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Ideal-Pak® FAQs

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The Ideal-Pak® team’s goal was to offer the tools to assist you in selecting the right liquid filling machine solution for your application. It is important for customers to have access to the right product and company information when there are many packaging options available – especially in today’s world. The next phase of the website is a localized version for our customers and partners in Latin America.

As you research liquid filling machines, it is important to ask the following questions:

  • Is the machine designed for your application and container size?
  • Can the liquid filling machine accommodate upgrades in the future?
  • What is the sales process?
  • What are the standard features and what are optional features of the liquid filling machine?
  • Are customized design solutions available?
  • Can the machines be easily maintained and cleaned?
  • Can you view product demonstration videos?
  • Is product specification information readily available?
  • What is the warranty?
  • Are replacement parts available?
  • Is there training on the operation of the liquid filling machine?
  • Is factory service available?

Ideal-Pak® Corporation is an innovative provider of high-performance liquid filling machines and packaging solutions. Our products are made in the U.S.A. in Madison, Wisconsin. You are invited to tour our website, explore the Ideal-Pak® products and their applications, and use the tools and resources. We are proud of the relationships we have built with our customers and partners and we look forward to working with you. To learn more, contact Ideal-Pak® >GO!

More FAQs

What's the difference between automatic and semi-automatic?
A semi-automatic liquid filling machine generally will require that an operator assist in a product cycle, such as manually placing containers under filling nozzles and then activating a switch to start the filling cycle. Semi-automatic equipment is well suited for shorter production runs that require frequent change-overs.
Automatic liquid filling machines will automate key product cycles such as checking filling weight, utilizing automatic conveyors and sensors and/or detectors. Labor requirements are reduced and production capacity is increased.

What is the difference between electronic net weight and volumetric operation in liquid filling machines?
Ideal-Pak® Premier Line of Automatic Net Weight Liquid Filling Machines delivers the highest of levels of automation and precision filling performance in a full-featured package. Ideal-Pak® Premier Line features include automatic conveyor systems for hands-free operation, electronic weight measurement and advanced HMI’s to deliver the highest accuracy, consistent fills, and maximum throughput.
Ideal-Pak® Automatic Volumetric Liquid Filling machines fill by volume of product. The volumetric method of filling operation is consistent, accurate and efficient. The faster fill rates achieved by Ideal-Pak® Automatic Volumetric Fillers increase production capacity and the higher accuracy reduces product waste