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Case Study – Roar Advanced Finishing Ltd

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Roar Advanced Finishing was conceived by a group of talents who have over 30 years of experience within car refinish, automotive and composite finishing industries.

The Company has invested heavily into research and development, fully automated computer controlled manufacturing and an offsite technical training centre.

Location: Ripley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

The Challenge:

The Company contacted Universal in 2014 seeking a filling machine that would fill a wide range of products for car valeting. The machine would need to handle a wide range of liquid viscosities from free flowing screen wash through to viscous polishes into containers ranging from 100ml up to 5 litres in size. Accuracy, speed and cleanliness of fill were also key considerations.

Products to fill:

  • Polishes
  • Scratch Remover
  • Waxes
  • Wipes
  • Screen Wash

The Solution:

Following successful trials using the customer’s liquids and containers, they purchased a Posifill EF semi-automatic volumetric filling machine.  Manufactured with a 1-litre cylinder, the machine was capable of filling a wide range of container shapes with 100ml to 1000ml fills. Larger fill sizes up to 5 litres were achieved by cycling the machine up to 5 times.  The machine was supplied with Universal’s pneumatically operated rotary ball valve suitable for filling the widest range of liquid viscosities, along with a hopper feed for semi-viscous liquids and a feed-pipe assembly suitable for drawing free flowing liquids from a container at floor level.

The Posifill EF bench top filler was configured to fill an extremely wide range of liquid viscosities, container sizes and container shapes.

Other alternatives:

The Posifill V Twin would also have been suitable for filling this range of products.

The filling machine manufactured and installed by Universal has proved to be a real success and we are able to fill our entire range of liquids.  Since taking delivery, Universal have also provided alternative nozzle designs and sizes to accommodate a growing product range.

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