What Solution Was Implemented At Bathgate Silica Sand?

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What Solution Was Implemented At Bathgate Silica Sand?

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About Silica Sand

Silica sand is a mixing and surfacing product that provides structure to everything from floors to roofing shingles. Bathgate Silica Sand has manufactured silica sand products for almost every industry imaginable. Robot palletisier

Apart from selling it for industrial and foundry purposes, they also sell it for horticultural and equestrian use, and to homes or schools needing play sand.

Why Did Bathgate Silica Sand Want To Replace Their Old Bagging Plant?

Every day, Bathgate Silica Sand quarries, processes and distributes thousands of kilograms of sand. Having been in business for decades, they outgrew their Congleton plant and made plans to move to a new facility in Cheshire. They decided to improve their packaging machinery setup at the same time and approached Webster Griffin for an upgraded solution. It would need to quickly and accurately bag kiln dried/top dressing/grits/moist and wet sand products.

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What Solution Did Bathgate Silica Sand Require?

Bathgate Silica Sand wanted a new production system capable of bagging sand products into pillowed or gusseted bags in 3 smaller sizes (10kg, 20kg and 30kg) and 2 bigger sizes (500kg to 1500kg).

They needed a turnkey system that would automatically form whatever size bag was required before filling and stacking it. It would need to do this around the clock and be automated to free up their workers for other tasks.

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What Solution Did Webster Griffin Design And Install For Bathgate Silica Sand?

After a planning session involving the Bathgate Silica Sand team, Webster Griffin proposed a system integrating a Velocity Vertical Form Fill Seal (FFS) machine, Okura robot palletizer and bag handler and Uniwrap automatic pallet stretch wrapper.

The FFS machine starts by unwinding plastic film from a preloaded roll. It forms the film into a gusset or pillow shaped tube designed to accommodate a pre-arranged volume. The bag is then filled via a high speed dosing system before being sealed and flattened. At the same time, the FFS machine automatically forms the next bag.

Once this process is done the Okura machine picks up bags and places them on the pallet. The machine is equipped with 100 pre-installed palletising patterns and a touch screen allowing operators to choose how they palletize each stack.

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What Was The Result Of Commissioning The System For Bathgate Silica Sand?

The most obvious benefit to the new system was an increased output of 1000 10kg or 25kg bags per hour.

Thanks to the system’s flexibility it could quickly switch between different bag sizes and pallet formats.

The automatic system freed up workers to perform other essential tasks. The advanced system required less maintenance, reducing downtime which in turn lowered the businesses costs over time. 

Ultimately, Bathgate Silica Sand was more than able to meet rising consumer demands with shorter response times. As they reduced the bagged products held in stock, they also freed up valuable floor space. Customers got their orders quickly and efficiently, keeping them satisfied and loyal. It's helped establish their reputation of being one of Europe's fastest and most versatile sand product manufacturers.

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When Are FIBC Bags Not Suitable?

When Are FIBC Bags Not Suitable?

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For The Manufacturers 

Most manufacturers selling bulk products have heard of FIBC (FIBC Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container) bags. Hardy and affordable, they’re versatile enough to package most products.

Before you choose them (or purchase the equipment needed to fill them), make sure that it’s going to suit your packaging needs. Here’s what you can and can’t store in different FIBC bags, so that you can decide if they’re suitable for your business.

Choosing The Right FIBC Bag Type 

Different types of FIBC bags exist, with each possessing different qualities. Type A bags are made from non-conductive fabrics that can safely store non-flammable products in facilities free from flammable elements.

Type B bags are like Type A bags but can break down a low voltage to prevent brush discharges from occurring. They can be used in environments where dust with low ignition energies exist. However, they aren’t suited to environments that need electrostatic charge dispelled.

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Type C bags have conductive threads woven into their fabrics. These threads are electrically interconnected and connected to the ground/earth when charging. They can package flammable powders in environments exposed to flammable elements. Type D bags are made from fabrics that prevent sparking and brush discharging without ground/earth present. They dissipate static electricity when transporting flammable powders or working near flammable elements. However they can’t be used if the bag is coated with flammable or combustible materials.

As you can see, choosing the wrong bag will do more than waste your money and time. It could cause a safety hazard that shuts down your operations, damages your equipment, or worst of all — costs people their lives.

