder)
52"L x 37"W x 67"H (Capper)

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Karl Klement Capper Quill U4

  • Manufacturer: Karl Klement
  • Model Number: U4
  • Frain Number: 5H2474

Karl Klement, Model U4, automatic, inline, stainless steel, 4 station (8 spindle) feeder, capper and conveyor. Rated from 10 to 90 containers per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Cap size range: 25mm to 110mm in Diameter. Equipped with a waterfall style cap sorter with a 35" long x 30" wide x 24" deep hopper and 9" wide x 70" long belt set on 5½" centers, adjustable cap chute, 4½" wide x 240" long Delrin belt, 52" long double container gripper belts, (4) adjustable spindle stations and spring loaded bottle hold down. Control panel has push button start / stop controls and variable speed controls.
Mounted on heavy duty base frame.

OAD: 240"L x 62"W x 96"H

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Resina Capper Quill U40 451

  • Manufacturer: Resina
  • Model Number: U40 451
  • Frain Number: 5E2901

Automatic, 4 station, capper. Cap size range of: 10mm – 70mm. Equipped with 134" long x 4-1/2" wide Delran conveyor, single set of container gripper belts, cap hopper, cap sorter, cap transfer, 8 spindle quills and interlocking Lexan guarding. Mounted a stainless steel base. Change parts required to accommodate size range. Speeds dependant on materials and application.

OAD: 138" L x 48" W x 85" H

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Resina Capper Quill U20M 014

  • Manufacturer: Resina
  • Model Number: U20M 014
  • Frain Number: 5D9474

Stainless steel, 2 station capper rated from 40 to 120 cpm – speeds depending on materials and application. Cap size range of: 10mm – 70mm. Equipped with a 93"L x 4 1/2"W conveyor, cap hopper, cap sorting disc cap chute and barrier guarding with interlock.

OAD: 98"L x 45"W x 93"H

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Kaps All Capper Quill A6

  • Manufacturer: Kaps All
  • Model Number: A6
  • Frain Number: R25140

Kaps All Model A6, automatic, portable, inline, stainless steel, 3 station, 6 spindle capper rated from 20 to 200 containers per minute – depending materials, application and machine configuration. Cap size range: 8mm to 120mm. Equipped with 90" long by 4-1/2" wide delron conveyor, 32" diameter vibratory bowl, 3 station, 6 spindle cap tighting station, double gripper belts and hand crank adjustable for quick and easy changeovers. Control panel with start / e-stop buttons, cap feed, spindle, conveyor and gripper speed control dials and mounted H style stainless steel base frame with locking casters and leveling legs. (Change parts may be required to handle size and container changes).

OAD: 90" L x 48" W x 80" H

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Kaps All Capper Quill A6

  • Manufacturer: Kaps All
  • Model Number: A6
  • Frain Number: R26570

Kaps All Model A6, automatic, inline, 3 station, 6 spindle capper rated from 50 to 200 containers per minute – depending materials and application. Cap size range: 8mm to 120mm, Container size range: low jars up to 2-1/2" gallons and capable of handling all types of caps including child resistant and plastic, metal, or glass, containers. (Change parts may be required to handle different caps and containers) Cap feeder has 25" long; 20" wide; 18" deep cap hopper with 36" long x 10" wide cleated feed belt 1/4" high cleats on 8" centers, 132" long x 4-1/2" wide plastic delron product conveyor, 3 station, 6 spindle cap tighting section hand crank adjustable for quick and easy changeovers. Control panel has start / e-stop buttons, cap feed, supply hopper, spindle, conveyor and gripper speed control dials. Mounted on H style base frame with casters and leveling legs.

OAD: 132" L x 48" W x 68" H

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Kaps All Capper Quill A

  • Manufacturer: Kaps All
  • Model Number: A
  • Frain Number: 5G4111

Kaps All Model A, automatic, inline, 3 station, 6 spindle capper rated from 20 to 200 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Cap size range: 13mm to 120mm, Container size range from low jar and vials to 2-1/2 gallons, capable of handling all types of caps including pilfer proof and child resistant and containers of plastic, metal, or glass, (all with proper change parts). Equipped with 72" long x 3-1/2" wide Delran container conveyor 36" diameter vibrtory feed bowl , dual 28" long x 1" wide double container gripper belts and 3 station, 6 spindle cap tightner section with start, stop and e-stop push button controls. Mounted on painted base frame.

OAD: 72" L x 40′ W x 80" W

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Resina Capper Quill RT-204

  • Manufacturer: Resina
  • Model Number: RT-204
  • Frain Number: 5G0325

Resina Model RT204, 2 station / 4 spindle, inline, stainless steel, compact roll over conveyor spindle retorquer rated from 10 to 150 containers per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Cap size: 10mm to 120mm in Diameter. Accomodates most type caps or pump sprayers. Equipped with with 2 station each side with individual torque controls, 29" long by 1" wide side container gripper belts. Adjustabble for easy changeover of without tools. Mounted on stainless steel frame with casters.

OAD: 48"L x 36"W x 64"H

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Kaps All Capper Quill 6

  • Manufacturer: Kaps All
  • Model Number: 6
  • Frain Number: 5G0308

Kaps, All Model 6, automatic, inline, stainless steel, spindle capper rated from 20 to 150 containers per minute – depending materials, application and machine configuration. Cap size range: 8mm to 70mm, with proper change parts. Equipped with 96" long by 3-1/2" wide conveyor, bump wheel, 24" diameter feed bowl, 3 station / 6 spindle cap tighting station, single container gripper belts and e-stop. Mounted on stainless steel frame with leveling legs. Change parts may be required to accommodate size range.

OAD: 96" L x 36" W x 74" H

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Kaps All Capper Quill E

  • Manufacturer: Kaps All
  • Model Number: E
  • Frain Number: 5G0885

Kaps All Model E4, Automatic, 2 station, 4 spindle, quill capper / cap tightner rated from 20 to 80 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Cap size range of: 13mm to 70mm in Diameter can handle all types of caps including child resistant. Container size range: 1oz to gallons, of plastic, metal, or glass containers with proper change parts. Equipped with 24" diameter sorting bowl, 36" long x 1/2" wide single container gripper belts, control panel with start / e-stop, cap feed, cap bin, spindle and conveyor controls with speed control dials and mounted height adjustable base frame.

OAD: 42" L x 40" W x 68" H

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ELF Capper Quill ACT600

  • Manufacturer: ELF
  • Model Number: ACT600
  • Frain Number: 5G1651

Elf Model ACT600, automatic, 3-station / 6-spindle, stainless steel capper rated from 20 to 200 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Cap size range: 10mm to 110mm. Equipped with 30" long adjustable cap chute, Single 26" x 1" wide long side container gripper belts, counter, variable speed controls and mounted on height adjustable stainless steel frame.

OAD: 42" L x 56" W x 62" H

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