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EQUIPMENT

You have to produce jams, tomato paste, ketchup, sauces with meat or vegetables, baby food, paté, marmalades? Whether your product is liquid, semi-liquid or pasty, UNIMAC-GHERRI has the right linear piston filler for you.

PISTON FILLERS

MODELS PF2T AND PF3T - LINEAR FILLERS WITH 2 OR 3 FILLING HEADS

TECHNICAL DATA
Range of containers : Ø 40 ÷ 120 mm – H. 40 ÷ 270 mm
Filling capacity: 100 ÷ 1050 ml
Installed power: 1,5 kW – 5 kW
Air consumption: 50 Nl / min
Dimensions: 3500 x 1500 x H=2000 mm Weight: 600 kg

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Stainless steel structure, easy cleaning, adjustable height
Machine easily accessible for maintenance
Product hopper with three-way pneumatic valve, controlled by level probes
No-can no-fill device
Overaccumulation photocell at outfeed
Safety guards complying with CE regulations
Motorised conveyor belt with gear motor controlled by variable frequency drive
Semiautomatic cleaning cycle with special cylinder cleaning system (cleaning cycle with external basin available as option)
Stainless steel electric control cabinet with PLC and Touch Screen panel
Linear models with 2 or 3 filling heads
Speed 5500 cph with homogeneous product on 300gr size with 3 filling cylinders
Parts in contact with products made of Aisi 316 stainless steel or other material suitable for the food industry

ADVANTAGES
Memorization of parameters and recipes
Easy cleaning and high sanitation level
Simple use and ergonomic controls
Flexible product change and quick format change-over adjustments

MODELS PF4L – PF5L - PF6L - LINEAR FILLERS WITH 4 – 5 OR 6 FILLING HEADS

TECHNICAL DATA
Container diameter : 50 ÷ 100 mm
Container height : 70 ÷ 250mm
Max filling volume : 1000 cc
Installed power : 11 Kw
Air consumption : Min 6÷7 bar (- - NLT) (± 0.2 bar)
Overall dimensions : 3500x1670mm H. 2500mm approx
Weight : 1500 kg approx

TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Strong structure with round tubes made of Aisi 304 stainless steel.
Draining tanks integrated to the structure to collect cleaning product and hygienizing liquids
Structure consisting of two separated parts: hygienis filling area and piping / preparation area
Machine with 4, 5 or 6 filling heads
Max. speed 7700 cph on the 300gr size with homogeneous product and 6 filling heads
Product filling tank made of mirror polished AISI 316L stainless steel. On/off product interception valve.
Volumetric filling pistons with hygiening configuration
Piston filling system with electronic control for better filling accuracy by touch screen panel.
No-bottle no-fill system
Filling valve with pneumatic opening and closing, with vertical, horizontal or rotation movement depending on the product
Automatic lifting system for container height change-over adjustments.
Containers infeed conveyor with electronically controlled wormscrew
All parts in contact with product made of mirror polished AISI 316L steinless steel.
Gaskets and plastic parts in contact with product certified FDA.
Safety guards made of stainless steel and tempered glass complying with CE regulations.
Stainless steel electric control cabinet with touch screen panel.

ADVANTAGES
Machine with hygienic design.
Maximum accessibility for maintenance
Bottom filling available for foamy products
Electronic filling control
Quick change-over adjustments

FLOWMETRIC FILLERS

Linear machines with magnetic or mass flowmeters suitable for liquid or semidense products

CHARACTERISTICS: 
Aisi 304 stainless steel structure with draining conduct along the structure edge 
Product feeding manifold made of Aisi 304 stainless steel with 4 ¾” feeding connections 
Automatic pneumatic valve at manifold infeed 
Product filling valves supporting units. Electric height adjustment with self-braking motor. The filling positions of each size can be stored. Absolute encoder for vertical positioning 
Pneumatic drip collecting pan 
Conveyor belt with 114mm plastic chain, motorised by gear motor controlled by frequency converter. Length: 3500mm 
Symmetrical adjustment of the guides by handwheels on the operator’s side 
Photocell at infeed and outfeed (in case of void or overaccumulation) 
Stainless steel cabinet containing all the pneumatic valves 
Perimetric safety guards with Aisi 304 frame complying with CE regulations 
Stainless steel control cabinet with display Siemens TP177 Touch Screen and PLC Siemens

ADVANTAGES
Set up of the quantity of product to be filled by easy-to-use keyboard.
The quantity of product to be filled has no pre-defined limits since it is not linked to any mechanical volumes
No need for any additional set of change parts to handle different containers.
Filling is not influenced by the different thermal dilatations of products which might happen in case of hot filling
High filling accuracy by product flow electronic control. The filling accuracy is kept constant even after many hours of non-stop operation.
The machine can fill products with pieces having max 8mm diameter (only with short nozzle)
The machine can fill products with pieces having max 4mm diameter (only with long nozzle and traction-type closing)
The machine can fill products with pieces having max 2mm diameter (only with long nozzle and push-type closing)
Easy cleaning, washing, sanitization and maintenance
Important: the product must be free from air residuals (filling accuracy may be altered)