What can bag fillers bag? What can’t they bag would provide a quicker answer, but a few examples are sugar, flour, rice, wheat, peanuts, poultry feed, dog biscuits, fertiliser, concrete and pretty much anything else that needs to be bagged, sealed and shipped to meet market demands.
Whether it’s a 28g bag of mixed nuts destined for retail shelves or a super sack of cement destined for a construction site, bag fillers fill manufacturer needs with a diverse range of specialised bagging machines.
A bag filling system can be part manual, part automatic for smaller plants dealing in modest volumes. Or it can be a huge and highly automated industrial monster capable of filling and sealing anything from 2kg bags to 1,800kg sacks with extreme efficiency and minimal waste.
While journeying into the bag filling market can be a little daunting, a general understanding of the options and obstacles might help to avoid any detours and find the right bag filling system for your needs.
Quite a lot! In fact, a fully-automatic bagging system can pretty much take human involvement out of the equation by including all or most of the following;
Pretty much everything except driving the bag to its end destination. A full automated form-fill-seal system forms/opens a bag, fills it with the product and then seals it ready for delivery.
Plenty. The range of bag fillers available makes narrowing down the ideal machine quite overwhelming. However, if you go to your preferred supplier with answers to the following questions, they will be able to match the appropriate system to your current and future needs.
Bag fillers do tend to be expensive, but how expensive depends on how your bag-filling system is put together and the components within. Once you nut out the ideal bagging scenario with a supplier, they’ll give you a firm quote.
Bag fillers are specialised industrial machines. They should only be operated by employees with full training provided by the machine supplier and equally thorough training in all aspects of workplace health and safety.