KA-16-013 – Highly automated universal cartridge filler for the ink industry to fill 4.4lb and 8lb cartridges by weight, and with minimal changeover time. It is universally adaptable to process a wide range of cartridge geometries, with toolless changeovers in 10 minutes or less. Fully automated design with built in flexibility to fill by weight and selectively spray cartridges (pre and post fill) with antioxidant. Equipped with a high volume cartridge hopper, a plunger accumulator for continuous and uninterrupted processing, and an integrated labeling station.


Line Configuration

  • Power: 460VAC, 80PSIG
  • Control System: Allen-Bradley CompactLogix PLC
  • HMI: PanelView Compact 1000 Color Tough Screen
  • Containers: 4.4lb and 8lb cartridges
  • Max Throughput: 12 cartridges per minute

Filler Options

  • 5 Station Table: loading station, pre-fill antioxidant station, filling station, post-fill antioxidant station, plunger insertion station
  • Filling Type: net-weigh (gravimetric)
  • Valve Type: servo drive, bottom-up cone valve
  • Cartridge Hopper: supports up to 400 cartridges
  • Plunger Accumulator: 10 ft long, 1.75 in wide

Press Options

  • Lift-to-Discharge Height: Vessel lifted to 44″ discharge height
  • Non-Captive O-ring
  • Safety Interlock Guards: Front & rear access doors with interlocks to emergency stop circuit
  • Integrated Hydraulic System: 3,000 PSI maximum hydraulic pressure