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Spiroflow Launches Enhanced C1 Bulk Bag Filler

August 8, 2013
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Spiroflow Ltd, a world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, has announced an upgrade to its C1 weigh filler for pallet-handled bags.

Ideal for low- to medium-volume use where bulk bags filled on pallets are moved by forklift truck, the new C1 facilitates dust-free, accurate filling of up to 20 bulk bags per hour. Its base is directly mounted on an approved load cell weigh platform, and the required weight can be pre-set for automatic cut-off. The platform includes a vibration facility for an even, accurate fill and effective compaction – ideal for handling products that aerate and resulting in a stable load for both storage and transportation.

Featuring modular construction for ease of modification, the new C1 now features automatic height adjustment for different-sized bags. Its inflatable neck seal ensures a dust-free environment and minimizes product waste, and removing the filled bags has been made even speedier with the addition of a roller conveyor to complement the automatic bag loop-release facility.

The new C1 has also retained many of the previously existing features, including a carbon/stainless steel filling nozzle and a dual concentric filling spout incorporating a venting system.

“Many millions of bulk bags, with a capacity from 500 to 1500 kg, are sold worldwide every year, making them one of the most convenient, cost-effective methods of packaging, storage, and transport,” explained Rob Hudson, managing director at Spiroflow. “Customers in industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to plastics and building products use bulk bags, and hence require the best equipment to fill and discharge their often fragile or fine-particle products quickly and with the minimum of fuss.

“At Spiroflow our technical team is constantly innovating, developing new solutions and adaptations in our test center to meet customer demand for the next improvement or upgrade. Our C Series of weigh fillers remain extremely popular as they’re both efficient and versatile, and we’re confident that the new C1 will prove an equally successful addition to our range.”

Spiroflow Ltd is a manufacturer of flexible screw conveyors, aero mechanical conveyors, tubular cable and chain drag conveyors, vacuum conveyors, bulk bag dischargers, bulk bag fillers, ingredients handling and weighing systems.

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