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Other Factors To Consider

The first step to picking your ideal bags is knowing which ones would and wouldn’t suit your product density and business. You’ll also need to consider how you deal with these bags before and after filling them. Empty bags should be stored away from sunlight, moisture and contaminants. They should also be kept away from sharp objects to prevent damage.

Make sure that you store packaged flammable products away from sunlight and heat, as these can cause combustion and damage the bag. You should also ensure that packaged products are stored in an area with enough ventilation and airflow and away from moisture.

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When stacking your packaged products for storage and transportation it’s recommended that you ensure your pallets can accommodate all your bags without overhanging as this can also lead to bag damage.

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Getting Advice Before You Proceed

Different types of FIBC bags come with unique terms and conditions that impact everything from how you receive them to how you store them after filling.

Perhaps you need a system designed that optimises your available workspace to allow bags to move safely through each packaging stage before being stacked and palletized.

Webster Griffin can help your business custom design an FIBC filling and packaging solution, so contact us today.

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Why Are Fertilizer Products Shipped In Big Bags?

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Why Are Fertiliser Products Shipped In Big Bags?

Producers Of Fertiliser

In an ideal world, planting soil would have the same qualities in every country, and would need nothing else to nourish what it grows. In reality, market demand, diverse soil types and different plant needs, means that fertilizer is critical for successful planting.

If you manufacture this agricultural product, you’ll know that getting it to your customers in good condition matters. Because it’s a product that’s usually used in large volumes, manufacturers often use (FIBC Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container) bags for product storage. Here’s why these bags are suited to packaging fertilizer and what machinery can help you package stack and store them correctly.

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The Importance of Using The Right Bags To Package Fertilizer

FIBC bags are popular for storing fertiliser as they’re reusable, repairable and affordable whether you’re storing organic, inorganic, liquid or solid forms of the product. They come in many sizes and shapes, furthermore they’re easy to palletize and stack and they can help lower shipping and transport costs. 

Their hardiness also means that they’ll protect your fertiliser from moisture, pests, and contamination. This matters as fertiliser is often purchased in bulk and stored for some time before it’s used up. In addition, fertiliser is usually used in rough farming conditions that can easily damage weaker bags.

Fertilisers also can contain ingredients that are harmful if you’re directly exposed to it. Bags that are secure and impermeable as well as easy to store and stack will help keep your workforce safe from harm.

Why FIBC bags Need The Right Type Of Machinery

Using FIBC bags might be the best choice for storing fertilizer, but to prevent contamination and optimise its storage and preservation, you’ll also need the right machinery to fill your bags.

Your filling machinery should have certain qualities. It should be equipped to fill whatever size of bags you’re dealing with. To minimise wastage and spillage it should offer accurate dosing. It should take the product’s characteristics into account to ensure even filling, using vibration.

Filled and sealed bags should move through your factory on pallets and conveyor belts to prevent bag damage or workplace injuries from carrying heavy loads. The filled bags should be easy to palletize to optimise your shipping space and prevent damage during transportation. Finally, the machine should prevent cross-contamination by having few moving parts and therefore making it easy to clean between runs.

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Choosing The Right Big Bag Filling Machine

A big bag filling machine is an obvious choice for filling your FIBC bags with fertilizer. However, you’ll want to partner with a machinery expert who can offer you a comprehensive and tailored filling, packing and palletising solution.

This will ensure you have a machine that has enough spare capacity to keep up with future changes in supply and demand. Webster Griffin can assist you with this.

With many years of experience in designing big bag filling machines systems for clients, we can create a solution that meets your budget and available floor space — all while operating continuously and accurately. For more information, contact us today.

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How Webster Griffin Automated A Packing Line For EWOS

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How Webster Griffin Automated A Packing Line For Ewos

Unpacking, The Packaging Process

Labeling and packaging different sizes of products for shipping, transportation and palletization can be challenging without a production line that can keep up with demand. It’s here that products are protected and prepared for storage and tagged for tracking and identification down the line. Webster Griffin is experienced in installing integrated packaging systems tailored to a business’s needs. Here’s how we helped one of the world’s largest aquafeed suppliers with a fully comprehensive solution.

