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PREMIER TECH SYSTEMS

Automatic Netweighers
Automatic Bagging Systems
Automatic Palletizing Systems



Netweighers, Bagging Systems, and Palletizing Systems: Net Weigh Scale, Volumetric Feeders, Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal Baggers, Open-Mouth Bagger, Automatic Bag Palletizers, and Robotic Palletizing Cell


Net Weigh Scale

The E Series Net Weigh Scales consist of a wide range of feeding devices (gravity, belt, screw and vibratory) available to suit a variety of materials from the food, feed, chemical and building materials industries. Thanks to their servomotor-controlled feed gate, our high-speed gravity and belt fed models combine the speed of a duplex scale with all of the advantages of a simplex (reduced overall dimensions, discharge in line with the bag, lower cost, etc.) to offer the more profitable system on the marketplace when high outputs are required.
 
They can be integrated into automatic bagging lines for pre-made open-mouth bags or for bags made from a film roll. They can also be used as a manual bagging station in combination with a bag clamp and closing system.

Features & Benefits

  • Superior production speed on certain models thanks to servomotor-controlled feed gate
  • Simple construction and sturdy design for long-term reliability
  • Precise weight registration
  • Wear or corrosion resistant versions available
  • Special hoppers and discharge gates available for dusty products or where special hygienic conditions have to be considered
  • Enclosed design with removable doors for easy access into the machine
  • User-friendly weight controller (SpeedAC NXT) with multiple display screens providing performance feedback, fine-tuning capabilities, statistical data, etc.

Applications:

Aggregates, animal feed, coal, concrete mix, fertilizer, flour, grain, ground limestone, milk powder, plastic pellets, PVC resins, seeds, etc.

Volumetric Feeders

The VF-2000 Series Volumetric Feeder is a heavy-duty belt system designed to feed the FFS Series and PTK Series baggers with hard-to-handle products such as mulch, bark, compost, soils, and wood shavings. It can also be used as a stand alone system. The VF-2000 Series is equipped with highly reliable product level detectors and a 2-speed belt conveyor driven through a pneumatic clutch-brake. A motorized leveling device ensures a constant delivery of product into the bag. The combination of the dual speed conveyor and vertically adjustable leveling device allows for optimization of bagging rate for a wide range of bag sizes.

Features & Benefits

  • Simple and heavy-duty design
  • Built with high-quality components for easy and low cost maintenance
  • Built for continuous operation 24 hours/day, 365 days/year under tough industrial working conditions
  • Vertically adjustable levelling device using rubber stars (or chains for very hard-to-handle products) for maximum production rate
  • High efficient product level detectors to control product accumulation in the hopper and to prevent partially filled bags
  • Clean and dust-free operation
  • Control integrated into the bagger control panel to allow optimum efficiency and plant space use
  • Optional foot-controlled bag holding system for manual bagging (different bag sizes available)

The VF-5000 Volumetric Feeder is a heavy-duty system specially designed for handling aggregate products such as sand, pea gravel, marble chips and lava rocks. Made of abrasion resistant steel and equipped with a vibrating unit for highly efficient product flow, this low maintenance equipment is suitable for very difficult environments and provides filling accuracy at high production rates. The VF-5000 is mainly used as a feeding system for the FFS-200 Series Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal Bagger. It is comprised of a hopper equipped with two highly reliable level detectors and a belt conveyor driven through a pneumatic clutch-brake. A flow control gate, driven by compressed air, provides a precise volume cut off.

Features & Benefits

  • Extremely heavy-duty design including high-quality components for easy and low cost maintenance
  • Built for continuous operation 24 hours/day, 365 days/year under tough industrial working conditions
  • High efficiency product level detectors to control product accumulation in the hopper and to prevent partially filled bags
  • Consistent and repetitive product feed through a quick action pneumatic flow control gate
  • Electrical vibrating system on the filling chute for effective product flow
  • Clean and dust-free operation
  • Control integrated into the bagger control panel to allow optimum efficiency and plant space use
  • Optional foot-controlled bag holding system for manual bagging (different bag sizes available)


Net Weigh Scale


Volumetric Feeder VF-2000 Series


Volumetric Feeder VF-5000 Series


Volumetric Feeder VF-5000 Series

Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal Baggers: FFS Series

The FFS Series Horizontal Form-Fill-Seal Baggers are fully automatic systems which make their own bags from rolls of polyethylene pre-printed center-folded film (U film). They are intended to package a wide range of loose fill materials in bags ranging from 4.5 to 100 quarts (5 to 110 liters). They can be integrated upstream to either a weighing or a volumetric feeding system, and downstream to conveying and palletizing systems.

Applications

Chemicals: fertilizers, plastic pellets, salt and other de-icing materials, etc.
Food: rice
Feed: bird seeds, farm animal food, fish food, pet food, etc.
Forestry: bark, mulch, paper pellets, wood pellets, wood shaving, wood chips, etc.
Horticulture: compost, peat mixes, peat moss, soils, etc.
Minerals: cat litter, concrete mix, coal, crushed stone, sand, etc.

