How can I deaerate and densify material in my bulk bag filling operation?

2. Transfer maximum energy  3. Stretch the bulk bag 4. Removes the angles of repose  Bag Stretch for Improved Bulk Bag DensificationWhen using the Spiroflow Cone Table Elite Bulk Bag Filler, a bulk bag still typically spends 50% of the filling cycle hanging from its loops which promotes stretching of the bag. As a bag stretches during filling, […]

Densifying bulk bag filler counts weeks not months for ROI

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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, so does demand for powdered food products and ingredients. The effect of this increased pressure on food manufacturers has resulted in a spike in orders for materials handling equipment, such as Spiroflow’s industry-leading Cone Table Elite (CTE) – a high speed densifying bulk bag filler solution that delivers the best […]

Shift #2: Increasing Capacity of Production Lines To Meet Demand


This is installment #2 in Spiroflow’s 4-part blog series: “Making Manufacturing Shifts: Adapting During COVID-19 & Beyond” In the first installment of our series we talked about how manufacturers that have seen a decrease in product orders are pivoting to produce in-demand products like face masks and hand sanitizer. In this blog, we will address […]

Bulk Bag Filling Solution to Extend Product Shelf Life

Leading manufacturer of dry ingredients conveying and bulk bag handling, Spiroflow, is offering businesses a supply chain cost benefit by including foil or plastic bag liners within their woven bulk bags. Working closely with leading bag liner suppliers, Spiroflow’s bulk bag filler equipment can now integrate these liners, which, following a nitrogen purge and heat […]

A Guide to Choosing a Bulk Bag Filler 

A Guide to Choosing a Bulk Bag Filler Before selecting a particular bulk bag filler, some key factors need to be considered. This not only helps to assess a customer’s own particular needs but also assists our design engineers in determining the optimum system for those needs. Check out The Complete Bulk Bag Filler Customization […]

Principles of FIBC Bulk Bag Filling: Design & Handling

What are FIBC bulk bags, what are they used for and why are they important? FIBCS, also known as bulk bags or big bags or super sacks, are made of tightly woven strands of polypropylene, a flexible fabric designed for storage and transportation. These woven, flexible bags hold dry, flowable materials, ingredients and powders across […]

Filling – Why Choose Bulk Bags?

No matter what the product – whether it is food or chemical, pharmaceutical or agricultural, it will need to be transported either to or from your facilities. The best option for transporting bulk solids and powders is in bulk bags or FIBCs. In this article, we will look at the positives of using bulk bags […]

Bulk Bag Filler Automation

Increasingly, manufacturers are recognizing the advantages of transporting dry bulk ingredients in flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBCs or bulk bags). The savings in ingredient costs, material handling, warehousing and transportation requirements can be substantial. These benefits can only be realized when appropriate bulk bag filling equipment is applied. Properly designed FIBC bulk bag fillers deliver a dense, stable package […]

Handling Hazardous Ingredients In Bulk Bags

Two potential hazards that can arise during bulk bag handling: Dissipate Static There are two ways to mitigate the risk of static discharge: bag and equipment design. Of the four types of bulk bag (Type A, B, C and D), typically only types C and D are used to prevent static discharge leading to explosions. […]

High Speed Bulk Bag Filling – Pre-weighing

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Maximum bulk bagging rates are achieved by using a pre-weigh system. Pre-weighing refers to weighing the payload of product to be placed in a bulk bag in a separate bin or hopper above the bulk bag filling machine instead of weighing the product as it enters the bag. Pre-weighing eliminates the time required to precisely weigh […]