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About The Client

Cargill is a corporation operating in the food, agriculture and nutrition sectors of over 70 countries. They provide nutrition, food safety and sustainability solutions. One of their brands Ewos, specialises in aquaculture feed supply for fish health and nutrition. They manufacture and sell fish food to commercial fish farmers.

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When Looking To Improve Productivity, Why Did Ewos Consider A FFS Machine?

Ewos needed to package larger volumes of fish food in a shorter time frame to meet demand. They needed a system that could bag different sizes and weights of feed. It would need to handle large single loop bags and smaller 20 to 25kg bags and package them at high speeds. As a Form Fill Seal (FFS) packaging machine can facilitate this, we’d need to include this in our solution.

What Challenges Did Ewos Have On This Installation?

Two major challenges were presented by Ewos for this installation. The first was that they needed the system installed and up and running in a very short time frame. The second was that they had limited factory floor space and needed a system that could perform various functions while remaining compact.

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Why Did Webster Griffin Install A FFS Machine At Ewos?

After considering Ewos' needs, we suggested an integrated IBC-PF4 big bag filling system and Compacta Easy tubular FFS bagging machine. It included a conveying system with a self-adjusting fill station to automatically adjust for different bag sizes.

The FFS machine would form packaging from a plastic reel, using technology to prevent the bags from rupturing during filling. Following this, a vibrating platform would consolidate each bag’s contents. Each bag would get ticketed after being discharged by a pallet conveyor.

Why Did The Solution Work So Well For Ewos?

Our solution helped Ewos cut costs and reduce product wastage by eliminating manual changeovers between different bag sizes. As the system was easy and simple to operate with little maintenance and input required, it freed up their employees for other more important tasks.

Additionally, integrating ticketing helped them easily identify and track product batches across locations. Increased flexibility and speed also helped them keep up with demand and offer clients their preferred product size on cue.

Did Ewos’s Productivity Improve After The Installation?

Thanks to their new system, Ewos could meet their new throughput targets of packaging 20 to 25 1000 kg bulk bags and 30 to 35 500 kg bulk bags, with the Compacta Form Fill bagging system capable of running 1400 to 25 kg bags an hour. Each bag was stable and compacted for easy palletising with ticketing allowing them to track it after it left their factory.

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Why Did Bathgate Select Webster Griffin For The Installation Of A Turnkey System?

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The Horticulture Industry

The UK horticultural industry contributes over £20 billion to the country’s GDP. It means that local businesses are dealing with intense demand for gardening products. Bathgate Horticulture has been distributing single pallets and full loads of bagged horticultural products to clients for over a century. Here’s how Webster Griffin helped them install a high throughput, total solution, complete bagging line.

What Challenges did Webster Griffin encounter During The Planning Stages Of This Commissioning?

Bathgate approached Webster Griffin seeking help with creating a holistic system that would help them package different bag sizes and product types. The system needed to be automated to free up employees and company resources for other tasks. It also needed to increase their hourly output and raise productivity levels to exceed current targets.

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What Else Was Required?

Additionally, the system had to be advanced enough to perform wrapping and hooding tasks. It needed to seamlessly pack products end to end via its processes — ending with neat, compact bags stacked and ready for transport in stable waterproof pallets. On top of all this, it had to operate 24/7.

After considering the client’s requirements, Webster Griffin realised Bathgate needed a turnkey solution. They designed one to include bagging, palletizing, conveying and stretch hooding services in one system.

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What Is The Manufacturing Process At Bathgate Horticulture?

The system would start by mixing and filling products into a FFS machine using a volumetric doser suitable for handling peat, sand, and soil. Heavy duty belt mechanised infeed conveyors would transport bags to the next stage.

The bags would then be flattened into compact squares for palletizing. Operators could control palletization via a Okura High Throughput Robot. Equipped with self-optimising control software, they could create or optimise the palletizing to become more precise and accurate in time. An empty pallet magazine and hooding system would then protect the stacked pallets from water.

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What Was The Resounding Feeling After The Commissioning The FFS Machine And Why?

After designing and installing the system, Webster Griffin’s engineers undertook Factory Acceptance Testing, which proved successful. Bathgate took ownership of the system after their team were trained to operate it.

