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Determining the Best Type of Fill for Your Liquid Products

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The best type of fill depends on a few factors. Filling by level is often best for clear bottles that should look uniform.

Is your company ready to introduce a new product to the market? When packaging liquid products, selecting the best type of fill for the product is essential. There is a lot of planning to be done to make sure that you release a product that contains the appropriate amount, looks great and is consistent in every batch. There are a few ways manufacturers can choose to fill liquid products: by weight, volume, or fill line. The following outlines when each fill type may be best suited for your products. Once you know which is best, the liquid-filling experts at Filamatic can help you find the best liquid-filling machines and accessories.

Fill By Weight

When you fill products by weight, the liquid filler will place a weighed amount of product into the container. Depending on slight variances that may occur, the product might come to slightly different levels within each container. However, they will still all contain the exact same amount of product. This can be used well in food industries, where the precise weight of a product is more important than whether the fill line is precisely the same for every container.

Fill By Volume

Another common type of fill for liquid products is by volume. In these instances, a set amount of fluid is injected into each container based on the physical amount of the product. When you fill by volume, your containers are generally filled to the same level, although there may be very minor variations. Filling by volume is the method most often used by industries that fill plastic and glass bottles and companies that produce chemicals, cleaners, and pharmaceuticals.

Fill By Level

When filling containers by level, your machine fills each container to a precise level, regardless of exact weight or volume. The purpose of this is to create products that all appear to hold the same amount. This is best for clear bottles or jars that allow people to see the product. Filling by level is ideal for beverages, craft beer, and cosmetics. When customers purchase those products, they often want to see a uniform set of products and not feel as though one bottle contains more product than the next.

If you aren’t yet sure which type of fill is best for your products, the specialists at Filmatic can assess your needs and provide an efficient solution.

Specialists in Liquid Filling Systems

For over 70 years, FILAMATIC has provided a wide range of liquid filling machines to the packaging market. We create flexible, customized solutions for every stage of your business growth. Whether you require a single machine, a complete turnkey fill-cap-label solution, or a fully automated, integrated Monobloc system, we have the liquid filling experience for your project.

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