EFI/4X Sub Surface Drum/Tote Filler

EF1/4X Electronic Sub Surface Drum Fillers

Range of Products:

Any foaming or non foaming food, chemical or petroleum product which will flow, settle out in the container and does not contain hard solids, Machines are available in brass and steel (standard), 316 stainless steel, or sanitary stainless steel product contact parts. to suit a wide range of products.


The 2.273 kgl or 5,000 lb. scale is a proven heavy duty design, specially adapted to the filling operation. Accuracy is within +-0.5% when the machine is property installed and operated.


The EF1/4X filler may be quickly installed by your plant personnel. The scale controller gets plugged into an electrical outlet. A 3/8" airline from plant air is to be connected in at filter.


The operator places all bung openings toward the center of the pallet with the caps out. Roll  pallet on filling platform. The operator aligns filling lance to drum opening. He then presses the start button; the electronic scale auto tares and the filling lance will descend to the bottom of the drum and start the filling cycle. Alter a time period, the lance will start to rise and will stop before it comes out of the drum. When all four drums are filled, the operator exits pallet and starts operation on another set.

Range of Containers:

Any free standing metal, glass or plastic container for 55 gallon drums. Filling lances are available for containers with openings as small as 35 mm {1-3/8").

Supply of Product:

The EF1/4X filler may be supplied from any non-surging source with a constant supply pressure in the range from gravity to 40 p.s.i.g.


Sturdy design and construction guarantee many years of service. No special tools are needed for adjustment.

Noise Control:

Cylinders exhaust through ports with mufflers. A level 20 db at 1M.


The machine is equipped with a quick shut off button for the operator to interrupt the fill. The system is equipped with a pneumatic fail safe to shut off flow product if air pressure is lost.

Change of Product:

To change product, the filling system may be drained and flushed down with solvent. For a complete cleaning, the filling head may be disassembled by operator.

Personnel Required:

One operator, unskilled. The operator has time to close and seal the bungs while the next set of containers fill.

Air Requirements:

80 1/min. a15.6 kg/sq. em. {3cu. ft./min. at 80 p.s.i.) or 22 s.c.f.m. at 80 p.s.i.

Electric Requirements:

110/120 volts, 50 or 60hz (cycles), 1 phase, grounded, clean. The scale controller classification is NEMA 4X, liquid tight.

Standard Features:

Load cell base 48" x 48".

Load cell capacity 5000 lbs.

Electrics in 110 vac 50/60 cycle 1 phase.

Two stage fill-dribble flow.

Safety shut off.

Brass and steel wetted contact parts.

Welded steel frame, enamel painted surface.

Rollers on filling platform.

Electronic scale indicator in NEMA4X stainless enclosure.

Programmed pneumatic sequential controls mounted in NEMA 1 enclosure complete with manual overrides, visual indicators, filter regulator and lubricator.

Optional Features:

Explosion proof electrics.

Epoxy painted frame.

Operation indicator package.

Motorized platform rollers.

Hazard environmental load cell/base.

316 Stainless steel wetted contact parts.

Gravity infeed discharge conveyors 10ft.sections.

Approximate shipping weight:

Crate 1: 2,300 lbs. (scale)

Crate 2: 1,300 lbs. (upright)

Approximate shipping measurements:

Crate 1: 97" length. 70" width. 49" height

Crate 2: 105" length, 72" width 42" height

Shipped in two crates. Some assembly required.

EF1/4X Electronic Sub Surface Drum Fillers - Video