Cup, tub and tray filling line/machine

Model FDS1500

The FDS1500 is a filling, lidding and closing line for cup, tub or bucket feed by hand. We propose this model instead of the FDS2500 for low budget customers or when the container is hard to denest or prefill by hand with a base product.

A typical application would be per example for feta cheese sold in brine. An operator put the required weight of feta cheese in a container, slide it on the FDS1500’s conveyor for brine filling and container lidding and closing.

This  line can work with round, square, oval or rectangular open mouth containers. Typically, changeover time by the operator, is about 15 minutes.  Speed can reach 60-1lb  containers per minute for thick products

It can also accommodate our PL500 plastic film sealing unit.

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FEATURES

High speed
PLC controlled
Reliable pick and place unit for lids distribution
True one by one lids escapement system
Trustworthy air removing closing head
All metal parts in stainless steel => long lasting, fully washable
Control GMC – HMI: a user-friendly touch-screen machine/operator interface, with status, set up, a maintenance screen, and production statistics
Control GMC – Safety operation & easy maintenance: this machine automatically stops itself if the lid denester head is jammed. Easily accessible mechanical parts , simple open design. On-screen error detection and diagnosis. In-house programming & support. NEMA 4X wash down fibreglass control box, with temperature control when use in cold environment
Control GMC – Flexibility: simple & quick container size changeover with preset lid denester head, and full height adjustable components

OPTIONS

1 or more denester head(s) for different lid formats
1 gating system for when the containers arrive without any space between each other`s
1 conveyor’s extension to allow empty containers accumulation at the entry side of the equipment
1 trustworthy air removing pneumatic closing head (requiring 0,6 cfm @ 80 psi)
1 additional protection against BRINE, CHLORIDES and ACIDS (recommended for corrosive ambient)

SPECIFICATIONS

Range: 4 oz to 15 lbs
Maximum speed per minute, for liquid and semi-liquid products, up to: 50 for 1 lbs tubs, and 40 for 5 lbs buckets
Maximum speed per minute, for dry products and for viscous products, up to: 70 for 1 lbs tubs, and 60 for 5 lbs buckets
Electricity: 208-240 VAC, 5 amps, 60 Hz
Compressed air: up to 1 cfm @ 80 psi
Gearmotor: AC motor with dedicated gearbox and inverter drive
Lids pile up height: 40″
Footprint, approx (L x W) : 95″ x 35″
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