EP2132130A2 - Filling system for hot-filling - Google Patents

Filling system for hot-filling

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EP2132130A2
EP2132130A2 EP08716510A EP08716510A EP2132130A2 EP 2132130 A2 EP2132130 A2 EP 2132130A2 EP 08716510 A EP08716510 A EP 08716510A EP 08716510 A EP08716510 A EP 08716510A EP 2132130 A2 EP2132130 A2 EP 2132130A2
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filling
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characterized
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Ludwig Clüsserath
Dieter-Rudolf Krulitsch
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KHS GmbH
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KHS AG
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    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65BMACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
    • B65B39/00Nozzles, funnels or guides for introducing articles or materials into containers or wrappers
    • B65B39/001Nozzles, funnels or guides for introducing articles or materials into containers or wrappers with flow cut-off means, e.g. valves
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B65CONVEYING; PACKING; STORING; HANDLING THIN OR FILAMENTARY MATERIAL
    • B65BMACHINES, APPARATUS OR DEVICES FOR, OR METHODS OF, PACKAGING ARTICLES OR MATERIALS; UNPACKING
    • B65B39/00Nozzles, funnels or guides for introducing articles or materials into containers or wrappers
    • B65B39/04Nozzles, funnels or guides for introducing articles or materials into containers or wrappers having air-escape, or air-withdrawal, passages
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B67OPENING, CLOSING OR CLEANING BOTTLES, JARS OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS; LIQUID HANDLING
    • B67CCLEANING, FILLING WITH LIQUIDS OR SEMILIQUIDS, OR EMPTYING, OF BOTTLES, JARS, CANS, CASKS, BARRELS, OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; FUNNELS
    • B67C3/00Bottling liquids or semiliquids; Filling jars or cans with liquids or semiliquids using bottling or like apparatus; Filling casks or barrels with liquids or semiliquids
    • B67C3/02Bottling liquids or semiliquids; Filling jars or cans with liquids or semiliquids using bottling or like apparatus
    • B67C3/04Bottling liquids or semiliquids; Filling jars or cans with liquids or semiliquids using bottling or like apparatus without applying pressure
    • B67C3/045Apparatus specially adapted for filling bottles with hot liquids
    • BPERFORMING OPERATIONS; TRANSPORTING
    • B67OPENING, CLOSING OR CLEANING BOTTLES, JARS OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS; LIQUID HANDLING
    • B67CCLEANING, FILLING WITH LIQUIDS OR SEMILIQUIDS, OR EMPTYING, OF BOTTLES, JARS, CANS, CASKS, BARRELS, OR SIMILAR CONTAINERS, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR; FUNNELS
    • B67C3/00Bottling liquids or semiliquids; Filling jars or cans with liquids or semiliquids using bottling or like apparatus; Filling casks or barrels with liquids or semiliquids
    • B67C3/02Bottling liquids or semiliquids; Filling jars or cans with liquids or semiliquids using bottling or like apparatus
    • B67C3/22Details
    • B67C3/28Flow-control devices, e.g. using valves
    • B67C3/286Flow-control devices, e.g. using valves related to flow rate control, i.e. controlling slow and fast filling phases

Abstract

The invention relates to a filling system for hot-filling a liquid product into bottles or similar containers. Said system comprises a filling element comprising a liquid channel configured in a filling element housing. Said channel communicates with a bowl for the product and forms a product dispenser on a lower side of the filling element, via which dispenser the liquid product flows towards the container to be filled, said container being held on a container support. The filling system also comprises a liquid valve arranged in the liquid channel.

Description


  filling system

The invention relates to a filling system according to the preamble of claim 1.

Filling systems, especially those for filling bottles or similar containers with a hot liquid product, i. for hot filling e.g. from still drinks or other products are known.

The object of the invention is to show a filling system which is optionally suitable at least for a cold filling or hot filling and with which in a hot filling in a particularly simple manner, a heating of the filling elements is possible.

   To solve this problem, a filling system according to the patent claim 1 is formed.

For example, in filling pauses or interruptions in the filling process, the heating of the filling elements is carried out by the hot medium, which flows through the filling elements with closed liquid valves, in a formed in each filling element first flow path, preferably part of a boiler or another Reservoir for the filling material including filling product cycle with your heating or heating system is.

