RN1S Coffee capsule Filling Sealing Machine Users' Manual, 2020 NEWEST Edition, Must read

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ROTARY RN1S COFFEE CAPSULE FILLING SEALING MACHINE
Operations and Maintenance Manual

*This Manual can use for all RN1S Coffee Capsules Filling Sealing machines, no matter you are producing Nespresso, K cups, Lavazza, Dolce Gusto, etc, all can follow this machine. Thank you

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

(From this page, you will see the following contents, and you can click on the content you need to jump to the detailed description)

1    Introduction. 5

1.1            Purpose. 5

1.2            Audience. 5

1.3            Coffee capsule Filling Sealing Machine is dangerous. 5

1.4            Security door 5

1.5            Emergency Stop. 5

2    System Description. 6

2.1            Key Features. 6

2.2            Operation Environment 6

2.3            Machine overview.. 7

2.4            Machine Passcode. 7

2.5            Control Computer screen layouts and key functions. 8

3    Installation and preparing for the operation. 9

3.1            Power – 240 Volt 50 Hz. 9

3.2            Set Temperatures. 9

3.3            Compressed Air – Blue Regulator 9

3.4            Nitrogen – Red Regulator 9

3.5            Load Capsules. 10

3.6            Load paper real 10

3.7            Programming the dosage. 11

3.8            Setting the cup capsule counter 11

3.9            Counting the number of capsules at the end of the conveyor belt 11

4    Loading the ground coffee. 13

4.1            About the Ground Coffee loader. 13

4.2            Loading and Unloading the Ground Coffee. 13

4.3            Emptying the Ground Coffee Hopper 13

5    OPERATING the Coffee capsules filling sealing machine.. 15

5.1            Language selection. 15

5.2            Operating the machine in automatic mode. 15

5.3            Operating functions manually. 16

6    Programming mode. 17

6.1            MACHINE Synoptic. 17

6.2            Auto running page. 17

6.3            RUNNING.. 18

6.4            DROP CUP. 19

6.5            FILLING.. 19

6.6            VIBRATE POWDER.. 20

6.7            CUT SEAL.. 21

6.8            HEAT SEALING.. 22

6.9            CUP OUTPUT. 23

6.10          Alarms overview.. 24

6.11          I/O MONITOR.. 25

7    Password. 26

8    Key Contacts. 26

9    Regulatory Requirements. 26

10 Common issues and troubleshooting. 27

 

APPENDIX B: Electrical Diagrams... 29

11 Machine technical parameters. 29

12 Machine Dimensions. 29[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color="sky" style="dashed" border_width="3" el_width="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="INTRODUCTION"][vc_column][vc_column_text] 

1           Introduction

1.1         Purpose

Before installing the machine, please read this manual carefully, to avoid personal injury and/or damage the machine.

Please familiarize yourself with the machine, the connections, emergency stop procedure before attempting to operate.

1.2         Audience

This manual is intended to assist in training basic operation and programming of the machine. Machine operations should only be attempted by trained staff under technical supervision.

1.3         Packaging machines are dangerous.

Packaging operations require moving arms and leverage points, high voltage, high pressure gasses which all could cause serious harm.

  • It is essential that all personnel operating the machine have been trained correctly and adhere to the safety rules in this manual.
  • Please do not remove any safety guards or turn off the door alarm as this could be dangerous and potentially cause serious harm to the operator.
  • The operators must be physically and intellectually suitable to carry out their job. They are the only persons allowed to approach the machine and they are compelled to carry out the pre-fixed tasks only, for which they have been duly trained.
  • Only authorized technical staff may perform maintenance on the machine.
  • No unauthorized personnel are allowed neat the machine whilst it is operating.
  • Never leave the machine unattended whilst it is operating.
  • Only qualified personnel should OPERATE, MAINTAIN, and REPAIR THE MACHINE
  • STOP using the machine if a breakdown occurs and have it repaired immediately.
  • The electric board door must be always closed.
  • While machine working, pay attention to unusual noises. If you hear something unusual, stop the machine and investigate immediately.

1.4         Security door

For safety reasons the door should not be opened when the machine is running. There are proximity switches at the access doors to the machine, when the door is open, this will automatically stop the machine, sound the alarm, and start the strobe light flashing.

