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Ask the Expert: Boosting Productivity, Reducing Waste, and Saving Space with Adelphi
May 8, 2023
Dean Willis, filling expert and sales director at Adelphi Manufacturing, highlights the advantages of using the Response Monobloc filling and capping machines and addresses common challenges faced by manufacturers.
Challenge #1: Manufacturers often struggle with limited space for their filling and capping operations, impacting overall productivity and efficiency.
Your Key Question: How can I maximize production capacity, boosting productivity within a limited workspace?
Dean’s Recommendation: The Adelphi Response Monobloc filling and capping machine offers a compact, space-efficient footprint to help you make the most of your available space. By incorporating both filling and capping processes into a single machine, manufacturers can save on valuable floor space without compromising on output. The Monobloc can handle fill volumes from 3ml to 1L and achieve a filling and capping speed of up to 35 containers per minute, ensuring high productivity in a small area.
Challenge #2: Achieving a vacuum seal during the capping process is vital for preserving product quality, especially for products that can leak or spoil.
Your Key Question: How can the Monobloc machine help maintain product integrity with vacuum capping?
Dean’s Recommendation: The Response Monobloc offers an optional vacuum capping feature, which is particularly beneficial for products that may leak if not properly sealed. Vacuum capping ensures that the product arrives in optimal condition and minimizes leakage, reducing waste and preserving your reputation among customers. By maintaining a proper vacuum seal, you can extend the shelf life of your products and ensure consistent quality.
Challenge #3: Downtime due to cleaning and changing parts can negatively impact production efficiency and profitability.
Your Key Question: How can I minimize downtime when changing parts or cleaning the machine?
Dean’s Recommendation: The Response Monobloc boasts a quick-strip design that enables fast and easy changeovers and cleaning. This feature minimizes downtime, allowing your operation to maintain peak efficiency and productivity even when switching between different products or container sizes. The intuitive HMI touch screen controls also simplify the process for operators, reducing the learning curve and making it easy to adapt to different production requirements.
Challenge #4: Many manufacturers are concerned about the environmental impact of their operations and seek sustainable solutions.
Your Key Question: How does the Monobloc machine contribute to environmentally-friendly manufacturing processes?
Dean’s Recommendation: The Response Monobloc machine’s exceptional accuracy of up to ±0.25% reduces waste and saves on raw materials. By minimizing product waste, you can decrease your overall environmental footprint and contribute to sustainable manufacturing practices. Adelphi Manufacturing is committed to providing eco-friendly solutions and has a history of working with clients who share the same values, such as Carley’s of Cornwall, an organic nut butter manufacturer that has increased productivity while minimizing waste using Adelphi machinery.
Boosting Productivity: To discuss these recommendations in more detail or to seek advice on other operational and productivity improvement challenges, please contact:
+44 (0)1444 472 300