First step, identify your product. Your answer will define the specifications and versatility required of the equipment, as well as the special features that will shape your filling machine.
Second is to define your production rates, and the fill speeds that are necessary to achieve this. There are many elements to consider when determining the best production rate for you. A couple of these elements are: The product you are filling; is it easy to fill or it is very foamy or thick? What is the size or shape of your container, will the size of shape affect how quickly you can fill?
We have customers that fill corrosive or harsh chemicals using AESFill AF1s with an Automation kit, however they had problems with the standard hose and tank setup. Some of the issues were due to the chemicals themselves, due to temperatures, or had to do with the ease of cleaning the nozzles and pumps. The customer needed to have an option in order to resist the corrosive chemicals and or hot temperatures.
In order to help our customer, our engineering team looked at their problems and came up with a new simple premium package that can be added to any of our AESFill Automation kits that includes a (1) stainless-steel manifold, (2) angled nozzle bodies and (3) stainless-steel braided hoses!