Thomason Automatic and Semi-Automatic Drum Filling Machines model APOLLON are available in different sizes according to the output requirements. Several filling systems are available according to the filling product such as, Net Weight, Mass Flow Meters - Flow Meters (EN DRESS+ HAUSER) and Pump. We have the ability to modify any of our standard machines and serve the customers special request and needs. The APOLLON models are designed to fill drums with products such as, Lube Oils, Grease, Edible Oils, Paints, Liquid Detergents, Chemicals in compatible with Plastic and Metal Drums up to 250 litrs.
Automatic Drum Fillers
According to the output demand we can offer the Automatic Version from One to Six Filling Stations with automatic drum registration system (one for each filling station) to rotate the drums and locate the bunghole and hold them registered during filling process. The drums are loaded manually on the inlet roller motorized conveyor and automatically goes to the filling area where the drums are register under the filling nozzles automatically and the filling process starts. Before the filling we can offer as optional automatic or semi-automatic debunged systems as well as automatic and semi-automatic Capping system after the filling while the drums are on the roller conveyors. Dive-in filling nozzles (bottom-up) filling process for foaming products (Optional) to avoid foam during filling. Output capacity from 60 to 250 drums/hour according to the number of filling stations. Stainless Steel Electric control panel with PLC and colored touch screen (6" to 1 O") for to control all machine operations and for easy parameters settings.
Can store unlimited formulas for quick change over from one size of product to another and the machine is adjustable to work different sizes of drums. Filling cabin can be designed as closed protective cabin with lock gates, controlled by microswitches for security, all in accordance with CE safety regulations. Stainless Steel and acid protection design available as optional. Can be extended to a complete filling line with dedicated conveyor technology and other peripheral components ATEX design is also available as optional.
Semi-Automatic Drum Fillers
APOLLON Semi-Automatic Drum Filling Machines with One Filling Station suitable to fill Lube Oils, Grease, Edible Oils, Liquid Detergents, Chemicals in compatible with Plastic and Metal Drums up to 250 litrs. Several filling systems are available according to the filling product such as, Net Weight, Mass Flow Meters - Flow Meters (EN DRESS+ HAUSER) and Pump. Manual loading of the drum on the filling area and manual register of the bunghole under the filling nozzle. Automatic register system is also available as optional. Once the drums are manually registered and the bunghole is under of filling head the operator gives a manual signal to start the filling and the filling nozzles dive in the drum (3-4cm) and the filling starts. Automatic stop of the filling when reached the required weight or volume. Double speed filling valve. Manual closing of the caps with pneumatic rotor (Optional). Manual unloading of the drum. Drum motorized conveyor to optimize the station. (Optional)