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How to Clean the Ketchup Filling Machine?

Nov. 11, 2020

Many people now use ketchup filling machines, but many users still have many misunderstandings regarding the use of the filling machine, or daily maintenance. Let’s talk with Automatic Packaging Machines Manufacturers to see what work needs to be done in terms of cleaning.

Liquid Packing Machine

Liquid Packing Machine

1. Clean environment

Keep the environment of the ketchup filling machine clean and hygienic, clean and sterilize every shift. Avoid in an acidic and corrosive gas environment.

2. The cleanliness of the filling container

The filling container must be cleaned and strictly inspected to prevent contamination of the ketchup after packaging.

3. The cleanliness of the ketchup filling machine itself

The filling equipment, especially the place where the materials are stored, should be scrubbed and sterilized. After the filling is completed, water should be taken every shift and disinfectant should be added for sterilization. The equipment should be scrubbed and sterilized every week. Any part in contact with the material should not be used. There is fouling. The lubrication part of the filling machine and the ketchup filling part should prevent cross contamination, and the lubrication of the conveyor belt should use special soapy water or lubricating oil.

4. Cleanliness of the pipeline

All pipelines, especially those in direct or indirect contact with ketchup, must be kept clean, with water, scrubbing, and sterilization every day.

Liquid Packing Machine does not fill the liquid evenly, and the joint is tightened at the end, and there is air leakage. If the machine rotates normally, but there is no dispensing liquid discharged. First, check the valve for foreign matter, and clean it immediately if there is any; check whether the upper and lower thimble in the valve is placed incorrectly. The correct method should be that the tips of both thimbles are facing down, and they must not be installed backwards. If the crank cannot rotate normally after starting up. The handling of this situation is relatively simple. The upper fixing rod is lowered, and the inner and outer tubes are firmly pressed when the syringe is pushed, so that the crank cannot be rotated. The nut should be loosened, and the upper fixing rod is moved up to a proper position, and then the nut is tightened.

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