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Rapak launches Autokap 1900 series liquid filling equipment

PKBR Staff Writer Published 04 May 2018

Rapak North America, a division of DS Smith Plastics, has introduced new Autokap 1900 series liquid filling equipment for 30 to 55 gallons bag-in-box bulk liquid packaging.

The new liquid filling machine is suitable for filling hot and ambient temperature viscous products such as pulpy juice, sauces or purees with particulate as large as 5/8” in size.

Rapak’s new liquid filling equipment is installed with a Micro Motion mass flowmeter, which enables to maintain precise fill weights during the fill process.

The fill head is said to raise and lower the bag, helping to efficiently fill the bags and surrounding container.

Autokap 1900 series liquid filling equipment can be used for bag-in-box packaging applications ranging between 30 gallons and 55 gallons, as well as 1000-liter Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC).

The equipment is also provided with additional filling table for smaller bag-in-box bags, and additional pallet turntable for filling four individual drums on one pallet

Autokap 1900 liquid filling equipment, which is designed for filling bags with a 38mm fitment, can also be altered to accommodate larger fitments.

Rapak bags for bulk bag-in-box packaging comprise of 30G, 55G and IBC in a variety of film structures.

In February this year, Rapak North Americantroduced Rapak edible oil system (REOS) line-side connector for commercial bag-in-box edible oil dispensing applications.

REOS is a screw-on line-side connector that links the compatible edible oil bag-in-box to the dispensing machine, helping to enter oil into dispensing systems in a clean and sanitary manner.

In November 2017, Rapak North America launched EvacuStrip dip strip technology beverage bag for bag-in-box packaging formats.

The dip strip rigid and rectangular evacuation assistance device in the bag enable convenient dispensing of traditional post-mix syrup and evacuate pulpy juice or highly viscous liquids.

DS Smith produces flexible packaging, filling equipment, liquid dispensers, rigid packaging returnables and foam products.


Image: Autokap 1900 series liquid filling equipment is suitable for filling hot and ambient temperature viscous products. Photo: courtesy of DS Smith.