Federal Mfg. filling machines are used for shelf-stable juices and drinks in 6- to 32-oz. containers, as well as viscous foods including salad dressings, salsa and ketchup in containers from 4 oz. to 1 gal. in size.
Able to maintain +/-1°F at temperatures up to 210°F, Hinds-Bock hot fill lines come with insulated hoppers or jacketed and insulated hoppers that accept plant-supplied hot water; they also are available as self-contained hot oil heat systems with multi-zone control to heat the entire filling flow path.
The Aerodyne Environmental Vacu-Valve 10-in. trickle valve operates as a constant discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones and other equipment operating under negative pressure; its duckbill design allows it to dispense free-flowing material continuously.