Checking in with them after several months revealed that they were enjoying improved throughput speeds of up to 28 bags a minute. They were also enjoying a minimum throughput of 19 sacks a minute on the 80 litre bags.

As the machine was automated and could operate without breaks, it helped Bathgate reduce their overall labour input — in addition to improving their production output.

The palletizing system’s adjustability and ability to accommodate a range of bag sizes also resulted in a faster, more reliable and efficient palletization process.

These specific changes were also accompanied by more general ones. By replacing their previous aging system with a modern one, Bathgate could look forward to reduced future machine maintenance. Their custom system was also designed to be durable and operate in harsh industrial environments, which means they could also expect fewer moving parts requiring replacement.

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What Methods/Techniques Are Available For Filling Big Bags?

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What Methods/Techniques Are Available For Filling Big Bags?

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers

FIBC (Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container) bags store large volumes of product in a single unit. Their strength and protective qualities means they can store a diverse range of products.

While this makes it versatile, it impacts how FIBC bags are filled — which is according to weight or volume. Knowing which option would best suit your business will shape what machinery you invest in. Not sure how to decide? Here’s what you should know.

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Weight Versus Volume Based Filling

FIBC filling machinery fills bags based on a product’s volume or weight. Your product’s characteristics might make the choice obvious — for instance, if you’re selling a solid or liquid. It can also depend on if you’re selling to end users (like consumers) or selling raw materials to manufacturers.

Your country’s packaging laws could inform your choice. Packaged products that weigh less than advertised could result in legal action or fines. However, accurate weighing is important, even if it isn’t legally required. Miscalculations can lead to you giving away your product for free — or cheating customers out of what they’ve paid for.

When you have more accurate dispensing, your product flows more consistently. Most machines use an algorithm that learns how and when to stop and start product flow — which means that acute filling will help the machine itself become quicker and more accurate over time.

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How Weight & Volume-based Filling Machinery Works

Most weight-based filling machines work as gravimetric dischargers or hoppers. Their electronic load weighing cells automatically detect a product’s weight as it’s discharged. The filled bag is vibrated, compacting the product and any trapped air is removed.

Some weight-based machines support bags on a pallet while others suspend them using machine arms. Both have built-in scales that will automatically close the outlet valve or stop the conveyor belt. Suspended bag machines tend to be more accurate as they don’t need to adjust for the pallet and platform support structure during weighing.

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Volume filling machines have sensors that detect how much product passes through its conveyor or filling spout. A frame supports the bag on a pallet or suspends it, much like in a weight-based machine.

Product is discharged into a vessel via a filling head with a mechanism to release displaced air and collect any dust generated. Once the amount of product in the vessel reaches the required level, the bag is filled and the sensor will automatically close the valve and stop the conveyor belt from feeding the product in.

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Making Your Decision

If you need an affordable but efficient FIBC bag filling system — that operates by weight or volume — you should work with a big bag filling specialist. Webster Griffin can design a system that accurately fills bags of any size, weight or dimension.

Our machines are equipped to work with light and heavyweight products. They’re also compact, easy to clean, ergonomically designed, and built for 24/7 operation.

Some can even be upgraded to work in an integrated system with pallet handling conveyors if required. Contact us today to find out how we can create a FIBC filling solution that meets your needs.

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What Materials Can Be Filled Into Big Bags?

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What Materials Can Be Filled Into Big Bags?

Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers

When you think of sophisticated filling machinery, it's easy to assume that most only cater to small bag sizes. While many machines work with this size designation, it’s also possible to automate the processing of filling Bulk Bags or Big Bags. Integrating the right machine into your operations can ramp up your output and help grow your business. Here’s what you need to know about Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (FIBC) bag filling machines, what you can store in them, and whether you should invest in one.

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Products That You Can Store In FIBC Bags

FIBC bags (also known as jumbo, bulk or big bags or super sacks) describe any industrial container made of flexible fabric. They’re usually made from woven plastic fibres like polypropylene or PVC. When it comes to filling them, they can store agricultural products like flour or grains; animal feed and pet food; chemical powders; construction products like sand and cement; dry foods like sugar and nuts as well as mining products like coal and ore.

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What If I Don't Sell Any Of The Above?

