IWKA PacSystems, Inc.

Jan. 31, 2007
Tube Filler Features Small Footprint, Big Range

The TFS10 tube-filling machine from IWKA PacSystems, Inc. handles aluminum, plastic or laminate tubes and fills low-, medium- and high-viscosity product. With a space requirement of less than 1 square meter, this machine maximizes space utilization. It requires a single, unskilled operator.

Output is up to 70 tubes per minute, depending on fill volume and product characteristics. The TFS10 can accommodate tubes from 10 to 52 mm in diameter, with skirt lengths ranging from 50 to 250 mm and dosing volumes from 1.5 to 500 ml.

The TFS10 requires minimal maintenance intervention and provides high availability, according to the company. Working stations are clearly laid out around the high-precision rotary worktable. Good accessibility makes for fast changeovers from one tube size to another.

Optional equipment includes:

  • jacketed hopper
  • agitator
  • fill level controls in hopper
  • various filling systems
  • tube cleaning
  • code reading
  • folding tools for the closing of aluminium tubes
  • hot air sealing of plastic and laminate tubes
  • semi and fully automatic tube loading systems
  • tube seals with special contours