Inline Snap Capping Machinery
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BPDM can supply a variety of used Inline Snap Capping machines, either as-is, reconditioned or rebuilt. Machines are also commonly supplied ready for production.
Other Types of Capping Machinery
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HOW IT WORKS
Inline Snap Capping machines apply snap caps onto bottles in continuous motion while on a single conveyor. The Snap 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, then a down pressure system snaps the snap cap in place. Snap 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 Snap Cap and speed requirements. Bottles or containers are stabilized and driven through the capping machine using a belt system.
Bottles or containers are stabilized and driven through the capping machine using a belt system. Containers feeding into a Single Head Inline Snap Capper reach an indexing/anti-rotational system which places the container under the single snap capping chuck. There are several variations of indexing systems employed by Inline Single Head Snap Capper machines.
Inline Snap cappers are popular for their versatility, lack of expensive change parts, and the ease of change over. They eliminate the need for expensive rotary bottle handling change parts as well. However, the vertical down-stroke of a rotary snap capper provides advantages in performing this operation. Speeds are also limited utilizing an inline configuration. Snap Cappers are used in the food, beverage, and dairy industries.
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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.