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The Filling Line Process: An Overview

Volumetric Technologies Pail Filling and Liquid Filling Machines are top of the line in the industry for automatic filling equipment. Our machines fill each pail or bottle perfectly, every time, with the highest accuracy rate. If your company is in the food, chemical, or cosmetic industries and you need to fill containers at a high speed, Volumetric Technologies Liquid Filling and Pail Filling machines are the perfect solution for sorting, filling, and lidding bottles and pails of all shapes and sizes.

Piston Filling Line

How Our Pail Filling Machines Work

The pail filling process starts with a closed top conveying line, built out of stainless steel.  The desired weight is then entered into the menu driven operator controls.  From there, containers will be denested (separated) and automatically placed onto the conveying line.  The conveying line will index the containers to the filling station, where they are filled using a servo controlled pump.  The type of pump used will be determined by the viscosity of your product.  

Piston Filling Line

When the load cells have determined that the container has reached the desired weight that was entered at the beginning of the process, it is indexed downstream to the roller lid press.  The roller lid press is adjustable to lid containers of different heights.  An optional automatic lid dispenser is also available. All components of the pail line can be utilized separately or together as a complete filling solution.

How the Liquid Filling Lines Work 90 Series Horizontal Piston Filler

The liquid filling process starts with either our 90 series horizontal piston filler or 45 series inline piston filler. The product is deposited into the container using a Stainless Steel 316L filler, with either single or multiple heads. The machine is fast yet gentle on the product and will not compromise the integrity of your liquid. 

This filling machine allows for up to 12 filling stations, that can fill up to 100 deposits per minute. Fully customizable with options including: liquid level controls, dispensing nozzles, bottle rinser, a variety of container escapement choices, travelling carriages, and much more. This is all controlled by the UL listed control panel. 

If you need to fill containers with anything from salad dressing, to paints, to BBQ sauce, Volumetric Liquid Filling and Pail Filling Machines are your solution. Fully automatic, customizable, and user friendly, our equipment can handle all of your company’s filling needs.

Spotlight on Rotary Cup Filling Machines

Rotary Cup Filler MachineAt Volumetric Technologies, we provide top-of-the line Rotary Cup Filling Machines that are designed and manufactured in the United States. Our Rotary Cup Filling Machines are suitable for many industries including food, dairy, and cosmetics and designed to meet your needs to fill, denest, seal, and lid products into stackable containers. 

Depending on your workload specifications, particularly your container, product, and seal type, our fully automatic Rotary Cup Filling Machines can fill up to 50 cups per minute per lane, are made from FDA/USDA approved stainless steel and are suitable for containers ranging from 1oz to 6lbs.

How Do Our Rotary Cup Fillers Function?

Volumetric Technologies’ Rotary Cup Fillers use a vacuum-assisted cup denester to deliver the cups to carrier plates where they are then indexed to a filling station to be filled with liquid or dry products. Your choice of seal is then secured onto the product and the container is indexed to the lid station where a lid is applied if necessary. Finally, the finished container is automatically ejected to a transfer plate or take-away conveyor.

Easily Configured for Your Needs

All Volumetric Technologies’ Rotary Cup Fillers are customizable, designed specifically for your business’ workload and will fill and seal your products with efficiency and impressive results. All of our machines are equipped with a PLC solid state controller and are servo driven for complete flexibility, precision and speed with easy configuration for your products and containers. They also come equipped with touch screen operator interfaces that have menu driven controls for ease of use and adjustability. Rotary Cup Machine Filler

We also provide two filling options for your Rotary Cup Filler: Piston which provides the highest product fill accuracy, with the lowest level of product degradation or Servo Rotary Pump which is ideal for liquids and liquid type slurries with smaller particulates. The entire line of Volumetric Technologies’ cup filling machines come equipped with advanced design features to guarantee that your products are packaged to your specifications every time. If you’re looking for the highest quality cup filling machine in the industry then look no further than Rotary Cup Filling Machines from Volumetric Technologies.

Volumetric Filling Machines: The Perfect Fit, Every Time

Volumetric Technologies provides the highest quality manufacturing equipment in the food-processing and industry for high-speed, high-quality filling and depositing. Catering to a wide variety of industries, we manufacture filling equipment for the food, dairy, cosmetics, and bakery industries.

Fully Customized, Durable Filling Machines

Custom Filling MachinesVolumetric Technologies filling line equipment is fully customizable according to your product, packaging and business needs. We’re experienced, agile, and leading the way in packaging equipment production.

Our machinery solutions, including filling lines, cup machines, transfer pumps and nozzles, operate at an extremely efficient rate, with ease of use, precision and accuracy, for a precise, clean fill, every time.  

Volumetric Technologies filling lines and cup machines are made from 316L stainless steel and other top quality USDA/FDA materials, with a completely tool free design, as we know cleanliness and precision is a top priority for your business.

Liquid filling machines deliver maximum fill accuracy, at high speeds of up to 100 deposits per head, per minute. Not only are our machines fast but they feature best-in-class reliability. The filling line machines are user friendly and ideal for filling a variety of products into multiple types of containers.

The machines feature several optional add-ons, including liquid control levels, hoppers, a variety of nozzles, and much more, so your machine can be configured for the unique needs of filling your products Our pail filling machines are net weight fillers that are designed to precisely fill pails with product, such as food, chemicals, and cosmetics, by net weight. Net weight pail filling machines have a variety of servo controlled pump options, so we can select the perfect pump needed for filling your products.

Custom Cup Filling Machine Applications

We also manufacture the highest quality inline, rotary, and custom cup machines in the industry. The cup filling machines are perfect for food, dairy, and cosmetics products. These machines can denest, fill, seal, and lid your stackable containers with reliability, accuracy and speed, at 50 cups per minute. Our custom cup packaging machine is equipped with a PLC solid state controller and servo drives, which are easily configurable for your products and containers.  Just like our liquid filling machines, we are proud to boast that our cup filling machines promise a perfect fit, every time.

Contact Us for Your Filling Machine Needs

Volumetric Technologies produces the highest quality filling machines in the food-processing industry, and were proud to be American based, operating out of Cannon Falls, Minnesota. Our products are built to last, easily configurable, and user friendly. We are the leader in the industry for filling machines, with an emphasis on speed, efficiency, and safety at the same time. If you are looking to maximize your filling process, Volumetric Technologies equipment solutions are the perfect fit for your business.