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Explaining Technology by Analogy.

This interesting diagram from emphasizes the fact that the Tetrapak cartons are separated under the liquid a key point of the aseptic packaging technology.

photo by Tetrapak – usable under Creative Commons license

The more modern version is maybe not as explicit but much more appealing. This is a technologyand a presentation thereof that Steve Jobs would have admired.

photo by Tetrapak – usable under Creative Commons license 

Gravity Filling Equipment – Equipment Series

This nice and simple explanation of how gravity filling works is one of the many useful pieces of information on the APACKS website.

Principles of the Gravity Filling Machine for Liquid Foods and Beverages.

from: APACKS
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This shows clearly how the fill volume is controlled by the very simple tactic of stopping the escape of air from above the filling liquid. The gravity in the name of the filler refers to the force that causes the liquid to flow, namely gravity rather than piston, auger or positive displacement.

Have a look at the site and see the different types of filling equipment available.