BBS series

GEA High care Bulk Powder Fillers

GEA’s high care bulk powder fillers are designed to hygienically pack dry free-flowing food, dairy and nutraceutical powders or granulated materials into flexible intermediate bulk containers (FIBC), bulk bags and super sacks. Our Bulk Bag System (BBS) semi-automatic range is capable of accurately filling bulk bags at varying rates up to 12 metric tonnes/hr under hygienic conditions.

BBS-D high care powder bulk fillers

GEA has twoBBSmodels - the BBS-S and BBS-D. These systems comprise either a single or double carriage configuration for handling and transfer of filled bags. The unique integrated carriage system permits filling while the bag is hanging, resulting in very stable bags and no pallets in the high care area. Our hygienic filling head design provides a dust tight connection and ensures that the bags are safely held and filled to a high level of accuracy. An inert gas packing option (Modified Atmosphere Packing) means that GEA can provide solutions to meet the needs of export customers who require increased shelf life for their products.

Bulk Bag System – Double Station (BBS-D)

The BBS-D Bulk Bag System has a Double Operating Station and utilizes GEA's top weighing technology which provides an uncluttered, easy clean floor space. Our overhead carriage bag handling system supports the bag from the top bag loops throughout the entire filling process, thereby aiding maximum use of the bag volume. Depending on the application the BBS-D can have a second motorized carriage added to help maximize bag throughput when a modified atmosphere packing (M.A.P) application is required.


Utilizing either a single or double carriage system, the filled bag is automatically transferred out of the high care area to the low care area where it is then placed onto a waiting pallet. This eliminates the need for pallets inside the high care area (high hygiene area) and keeps the floor clear for improved cleaning. The BBS-D system is ideal for hygienic powder filling operations that are typically found in dairy and food ingredient plants.

Intended Use

  • Production under full hygiene condition where pallets are not allowed in filling area
  • Modified Atmosphere Packing (MAP) is required
  • Heat Sealing is required
  • Application where stability of the bag on pallet is required
  • Separation of filling and palletizing area
  • Higher throughput applications


Key Features

  • Double Operating Station – semi-automatic
  • Bag Suspended during filling
  • Bag Range 1- 2.2 m
  • Weighing during filling
  • Bag compaction available
  • Bag transfer and place on pallet outside
  • MAP – optional
  • Heat Sealer – optional
  • Single or Double Carriage- optional 

Bulk Bag System – Single Station (BBS-S)

BBS-S high care bulk powder fillers

The BBS-S Bulk Bag System is a smaller variant of the BBS range. It has a Single Operating station and utilizes GEA’s "top weighing" technology which provides an uncluttered, “easy clean ”floor space.

Like the BBS-D, the overhead carriage supports the bag throughout the entire filling and bag closing process before transferring the bag outside of the high care area. 


Intended Use

  • Production under full hygiene condition where pallets are not allowed in filling area
  • No requirements for MAP
  • No requirements for bag closure other than “gooseneck/Cable-tie”
  • Application where stability of the bag on pallet is required
  • Separation of filling and palletizing area

 
Key Features

  • Single Operating Station – Semi- Automatic
  • Bag Suspended during filling
  • Bag Range 1- 2.2 m
  • Weighing during filling
  • Bag compaction available
  • Bag transfer and place on pallet outside
  • MAP - not included
  • Heat Sealing - not included

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