KA-18-007-16 – High speed and compact lid dropper for friction plug style lids. Approaching speeds of 50 cycles a minute, this family of units feature a starwheel alignment fixture to ensure accurate placement of lids. All size change adjustments are made quickly and easily by means of locking levers and handwheels, eliminating the need for tools. The starwheel alignment fixture ensure that all lids are correctly positioned on the can prior to the lid closing operation. Starwheel assemblies are quickly switched out to minimize changeover downtime.

This lid dropper can be optionally integrated into a system. An example can be viewed here.


Machine Configuration

  • Power: 460VAC, 80PSIG
  • Max Throughput: 50 lids per minute
  • Lid Types: friction plug style lids
  • Lid Sizes: 1/2 pint to gallon size


  • Height Adjustment: manual
  • Size Adjustment: manual