Features & Benefits

  • Proven technology providing constant production rates up to 32 bags per minute
  • Quick and simple film roll changeover thanks to horizontal low-level support
  • 40" (1 m) roll capability allowing many hours of continuous operation
  • Heavy-duty hot air triple seal system designed for high-speed and reliable bag closing
  • External safety guards and interlocked doors for maximum security
  • Pneumatic closing mechanism on bag top drive belts providing many operating advantages such as greater safety and easy access to sealer components
  • Automatic overfilled and non-filled bag detection systems
  • New panel-view color touch screen centralized interface for easy operation and maintenance
  • Control software page allowing the operator to optimize the production rate by quickly identifying the equipment slowing-down factor

High-Speed Open-Mouth Bagger


High-Speed Open-Mouth Bagger: PTK-1700
 

The PTK-1700 is a net weigh bagging system that allows reaching higher speed than any other typical technology on the market, thanks to its unique bag-handling concept (90° bag exit). Moreover, this equipment makes it possible to handle dusty products at a high speed (up to 25 bags/minute). Because of its unique concept, this machine can handle paper and plastic bags, and it is adapted to handle laminated poly-woven bags effectively. This equipment is designed for applications with free-flowing granular or dusty products. Recently, a hygienic version of this platform was developed specifically to meet food market requirements.

  • Up to 25 BPM
  • Single spout
  • Hygienic version available
  • SS contact parts
  • Bag magazine capacity: 500 bags
  • Designed for free-flowing product such as food, pet food, etc.
  • Paper, plastic, and laminated poly-woven bags

High-Speed Open-Mouth Bagger (dual spout): PTK-2700

The PTK-2700 is a dual-spout version of the PTK-1700. This high-speed open-mouth bagger is the fastest machine available on the market today. Because of its unique bag-handling concept (90° bag exit) the machine can run at a speed of up to 40 BPM. Like its single-spout brother, this machine can bag free-flowing products very effectively – even when they are dusty – using paper, plastic, or laminated poly-woven bags. A hygienic version of this platform is also available in order to meet food market requirements.

  • Up to 40 BPM
  • Dual spout
  • Hygienic version available
  • SS contact parts
  • Bag magazine capacity: 800 bags
  • Designed for free-flowing product such as food, pet food, etc.
  • Paper, plastic, and laminated poly-woven bags


Bagging Machine


Bagging Machine


High-Speed Open-Mouth Bagger PTK-1700 Series


High-Speed Open-Mouth Bagger PTK-2700 Series

High Level Automatic Bag Palletizers: AP-400 Series

The AP-400 Series High Level Automatic Bag Palletizers are designed and built to automatically stack bags and bales squarely and efficiently on a pallet. The modular concept allows them to be adapted to many layout configurations. Installation is quick and easy; operation and maintenance costs are low. Construction is rugged and intended for continuous operation. The unique design of the AP-400 Series employs 100 % electrical power, has harmonic motion, and a balanced speed profile using standard AC motors, throughout. The result is an unprecedented smoothness and quietness of operation.

The model AP-435 is designed for applications reaching up to thirty-five bags per minute on a regular 5-bag pattern. This high-speed operation can be reached by using our innovative turning system called the “TWIN BELT”. This system uses two belts to turn the bags, one going faster than the other which will make the bags rotate 90 or 180 degrees without completely stopping them. This model includes two row pushers and a high-speed elevator to attain such production capacity.

Features & Benefits

  • All electric design for a better control of movements and for a smooth and quiet operation
  • System requiring no manual adjustments. Multiple bag sizes/patterns can be PLC pre-programmed and used as needed
  • No compressed air needed on the standard version
  • Versions for bags and bales
  • “Total Control” harmonic motion
  • Designed for harsh environments
  • Multiple layout configurations

Certain options may require the use of compressed air

Options available

  • Bag preparation systems (bag flatteners, vibration tables, etc.)
  • Bag quality control systems (checkweighers, metal detection systems, product leak detection systems, etc.)
  • Bag accumulation and rejection systems
  • Sheet dispensers, etc.

Robotic Palletizing Cell: AR-200 Series

The AR-200 Series Robotic Palletizing Cell is a flexible palletizing system that is a perfect complement to our family of conventional palletizers. As a single source for these two approaches, we offer the best solution for any palletizing application. Our robotic cell can simultaneously gather from up to four different incoming product lines. It can just as easily be configured to fit in tighter layouts to palletize one incoming product. Empty pallet and slip sheet handling by the robot itself is also available to provide the most cost effective solution in lower speed applications.

Features & Benefits

  • Simultaneous palletizing of multiple bag sizes thanks to automatic bag width adjustment system available on finger gripper
  • Automatic changeover (no mechanical adjustments) when combining the optional bag width adjustment system on finger gripper and motorized guides on alignment conveyor
  • Custom grippers for bags, bundles, bales, boxes and cases
  • Quick changeover of palletizing patterns through stored recipes
  • Collision guard software to prevent accidental damage to robot gripper or other equipment
  • Programmable logic controller (PLC) for the complete cell integrated to robot controller (on standard cell) or with remote I/O at the robot
  • User-friendly operator interface (color teach pendant) on robot controller with equipment and layout drawings for easy operation in manual mode (external panel view also available)
  • Unlimited layout configurations

High-Speed Dual Robot Palletizer: AR-240

With the speed of bagging operation increasing every year, palletizing companies have to create new solutions to keep up with the production rate. To support our customers accordingly, we came up with a ground-breaking solution: the AR-240, a palletizer that uses two FANUC robots in the same space area, thus enhancing the production speed while keeping a minimum footprint.  This innovative robot cell yields superior-quality pallets at a possible rate of up to 40 BPM (including pallet changeover). This very compact system comes with a low- or high-level entry for the bag conveyor and offers the possibility to include slip sheet and tie sheet dispensers.

  • Up to 40 BPM (including pallet changeover)
  • Two robots
  • High-speed slip sheet and tie sheet dispensing available
  • Highest capacity/footprint ratio available


High Level Bag Palletizers AP-400 Series


High Level Bag Palletizer AP-400 Series


Robotic Palletizing Cell AR-200 Series


Palletizing AR-240
 

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