Machines that tighten lug or screw cap closures into the body of a product after the closure has been placed over the open mouth, such as applications tightening a nozzle closure into the bottle of a plastic bottle of household cleaner. Are you considering purchasing new filling, capping or closing machinery? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.
Acasi Machinery manufactures inline bottle capping machines focused on industries requiring bottle capping machinery that can produce from 10 to 200 bottles per minute. Acasi also makes related equipment such as cap tighteners, chuck cappers, push cappers and cap feeders. Featured models include the trucap inline capper, which can handle a wide range of caps and containers without change parts and is designed to be easier to set up than competing systems.
Accutek Packaging Equipment Co.
Accutek supplies a wide range of capping machinery for applications in screw spindle, screw chuck, roll-on bottle and press/push-on bottle capping. Featured cappers include the Accutek’s Semi-Automatic Spindle Capper (SSC-6), designed to accurately torque most cap types – flat caps, flip top caps, pull spouts, safety caps, child proof caps, sport caps, trigger pumps, and closures with over-caps or induction seals – onto a wide range of bottles at speeds up to 120 cpm. Other machines include Accutek Auto AccuCappers, continuous motion machines that replace the tedious work of manually pressing and/or placing snap caps and prevent costly spills by removing human error from the process.
Aesus Packaging Systems, Inc.
Aesus Packaging Systems offers several models of inline and starwheel cappers as well as retorquers and desiccant inserters for liquid, pharmaceutical, personal care applications and beyond. Featured machines include the Aesus Delta Starcap, an automatic, push-through two-station capper with servo-driven capping and torqueing stations. Engineered with one pre-spin station and one final torqueing station and an indexing starwheel, the Delta Starcap features pneumatic up/down slide tables for cap application. System runs bottles ranging from ¾ in. to 8 in. in diameter and 1- to 12-in. Tall. Comes standard with PLC controls and color touchscreen. Other capping systems from Aesus include the simple retorquer, single spindle capper, the Compact Star Capper, a two-station chuck capper, and much more.
All-Fill offers models CS and CI automatic chuck cappers for bottle capping applications. Both of these fully automatic, two-station inline chuck cappers feature stainless steel and anodized aluminum construction with an integrated 4.5 square foot cap hopper. Units can also be seamlessly integrated with ancillary packaging equipment.
Apex Filling Systems LLC
Apex Filling Systems manufactures capping equipment designed to secure nearly any cap type onto a wide assortment of bottle types, including spindle cappers and tighteners, chuck cappers and snap cappers. Apex Filling Systems’ spindle cappers/spindle tighteners place and accurately torque flat caps, oval caps, flip top caps, pull spouts, safety caps, childproof caps, sport caps, and caps with over-caps or induction seals onto most bottle types, including PET, PP, PVC, HDPE, LDPE, and glass. Automatic spindle cappers handle almost any bottle type, with a modular design that allows users to start with just a cap tightener and easily add automation capabilities such as chute or automatic cap feeder later. Apex also offers handheld chuck cappers, an economical, portable cap tightener used to tighten hand-placed threaded caps.
BellatRx manufactures capping and torquing equipment for threaded, press-on or crimped caps with precision torque control. The Magna Capper is an automatic inline capping machine designed for large containers and closures. Also available are: the Secure Star Capper, an automatic high-speed starwheel cap applicator; the Secure Chuck Capper, an automatic in-line cap applicator; and the Prime Capper, an entry-level automatic inline cap applicator.
Capmatic manufactures various retorquing and capping systems for a variety of liquid and semi-viscous filling applications in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal care and other industries. Highlighted amongst Capmatic’s product catalog of dozens of cappers is the BeltStar servo-driven inline screw capper, providing extensive control and accuracy when handling the bottles and tightening the caps. BeltStar inline retorquers for screw cap, screw pump and tightening applications allows for programmable recipe-driven changeovers, displays true application torque, and provides 100% torque verification through the HMI.
