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Capacity: 16 500 Bottles/h

Year: 2002

Make: Tanner, SIG, KRONES, Twin Pack, Strema, Logopack Capacity :16.500 bottles/h at 2,0 l PET Year: 2002 - 2011 Filling product: Carbonated water and Softdrinks Size: 1,5 l + 2,0 l PET Cap: Plastic screw cap PCO 28 (1881 – shorty) Pack: 2 x 3 Shrinkpac Pallet: Euro pallet 1.200 x 800mm / pallet 800 x 600 mm Control Unit: …

Gai 2018 Capping machine

Year: 2018

Capacity units/hour 2702 u/h
Type of caps

18000 Bottles/Hour Aseptic Bottling Line


Used aseptic bottling line with capacity 18000 bottles/hour including unscrambling, aseptic filling, closing and packaging. Major equipment: – Ampack Ammann FA8 aseptic bottle filler made in 2002 with capacity of 18000 bottles/hour. Fills UHT milk into 100-1000 ml bottles. – AROL Europak 288 cap applicator made in 2003. Cap diameter 40mm. – sleever international sleever / shrinker made in 2002. …

5500 Bottles/Hour All-Fill Filling Line


Used filling line for filling chocolate milk in to 1 liter bottles. Filling capacity 5500 bottles per hour. Currently machine setup for 1 liter bottle size but originally can be used from 0.250 liter up to 1 liter. Line includes following main equipment: bottle sorter Fozimt (arranging bottles on conveyor belt) filling machine All-Fill (5,500 liter bottles per hour / …

3000 Bottles / Hour Filling Line Currently Filling 2 Litre Pet Bottles


Used PET filling line with capacity 3000 bottles per hour of 2 litre bottles. Line could reportedly fill smaller bottles at a capacity of up to 18,000 bottles per hour. Change parts for different sized bottles can reportedly be made and purchased. It has previously been used to fill carbonated juices, carbonated water and filtered water into 2 litre bottles. …

IMA Alu400 Capping machine


Capacity units/hour 24000 u/h
Max container Ø 52 mm
Type Automatic
Type of caps Low particle generation capping system
Max container height 110 mm

ZALKIN Capping machine

Year: ~ 2002

Capacity units/hour 25000 u/h
Type of caps 3ML VIAL

COMACO AGM 8 Capping machine

Year: 2004

Capacity units/hour 24000 u/h
Max container Ø 73 mm
Type of caps
Type Automatic

Cameron 226 vacuum seamer


Capacity units/hour 60 u/h
Type of caps

Used 12 station rotary piston filler


12 station rotary piston filler by mengibar packaging machinery - Model llr12 dm 500. - Features 12 filling stations with all aisi 316 ss and teflon contact part - 165 mm turrett bottle pitch allows maximum container diameter of 100 mm - 500 ml pistons with tapered rotary 3 way valves with teflon rotor, - Valves are pneumatically activated for …

Mondial 2010 Bottle Filling Line

Year: 2016

Description Mondial 2010 Bottle Filling Line , MFG. 2016 8 Head Bottle Filler, Crown type capper , gas dosing unit, Labeler, Disparager included. All Stainless Steel, Last used at a Cidery & Brewery. Gravity type filler for low density products. 220 Volt. ( It is non- counter pressure unit.) Rated Capacity 1,000 Bottles per hour Used for test run a …

Zalkin T22/731.11 Screw capping turret

Year: 2015

Capacity units/hour 36000 u/h
Type of caps

Manzini A-350 Packing machine


Type of caps cans
Type Automatic

U.S. Bottlers 48 Valve Rotary Gravity Filling Machine, Last Filling Alcohol


Description 1-Used U.S. Bottlers 48 Valve Rotary Gravity Filling Machine. With stainless steel contact parts, filler was last used in filling liquor and distilled spirits. Equipped with 4-1/2 inch diameter centers spout to spout, filler has change parts for one liter containers. With stainless steel interlocking safety guard doors, filler has 1/2 In. diameter filling stems with bottle centering devices. …

ALWID Variant-SK/DST Capping machine

Year: 2018

Capacity units/hour 2000 u/h
Max container Ø 60 mm
Type Automatic
Type of caps
Max container height 107 mm

AMS 16 Swing-top closing machine

Year: 2005

Capacity units/hour 12000 u/h
Type of caps


A capping machine is a type of industrial equipment used to cap or top containers, including bottles, jars, and tubes. It is frequently employed in the packaging sector, where goods are frequently marketed in containers that must be tightly sealed to maintain their safety and freshness. There are several kinds of capping machines, such as screw cappers, snap cappers, and press-on cappers, each of which is made to function with a certain kind of cap or cover.

Depending on the model of equipment being utilised, a capping machine operates on a certain concept. For instance, a screw capper screws caps onto containers using a spinning head with several spindles, but a snap capper employs a similar mechanism to snap caps onto containers. Pressure is sometimes used by capping machines to push caps or lids onto containers. Whatever their design, capping machines typically function by placing caps or lids on containers and exerting pressure to secure them in place. They are perfect for high-volume production lines since they can quickly seal containers.