CAUTION SAFETY HAZARD: For experienced operators and maintenance staff there may be a need to open the door and have the machine running. In this case you can disable the safety door function from the touch screen.

1.5         Emergency Stop

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2           System Description

2.1         Key Features

The ROTARY RN1S COFFEE CAPSULE FILLING AND SEALING MACHINE is a fully enclosed automated capsule filling machine that can operate up to 70 capsules per minute.

coffee capsule filling machine specifications
coffee capsule filling machine specifications

Figure 1 - Specifications

2.2         Operation Environment

This machine is designed to run at room temperature in an indoor environment.

The machine is fitted with casters allowing it to be moved on a flat surface. Please remove all connections and secure swinging arm before moving.

Warning – HOT

The temperature of heat-sealing device is extremely high when the machine is operating. If you need to make any adjustments to the machine or perform any maintenance functions in the vicinity of the heating elements, switch off the machine and allow it to cool down first.

 

2.3         Machine overview

Before installing the machine, please read this manual carefully, to avoid personal injury and/or damage the machine.

Please familiarize yourself with the machine, the connections, emergency stop procedure before attempting to operate.

  1. Vertical capsule dropper
  2. Cup sensor, if cup holder is empty the machine will not fill that slot.
  3. Ground coffee filler by a servo-controlled auger.
  4. Edge cleaning.
  5. Nitrogen Filling tubes (blue tubes in diagram)
  6. Cut and place paper lids on.
  7. Lid sensor.
  8. Lid sealing
  9. Capsule output
  10. Capsule sensor, typically if lid has not been placed correctly the capsule will not be lifted by the lifting arm. The coffee capsule filling sealing machine will stop.

Figure 2, internal components of coffee capsule filling sealing machinee
Figure 2, internal components of coffee capsule filling sealing machine

2.4         Machine Passcode

WARNING: ONLY experiences users should enter the programming mode.

The passcode is 198888

2.5         Control Computer screen layouts and key functions

 

Figure 3. Control Panel of coffee capsule filling sealing machine
Figure 3. Control Panel of coffee capsule filling sealing machine

All key functions are controlled through the control panel. Most elements will be pre-programmed from the factory, please do not change settings before recording the factory default settings.

  1. Main touch screen
  2. Manual Operation
  3. Auto Operation
  4. Stop
  5. Emergency Stop
  6. Second heat seal

Controlling each function is quite simple, there are 2 modes of operation. AUTOMATIC and MANUAL. In most cases the machine will operate in the AUTOMATIC MODE.

Press AUTOMATIC on the control panel and then press AUTO button C – START.

The machine will operate automatically for all functions.

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3           Installation and preparing for Coffee capsule Filling Sealing Machine operation

Follow the following procedure.

3.1         Power – 240 Volt 50 Hz

Connect the supplied power cable to a 240 V 50 Hz 10 AMP outlet.

After connecting the power cable. Turn on the machine using the on/off switch.

3.2         Set Temperatures

Temperatures for the two sealing units are set by the two control meters on the control panel. The top meter (Meter G) sets the temperature of the cutter and the first sealing unit.

The bottom meter (Meter F) sets the temperature of the second sealing unit.

To set the temperature press the up / down buttons until the desired temperature is reached. This value will be displayed in GREEN.

The unit will heat up and the actual temperature will be displayed. Once the actual temperature is reached for both temperature gauges you may begin making capsules.

3.3         Compressed Air – Blue Regulator

Connect compressed air to the following inlet using the connections provided or new connectors as required.

B - On/off switch, push in to switch air supply on, pull out to turn air supply.

To adjust air pressure, pull out A to deliver an air pressure to the unit of between 0.6 bar-0.8 bar as shown in meter C.

After any adjustments make sure that C is pressed back down in the locked position.

Figure 4 - Air and Nitrogen inlets of coffee capsule filling sealing machine
Figure 4 - Air and Nitrogen inlets of coffee capsule filling sealing machine

3.4         Nitrogen – Red Regulator

Coffee is a delicate product. To prevent the oxidation of the coffee in portion packs, nitrogen gas is used during dosing until the capsules are sealed and the oxygen is removed.

