Federal Mfg. Introduces a Hygienic Pressure/Gravity Filling Machine for Food ApplicationsJul 16, 2014
MILWAUKEE, WI — Federal Mfg., powered by ProMach, introduces a hygienic pressure/gravity filling machine for food applications including sauces, syrups, edible oils, and other viscous foods with speeds up to 300 bottles per minute. Unlike other pressure/gravity filling machines, the new Federal offering utilizes a sanitary overfill bowl that captures any product overflow so that it can be used without reprocessing, which reduces waste, time, and energy. This new machine also fills non-viscous food products for greater flexibility – two machines in one.
Typically, pressure/gravity filling machines pump any overflow product into a free standing overflow tank. For food applications, this means that any product in the tank would have to be reprocessed before it could be used or discarded. Federal’s new innovative design integrates a stainless steel overflow bowl into the overall body of the machine and its clean in place system. Product in that hygienic tank is pumped up into the filler bowl for reuse. Integration of the overflow tank into the filling machine base also reduces the overall footprint of this solution as compared to free standing options.
Until the development of this machine, viscous food products shared the same filling technology as household chemicals, petroleum products, and paints. “We saw a real need in the food industry for a filling solution designed specifically for sanitary operation,” said Mike Collins, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Federal Mfg. “The first unit is already at a customer’s plant, bottling hot sauce and performing to expectations.”
A video of the machine bottling hot sauce is available for download. For more information about Federal’s fillers and cappers, including the new sanitary pressure/gravity filler, call 1-855-371-4639 and visit www.FederalMfg.com.
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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