Capping machines properly place or crimp closures onto bottles and vials of all shapes and sizes. Systems handle every type of closure: flat caps, eye dropper bulbs and nasal sprays.
E-PAK Machinery, Inc.
At E-PAK Machinery, choose from a selection of machines engineered for capping bottles of all types, including automatic vertical wheel pluggers, chuck cappers, snap cappers and spindle cappers.
Equitek´s in-line or rotary cappers, require the least possible operator´s engagement, allowing the end user to maximize resources. Practical and versatile capping machines are designed to handle different types of containers and caps with minimal tooling changes. Company offers either automatic or semi-automatic systems that properly secure caps using pneumatical, magnetic or pressure systems.
Filamatic makes closing and capping systems for a wide range of applications. The Filamatic product line includes single and dual head cappers, servo cap tighteners as well as belt wheel capper, single/dual station servo chuck capper, rotary plugger/capper and rotary plugger/stopper machines. Featured products include the single or multi-head chuck, standalone CT-100 and CT-200 pneumatic, conveyed and indexed capping machines, designed to provide nearly all of the perks of fully automated, customized cappers but at an economical price. The Servo Chuck Capper is a servo-motor driven/PLC controlled capper designed to provide precise application torque and servo controlled feedback and automatically apply and tighten the cap to the desired application torque at 30 cpm; dual head capper handles up to 50 cpm.
Kaps-All Packaging Systems Inc
Kaps-All manufactures a broad range of capping, overcapping, retorque, lidders and hand capper machines for numerous applications and speeds. Models include the A6 Spindle Auto Capper, a fully automatic machine that handles screw caps of all materials and styles from 8mm to 120mm including pilfer evident and child resistant cap closures. Model FA6 Portable 6 Spindle Cap Tightener and Retorquer, for pump and trigger cap tightening, runs at speeds of up to 300 bpm and requires only 38 in. of line space. Model BE4-Portable Over Capper/Lidder handles over caps, lids and fitments of all materials and styles from 13mm to 70mm.
Liquid Packaging Solutions
Liquid Packaging Solutions manufactures capping machinery to meet the needs of the specific closure for any given project, from ROPP to screw-on, snap and corks, LPS offers automatic, semi-automatic and manual options.
New England Machinery
PMMI member New England Machinery (NEM) manufactures a full line of capping systems including bottle capping machines, container capping equipment, and cap sorters for a wide variety of applications. NEM’s capping machines and bottle cappers tighten screw-caps and lug-type caps, close oriented and non-oriented push-down closures, and secure plugs, fitments and lids, to ensure all are securely placed on the customer's bottle or container.
NJM Packaging’s Capper family includes both in-line belt, in-line disc and rotary continuous models. NJM provides a number of features and options to suit any operation, including a variety of cap feeders, elevators and chutes. All cappers feature stainless steel, heavy-duty construction and the latest in controls. Compact design makes them easy to incorporate into packaging operations. In addition, NJM also supplies retorquers as in-line belt or in-line disc type to reapply the cap to the proper torque after induction sealing.
Ronchi America LLC
The SIRIO family of capping machines covers a very wide range of capping applications, offering servo-driven as well as mechanical solutions capable of applying closures used in the personal care, detergent, pharmaceutical and food products industries.
SureKap’s most popular fully automatic capper utilizes the latest technology to automatically place and precisely torque a wide spectrum of cap types onto virtually any bottle style. Designed for maximum efficiency and versatility, this straight line, six-spindle capper features a new non-vibratory, high speed belt feeder with floor-level loading and a heavy-duty stainless steel frame.
Zalkin designs and manufactures high-performance capping and cap handling systems – from a 5 mL-vial to a 5-gallon container. Zalkin capping technology addresses the full range of application needs for a wide variety of industries. Zalkin & beltorque® offer a full range of freestanding cappers capable of repeatably and reliably applying a wide range of closures to virtually any rigid package. Zalkin’s line of capping systems typically include a combination of capping heads, cap applicator, cap orienter, cap elevator and a cap conveyor.
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