The Nitrogen flushing is handled automatically by the capsule packing machine. The only requirements are to connect a bottle of food grade nitrogen to the machine.

To adjust air pressure, pull out D to deliver an air pressure to the unit of between 0.1 MPA as shown in meter E.

The nitrogen gas pressure should be 0.1MPA with a flow rate of between we recommend 200-500 liters/MIN.

Use food-grade Nitrogen.

3.5         Load Capsules

Load empty capsules through the capsule tube.

3.6         Load paper real

Load the paper real by following the steps below.

Figure 6 - Pull out spindle of coffee capsule filling machine
Figure 6 - Pull out spindle of coffee capsule filling machine
Figure 7 - run paper as follows of coffee capsule filling sealing machine
Figure 7 - run paper as follows of coffee capsule filling sealing machine

3.7         Programming the dosage

Set the desired weight of the capsule, in this example we will is 5.5g. To calibrate this weight, you will then need to adjust the FEEDING SUBDIVISION values. The Larger the value, the lower filling quantity, the smaller value, the greater filling quantity. A good starting point is 1.34.

FunctionDescription
Filling Serve Turn on 100 Shut 200 - this is to control the filling servo on and off timeNO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Topping device Turn on Shut 300 – This is the capsules lift and down time.NO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Stirring time 1.0 s This is the delay time to the next stirring cycle when stirring is not set to continuous mode.NO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Cup testing to topping 0 - no cup no fillingNO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Weight added 5.5 g – You can set this value to the filling weight you want to getAdjust this value for the desired output weight
Filling Serve Turn on 100 Shut 200 -this is to control the filling servo on and off time from Programmer valueNO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Feeding Subdivision: This is to adjust the filling accuracy, if the measured weight does not meet the set value (Weight added 5.5 g), you can calibrate with this value.

Adjust the feeding subdivision:

The Larger the value, the lower filling quantity,

The smaller value, the greater filling quantity

Adjust this value to calibrate. A good starting point is 1.34
SERVO speed No need to change normally, this is the servo motor running speed.NO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
SERVO Acceleration. This is to adjust the servo motor acceleration, The lower the value the faster the speed.NO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Servo Deceleration: To adjust the servo motor stop, the larger the value the longer it will take to stop.NO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
SERVO. This is the servo motor running speed.NO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET
Filling times after less materialNO NEED TO ADJUST THIS VALUE – FACTORY SET

Figure 8 - programming of dosage

3.8         Setting the cup capsule counter

You can program the machine to set up a predefined number of capsules. Once the machine reaches the programmed amount of capsules the machine will automatically stop and an alarm with sound.

To set the programmed quantity:

Select COUNTING STOP and enter desired number of capsules

Activate CUPCOUNT

Machine will automatically stop after the programmed amount of cups

3.9         Counting the number of capsules at the end of the conveyor belt

You can program the machine to set up a predefined number of capsules at the end of the conveyor belt before the chute changes position.

Once the machine reaches the programmed number of capsules the chute will change positions. This allows the counting of capsules per carton before packing.

To set the programmed quantity.

Figure 9 - Conveyor with cup counter of coffee capsule filling sealing machine
Figure 9 - Conveyor with cup counter of coffee capsule filling sealing machine

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4           Loading the ground coffee

4.1         About the Ground Coffee loader.

The ground coffee loader will automatically load the auger with ground coffee.

Please check the connections prior to operating.

  1. Air Supply
  2. Electrical line connection
  3. Tube for ground coffee

4.2         Loading and Unloading the Ground Coffee

  1. Clean the Filter.
  2. Switch Machine to “AUTOMATIC”
  3. Press the ON/OFF button on the vacuum feeder box to keep the vacuum feeder ON. NOTE: This needs to be done every time you turn on the machine. The filler will work automatically as the hopper needs filling.
  4. After turning ON the feeder, there is a sensor on the filling hopper to check and control the vacuum feeder/conveyor.
Figure 11 – Clean filter, turn filler on and check level of coffee capsule machines
Figure 11 – Clean filter, turn filler on and check level of coffee capsule machines

 

4.3         Emptying the Ground Coffee Hopper

Please do not leave ground coffee in the hopper. It should be packed in capsules or removed once you have finished packing for the day.

To empty the Hopper and the auger please follow the instructions below.

