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5 Gallon Water Bottling Line, 1996

Year: 1996

Description 1-Used “cap snap” company automatic 5 gallon water bottling line. Line includes 4-lane bottle washer, filler, snap capper, de-capper, ozonator, 750 gallon stainless steel silo, two (2) air compressors and miscellaneous centrifugal pumps. Manufactured approx. 1996, line was filling approx. 800 five gallon bottles per hour.

200000 Litres/Day Pet Bottle Filling Line

Year: 1993

Used filling line with most equipment made during the 1980s, capacity approximately 200,000 litres/day when filling 1.5 litre PET bottles. Can reportedly also fill into 500ml, 750ml, 1.25l and 2l bottles. Main equipment includes: – ABM 761 depalletiser made in 1983 with capacity 14,500 bottles/hour. – O&H uncaser made in 1982 with capacity 24,000 bottles/hour. – Simonazzi Atlantic 132-203/22-3D bottle …

4 Head Piston Filler


This 4 head piston filler runs right to left. The conveyor sits vertically and advances the bottles along with a variable speed drive. It's 59.5" long with 3.5" spacing between lugs. The guide rail is adjustable to accommodate different bottle sizes. However you can not change the bottle height. Maximum height it can fill is 6.5" tall bottles. A photo …

Ab Techno Automatic Wine Bottling Line


Description 1-Used AB Techno Model RTCE670-A Complete Bottling Line. This fully automated system is equipped with a six head filler, corker for both natural and silicone corks, foiler and pressure sensitive labeler. Last used bottling 500mL Port as well as 750mL Bordeau and Burgandy wines. Taken out of production at the end of February, 2016 due to purchase of a …

Used Acasi Spindle Capper TCAP-8-W, with elevator


One used Acasi Spindle Capper TCAP-8-W, with elevator, 8 spindle capper with stainless steel frame. Power supply 230V 50/60Hz

Adelphi Masterfil Mastercap Capping machine

Year: 2014

Capacity units/hour 3600 u/h
Max container Ø 42 mm
Type Manual
Type of caps 27mm diameter caps
Max container height 110 mm

Aesus And Pharma Packaging Systems Fully Automatic Tablet/Capsule Bottling Line


Description 1-Used Fully Automatic Tablet/Capsule Bottling Line. Rated up to 60 containers per minute, this recent vintage packaging line features Pharma Packaging Systems automatic plastic bottle unscrambler, Pharma Packaging Systems “Vitacount” 12 Lane tablet counter, Aesus “Delta star” screw capping machine, Pillar Technologies “Unifoiler” induction sealer, Aesus four spindle cap retorquer, Aesus Systems “Eco Wrap Prism” pressure sensitive spot/wraparound labeling …

Agropack 008.1802.005 Capping machine Low working hours

Year: 2018

Capacity units/hour 0 u/h
Type of caps .

ALCOA 12 Head


Alcoa 12 head cap-in-head capper. Magnatorq capping heads. Capper is on Base and was last used with Meyer 52-12 Filler (was driven by filler, so needs an independent drive system added).

Used Altec 12/1 Filler

Year: 2004

FILLER Monobloc ALTEC – 12/1 – 2004 – capacity 3.000x0,5 and 2.000x1,5 L for 100% fruit juices and NC drinks in PET and glass 0,5 – 1 – 1,5 – 2 L. Possible hot and cold filling



Type of caps CILINDRICAS
Type Automatic



Type of caps CILINDRICAS
Type Automatic

Used Angelus Model 121L Seamer


Last ran soft drinks on 12oz. cans up to 1200 cans per minute, Seamer well maintained, Setup for 202 lids, Chucks and rolls in good shape, Recent Rebuilds, Control Panel Included Item Type: Can Seamer Manufacturer: Angelus Model: 121L Last Use: Soft Drink Year: 2008 Dimensions: 5 x 6 x 8 Condition: Very Good


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.