Five-head leak detector - W. Amsler

Aug. 24, 2011
The system uses servo motors to position heads more quickly than permitted by indexing them to the conveyor.

The five-head leak tester uses a servo-motor-driven flying-head design to test up to 250 2-L bottles/min. Heads travel with bottles along a conveyor in the enclosed system. The leak tester uses low-pressure air to detect holes as small as 0.006-in diameter, fallen bottles, choked necks, and blocked necks.

W. Amsler Equipment Co., 1245 Reid St., Unit #1, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada L4B 1G4, (905) 707-6704, www.amslerequipment.net

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