  1. Loosen the screw below the Auger.
  2. On control panel, Switch to MANUAL
  3. Select FILLING and STIR on the touchscreen
  4. Use buttons to lift the Auger, swing out and empty coffee.
  5. Once you have aligned the hopper away from the machine and have a container under the spout,
  6. Turn off FILLING
  7. Active the EMPTY HOPPER and STIR
  8. Once the AUGUR is empty – Turn off EMPTY HOPPER and STIR
  9. To reverse the process and put the machine back to normal operational mode.
  10. Use button to move Augur down.
  11. Tighten the screw to lock into position.
Figure 12 - Loosen the screw below the Auger of coffee capsule machines
Figure 12 - Loosen the screw below the Auger of coffee capsule machines
Figure 13 - Use buttons to lift the Auger, swing out and empty coffee of coffee capsule machines
Figure 13 - Use buttons to lift the Auger, swing out and empty coffee of coffee capsule machines
Figure 14 - marker for re-alignment of coffee capsules machines
Figure 14 - marker for re-alignment of coffee capsules machines

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5           OPERATING the MACHINE

5.1         Language selection

Figure 15 - Language select

Figure 15 - Language select of coffee capsules filling sealing machine
Figure 15 - Language select of coffee capsules filling sealing machine

Press (hold 3 seconds) the Chinese flag, change to Chinese language on the control panel.

Press (hold 3 seconds) the U.K. flag, change to English language on the control panel.

5.2         Operating the machine in automatic mode

The machine will normally operate in the AUTOMATIC mode without any need for the operator to adjust any parameters.

  1. It is important that the machine is clear from all capsules before starting the machine.
  2. Turn on machine and wait until it reaches temperature on the front Control Panels
  3. Make sure that Air Pressure is correct.
  4. Open the Nitrogen infusion.
  5. Turn on the Vacuum Feeder
  6. Load Ground coffee
  7. Load empty capsules into the capsule hopper
  8. Place the machine into AUTOMATIC MODE
  9. Press the GREEN button ‘C’ AUTOMATIC on the control panel
  10. Press the RED button ‘D’ to stop the machine at any time.
Figure 16 - Control buttons on panel of coffee capsule machines
Figure 16 - Control buttons on panel of coffee capsule machines

Figure 16 - Control buttons on panel

Figure 17 - Main machine synoptic of coffee capsule filling sealing machines
Figure 17 - Main machine synoptic of coffee capsule filling sealing machines

Figure 17 - Main machine synoptic

5.3         Operating functions manually

It is possible to operate individual or multiple elements manually for the purposes of testing or cleaning.

Select a function from the control panel.

  1. Example select CONVEYER BELT
    1. Press the GREEN ‘C’ Button AUTOMATIC on the control panel to start
    2. Press the RED ‘D’ Button to stop the machine at any time.
  2. Example select PULL FILM
    1. Press the GREEN ‘C’ Button AUTOMATIC on the control panel to start
    2. Press the RED ‘D’ Button to stop the machine at any time.

 

6           Programming mode

6.1         MACHINE Synoptic

This is page to enter the parameters settings. Do not make any changes without conforming with the manufacturer. The passcode is 198888.

6.2         Auto running page

This is page to enter the parameters settings. Do not make any changes without conforming with the manufacturer. The passcode is 198888.

Figure 18 - Machine Synoptic of coffee capsule filling machines
Figure 18 - Machine Synoptic of coffee capsule filling machines

Figure 18 - Machine Synoptic

The machine Synoptic chart shows the main operational elements of the machine. When the machine is in MANUAL MODE, selecting one of the key functions will take you to the programming functions for that part of the process.

Key programming functions:

  1. DROP CUP
  2. FILLING
  3. SUCTION POWDER
  4. CUT SEAL
  5. HEAT SEALING
  6. CUP OUTPUT - parameters set to protect the cylinder when machine is stop
  7. Heating - is to turn on the heating No. 5 and No.6. Press to turn ON/OFF
  8. Current angle: the rotary disc position now when running (set in the machine programmer)
  9. Stopping Position: the rotary disc running time (set in the machine programmer)
  10. Home page: press to back to home page
  11. Short cut to the running screen
  12. Short cut to the alarm screen
  13. Short cut to the I/O monitor screen

6.3         RUNNING

Figure 19 - Main running screen of coffee capsule machines
Figure 19 - Main running screen of coffee capsule machines

Figure 19 - Main running screen

This is the main screen that is used to operate the machine. Place the machine in Automatic and then press Button C (green button) to run the machine. Refer 8 Operating the machine.

