Auger Machines

Used Auger Equipment

Auger fillers are versatile volumetric fillers capable of filling a variety of dry products. Products filled range from fine powders such as a talc or flour, through granular products such as sugar to larger piece products such as corn, birdseed or even small candies. Some auger fillers can be used for handling viscous semi-liquids like grease.

The augur filler consists of a conical hopper-reservoir which tapers to a smaller discharge tube. An auger or screw is mounted in the center of the hopper and is rotated to drive product down and out the discharge.

The amount of product to be dispensed is determined by the size of the auger, its speed and the number of rotations it makes. Augur size is matched to the hopper. Dispensing by augur revolutions is more or less linear. That is, if 1.5 complete revolutions dispense 1 ounce of product, 3 should dispense 2 ounces of product. Speed can also affect dispensing.

The auger is driven by a motor mounted on the top of the machine. A controller allows the amount of rotation to be precisely controlled. Older systems may continuously run motors with a clutch/brake to control auger rotation. Newer systems will usually have direct drive servo motors with touch screens.

Some products may not need a discharge valve. Most will need something more positive. The conceptual sketch above shows a “birdfeeder” tray on the discharge. This tray prevents flow when the auger is not turning.

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Other systems may use a butterfly, slide or other types of valves for more positive shutoff.

A key issue in any powder feeder maintaining a consistent flow. This is especially true when the powder is funneled from the larger diameter of the hopper to the discharge. Ratholing, sometimes called bridging or arching is one common problem.

Ratholing occurs when only some of the powder flows, creating a void. The augur continues to turn, but because of the void, less, or even no, product is fed.

This affects filling accuracy. Generally the finer the particle size, the more prone it will be to ratholing. Some products like brown sugar may have relatively large particle sizes but, because of a tendency to clump, may have problems with ratholing.

Ratholing can sometimes be solved by mounting vibrators on the side of the hopper to help flow. An agitator, mounted to the auger as shown in the sketch, can be used to keep the product stirred up.

This may cure the ratholing but excessive mixing by the agitator can damage or cause demixing of some products.
Some sticky products may have a tendency to stick to the hopper walls. If needed, a scraper can be used instead of or in addition to the agitator to continuously scrape the walls.

Safety must always be paramount and sometimes we don’t realize how flammable or even explosive some common products like sugar or flour can be. When selecting any machinery, care must always be taken to address any potential safety issues.

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Auger Equipment In Stock

AMS Filling Systems Filler Powder Auger A500

AMS, Model A-500, automatic, in line, dual head, stainless steel, auger filler. Rated from 15 to 90 containers per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Capable of handling round, non-round plastic, metal, glass and composite containers with proper change parts. Equipped with 115" long x 1(1/8)" wide single chain container conveyor has adjustable guide rails, pneumatic container indexing with (2) auger fillers with dust proof covers, 7" OD product feed ports, level sensors and vibratory container lift. Control panel with an AB PLC and touch screen HMI. Mounted on stainless steel base frame.

OAD: 120"L x 35"W x 88"H

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Spee Dee Filler Powder Auger 2000

  • Manufacturer: Spee Dee
  • Model Number: 2000
  • Frain Number: 5H5362

Spee Dee, Model Digitronics 2000, semi automatic, single head, auger filler with pounds of product per hour – depending on materials, application and operator dexterity. Accuracies of +/- .001 depending on product and density. Equipped with 22" diameter x 17" deep, stainless steel seamless product hopper with bolt down dust cover, 7" OD product in feed chute, 8" x 5" sight port. Control panel has touch pad controls, push button start / stop / jog, agitation manual / off / auto switch and run / jog switch. Mounted on "H" style stand.

OAD: 43" L x 39" W x 86" H

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All Fill Filler Powder Auger

  • Manufacturer: All Fill
  • Model Number:
  • Frain Number: 5A6722

Automatic S/S 6 Head Auger Filler Is Capable Of Speeds Up To 30 Cycles Per Minute. Gantry Mounted Filler Is Set On 3 1/4" Centers And Is Equipped With Dust Tight Cover With Level Detector And Two 6" Dia Infeed Ducts. Control Housing Has 6 Separate Controls For Independent Settings Of Each Auger To Accurately Balance Volume Dispensed At Each Nozzle. Last Used In Food Application.

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All Fill Filler Powder Auger

  • Manufacturer: All Fill
  • Model Number:
  • Frain Number: 5A6721

Semi Automatic S/S 6 Head Auger Filler Is Capable Of Speeds Up To 30 Cycles Per Minute. Gantry Mounted Filler Is Set On 3 1/4" Centers And Is Equipped With Dust Tight Cover With Level Detector And Two 6" Dia Infeed Ducts. Control Housing Has 6 Separate Controls For Independent Settings Of Each Auger To Accurately Balance Volume Dispensed At Each Nozzle. Last Used In Food Application.

