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Powder and Scoop Insertion Packaging System

December 18, 2013

WeighPack Systems Inc.’s Star Auger and Swifty Bagger are paired with an optical scanner for a highly accurate scoop insertion system. This new approach guarantees that each bag gets one insert, eliminating multiple scoops or no scoops in a sealed bag. The Swifty is designed with two filling stations, both equipped with sensors. Powder is first filled into a stand-up pouch while the scoop inserts are disbursed through the bowl dispenser. The scoops are dropped into a funnel awaiting the bag at the second fill station. The “no bag, no fill” feature is extended to the scoop inserter. If the scoop is not deployed, the bag will remain unsealed so an insert can be added. If the sensor detects multiple inserts, it diverts the extras to a holding area to be used at a later time. The Star Auger 200 is designed to fill both powder and granule products. Available with a 45-quart hopper, it has a filling range of 1 oz to 5 lb. The Swifty 1200 is a continuous motion horizontal bagger designed for pre-made stand up pouches.
WeighPack Systems Inc., Montreal, QC, Canada 888-934-4472 www.weighpack.com

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