  1. Drop cup: to control the drop cup
  2. Filling: to control the filling station
  3. Vibrate powder: to control the filling vibration
  4. Feeding to hopper: To control the vacuum feeder
  5. Empty Hopper: the function to clean the hopper
  6. Stir: to control the stir motor
  7. Suction powder: to control the capsules edge cleaning station
  8. Cut seal: to control the cut and seal station
  9. Pull film: to control the pull film motor
  10. Heat sealing: to control the second sealing station
  11. Cup output: to control the cup output
  12. Conveyor belt: control the belt running
  13. Vibrating disk: to control the vibrating capsules feeding system (optional function
  14. Cup count: to control the cup counting function
  15. Manual/Automatic: If Manual mode, all functions are not working, you need to press the one you want to working, then press the green button under the screen to test this function; If auto mode, all functions will work

 

6.4         DROP CUP

The drop cup programming screen is entered by touching on DROPPED CUP on the synopsis.

Manual operations include:

  1. Drop Cup. press to run this function in Manual module. only press the button, then the function will operate. In Auto module, all the functions will operate.

Programming functions.

  1. Yield count: to count how many capsules have been produced.
  2. Speed: the machine running speed.
  3. Manual/Automatic: switch to auto running or manual running of the machine.
  4. Drop Cylinder: set the parameters to control the drop cup cylinder when to work and stop
  5. Cup drop up/down: set the parameters to control the cup up/down cylinder when to work and stop
  6. Cup drop vacuum: set the parameters to control the drop cup vacuum suction when to work and stop
  7. Cup test: is the sensor parameters to detector when to work/stop
  8. Number of cups drops after cup absence: set to value to stop the machine after how many capsules absence in the rotary disc
  9. Instructions: is the function working signal
Figure 20 - Drop cup Parameter Page of coffee capsule filling machines
Figure 20 - Drop cup Parameter Page of coffee capsule filling machines

Figure 20 - Drop cup Parameter Page

6.5         FILLING

Enter the filling programming menu by selecting the filling indicator on the synoptic. This programming menu will allow you to adjust key ground coffee filling values for the machine. You should limit any changes in this programming screen as most values are factory set.

Typically, you will only need to adjust the Weight added field.

Calibration is done through the Feeding Subdivision field.

  1. Filling Servo.
  2. Topping device.
  3. Stirring time.
  4. Cup testing to topping.
  5. Weight added 5.5 g – You can set this value to the filling weight you want to obtain.
  6. Filling Serve.
  7. Feeding Subdivision. This is to adjust the filling accuracy, if the measured weight does not meet the set value (Weight added 5.5 g), you can calibrate with this value.
  8. SERVO speed.
  9. SERVO Acceleration. This is to adjust the servo motor acceleration, The lower the value the faster the speed.
  10. Servo Deceleration. To adjust the servo motor stop, the larger the value the longer it will take to stop.
  11. Filling times after less material.
Figure 21 - Capsule filling Parameter Page of coffee capsule filling machine
Figure 21 - Capsule filling Parameter Page of coffee capsule filling machine

Figure 21 - Capsule filling Parameter Page

6.6         VIBRATE POWDER

  1. Suction powder: to clean the powder on the capsules edge for better sealing
  2. Manual/automatic: in Manual module, only press the button, then the function will work. In Auto module, all the functions will work.
  3. Tamp Cylinder: to control when the tamp cylinder will work/ stop
  4. Vacuum suction: to control when the vacuum suction will work/ stop
  5. Powder detected to sucking: to set how many stations between the cup detector sensor to the suction powder station.
Figure 22 - Parameters page for suction powder of coffee capsule machines
Figure 22 - Parameters page for suction powder of coffee capsule machines

Figure 22 - Parameters page for suction powder

 

6.7         CUT SEAL

Enter the CUT SEAL programming menu by selecting the CUT SEAL indicator on the synoptic. This programming menu will allow you to adjust film real parameters for the machine. You should limit any changes in this programming screen as most values are factory set.

