Ointment Filling Machine

Type: Automatic Ointment Filling Machine
Filling Volume: 5-150,30-500,60-1000g
Filling Speed: 20-40bottles/min
Material Hopper: 45L
Material: Stainless Steel 304 & 316L
Power: 220V/380V
Suitable Bottle Size: Height ≤100mm (Customizable)
Dimension (L*W*H): 2200*2100*2200mm
Weight: 500KG
Function: Piston filling

Ointment Filling Machine

What is an ointment filling machine?

This machine is made to fill and seal plastic tubes with different products like ointment, lotion, cream, toothpaste, and more. The filling machine varies per product as the majority are in the set amount.

The ointment filling machine features a filling and sealing process for filling ointments and all other viscous materials into tubes made of plastic and composite metal. Using this machine, you’ll get a high-quality result with a clean, accurate filling that is made at high speed. Our ointment filling machine is made with the latest technology and has been thoroughly tested to make sure that only the best fillings are made. It provides a precise technique of processing that results in high-quality products. This machine is used in food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, daily chemicals, and other industries.

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  1. The ointment filling machine fills pasty and thick materials into plastic and composite metal tubes, then heats, seal, and print the lot number.
  2. Operate the machine using the high-quality touch screen and PLC.
  3. Auto tube feeding and a compact design. Closed-circuit driving.
  4. Use a completely automated system for tube cleaning, feeding, marking identification, filling, folding, sealing, code printing, and final product output.
  5. Using pneumatics, tube cleaning and feeding are done properly and reliably.
  6. Photoelectric inductance is used for auto picketing.
  7. Easy to adjust and disassemble.
  8. The advanced temperature regulation and cooling system make sure that the seal is secure and that the operation is simple.
  9. With a simple and quick adjustment, this machine can fill different types of soft tubes.
  10. GMP-compliant 316L stainless steel is used for the parts that contact the materials.
  11. A safety device that makes sure the machine doesn’t work when the door is open.
  12. The filling is done with tubes fed with overload protection.

This liquid filling machine can fill tubes made of metal, plastic, aluminum, and laminate. In addition to filling and sealing tubes, this type of machine can handle products that are viscous and semi-viscous, such as;

Applicable as cream filling machine, shaving cream filling machine, etc. Get the best performance by using a PLC-based and touchscreen control panel.

Ointment Filling Machine Components

🔵 Frame: You may place portable frames into a conveyor line and put them into production. Standalone filling stations may use sliding tracks instead of motorized conveyors, requiring you to insert and remove bottles. Most automatic machines will use standard portable frames as packaging process needs may vary.

🔵 Nozzles and Product Route: Like piping, tubing, and nozzles, the route or pathway transports product materials from the holding tank to the containers. Plumbing and tubing materials may be altered to match product demands and prevent damage. Nozzle sizes vary by container size, so the material may match the product without causing wear.

🔵 Tank: Product returns from overflow nozzles are stored in tanks. Product, output, and fill method determine tank size, material, and placement.

Ointment fillers also have dosing pumps, motor capacity, coding jaws, and discharge units.

ointment filling machine
ointment filling machine

Ointment Filling Techniques

🔵 Piston Filling: It can handle semi-solids and viscous materials with particles. After pumping products into containers, the piston returns to the cylinder, pushing the product into the supply line and fill heads. This method effectively dispenses costly liquids in small quantities with little waste.

🔵 Gravity Filling: The method ensures minimal dissolved oxygen in the product and avoids air introduction. The filling stem is attached to the bowl’s bottom at each container filling site, as this is the easiest filling technique. The liquid is stored above the bottles, and gravity pulls it down.

🔵 Pump Filling: This method is notable for working with dense materials like ointments. Switching between fill volumes lets one operator fill containers of different sizes.

🔵 Vacuum Filling: After the filling nozzle and sealer are placed, a vacuum pump takes air from the empty container. When filled to the pre-set level, the filling nozzle passes the product into the collecting tank. Filling without pump contact returns products to the storage tank. 

🔵 Volumetric Filling: A set-volume positive displacement piston pump distributes the product accurately. Piston pumps can flow cream and pastes without external pumps or gravity.

Ointment Sealing Techniques

Ultrasonic Sealing: Vibrations from sonotrode and anvil produce molecular heat. Vibrations move liquid molecules, softening and melting plastic, causing cohesiveness. The material seals without heat due to molecular friction.

Hot Air Sealing: A nozzle drives hot air between two layers of material, lapping the seam width and passing the panels through metal folders. Heat and melting occur before welding. Cooling follows welding. Material flows smoothly through pressure holders and metal folders.

Impulse Sealing: To repair and seal, the sealing bar closes and forces the wire and film to melt. The sealing bar closes, sending an electrical current to the end connection posts, which heat the sealing wire. 

Hot Jaw Sealing: After melting to seal, the material is cooled and set before the machine jaws open. When sealing laminate materials, a continual heat sealer keeps the machine jaws at the right temperature to seal the inside layers.

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What are the Advantages of Operating an Ointment Filling Machine?

What is the filling machine used for?

The filling machine refers to a specific kind of packing machine used to fill various containers, including tubes, bags, pouches, bins, and bottles. Whether your product is a liquid, powder, granule, or powder will determine the kind of filling machine you need.

What is the working principle of an ointment manufacturing plant?

The production facility feeds the wax or water phase product into the filling machine hopper using a closed-circuit system. Using a conical filter, a vacuum feeds the product material to a planetary mixer at the necessary temperature.

The ointment filling machine is a very high-tech machine, and it has a round rotary plate at each filling station where tubes are placed. At first, the filling operation is done at the first station, after which it is then transported to the next stations. The folding procedure on the tube is performed by the successive stations of the ointment filling machine, and after two folds, the tube is sent ahead to the next station, where the coding is completed. The tube is then expelled from the machine, resulting in finished-filled tubes.

Advantages

1. Consistent and Reliable

Tubes filled by hand give varying amounts of filling from one tube to another. On the other hand, the automatic filling machine is very consistent and reliable when it comes to filling.

2. Enhanced Efficiency in Production

Filling tubes with ointment, creams, and lotions in tubes is easier with an ointment filling machine. With its great speed and precision, it improves manufacturing efficiency.

3. Low Labor Cost

Using an ointment filling machine lowers the cost of manufacturing by reducing the number of human work required, making it a more cost-effective option

4. Low Production Waste

This type of filling machine has great precision and efficiency, which helps to reduce product waste by filling tubes more efficiently.

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