Principle

The Piston filler's functioning principle consists of creating a suction effect to transfer the product from the product bowl to the cylinder. Then the product is pushed into the container.

 

  • Phase 1: pre-measure cycle

The plug is open to the bowl and cylinder and closed to the container. The product is drawn into the cylinder.

  • Phase 2: the filling cycle

The plug is open to the container and closed to the bowl. The product is pushed out by the downward movement of the piston.

  • Phase 3: the end of cycle
The plug is closed to the container and opens to the bowl and cylinder again.

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