Even if you don’t sell any of the above, FIBC bags could be an option for you if you’re looking to fill bags at volumes between five and seven pounds. Food safe and chemical-free versions are available that keep out moisture and pests. They can be equipped to contain hazardous products without releasing fumes or generating static charge, making them safe. They can also be reinforced to be strong enough to also travel long distances in harsh conditions. As you can often reuse them, they’re an eco-friendly way to package products.

Using The Right Machinery To Package FIBC Bags

To get the most out of your FIBC bags, you’ll need to invest in the right kind of filling machinery. FIBC filling machines range from basic stand alone units to sophisticated systems to match the budget and capacity requirements of each customer’s application. These machines pour product into open bags placed below them - directly (or via a spout for spout top bags) to avoid spillage. These machines automatically fill each bag, stopping and detaching when it’s filled. If you have an existing conveyor line or pallet/forklift setup, it can be integrated into it.

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Alternatively you can buy a machine with a built-in conveyor to transport materials to your loading site and fill them at once. The specific type of conveyor you choose will depend on the size of your factory as well as what product you’re working with.

If you work with multiple product types on a larger scale, a pneumatic system using industrial vacuums and blowers is an option. This option is also enclosed, making it suitable for food products or anything in risk of contamination.

 

What To Consider Before Selecting A Machine

Before you make your final selection, you’ll need to know what kind of FIBC bag you’ll be dealing with. This includes details on its dimensions, weight and height. You’ll also need to consider your pallet size, transport method and your customer needs.

If you aren’t sure which one would best suit your business, you should work with an expert in pairing the right machines with businesses based on their budget, capacity and requirements.

Webster Griffin has the experience to help guide your decision, so why not get in touch with us for advice?

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An Insight Into Webster Griffin’s Installation For Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN) Ltd

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The Webster Griffin Process

When it comes to installing Form Fill Seal (FFS) packaging machines, our approach differs from client to client. Despite this, we approach each challenge with a similar mindset and process.

To give you an idea of what you can expect when working with us, here’s how we planned and executed a FFS machine installation for a major UK-based pet food supplier.

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How Did Webster Griffin Get the Opportunity To Install A Form Fill Seal Machine At Ipn?

Inspired Pet Nutrition (IPN) Ltd approached us to design and install a packaging solution for their North Yorkshire facility. IPN is a pet food manufacturer that produces Harrington's brand of pet foods. Their product range includes dedicated lines for senior dogs or dogs with food sensitivities. They also offer products for other animals like rabbits or mice.

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IPN requested that our solution include a high-speed packing line capable of packaging high volumes of products in various sizes, with minimal downtime and human involvement necessary. The solution would also need to address their palletising and conveying needs.

What Client Specific Challenges Did Webster Griffin Face When Installing The FFS Machine?

IPN needed to reduce their machine’s downtime and cut down on the manual labour required to palletise, wrap and convey their packaged products. Their packaging system would need to be controllable and automated. It would also need to deliver maximum operating efficiency on a national level.

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What Was The Resounding Feeling After The Commissioning Of The FFS Machine At IPN?

Webster Griffin was able to assist IPN from design to installation. Following a training and onboarding process, IPN took ownership of their system and to date have been happy with its output and capabilities. Since then, they've gone on to order two additional palletising lines, as well as an integrated service report contract.

Using a FFS packaging machine can decrease the time you spend packaging products — streamlining the process and removing added steps. It means that you can package more products in less time, with reduced waste and fewer hands involved.

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Is FFS Bagging A Simpler, More Cost-Effective Alternative To Valve Sack Filling?

FFS Machines vs Valve Sack Filling Machines

In the past, manufacturers packaging high density, light or fine powdered products had to use a valve sack filling machine. While Form Fill Seal (FFS) packaging machines also existed at the time, early versions couldn’t package these kinds of products well. It meant that businesses were forced to choose between the two machines, forgoing the benefits FFS machines have to offer.

While this might have been true in the past, it no longer is. FFS packaging machines have evolved in leaps and bounds since their invention. Here’s how they currently measure up to valve sack filling machines, and why you should consider switching to one.

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What Do Valve Sack Filling Machines Do?

Valve sack filling machines have long existed and were — and are — primarily used to package powder products like chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods, minerals, fertilizers, animal feed and more.

