What Is a Filling Machine?

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Did you ever wonder how bottles, tubs, cans, and containers of all shapes and sizes are filled with their contents? Well, wonder no more! Filling machines are used by industries all over the world to fill every kind of container imaginable! From soda to hydrochloric acid and everything in between, these machines take on the task of putting a company’s product into the various types of containers in which they will be sold to the public all over the globe. A sampling of industries that use this type of machinery include:

Pharmaceutical

Food (sauces, dressings, beverages, canned goods, and more)

Paint

Industrial chemicals

Cleaning chemicals

Contract packaging

Distilleries and many, many more!

When we purchase products from our local grocery store, hardware store, pharmacy or any other store, we are partaking in a job well done by filling machines all over the world!

Do They All Serve the Same Purpose?

The different types of filling machines, capping machines, and other similar machines are as varied as the products and industries that require their service! The design of the machine is uniquely structured to take on specific jobs and specific products. Additionally, there are two basic categories that these types of machines fall into: the automatic production machine, and the semi-automatic production filling machine.

Every need for a fill machine in any industry is met perfectly by the wide variety of these types of machines in the world today. A few of the most common machines include:

Overflow Filler – This machine is most commonly used in the filling of small bottles in a variety of different industries. The simple set up and clean up of the overflow filling machine makes it ideal for industries that require the filling of containers in mass quantities. Designed with foam control technology, these machines are very often used in operations requiring fill-to-glass needs.

Net Weigh Filler – Most commonly used in industries whose products are filled by weight, the net weigh filling machine is a scale-based machine that can handle virtually any type of weight-based filling task. These machines are generally used to fill totes or pails, and can take on jobs that require precise filling of small weights, bulk weights and everything in between.

Time Gravity Filler – This type of machine is best used by companies whose chief products consist of very thin liquids with little to no particulates, whose physical qualities do not change due to atmospheric changes or changes in temperature. Chemical industries are a perfect example of the use of time gravity filling machines, as they handle these types of liquids in the perfect manner.

These examples are just a few of the dozens of different varieties of filling machines available to industries all over the world. These machines are designed and constructed to make sure your product is available for purchase as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Source by Sam Lubus

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