  1. Cut seal: to control the cut and seal cylinder.
  2. Put film: to control the pull film cylinder.
  3. Manual/auto: in Manual module, only press the button, then the function will work. In Auto module, all the functions will work.
  4. Manual punctuation: this is for the film with eye mark, press this button, and then the film will auto running and stop at the eye mark detected by the sensor.
  5. Calibration: is to control the machine to pull the film to the set length.
  6. Cutting cylinder: to control when the cutting cylinder work/stop,
  7. Film cutting heat seal: to control when the heat seal work/stop.
  8. Film drawing servo: to control when film pull servo work/stop.
  9. Cup test to cut the membrane: to set how many stations between the cup detector sensor to the film cutting station.
  10. Cup test to pull film: to set how many stations between the cup detector sensor to the pull film station.
  11. Pull speed: to control the film pull speed.
  12. Film accelerate: to control the servo motor when to accelerate to pull film more.
  13. Film Deceleration: to control the servo motor when to decelerate to pull film slowly.
  14. Film length I: to set the first step to pull how many films pull at one time.
  15. Film length II: to set the second step to pull how many films ay one time.
  16. Pull film compensation: to adjust the pull film accuracy.
Figure 23 - Parameters page to seal and cutting film of coffee capsule machines
Figure 23 - Parameters page to seal and cutting film of coffee capsule machines

Figure 23 - Parameters page to seal and cut film

6.8         HEAT SEALING

Enter the HEAT SEALING programming menu by selecting the HEAT SEALING indicator on the synoptic. This programming menu will allow you to adjust the mechanical up down timings associated with the heat sealer. You should limit any changes in this programming screen as most values are factory set.

 

  1. Heat sealing: for the second sealing station working.
  2. Heat seal up/down: to control when the up/down cylinder working.
  3. Cup detected to heat seal: to set how many stations between the cup detector sensor to the second sealing station.
Figure 24 - Parameters setting for heat sealing of coffee capsule machines
Figure 24 - Parameters setting for heat sealing of coffee capsule machines

Figure 24 - Parameters setting for heat sealing

6.9         CUP OUTPUT

Enter the CUP OUTPUT programming menu by selecting the CUP OUTPUT indicator on the synoptic.

This programming menu will allow you to adjust the mechanical arm associated with the cup output. You should limit any changes in this programming screen as most values are factory set.

  1. Cup output: to control cups output.
  2. Cup count: to detector how many cups output and then flip over.
  3. Conveyor belt: to control the conveyor belt.
  4. Top of the cup: to control the cup up/down work/stop.
  5. Out cup swing arm: to control the swing arm work/stop time,
  6. To create a vacuum: to control when the cup suction vacuum will work.
  7. Swing delay: to control the delay time between twice working.
  8. Cup count setting: to set how many cups count and then swing to another side.
  9. Cup detection to out of the cup: to set how many stations between the cup detector sensor to the cup output station.

Figure 25 - Parameters setting for output of coffee capsule filling sealing machine
Figure 25 - Parameters setting for output of coffee capsule filling sealing machine

6.10     Alarms overview

Figure 26 - Alarm Screen

  1. Figure 26 - Alarm Screen of coffee capsule filling sealing machine AFPAK
    Figure 26 - Alarm Screen of coffee capsule filling sealing machine AFPAK

    Emergency stop: the machine is under the emergency stop now, Please turn the emergency stop button and press the red button below the touch screen to clear the alarm

  2. Insufficient silo, please feed: the powders inside the filling hopper is not enough, please feed more
  3. Hopper shortage alarm: the hopper is shortage, please feed more
  4. Mainframe failure: Variable frequency failure caused by voltage instability, confirm the input voltage to ensure the stability of the voltage;
  5. Cup output cylinder protection: something wrong with the cup output cylinder, please check
  6. Counting stop: the machine produced the quantity meet the set value on the screen, please reset the count value.
  7. Host location stuck: the host position is stuck, please check the main motor
  8. Drop cup cylinder protection: the drop cup up/down cylinder is stuck
  9. Film empty shutdown: the film is out of supply, please supply more.
  10. Low air pressure protection: the machine air pressure is less than 0.6MPA, please feed more air
  11. Cup bin without cup shutdown: please feed more capsules on the capsules bin
  12. Film cutting servo failure: please check the servo motor driver error code
  13. Security door protection: the doors are open, machine will not working
  14. Die stop with object: the rotary disc is stuck by something, please kindly check
  15. Broken film protection: the film is broken
  16. Fill 1 servo failure: Filling servo motor doesn’t work
  17. Laminated protection: something wrong with the push film cylinder
  18. Cut film heat seal protection: something wrong with the cut and seal station
  19. When have the alarm, please kindly check the position clearly, solve the errors, and then press the red “Stop” button below the screen, then the machine will run again.