Numerous industries, such as those producing food and beverages, medications, cosmetics, and household chemicals, use capping machines. They are used to cap bottles of water, juice, or soda in the food and beverage sector, and to close pill or capsule containers in the pharmaceutical sector. They are also used in the cosmetics sector to cap bottles of shampoo, lotion, or perfume. Cappers have developed into a necessary piece of equipment in many sectors because of their speedy and effective container sealing capabilities.

The main factors to consider when choosing a capping machine

  • Type of capping machine: Determine which type of capping machine is required based on the type of cap or lid being used, such as screw, snap, or press-on;
  • Capacity: Consider the production capacity required to meet the needs of the project. This can vary depending on the speed of the machine and the number of containers to be sealed per minute;
  • Condition: Check the condition of the machine to ensure that it is in good working order and can operate efficiently without breaking down;
  • Compatibility with caps or lids: Ensure that the capping machine is compatible with the size and type of caps or lids required for the project;
  • Adjustable settings: Check if the machine has adjustable settings to allow for flexibility in production, such as adjustable torque or speed settings;
  • Ease of use: Consider the ease of use of the machine, including ease of maintenance and cleaning;
  • Footprint and space requirements: Determine the size and space requirements of the machine to ensure it will fit in the production facility;
  • Price: Consider the cost of the machine and compare it to other options to ensure it fits within the budget.

Before buying a capping machine, customers can make sure they choose a machine that will meet the needs of their project, operate effectively, and offer a strong return on investment by taking into account these technical data, attributes, and options.

Main manufacturers:

Many industries that require dependable and effective container sealing solutions depend on capping machines as essential equipment. As a result, the industry is dominated by a number of significant capping machine manufacturers. Nince of the most well-known producers of capping machines are listed below:

Krones AG: A leading global provider of beverage and packaging solutions, Krones AG offers a range of capping machines for various applications, including screw capping, snap capping, and press-on capping.

Arol Group: This global leader offers a range of machines that can handle a wide variety of caps and containers, from bottles and jars to tubes and pouches.

Bosch Packaging Technology: A leading provider of packaging equipment and solutions, offers a range of capping machines that can be customised to suit the specific needs of each customer.

Tecnocap Group: An Italian-based global leader in the production of metal and plastic closures, provides machines that can handle different types of closures, including crown caps, twist-off caps, and plastic closures.

Bertolaso: Another Italian-based manufacturer of beverage packaging solutions, Bertolaso has a range of capping machines that are designed to meet the specific needs of the wine, spirits, and beverage industries.

Zalkin: A global provider of high-speed capping equipment, Zalkin has cappers that are used in various industries, including beverage, food, and pharmaceutical.

Marchesini: Italian-based manufacturer of packaging equipment, Marchesini offers a range of capping machines that are designed to handle different types of caps and containers, including screw, snap, and press-on.

Comaco: A German-based manufacturer of packaging machinery, Comaco provides machines that can handle different types of closures, including screw, snap, and press-on.

King: A Chinese-based manufacturer of packaging equipment, King offers a range of capping machines that are designed to meet the specific needs of different industries, including beverage, food, and pharmaceutical.

Difference between capping machines and crimping machines

Capping machines and crimping machines are both used in the packaging industry to seal containers, but they work differently and are used for different types of closures.

A capping machine is used to apply a cap to a container and secure it by screwing or pressing it onto the bottle or jar. Capping machines can be used with a wide variety of caps, including screw caps, snap caps, and press-on caps. Capping machines can be used for both glass and plastic containers and can be adjusted to handle different sizes and shapes of containers.

The pharmaceutical and food sectors often utilise a crimping machine to attach metal caps to containers, on the other hand. The metal cap is crimped onto the bottle or vial by the crimping machine, forming a reliable and tamper-evident seal. Crimping machines are primarily used for small containers like vials, ampoules, and small bottles and may be used with several types of caps, including aluminium caps and flip-top caps.

Consider all the logistical aspects of buying

Moving a second-hand capping machine from one factory to another requires careful planning and execution to ensure that the machine is transported safely and installed properly in its new location. There are several considerations to keep in mind when moving a capping machine, including the size and weight of the machine, the distance to be travelled, and the availability of suitable transportation and equipment.

Firstly, the size and weight of the capping machine will determine the type of transportation needed, whether it's a truck or a container, and the requirements for loading and unloading the machine. Secondly, the distance between the two factories and the logistics of transportation must be considered, including the route, customs clearance, and any permits that may be required.

In addition, proper handling and packing of the machine to prevent damage during transportation is crucial. It is important to disassemble and pack the machine securely and to ensure that it is properly labelled for easy identification during the installation process. Once the machine arrives at its new location, it must be reassembled and installed properly to ensure that it functions optimally.

Overall, moving a second-hand capping machine requires careful planning and execution to ensure that the machine is transported safely and installed properly in its new location, to minimise downtime and maximise efficiency.