O/A Dim 5’L X 2’W X 7’H

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All Fill Filler Powder Auger M304

  • Manufacturer: All Fill
  • Model Number: M304
  • Frain Number: 5B7971

4 Head Auger powder filler. Set up on 4" centers.
O.A.D: 46"H x 48 3/4"L x 22" W

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Mateer Burt Filler Powder Auger SIGMA 3SL

  • Manufacturer: Mateer Burt
  • Model Number: SIGMA 3SL
  • Frain Number: 5E4410

Mateer Burt Model Sigma 3SL, automatic, in line, dual head, stanless steel auger filler rated from o to to 50 containers per minute – depending on materials and application. Container size range: 3" to 6" OD x 1/2" to 16" in Height, fill range from 2oz to 10 lbs with accuracies of +/- 0.15% with proper change parts. Equipped with dual stainless steel product hopper, with (2) Neotron fillers, set on 38" centers, dust proof covers with 7" OD product feed ports, level sensor, block chain product fill conveyor, no container / no fill, pneumatic container indexing, Mateer SL3 controller, with touch pad and panel view read out. Mounted on a stainless steel base frame, with foot pedal jog control.

OAD: 192" L x 60" W x 105" H

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All Fill Filler Powder Auger BSV600

  • Manufacturer: All Fill
  • Model Number: BSV600
  • Frain Number: 5H5150

All Fill Model BSV600, semi-automatic, servo driven, 316L stainless steel, auger filler capable of speeds up to 120 cycles per minute with accuracies of +/- 1% and pounds of product per hour – depending on materials and application. All 316L stainless steel contact parts, 3A dairy wipedown construction, (22" diameter) 16 gallon product hopper with agitator, and dust cover with 6" diameter product duct. A/B controller with AB Panel View swing arm touch screen controls, auger motor, with servo driven, electro magnetic clutch / brake, start, reset, and E-stop. Mounted on stainless steel frame with casters.

OAD: 60" L x 48" W x 88" H

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All Fill Filler Powder Auger MSV6002

  • Manufacturer: All Fill
  • Model Number: MSV6002
  • Frain Number: 5H4475

All FIll, Model M-SV-600-2, semi-automatic 2-up servo driven auger filler with number of containers per minute – depending on materials, application, machine configuration and operator dexterity. All stainless steel contact parts. Equipped with dual head product hopper with agitators, bolt down dust cover, 6" OD product port and top mounted level detector. Control panel with an AB PLC and touch screen HMI. Mounted on stand alone base.

OAD: 55"L x 50"W x 93"H

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AMS Filling Systems Filler Powder Auger A100

AMS Filling Systems, single head, stainless steel auger filler. Rated from 20 to 120 cycles per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Equipped with a 22" diameter (16 gallon) agitated product hopper with dust cover, 7" diameter charge port and level detector. Control panel with an AB touch screen display and push button start / stop.

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All Fill Filler Powder Auger SHO

  • Manufacturer: All Fill
  • Model Number: SHO
  • Frain Number: 5G9200

All Fill, Model SHO, single head, auger filler with container conveyor. Number of containers per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Equipped with 20" diameter x 22" deep, 2 ft³ stainless steel, seamless, product hopper with bolt down dust cover, 6" OD product in feed chute, level sensor, diving nozzle, 1½ hp auger and ½ hp agitator motor drives. 92" long x 2" wide (2) chain conveyor with Bimba indexing. Control panel has touch pad controls with digital readout, push to stop / pull to start, manual index push button, foot pedal / auto switch, conveyor on / off, nozzle lowering on / off, vibration off / cont. / with fill, vibrator speed dial, conveyor speed dial and delay after fill dial. Mounted on heavy duty base frame.

OAD: 96" L x 46" W x 90" H

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AMS Filling Systems Filler Powder Auger A100

AMS Filling Systems, single head, stainless steel auger filler. Rated from 20 to 120 cycles per minute – depending on materials, application and machine configuration. Equipped with a 22" diameter (16 gallon) agitated product hopper with dust cover, 7" diameter charge port and level detector. Control panel with an AB touch screen display and push button start / stop.

Flexicon, Model 1450, 4" diameter x 120" long screw conveyor. Capable of transferring up to 140 ft³ of product per hour – depending on materials, application, and product density. Equipped with a 36” long x 36” wide x 27” deep product hopper with grated cover, 3" diameter x 151" long stainless steel product conveying screw, 4" diameter x 120" long flexable poly tube, top 3 Hp motor drive with 6” inside diameter product discharge port

OAD: 146"L x 73"W x 140"H (Depending on Configuration)

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Mateer Burt Filler Powder Auger 3820

  • Manufacturer: Mateer Burt
  • Model Number: 3820
  • Frain Number: 5H3092

Mateer Burt Neotron, Model 3820, single head, stepper driven auger filler. Equipped with a 20" diameter x 20" deep stainless steel product hopper with bolt down dust cover, 7" OD product in feed chute and 93" long x 2½" wide chain conveyor with vibrator, Bimba indexing and containment glove box over filling station for connection to dust collection. Control panel has touch pad controls with digital readout, vibrator speed dial, conveyor speed dial and push button start / stop controls. Mounted on heavy duty base frame. Speed dependant on materials, application and machine configuration.

OAD: 98"L x 42"W x 95"H

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