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Positive displacement liquid filler are designed to use either a piston or pump to displace the proper volume of product into a container or bottle. Positive displacement fillers can also be used to fill pastes, up to a certain viscosity, into a container.
Positive displacement fillers that use pumps rely on the known quantity of product displaced by one revolution (or fraction thereof) of the pump to dispense the proper amount of product into a container. To reach a certain fill volume, the pump is rotated the proper number of times to reach that volume.
Positive displacement fillers that use pistons to fill the proper volume of product into a container rely on knowing the volume of the piston. A piston filler is designed so that the piston draws back within the cylinder (increasing the volume of the cylinder); product is drawn into the cylinder to fill the empty space (volume). A rotary drum valve is then rotated to change the connection of the cylinder from the product tank to the fill nozzle. The piston is then pushed into the cylinder reducing the volume in the cylinder and pushing product out through the fill nozzle. The rotary drum valve then rotates again to connect the cylinder to the product tank preparing for the next fill. The volume of the fill can be adjusted by changing the amount of draw on the piston, which changes the amount of volume in the cylinder once the piston is drawn back.
MRM Elgin, Model RPF-8, Automatic, 8-hd left to right, rotary piston filler rated from 30 to 150 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Fill range: up to 35oz with accuracies + / – 1/4 of 1% depending on product. Maximum container size: up to 6" in Diameter; up to 12" in Height. Equipped with 3¼" wide conveyor, worm screw to star wheel in feed, 13½" diameter x 22" deep (14 gallon) stainless steel reservoir with level detector, 7" x 6" container pedestals, (8) (4" ID x 7-1/2") pistons, with 5/8" OD nozzles set on 8" centers, drip trough, no container / no fill, E-stop and safety guarding. Mounted on stainless steel frame.
OAD: 128"L x 54"W x 80"H
Filamatic, Model H-300, 8 head, inline, piston filler, rated from 24 to 120 bottles per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Stainless steel contact parts. Fill range of 1ml to 1100ml with proper change parts Equipped with 96" long by 4½" wide Delrin conveyor, pneumatic indexing, adjustable guide rails, (8) 360cc pistons and (8) ½" OD diving nozzles mounted on 35" long slide bar. Control panel has push button start, stop and e-stop controls. Mounted on base frame with leveling legs.
OAD: 96"L x 60"W x 72"H
Pack West Model 6BPF-Q-RF-LR-PLC, Automatic, inline, 6-head filler and piston feed system with number of containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Stainless steel construction. Containers: up to 2.5 gallons. Fill Range: per application and size piston. Equipped with 24" long x 16" wide x 18" deep product hopper with (6) pistons and 2" OD; 1" ID product feed valves to 6 head filler with 46" long nozzle centering bar and has (6) 3/4" OD fill nozzles, with 3-1/4" wide delron conveyor and bimba container indexing, no container / no fill. Control panel has PLC controller and control panel with auto, jog, converyor on / off, switches, conveyor speed control dial, rise and fall, fill mode, index and start, stop, e-stop push buttons and safety guarding. Mounted on stainless steel frames with height adjustable legs.
OAD: 100" L x 48" W x 104" H Filler 54" L x 45" W x 72" H Piston Feeder
Zacmi automatic, (4) station rotary, stainless steel piston filler with number of containers per minute – depending on materials, application, size container and amount of fill. Container size and fill range per application and is capable of handling glass, plastic and metal containers and viscous product fills with or without particulates (all with proper change parts) Equipped with 36″ long x 4″ wide delron belt in feed conveyor with 24″ long container indexing worm screw. 30″ OD turret and (4) piston filling stations, set on 24″ centers and has 4″ OD x 14″ long pistons with 1″ OD fill nozzles with no container / no fill and sits on 76″ long x 66″ wide x 6″ deep stainless steel drip basin, 24″ long x 4″ wide delron belt discharge conveyor and has stainless steel centrifical product pump. Remote control panel has start, stop, reset, e-stop push buttons with manual enable switch and panel view. Mounted on stainless steel frame with enclosed safety guarding and leveling legs.
Suitable for products such as tomato paste, jams, marmalade, fruit juices, purees, slurries, baby foods,
vegetable and mineral oils.
OAD: 171″ L x 96″ W x 138″ H Filler
48″L x 24″ W x 102″ H Control Cabinet
Filamatic, Model DAB 32-4, four head, inline stainless steel piston filler. Equipped with 120" long x 4-1/2" wide Delran conveyor, 24" long x 12" wide x 19" deep product hopper, 1000ml FUS pistons, 1/2" OD positive cut-off, diving nozzles mounted on 17" long slide bar and drip tray. AB PLC. Controls for auto / prime, filler, belt and pump on / off switches and e-stop. Mounted on casters with leveling legs. Speed dependant on materials, application and machine configuration.
