Nutraceutical Industry


PER-FIL® manufactures a versatile product line for the Nutraceutical Industry to handle a complete range of nutritional supplements.  PER-FIL auger fillers can accurately package a wide range of nutraceutical products, from delicate and dusty nutritional supplements like Whey Protein to large granule Bee Pollen.  Features include increased hopper capacity to handle large fills, weight adjustments and out of range reject, easy integration of bulk product loading systems, and dust-free filling to ensure clean labels and induction seals.


Case Study
Difficult to manage bulk material

Objective
Semi-Automatic filling systems for Maca Powder into fiberboard cans.

Problem
Customer’s Maca Powder has baseball sized clumps of product in the bulk material and customer was unable to sieve product prior to feeding into the filler hopper.

Solution
PER-FIL® designed a custom agitation system with clump breaker inside the filler hopper to help break up large clumps of product inside the hopper of the PER-FIL® MF-11 Servo Semi-Automatic Auger Filler.  Providing a uniform consistency of the powder, helped insure fill accuracy better than +/- 1%.


Case Study
Single doses into pouches

Objective
To fill single doses of vitamin powders and supplements into pouches.

Problem
A start-up customer required a low cost filling and sealing system for single doses ranging from0.5 gr to 7gr of non-free flowing vitamin powders and supplements. Small pouches are difficult for an operator to handle and seal by hand.

Solution
PER-FIL® supplied our Model Micro-14 Mirco-Filler integrated with a Phoenix pouch machine to automatically form, fill and seal customer’s pouches. This low cost solution was ideal for this start-up operation. See our full-line of PER-FIL Micro Dosers.


Case Study
Various products into a range of container sizes

Objective
Mid-volume production of various flavors of protein powders and weight gainers into a wide range of plastic containers.

Problem
Due to the broad range of flavors and many container sizes, this customer required an automatic auger filler that is easy to clean, quick to changeover and very flexible.

Solution
PER-FIL® Model PF-23 Single Head Automatic Auger Filler is designed and tooled for customer’s 1 lb to 6 lb containers of powder and granular products.  No tools changeover speed up cleaning and changeover.


Case Study
High speed turnkey packaging for fiber laxative

Objective
High speed turnkey packaging line of fiber laxative into plastic containers.

Problem
Customer required a turnkey solution for unscrambling, bulk material handling, filling, checkweighing,capping, labeling and accumulating.

Solution
PER-FIL® engineered a turnkey packaging line and partnered with other world-class machinery manufacturers to meet customer’s production rates of 100 cpm or better. All equipment modules were integrated at PER-FIL® with single station line control for operation and monitoring of the packaging line.  The heart of the system is PER-FIL® Model MF-4C Four Spindle Servo Auger Filler which ensured clean, accurate fills,minimizing rejects and allowing sealing, capping, and labeling without cleaning containers after filling. Send us your specs.


 Case Study
Powder into single-serve vials

Objective
To fill a caffeine and vitamin powder mixture into single serve vials for sale with bottled water at rates of 120 cpm.

Problem
Small fill sizes and small vials created accuracy and container handling challenges. Fill accuracy was of utmost importance to the customer. The small vials featured an attached cap which made orientation of containers through the filler critical.

Solution
PER-FIL® Micro-4 Servo Driven Four Spindle Auger Filler was integrated with a container handling system to ensure precise container handling and orientation. The four spindle filler featured individual servo drives for optimum control over auger speed and revolutions resulting in optimum fill accuracy.  Individual agitators ensured consistent movement and mixing of product in the filler hopper.

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