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Bulk Powder Packaging & Powder Filling

bulk powder drum filling lineEPIC Systems designs, integrates and installs systems that achieve your bulk powder packaging goals. Whether its 55 gallon drums, bulk bags or IBC’s EPIC will help you fill it safely and efficiently.

Sanitation standards, in-process inspection and line speed requirements are all examples of challenges addressed during the packaging line design phase to ensure a successful outcome after installation. Our engineers will use our years of packaging experience to design, integrate and install packing lines for your bulk powdered product.

EPIC’s focus is on packaging your powder products safely and efficiently , utilizing your exact specifications. EPIC designs lines that meet a variety of industry standards including GMP specifications, ISO 9000 and National Sanitation Foundation system requirements based on customer needs. With the experience of EPIC’s packaging engineers, we have the knowledge to package any bulk powder substance that your line requires (i.e. tea packaging, coffee packaging, salt packaging, etc.)

Additional technologies for Bulk Powder Packaging

EPIC can incorporate any of the following applications seamlessly into your packaging line design and function:

    • Batch control monitoring
    • Check-weighing systems
    • Data collection and data sharing systems
    • Dehumidification systems for hygroscopic products and humid or tropical environments
    • Discharge equipment using vibratory, aeration and mechanical devices
    • Explosion relief systems
    • In-process inspection systems
    • Loadcell weighing and ultrasonic level measurement
    • Machine vision inspection systems
    • Metal detection
    • OEE and downtime tracking systems
    • Pneumatic conveying systems
    • Pressure systems
    • Traceability records
    • Vacuum systems
    • Ventilation Systems including heating and cooling as required

 Containers Filled

EPIC designs, integrates and installs bulk powder filling systems that fill many types of bulk containers. Depending on your needs, the appropriate metering, feeding, conveying, dry filling and packing machines are selected and integrated to automatically fill the container size or sizes of your choice. Flexible lines can be designed which handle multiple types and/or sizes of containers through one line. The following are common bulk containers you may be looking at filling:

    • Bags
    • Bulk stand-up pouches
    • Drums
    • Foil, metalized, or Mylar flexible bags
    • HDPE plastic bottles
    • IBC’s/Totes
    • Jars
    • Jugs
    • Pails
    • Rail cars
    • Re-sealable bulk bags
    • Tanks

Products

EPIC can design an integrated packaging line for virtually any product, but the following are common types of dry bulk powders we have worked with in the past:

  • Agricultural products
  • Cereal packaging
  • Tea packaging
  • Dairy powders
  • Flours
  • Grains
  • Granular filling and granular packaging
  • Infant formula
  • Ingredients
  • Milk powder
  • Mixtures
  • Pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Powdered consumer products
  • Salts packaging
  • Spice packaging
  • Seeds
  • Starches
  • Sugars and sugar derivatives
  • Coffee packaging

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