groninger: Air-Rinsing Machine

The FlexClean combines flexibility, quality and output with a modular approach. Achieving outputs of up to 180 bottles/min, the machine can accommodate different transport carriers and formats.

groninger FlexClean air-rinsing machine
groninger FlexClean air-rinsing machine

groninger, provider of filling and sealing machines for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and consumer healthcare industries, has announced a new air-rinsing machine based on the company's ready-engineered philosophy.

The modular approach to its FlexClean machine is part of the company’s Business Line concept, which was introduced into its product portfolio for the Cosmetics and Consumer Healthcare sectors a few years ago. In the past, groninger had purchased air-rinsing machines from third-party suppliers, but has now developed the stand-alone machine.

The FlexClean is designed in an oval shape. The company reports that, compared to a rotary design, the time during which the bottles are upended in the conveyor and rinsed is much longer, so it is far less likely that particles will be left in the bottles.

Flexibility remained top of mind for the design, while maintaining high-output performance:

  • Different transport carriers can be mounted on the base holders.

  • For smaller formats, typically with high outputs, holders that carry three objects can be mounted.

  • For larger formats, two objects per holder can be simultaneously processed. This results in a maximum output of up to 180 bottles/min.