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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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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Kiss Pkg Capper Quill ACT08

  • Manufacturer: Kiss Pkg
  • Model Number: ACT08
  • Frain Number: 5G0180

Kiss, semi automatic 4 station, 8 spindle heavy duty, in-line capper rated from 10 to 100 caps per minute – depending on materials, application, machine configuration and operator dexterity. Cap diameters: 10mm to 120mm with proper change parts. Equipped with dual container gripper belts, 4 station, 8 spindle cap tightening section with individual speed adjustments on spindles and gripper belts, with motorized height and independent gripper height adjustments and mounted on base frame.
Semi-Automatic cap chute available for addition cost.

OAD: Capper 50"L x 42"W x 58"H

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Resina Capper Quill UN41P1139

  • Manufacturer: Resina
  • Model Number: UN41P1139
  • Frain Number: 5F7420

Automatic inline, 4-station, 8 quill capper capable of speeds from 50 to 250 cpm – speeds depending on materials and application. Cap size range of: 13mm – 89mm, currently set for 89mm cap, and container size range of: 1/2 oz – 1 gallon, has 134" L x 4 1/2" W plastic delrin chain container conveyor, worm screw in feed, single chain gripper belt with (12) individual container grippers for stability, large capacity cap hopper with pin wheel sorter, control panel with hopper, quill, and conveyor gripper speed control dials, start / stop / E-stops and is mounted a S/S common base frame with interlocking saftey guarding.

OAD: 134" L x 48" W x 89" 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: 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 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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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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Kaps All Capper Quill E

  • Manufacturer: Kaps All
  • Model Number: E
  • Frain Number: 5G2320

Kaps All Model E, 2 station, 4 spindle, cap tightner rated from 20 to 80 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Cap size range: 8mm to 70mm and capable of handling all types of caps including pilfer evident and child resistant. Container size range: 1oz to gallons, of plastic, metal, or glass (with proper change parts). Equipped with 24" diameter bowl feeder, 24" long x 1" wide single container gripper belts hand crank adjustable. Control panel with cap bin, feeder, bottle gripper speed control dials, start / stop push buttons controls and mounted on base frame with casters and leveling legs to roll over existing conveyor.

OAD: 33" L x 33" W x 76" H

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White Cap Capper Quill VG1560LJG

  • Manufacturer: White Cap
  • Model Number: VG1560LJG
  • Frain Number: 5F4700

Automatic, vapor, vacuum sealing capper rated from 50 to 350 jars per minute – speeds depending on materials and application. Cap size: 27mm to 110mm, with proper change parts. Aperture: 6" in Width; 12" in Height. Equipped with 132" long x 4.5" wide stainless steel conveyor, 32" diameter cap feeder bowl with 11" diameter inlet, adjustable cap chute, variable speed drives and push button controls.

OAD: 132" L x 42" W x 94" H

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