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Aerosol & Dispensing Filling System

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Machines that fill liquid substances into a container so that the substance can be released as a spray using an actuator that is mechanically primed or uses compressed gas as the propellant. Are you considering purchasing new filling, capping or closing machinery? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.

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Aerosol technology uses compressed air or other propellants to dispense a liquid product in a fine mist or spray. This is particularly useful for personal care products such as hairspray and deodorant, food products like cooking oils and whipping cream or pharmaceutical products, like asthma inhalers, where a fine mist is necessary for even application or effective dosing. The aerosol canister is filled with the liquid product, followed by the propellant, which is added under pressure. When the valve is pressed, the propellant is released, forcing the product out with it. Aerosol liquid filling systems use a pump or other mechanism to dispense a product in a controlled manner. These systems are better suited for thicker products, such as lotions, creams and gels, where a precise amount of product needs to be dispensed. The contents are stored in a container that has a pump or other mechanism attached, and when the user presses it, the product is dispensed. The machines used to fill aerosol cans are particularly highly specialized and complex. One such machine is the Bag on Valve (BOV) packaging machine, which uses a unique technology to separate the product from the propellant, which allows it to be stored in a flexible bag inside of the can. Other types of machines used to fill compressed gas canisters are the crimper gasser, which is used to seal and pressurize the cans, and shaker gassers, which mix and pressurize the products, ensuring that they are evenly distributed throughout the can. Both aerosol and dispensing filling systems have a number of advantages over more traditional packaging methods. For one, they allow for precise and controlled dispensing of products, which reduces waste and improves efficiency. They also make it much more user-friendly, as the exact amount of product they need will be portioned out without having to measure or estimate. Another advantage of these packaging formats is that they extend the shelf life of products. Their mechanism of dispensing liquid products in a controlled and precise mist or spray helps to reduce exposure to air and other contaminants, which can cause products to degrade over time. This can be particularly important for products such as medications, which need controlled storage to maintain their effectiveness. Aerosol and dispensing filling systems can also be more environmentally friendly than traditional packaging methods. For starters, they can reduce consumer waste by ensuring that users only dispense the amount of product they need. They also often use less packaging material than traditional methods, which can help to reduce the environmental impact of the packaging process at the production level. As a whole, aerosol and dispensing filling systems have a number of advantages over traditional packaging methods, including enhanced precision, reduced waste and increased shelf life. For many products, these packaging formats are essential, as no other type satisfies this specific need. If you have a product that already uses or could be well suited by aerosol or dispensing filling systems, we have a directory of vetted and verified OEMs and suppliers right here on PMMI ProSource that are ready to get you started. Browse today.
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