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WeighPack Fillers Auger Well

By Canadian Packaging Staff   

General Auger Fillers Star Weighpack

WeighPack Systems Inc., headquartered in Montreal with additional facilities in Las Vegas and Miami, is offering its Star Auger fillers that maximize productivity and minimize downtime with several time-saving features.

Ideal for powders and granules, Star Auger fillers feature a tool-less hinged hopper that significantly reduces changeover and cleaning time. Supplied with a rubber gasket that eliminates product leakage, the quick release design allows quick access when changing the screw. Screws are custom-designed and tailored to the distinctive characteristics of each product.

A see-through viewing glass aids operators in seeing product in the hopper. Built with food-grade stainless steel, all tooling is easy-to-remove making product changeover, cleaning, and maintenance easily done. Equipped with PLC controls, color touch screen, and servo-driven, the Star Auger fillers operate at high speed and deliver product consistently with accuracy and precision.

Available in two models, the Star Auger 100 includes a 23 quart (28L) hopper with a fill range of 0.5 ounce to one pound. running at speeds up to 90 cpm. The Star Auger 200 with a 45 quart (50L) hopper and fill range of one ounce to five pounds. operating at speeds up to 70 cpm. Options available include an automatic feedback scale that automatically recalibrates the auger to compensate for changes in product density. For products that flow easily, a double catch door is available that stops product flow between cycles further increasing accuracy and reducing product giveaway.

About WeighPack Systems Inc.

WeighPack designs and manufactures a comprehensive line of weighing, bagging, and conveying machines. Models range from stand-alone, semi-automatic machines to completely integrated packaging systems. WeighPack offers a complete line of machines, from its well known Vertek and XPdius series of VFFS (Vertical Form Fill & Seal) baggers to its Swifty line of HFFS (Horizontal Form Fill & Seal) baggers, PrimoWeigher multi‐head weighers, Star Auger fillers, TigerScale linear scales, a variety of conveyors, and fully integrated packaging systems for food and non‐food applications.

For more information, call 1-888-934-4472 or visit www.weighpack.com.

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