Single Head ROPP Capping Machinery
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BPDM can supply a variety of used Single Head ROPP capping equipment, either as-is, reconditioned or rebuilt. Machines are also commonly supplied ready for production.
Other Types of Capping Machinery
Rotary Single Head ROPP Capping Turret used in a Monoblock or Triblock
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HOW IT WORKS
Single Head ROPP Cappers are used on unthreaded aluminum shells to place and apply pressure onto the closure while thread forming wheels spin around the shell and press against it. While this is occurring, each head forms the threads of each cap conforming to the existing threads of the bottle. Both single chuck and rotary Single Head ROPP cappers are used for these applications. Caps are fed single file down a chute to a chute end or escapement where caps are stripped one at a time by the neck finish of the traveling bottle. Caps are oriented to travel down the cap chute using several methods including vertical sorters, centrifugal sorters, vibratory bowl sorters, or elevator sorters depending on the cap and speed requirements. Using a Single head machine, bottles travel single file until they reach an indexing/anti-rotational system which places the container under the single Single Head ROPP capping head. There are several variations of indexing systems. The method of controlling bottle rotation while the cap is applied varies depending on the machine design. Single Head ROPP Capping Turrets are often integrated with a filler or rinser/filler to produce a monoblock filler/capper or triblock rinser/filler/capper.
Single Head ROPP Cappers are an elegant, cost effective solution for lower speed lines. The Single Head ROPP (roll on pilfer proof) closure cannot be removed from the bottle, without it being evident that the product has been tampered with. Single Head ROPP Cappers are extremely popular in the liquor industry but are also employed in the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.
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Single Head ROPP Capping system with an integrated cap sorter.
Low-Speed Simple Single Head ROPP Capping system
Single Head ROPP Capping system with an integrated cap sorter
Bulk Cap Elevator and Cap Blower
Why it is Used with Capping Machinery
Bulk Cap Elevator
Bulk Cap Elevators are used to automatically maintain the amount of caps in a cap sorter allowing for optimal sorter operation while eliminating the need for operators to load caps and maintain reasonable quantities of caps.
Usually, the operation of the elevator is integrated to the capper using a variety of cap level sensors.
Cap Blowers use filtered air to blow caps to a cap sorter utilizing tubing that guides the caps to the cap sorter.
Cap Blowers can be advantageous because they can feed caps at a high rate, and can be placed further away from the sorter itself.