Why choose Riggs Autopack ?
Established in the 1930's, Riggs Autopack is an industry respected and award winning UK manufacturer with many decades of design and build experience. We pride ourselves on being people you can work with; friendly, professional, trustworthy, knowledgeable. We manufacture a first class product and each client receives the same impeccable standard of service.
Do Riggs Autopack manufacture the depositors and filling machines in Britain ?
Yes. We are a very proud British machine manufacturer. We design and build all our depositors and filling equipment in-house at our 50,000 sq ft factory in Nelson, Lancashire.
What type of equipment do you manufacture ?
We specialise in manufacturing food production depositors, filling machines, transfer pumps and conveyor filling lines.
What type of companies do you supply ?
We supply our machinery primarily to the food industry. Our customer base incorporates small, medium and large scale food manufacturers, ranging from cottage industries to multi-national food groups. We also supply our equipment to a wide variety of non-food industry manufacturers.
What type of depositors / filling machines do you manufacture ?
We manufacture volumetric piston pump depositors and filling machines ie. a pre-set measured amount of product is drawn from a hopper or holding vessel into the piston pump, which is then dispensed through a depositing nozzle into a container.
What type of products can your depositors / filling machines dispense ?
Our depositors and filling machinery are designed for "liquid" based products including semi-liquid pastes and goods containing suspended solids. Our machines are not suitable for dry goods.
Can your depositors / filling machines deposit both hot and cold products ?
Yes. Due to the high grade specification of the seals incorporated within our machines, we can deposit cold, ambient and hot goods up to 120 degrees C.
What type of containers can your depositors / filling machines deposit into ?
Our machines accurately deposit product into most types / size / shape of container such as jars, bottles, pots, tubs, buckets, jerry cans, trays, foils, cake tins, shaped moulds, cartons, sachets, pouches and bags.
Do your depositors / filling machines damage delicate products or particulates ?
No. Due to the bespoke design and high quality components used throughout, our machines provide damage free depositing.
How are your depositors / filling machines powered ?
They are powered pneumatically and require compressed air supply for use. As our machines contain no electrics, it means they are suitable for food production areas and wash down applications.
What type of controls can you provide on your depositors / filling machines ?
We can provide pneumatic, electrical PLC or Servo controls.