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Type B400

Van Meurs type B400

The Van Meurs B400 is a fully automatic filling machine designed for Bag-in-Box filling of liquids. Feeding of empty bags to the filling chamber, removal of the closure, filling, placing the closure back and separating the filled bags is all carried out fully automatically.

Features B400 filling machine

Van Meurs B400 filling machine

The Van Meurs B400 filling machines fills all kind of bags with a volume of up to 25 litres (having all common closures) fully automatically. As a standard, the B400 is equipped with a funnel to guide the bags into the box.

Just like other Van Meurs machines, the B400 has a first-rate mechanical design. This design, supported by a highly accurate PLC control system, rules out the need of chemicals and minimizes the use of steam.

Technical characteristics B400

The Van Meurs B400 filling machine is characterized by the following:

  • Very accurate filling by means of a membrane dosing valve with adjustable stroke limitation.
  • Endress & Hauser DN25 inductive high-speed metering tube type Promag.
  • A Siemens S7 PLC control with a Siemens display mounted in the upper cabinet.
  • Automatic transportation of bags into the filling machine.
  • Automatic filling of the bags.
  • Automatic separation of the filled bags.
  • Steam sterilisable and CIP cleanable.
  • A grab for the bag closure that is quickly interchangeable.
  • Can handle bag closures with and without pre-closing position.
  • Steam or inert gas injection possible in the filled bag as well as in the bag closure.
  • Accuracy of repeatability between approx. 0.1% and 0.5%, depending on bag size.
  • Parts of the machine that come into contact with the product, are made of stainless steel 1.4404/AISI 316L.

Advantages Van Meurs B400 filling machines

The fully automatic filling process of the B400 results in staff cost savings. Besides, a higher level of hygiene is achieved thanks to the separate handling of the bag and the box. Other advantages of the B400 are:

  • Easy to operate and very low operational cost.
  • It is possible to work with all conventional bag-in-box brands and common closure systems.
  • A dosing system that is very accurate, preventing spillage of your highly valued product.
  • Built-in automatic control functions that monitor the filling process.
  • Comprehensive and convenient service, with troubleshooting via modems.
  • Capacity at a flow rate of 2.5 L/sec will be approx 270 bags per hour.