Federal Introduces New Extended-Shelf-Life Filling Technology at Pack Expo 2012

Oct 09, 2012

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Federal Manufacturing, powered by ProMach, will feature at Pack Expo 2012, McCormick Place in Chicago, its latest Extended-Shelf-Life (ESL) filling technology. (Federal Pack Expo 2012 Booth #1878)

A new 30-valve net-weight (non-contact) ESL filler with a 10-station pick and place capping turret will be on display. This filler can be equipped with hot water sanitizing for juice or drinking yogurt applications or steam sterilization for extended life Ultra-High-Temperature (UHT) processed milk or dairy beverages.

A new model filler/capper will also be on display at Federal’s booth. This new machine, built for a picante salsa hot sauce application, features a gravity/pressure 42-valve model filler that can run 5.0L through 350ml PET bottles. This filler features an automated clean-in-place capability with bi-directional flow of cleaning solution through the filling valves and all product contact surfaces. Neck handling and sanitizing systems can be supplied for filling and capping.

In terms of stand-alone capping technology, Federal will be exhibiting a 5-station free-standing pick and place capping machine. The turret features all stainless steel spindles and hysteresis heads and variable speed drive. The system is designed to cap round industrial-style gallon bottles. The capper on display can be electronically synchronized to the operation of a filler.

For more information about Federal’s fillers and cappers, call 414-384-3200 and visit www.FederalMfg.com.

About Federal

Federal designs, manufactures, and supports complete rotary and inline net weight filling systems for free-flowing liquids. We serve a variety of markets including food and beverage applications such as edible oils, sauces, nutritional drinks, and protein supplements, as well as other high-value retail applications including automotive lubricants and additives, household cleaners and disinfectants, personal care products, agricultural chemicals, paints, and more. Federal’s net weight filling technology is ideal for applications needing exact dosing, with non-contact filling accuracy of ± 0.1% to minimize the giveaway of valuable products. For more than 70 years, Federal fillers have been recognized worldwide for dependable performance in demanding production environments as well as for an overall low total cost of ownership.

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