Highly efficient beverage bottling
and packaging

Beverage filler

Festo offers you food-safe beverage technology to suit every taste, whether for beer, spirits, water or juice. This video shows how clever automation can optimise beverage production, from manufacturing the bottles to the filling line for beverages to end line packaging.

Perfectly adjusted beverage filling

Efficiency in beverage production

Smart product features, high system availability, large production volumes – what's important to you? Take a look at these examples to find out how you can boost the performance of your bottling lines or when handling beverage packaging systems:

Effektivität

System availability doesn't happen by chance

High system availability can be planned. The key indicators for overall equipment effectiveness are availability, performance and quality. These examples show how you can reduce downtimes and increase cycle rates while maintaining top quality.

OEE – increasing equipment effectiveness (PDF)

From the blank to the bottle under high pressure

Festo has the right pneumatic products for high-pressure applications, such as blow moulding of PET bottles. The key to success is precise control using valves and valves blocks and the right compressed air preparation, along with our worldwide services, from design engineering tools to operation.

Pneumatic components for high-pressure applications

Food safety

Food safety

Food safety is a basic prerequisite. With Festo you can reliably implement all food safety regulations. Our sturdy, clean-design components permit easy, thorough and quick cleaning.

Food safety

Automation for beverage bottling and packing

Valve terminal VTUG

Valve terminal with multi-pin or fieldbus interface VTUG

Optimised variants for control cabinet installation, with manifold rail for greater corrosion protection. Also with hot swap function, allowing valves to be changed during operation.

More about the VTUG

Valve terminal MPAC

Valve terminal MPA-C

Easy to clean and corrosion resistant. IP69K for direct use in challenging environments. FDA-compliant materials and NSF-H1 grease included.

More about the MPA-C

VZQA

Pinch valve VZQA

For demanding food dosing requirements. Declaration of conformity in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1935/2004 available for a normally open design with silicone diaphragm.

More about the VZQA

VZXA

Angle seat valve VZXA

Easy-to-clean, modular design with an incredibly high flow rate. Valve bodies and drives can be freely combined for more flexibility in the application.

More about the VZXA

CRDSNU

Round cylinder CRDSNU

With NSF-H1 grease. Extremely reliable and durable thanks to the dry-running seal. And always correctly adjusted thanks to the self-adjusting end-position cushioning system PPS.

More about the CRDSNU

The application: stretch blow moulding

Your objective: high-quality bottles and fast adaptation to different shapes and sizes

Our solution: cylinder/valve combinations and drives for high cycle rates, repetition accuracy and temperature resistance.

    High-pressure service unit

High-pressure service unit

Modular service units for supplying high-pressure air to the stretch blow moulding machine

  • Available in two sizes: up to 3000 m3/hour and up to 6000 m3/hour
  • With minimal pressure drop
  • With shut-off valve, micro filter, pressure regulator and other accessories.

 

Pneumatic components for high-pressure applications

    Electric cylinder ESBF in Clean Look

Electric cylinder ESBF in Clean Look with smooth surfaces

Including sensing with user-definable reference point

  • High repetition accuracy: ±0.015 mm
  • Specially designed for splash zones: NSF-H1 grease, IP65 and enhanced corrosion protection
  • Sealing air for cleaning

 

Further product information on ESBF

    Clean and powerful: Clean Design standard cylinder DSBF from Festo

Clean and powerful: Clean Design standard cylinder DSBF

Corrosion-resistant, standard dimensions to ISO 15552. FDA-approved lubrication and seal in the basic design. Even faster start-up with the optional self-adjusting end-position cushioning PPS and perfect in conjunction with the corresponding sensor SMT-C1.

 

DSBF in the catalogue         Sensors SMT in the catalogue

 

    MS service units

Clean compressed air for the food industry with Festo service units

Fine, micro and activated carbon filters for the highest compressed air quality requirements

Information on compressed air preparation

Detailed animation for the MS series

    Reliable quality inspection: intelligent vision system SBO...Q from Festo

Reliable inspection: intelligent vision system SBOx-Q

100% quality inspection. Precise measurement, orientation checking, positioning. Electronic evaluation unit and interfaces (Ethernet/CAN) for communication with master controllers (PLC) are already integrated. With permanently integrated lens or interchangeable lens, depending on the task.

 

Intelligent vision system SBox-Q in the catalogue