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Integrating Adelphi’s Response Filler into form, fill & seal lines
June 25, 2020
Adelphi’s Response Benchtop Filler is increasingly being used to complete ‘form, fill and seal’ lines, particularly for customers in the Food & Beverage industry.
Suitable for filling liquids, oils, gels, creams, pastes and solids in suspension, the Response offers exceptional filling accuracy of ± 0.25%, and operating speeds of up to 50-55 per minute. It can even be configured to be suitable for use in ATEX Zone 1 Category IIB 2G c T5 (100C).
BD Foods (West Sussex, UK) manufacture soups, dressings, sauces, chutneys, and more. Their Managing Director said in a recent interview that when purchasing form, fill and seal lines, BD Foods ‘ask suppliers to swap-out their own brand of filler and engineer-in a Response Benchtop machine’ – “every time we’ve moved away from Adelphi’s filling machines, we’ve had issues – and you can quote me on that!” Watch a video of the Response in-action at BD Foods here >>>
Thicker products such as sauces and chutneys can sometimes build-up within the filling machine, meaning that quick machine-cleaning routines are essential to avoid costly production downtime. Luckily, the Response was designed with this in mind. Quick-release fittings and single tool strip-down mean that the machine can be fully stripped in around 3 minutes! Watch a video of the Response strip-down here >>>
“BD Foods have found it more time-efficient to fill using Adelphi’s semi-automatic Response Benchtop Filler, than using a fully automatic line”, say BD Foods. “The higher production downtime when cleaning and changing the complete line meant that we were losing out on valuable filling time, which is not the case with the Response. When one machine needs cleaning, we simply wheel it away and replace it immediately with another!”
Read the full testimonial from BD Foods here >>>
Are you producing for the food industry and looking to improve your filling process? If so, please don’t hesitate to contact Adelphi on +44 (0)1444 472300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to see how we can help grow your business.