Used Inline Steam Lug Cappers

BPDM can supply a variety of Used Inline Steam Lug Cappers, either as-is, reconditioned or rebuilt. Machines are also commonly supplied ready for production.

Other Types of Used Inline Cappers

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Used Inline Steam Lug Cappers are designed to work with standard lug caps, deep skirt lug caps, and push on lug caps where the finished product requires vacuum in the head space of the container. A substance known as plastisol lines the top of the cap to provide a hermetic seal. 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. A steam fed pre-heat chute section softens the plastisol liner just prior to application. Caps are oriented to travel down the chute normally using vertical pin sorters or elevator sorters depending on the cap and speed requirements. Bottles or containers are stabilized through the capping machine using a side belt system. Simultaneously, dual belts apply significant down pressure on the closure. These belts travel at different rates which is what actually applies torque to the lug cap. From introduction of the cap to the discharge of the capped product, a tunnel is consistently flooded with steam. Upon discharge this steam condenses which pulls a vacuum in the head space of the container.


Used Inline Steam Lug Cappers are normally used in the food and beverage industries. Many of the closures used with steam lug cappers have a "button" that is pulled down in the center of the cap by the vacuum. When the cap is removed by the consumer or if the product was not produced properly, this button elevates as an indication that the product is unusable or has been opened previously. The machine design inherently lends itself to operation at high rates of production with maximum rate dependent on a machine specific design.


  • Used Inline Steam Lug Capping Machinery

    Used Inline Steam Lug Capping Machinery

  • Used Inline Steam Lug Capping Machinery

    Used Inline Steam Lug Capping Machinery

  • Used Inline Steam Lug Capping Machinery

    Used Inline Steam Lug Capping Machinery

Cap Feeders

Bulk Feeder Elevator with Linear Disc Bottle Unscrambler

Bulk Cap Elevator and Cap Blower

Why it is Used with Cappers

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 Blower

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.

Berks Plant Design & Maintenance Services

Berks Plant Design & Maintenance is a supplier of in their current condition, reconditioned, or rebuilt. may be supplied with the proper parts and tooling to meet application specific requirements. Our mission is to supply reliable and efficient for your production needs as well as the project's budget. Many times, our are already in good running condition, or in many cases are in LIKE-NEW condition. can be tooled, customized, or upgraded upon request to suit a variety of bottling, packaging, and processing needs.

Berks Plant Design & Maintenance is a supplier of Fully Reconditioned . BPDM defines reconditioned machines such-as , that have been thoroughly inspected, then repaired as needed to be supplied to the customer in excellent running condition.

BPDM Supplies rebuilt machines such-as , which has had every wearable component replaced. Gearboxes are replaced or rebuilt to new standards. Controls are modified or upgraded as per customer's needs.

When you're looking for the right for your application, Berks Plant Design & Maintenance has a large selection of to choose from our expansive inventory, or by sourcing the proper either recently removed or scheduled to be removed. --->

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Berks Plant Design & Maintenance's headquarters is located in Berks County in Shoemakersville, PA. We provide packaging equipment, process machinery, bottling equipment, parts, and services to clients anywhere in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and other points abroad. Our clients know our reputation for our expertise and excellence in customer service. Our equipment experts will help you identify your needs, and work with your budget to get you the best possible equipment solutions for your next project.