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Choosing the right filling machine for your production environment
October 11, 2019
[:en]At Adelphi, we understand that it can sometimes be tricky or overwhelming to understand which filling machine will suit your requirements best. That’s why we’ve created this handy guide to what might work, based on the size of your production runs. Click on any of the product names below to find out more about its features and functionality…
LABORATORY/SMALL BATCH PRODUCTION
Filling Jig –
The Adelphi Filling Jig is a manual accessory, designed to ensure the clean filling of small neck-diameter ampoules or other containers, without wetting the wall of the container where it will be sealed.
XYZ Distributor –
Adelphi Manufacturing’s XYZ Distributor is designed to be used alongside the Peristaltic Dispensing Unit. Together they provide a semi-automatic peristaltic filling solution. Bottles, vials and other small containers can be filled automatically in trays. Bespoke trays can be created to suit your containers.
SMALL TO MEDIUM BATCH PRODUCTION
Response Benchtop Filler –
A semi-automatic benchtop volumetric filling machine, made by Adelphi Manufacturing. A single head is suitable for filling liquids, gels, creams, pastes and solids in suspension in to all types of container, with exceptional filling accuracy of +/-0.25%. Product can be fed from a hopper, by direct feed, or from a bulk container, and we can also create stainless steel trolleys for moving the machine if needed. As your production requirements increase, the Response Benchtop Filler can be integrated into either our Response Monobloc Filler, or our Response Automation Base (see Large Batch Production).
Masterfil Semi-Automatic Volumetric Filler
A volumetric version of our much-loved Adelphi Masterfil semi-automatic filler, with a bench height working platform. It can be specified with one or two filling heads, and single or double acting product cylinders. This filling machine is especially suited to those filling a variety of products and/or containers. It has a fantastic fill accuracy rate of +/-0.2% variation.
Masterfil Semi-Automatic Flowmeter Filler –
A flowmeter version of our classic Adelphi Masterfil semi-automatic filler. A semi-automatic unit with a bench height filling platform, that can be specified with one or two filling heads. This filling machine is ideal for small to medium batch production environments, and offers the benefit of fast changeover between products and containers. Exceptional filling accuracy of +/-0.2%.
Masterfil Bench Height Weigh Scale Filler –
A weigh scale version of our classic Adelphi Masterfil semi-automatic filler. Perfect for filling bottles up to approximately 20 litres. Ideal for customers needing fast product changeover, and wanting to minimise useage of cleaning fluids. We can utilise various weighing systems, including electronics and electro-pneumatics, and this filler is suitable for washdown, hazardous or other hostile environments.
LARGE BATCH PRODUCTION
Response Monobloc Filler –
An automatic filling and capping machine (incorporating a servo driven capper), made by Adelphi Manufacturing, it provides many advantages for customers compared with traditional inline packaging systems. The Response Monobloc Filler has been designed to incorporate our Response Benchtop Filler, but it can also be created to include fillers from other suppliers. With our Response Benchtop Filler, it has the same exceptional filling accuracy of +/- 0.25%.
Response Automation Base –
Up to four of Adelphi Manufacturing’s Response Benchtop Fillers can be incorporated into a Response Automation Base, to create a fully automatic filling machine with up to eight heads. As and when production demands change, you can swiftly and easily remove individual benchtop fillers as they are required elsewhere. The machine can transform from an eight head fully automatic filler to up to four independent semi-automatic bench top filling machines in up to 30 minutes.
System F-1800 –
Adelphi Masterfil’s System F-1800 is known for accuracy and speed, as well as truly efficient changeover routines. This means greater output at a reduced cost, and with less costly production downtime. The System F-1800 can be configured to include between four and sixteen filling heads.
Masterfil Automatic Volumetric Filler –
A volumetric version of our Adelphi Masterfil fully automatic filler, which can be specified with a choice of between 2 and 12 filling heads. Starting with a 4 or 6 head machine on a larger frame, additional heads can be added to meet increased production requirements. This machine is designed for those that require accuracy, flexibility, and a robust design. Nozzles can be adjusted to fill both foaming and non-foaming products, with variable speed filling capacity.
Masterfil Automatic Flowmeter Filler –
A flowmeter version of the Adelphi Masterfil fully automatic filler, ideal for those needing fast product changeover and wanting to really reduce the use of cleaning fluids. Can be created with a choice of between 2 and 12 filling heads, and when starting with a 4 or 6 head machine on a frame intended for growth, additional heads can be added to meet increased requirements.
DRUM & IBC PROCESSING
Drum Decanting Unit –
The Adelphi Masterfil Drum Decanting Unit enables accurate and hygienic decanting of drums or other large volume containers. A drum is placed onto the weigh scale underneath; pressing the button activates the fill, and the lance is moved into the drum. A pump removes a prearranged amount of your product from the drum and passes it into a blending plant.
Masterfil Flowmeter Boom Filler –
Our Flowmeter Boom Filler is a semi-automatic flowmeter boom filler perfect for those needing fast changeover between products, who want to minimise the use of cleaning fluids. It can deliver a wide range of volumes, but is generally used used to fill drums, IBCs and other larger containers. However, as it is so versatile, customers also often use it to fill smaller sized containers (as a back-up to their other machines).
Masterfil Weigh Scale Boom Filler –
The Adelphi Masterfil weigh scale boom filling machine is able to fill a wide range of volumes but is normally used with drums, IBCs and other large containers. It is possible to specify your Boom Filler with a bench height filling station and dedicated nozzle assembly. In this way, it can also be used as a semi-automatic bottle filling machine.