June 2013

Black Forest installs the LiquidMaster 250 at The Fremont Company to run 2 pound bags of sauerkraut in a 2 part fill

June 2013 – Black Forest Packaging Solutions has installed the LiquidMaster 250 at The Fremont Company in Fremont, OH to run pillow bags of sauerkraut.  The machine produces 2 pound bags at 60 bags per minute with precise filling accuracies.

This is a two-part fill application incorporating an Ishida 14-head combination scale mounted above the bagger discharging 18 ounces of kraut, and a positive displacement pump dispensing 14 ounces of brine.

Being a very difficult product to run on a VFFS machine, the unique squeeze rollers solved the problem of kraut and brine being in the seal area which results in product in the seals and leakers.  Positioned above the jaws, the squeeze rollers clean the seal area of contaminants enabling the machine to produce robust horizontal seals.  In addition, the squeeze rollers remove air from the bag to minimize head space, reduce film usage, and provide consistent bags for trouble-free case packing.

Featuring IP66 rated components, the machine is designed to withstand the harsh plant environments typically found in operations like sauerkraut.

About Black Forest Packaging Solutions

Backed by over 25-years of manufacturing V/F/F/S machines and related equipment and over 5,000 machines installed worldwide, we pioneered the continuous-motion technology for filling bulk liquid/viscous/solid products into flexible bags.

Our engineering design philosophy is to build machines of the highest quality and reliability with a minimization of components.  We combine industry-leading technology with rugged construction to deliver our customers maximum machine uptime.

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