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Valve bags are usually made from one or more paper layers, although some are made from polyethylene (PE), which is a light but durable plastic, making it robust and better able to protect products against moisture. Both materials are designed to be easy to handle and palletize.

Most valve sack filling machines excel at filling products into bags quickly and with reduced waste. However, some struggle with removing air from the packaged products, risking the packages later bursting under pressure. They also struggle at preventing product dust from spreading, creating a potential health and safety hazard.

How Do FFS Packaging Machines Compare To Valve Sack Filling Machines?

FFS packaging machines offer aerated and fine particulate product manufacturers an efficient, affordable and safe way to package their products. A common concern when packaging powders is its potential harm to the people exposed to it. The finer the product is, the easier it is to inhale. FFS packaging machines dramatically reduce dust, making it a safer choice for employees.

Another advantage they offer is that they can remove excess air by densifying products and making their packaging more airtight. They’re also more stackable and stable during packing, transportation and storage.

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Many FFS packaging machines also support important functions like weighing and palletizing. The process starts when the product is fed into the hopper or feeder. Once a bag is formed, the product is filtered and vacuumed to mechanically compact it. Following this, specific weights are dosed into each bag before the bag is sealed. The bags are then transported to a palletizing machine via a conveying system.

Using a FFS packaging machine can decrease the time you spend packaging products — streamlining the process and removing added steps. It means that you can package more products in less time, with reduced waste and fewer hands involved.

Choose The Right Packaging Machine Partner

Not all FFS packaging machines are equipped to handle powder products. It’s why it’s important to partner with a company that can customise a packaging system to the specific product you make. Webster Griffin can assist you in accomplishing this, so contact our team today to get started.

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What Other Factors Should I Consider?

When you’re considering buying a Form Fill Seal (FFS) packaging machine, it’s easy to focus exclusively on its primary benefits. Its throughput per hour and overall cost will be a major deciding factor for your business. However, these shouldn’t be the only elements you focus on if you want to get the most value from it in the long term. To ensure your FFS machine integrates seamlessly into your operations and saves you time and money, here are two factors worth keeping in mind.

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In the past, it was standard for FFS machines to operate without an accessible operating interface or network. Businesses had to make do with generic machines simplified to support as many different packaging needs as possible. If any problem occurred, you had to shut the machine down and seek professional help. This resulted in unavoidable delays and a significant loss of money.

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FFS machines should place the power in your hands, allowing you to take over operating and troubleshooting where possible. Some machines are customisable via specialised software. It means you can control and track its packaging film or regulate and control your bag sealing temperatures. Some machines also have bilingual interfaces and touch screens so you can intuitively operate them.

Some FFS machines have USB-based data systems. This means you can plug its USB into a computer to view its analytics, performance and accuracy — allowing you to detect and resolve minor problems in-house. It helps you keep up with its maintenance schedule, keeping downtime to a minimum and maximising productivity. Some machines can even integrate into a line control system, which means they’ll automatically slow down or speed up based on the rest of the production line.

Advanced Flexibility

In the past, businesses wanting high packaging speeds had to buy dedicated machines for different package sizes. If a machine did support many sizes, it usually required time consuming and complex changeovers between runs. This forced businesses to invest in multiple machines for different product ranges and sizes. It also meant they had to invest in a larger factory space and more employees.

We now know that you can get fast packaging speeds without compromising on versatility. It means that your machine should match its high throughput speeds with flexibility. Few markets request a single type and size of product, with most demanding various ranges to meet different needs. A FFS machine should support a range of packaging materials and styles. It should also support shorter product runs with different package types and sizes.

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Your FFS machine can save you even more time by integrating other functions into your packaging line. For example, some machines can automatically remove air from food product packaging, replacing it with gas to extend its shelf life. Others automatically label your products with best by dates or stockist information.

Focusing on how your FFS machine can facilitate the latest technology and more flexibility means that you’ll enjoy high throughput speeds without having to compromise on any other functionality. It also means that you’re paying for a machine that will help you cut costs and grow with your business.

What Now?

If you’re still unsure as to what exactly you need to be looking for when purchasing a FFS product packaging machine, Webster Griffin can help. With years of experience in customising packaging solutions for businesses, we can match you with a system that’s affordable and fast — without compromising on technology or flexibility. 

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