6.11     I/O MONITOR

i o monitor
i o monitor

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7           Password

This is page to enter the parameters settings. Do not make any changes without conforming with the manufacturer. The passcode is 198888.

8           Key Contacts

Jeffree Cao

SHANGHAI AFPAK CO., LTD

Web: www.afpakmachine.com

WhatsApp: +86-15618866167

Skype: allenanf

Email: anf717@gmail.com info@anfpak.com

9           Regulatory Requirements

[Enter information describing regulatory and policies compliance requirements or provide a reference to where it is stored.]

 

10           Coffee capsule filling sealing machine Common issues and troubleshooting

In the process of operation, the improper operation and settings, and mechanical parts, electrical components damaged and other reasons, will cause the machine does not work, please first find the reason, from table following and take effective measures. If the problem still cannot be solved, please contact the supplier.

 

FaultPossible reasonPossible Solution
Ground coffee weight is not accurate.The parameters on the programming panel are set incorrectly.Please recalibrate the filling weight as per 15 Setting capsule dosage levels
The coffee ground stirring is not consistent.The parameters on the programming panel are set incorrectly.

Check the screw parameters on the control panel.

If different to factory recommended settings, please adjust the settings back to the recommended settings.

Check if the mixing agitator is set to ‘NO” on the control panel.

Feeding screw is loose.

 

Open funnel mouth and check the screw.
Hopper detector is out of alignment.Check and adjust, if necessary.
Grinder is not consistent.

Grind is too course.

Grind is too fine.

Check grind consistency.
Heat sealing is not straight or sealing film falls off the capsule.The film is not straight.

Sealing temperature is not high enough.

Heat sealing punch press stroke is not long enough.

Heating rods, thermocouple could be damaged.

Adjust membrane absorption section.

Through the temperature controller reset temperature.

Replace the heating rods or thermocouples.

Jacking cup is abnormalJacking cup parameters set wrong.

Cylinder of jacking cup damaged.

Cylinder movement angle is not correct

The jacking cup parameters set by the touch screen , make time to meet.

Replace the cylinder. 3.Adjusting cylinder installation plate angle.

The machine runs abnormally, cannot stop or automatic stop.The encoder failure.

No signal output to the PLC.

Photoelectric switch is wrong.

Check the encoder circuit or replace the encoder.

Check the electric schematic diagram to solve the problem.

Adjust the photoelectric switch position or sensitivity, if necessary, to replace it.

Cup output swing arm is not picking up cups.

Cup output swing arm is not picking up cups.

Lack of suction due to compressed air level or blockage.

Check compressed air level.

Check tubes and connectors associated with the arm for blockages due to ground coffee.

Cup output swing arm is not picking up cups. 2

 

APPENDIX B: Electrical Diagrams of Coffee capsule Filling Sealing Machine

11          Machine technical parameters

Note: This machine can only package a certain specification capsule, if you change the capsules size, then need to change the mold plate.

Description Parameter
Max filling powder weight8-15g
Packaging speed50-70 capsules/min
Coffee filling accuracy±0.2g
Laying-off station1
Net weight of the machine750Kg
Machine case size1745mm(length)X1150mm(width) X2850mm(height)

Figure 27 - Machine parameters

12           Machine Dimensions

Figure 28 - Machine Dimensions of AFPAK Coffee capsule filling machine
Figure 28 - Machine Dimensions of AFPAK Coffee capsule filling machine
Figure 29 - Clearance Requirements coffee capsule filling machine
Figure 29 - Clearance Requirements coffee capsule filling machine

 

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