OAD: 120" L x 48" W x 96" H
Filamatic Model DAB-32-2, heavy duty, semi-automatic, all stainless steel construction, (2) head piston filler rated up to 24 rpm with number of containers – depending on materials, application and operator dexterity. Currently equipped with (2) 1100ml pistons, 12" long slide bar with (2) 7" long x 3/4" OD fill nozzles, Fill size: 1ml to 1100ml. Fill accuracy: +/- 0.5%. and can accommodate FUS, 260 pistons and smaller and FKS 520 pistons as well as XL pistons and capble of filling free-flowing, semi-viscous, viscous, molten products and products with particulates all with proper change parts. 32" x 16" container fill platform with operator hand controls. Control panel has main machine switch, auto prime, suck back adjustment, dual speed and bottom up fill speed as well as machine speed control dials. Mounted on all stainless steel platform style base with casters, leveling legs and safety guarding.
OAD: 48" L x 40" W x 60" H
Filamatic, Model DAB-16, 2 head inline piston filler. Rated from 12 to 60 bottles per minute with a fill range of 60ml to 520ml with proper change parts – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Equipped with 100" long by 3¼" wide Delrin conveyor, star wheel indexing and (2) 520cc FUS pistons. Mounted on base frame with leveling legs.
OAD: 105"L x 40"W x 63"H
Filamatic, Model S-16, 4 head inline piston filler. Equipped with 90" long by 3¼" wide Delran conveyor, star wheel indexing, (4) 130cc FUS pistons and (4) (¼)" OD diving nozzles. Speed dependant on materials, application and machine configuration.
OAD: 96"L x 58"W x 60"H
E-Pak, 6 head, inline, stainless steel, positive displacement filler rated from 10 to 50 containers per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. All 316 stainless steel contact parts and gear pumps. Fill range: 3oz to gallon with +/- 2% on 3oz fills. Capable of handling most type of products from low to medium to high viscosity liquids as well as foamy product with a temperature range from 0 to 220 Deg F into a wide variety of containers all with proper change parts. Equipped with 228" long x 7-1/2" wide plastic delron product in feed conveyor with bimba indexing drip pan, 72" long hand crank height adjustable slide bar and (6) 316 stainless steel sanitary gear pumps with 3/4" OD filling nozzles and (2) flow pumps for each fill head with positvie cut off. Control panel has A/B controller with touch pad controls and panel view with pressure air tank. Mounted on stainless steel base frame.
OAD: 228" L x 72" W x 82" H
Filamatic, Model DAB 32-2, semi automatic two head table top piston filler. Equipped with two 550cc DUS-HP pistons and 7/16"OD nozzles. Control panel with variable speed dial and foot pedal cycle. Rated/ Speed dependant on materials, application, machine configuration and operator dexterity. (Fill range: 1ml to 1100ml. Change parts required to accommodate fill range.)
OAD: 37"L x 32"W x 61"H
Filamatic, Model SYN-32-4, automatic, 4 head piston filler rated up to 34 cycles per minute with 2 heads and number of containers – depending on materials, application. Stainless steel contact parts. Fill range of: 3cc to 1100cc with proper change parts. Equipped with 3-1/2" wide x 112" long plastic delron product conveyor with pneumatic gate indexing and (4) pistons with fill accuracies of ± 0.5%, and (4) diving nozzles (both change parts per application). Control panel has A/B controller with start, stop and e-stop push buttons, auto, prime, conveyor on / off and multi-stroke switches, filler and conveyor speed control dials. Mounted on base frame with height adjustable legs. Ideal for viscous, semi-viscous and free-flowing products.
OAD: 112" L x 43" W x 67" H
Filamatic, Model H-Z-300, automatic, 4 head piston filler with number of containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Stainless steel contact parts. Fill range up to 1100cc with proper change parts. Equipped with 3-1/2" wide x 112" long delron product conveyor, pneumatic indexing, diving nozzles. Control panel with controller has auto, prime, conveyor on / off and multi-stroke switches, filler control dial and start, stop and e-stop push buttons. Mounted on stainless steel base frame. With the FVS series pistons designed for use with viscous products can handle water thin liquid to viscous products as creams and gels also with particulates with proper feed system.
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