August 05, 2013

Spiroflow launches enhanced C1 bulk bag filler

Spiroflow Ltd, world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, has announced an upgrade to one of its most popular weigh fillers for pallet handled bags – the C1.

Ideal for low to medium volume use where bulk bags filled on pallets are moved by forklift truck, the new C1 facilitates dust-free, accurate filling of up to 20 bulk bags per hour. Its base is directly mounted on an approved load cell weigh platform and the required weight can be pre-set for automatic cut-off. The platform includes a vibration facility for an even, accurate fill and effective compaction – perfect for handling products that aerate and resulting in a stable load for both storage and transportation.

Boasting modular construction for ease of modification, the new C1 now features automatic height adjustment for different sized bags. Its inflatable neck seal ensures a dust-free environment and minimises product waste, and removing the filled bags has been made even speedier with the addition of a roller conveyor to complement the automatic bag loop release facility.

The new C1 has also retained many of the features which have helped to make it one of Spiroflow’s most popular products across multiple industry sectors, including a carbon/stainless steel filling nozzle and a dual concentric filling spout incorporating a venting system.

Rob Hudson, managing director at Spiroflow, explained, “many millions of bulk bags, with a capacity from 500kg to 1500kg, are sold worldwide every year, making them one of the most convenient, cost-effective methods of packaging, storage and transport. Customers in industries ranging from food and pharmaceuticals to plastics and building products use bulk bags, and hence require the best equipment to fill and discharge their often fragile or fine-particle products quickly and with the minimum of fuss.

“At Spiroflow our technical team is constantly innovating, developing new solutions and adaptations in our test centre to meet customer demand for the next improvement or upgrade. Our C Series of weigh fillers remain extremely popular as they’re both efficient and versatile, and we’re confident that the new C1 will prove an equally successful addition to our range.”

Spiroflow Ltd's technical and engineering expertise has led to it developing an international reputation for an unrivalled range of products with state-of-the-art control systems.
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  1. This is great for Spiroflow Ltd. Bulk bags play a very important role in a business although these may not be always seen as a well-known thing. These bags are designed to carry dry and flowable products such as fertilizers, sand, and granulated plastics. These substances are often required in bulk for smaller storage solutions that are needed to be transported in a way that is easily accessible.


  2. I never realized the importance of bulk bag filler before. Now that I'm thinking about it, it really is used for a great deal of products. I'm really impressed with how well this post outlined the importance of bulk bags.

    Susan Hirst |

  3. Bulk Bag Fillers have become an important part of material handling. Not only can it save you time and effort, it helps you keep your assembly line running smooth and efficiently.


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