   This Füllgutstrom or hot circulation of the contents is initiated by activating at least a first control valve, which is provided for example in the first flow path of each filling element or in a line or connection, which also as part of the Füllgutkreislaufs for all filling elements of a filling machine or for a group of several Filling elements is common.

Further developments, advantages and applications of the invention will become apparent from the following description of exemplary embodiments and from the figures. In this case, all described and / or illustrated features alone or in any combination are fundamentally the subject of the invention, regardless of their summary in the claims or their dependency.

   Also, the content of the claims is made an integral part of the description. The invention will be explained in more detail below with reference to the figures of exemplary embodiments. In the drawings: Fig. 1 shows a simplified illustration of a filling system according to the invention, together with a bottle raised to the filling element of this system;

FIG. 2 shows the filling system of FIG. 1 in an operating state with uninterrupted hot filling; FIG.

Fig. 3 in a representation similar to Figure 1, another filling system according to the invention.

FIG. 4 shows the filling system of FIG. 3 in an operating state with interrupted hot filling. The generally designated 1 in Figures 1 and 2 filling system is part of a filling machine rotating design for filling a liquid filling in bottles 2 or the like container.

   For this purpose, the filling system 1 consists essentially of a filling element 3 and of a bottle or container carrier 4 associated with this filling element, which in the illustrated embodiment serves to hold the bottles 2 on a mouth flange 2.2 formed below the mouth of the bottle 2.1 and, for example, is fork-shaped therefor. The filling element 3 and the associated container carrier 4 are provided with a plurality of similar filling elements 3 and container carrier 4 on the circumference of a rotatable about a vertical axis of the machine rotor 5 of the filling machine. Above the filling elements 3 is located on the rotor 5 a common for all filling elements boiler 6, which is formed for example as a ring boiler and is filled level controlled during the filling operation up to a predetermined level N.

   In the boiler 6 thus a gas chamber 6.1 and a liquid chamber 6.2 are formed. The liquid product is fed to the boiler 6 controlled by a supply line, not shown.

In a housing 7 of the filling element 3, a liquid channel 8 is formed, which communicates via a line 9 with the liquid chamber 6.2 of the example formed as a ring boiler boiler 6 in conjunction. In the liquid channel 8, the liquid valve 10 is provided, specifically for the controlled delivery of the liquid contents via a discharge opening 1 1, which is formed on the underside of the filling element of the local open end of the liquid channel 8. The liquid valve 10 consists essentially of a valve disposed in the liquid passage 8 valve body 10.1, which cooperates with a valve seat 10.2.

   The valve body 10.1 is arranged on a coaxially arranged with the vertical Füllelementachse arranged at both ends open gas pipe 13, which also serves as a valve stem for actuating the liquid valve 10 and cooperates with an actuator 12 for this purpose. The lower open end of the gas pipe 13 is enclosed by the annular discharge opening 11. The upper open end of the gas pipe 13 opens into a gas space formed in the housing 14. The pressing of the respective bottle 2 with its mouth 2.1 against the filling element 3 takes place in this embodiment, at least supportive by the prevailing in the gas space 14 and the pressing rod 4.1 of the respective Container carrier acting pressure.

The gas space 14 is u.a. connected to the housing 7 formed channels 15, 16, 17.

   These channels are each part of a controlled flow path with control valves 18, 19 and 20. In detail, the channel 15 is part of the control valve 18 and a channel 21 having flow path between the gas chamber 14 and a common for all filling elements 3 of the filling machine, on the rotor 5 trained annular channel 22 which is connected via a line 23 to the gas chamber 6.1. The throttled, i. provided with a throttle channel 16 is part of a control valve 19 and the branched channel 21 having flow path between the gas space 14 and the annular channel 22nd

   The channel 17 is part of a control valve 20 and the branched channel 24 having controlled and throttled flow path between the gas space 14 and a common for all filling elements of the filling machine, formed on the rotor 5 annular channel 26th

In addition to the three aforementioned control valves, the filling element 3, a fourth control valve 25, which forms a controlled connection between the annular channel 26 and the liquid channel 8, together with the branched channel 24 and a further channel 27, in the flow direction before Valve seat 10.2. Via a control device 28, the control valves 18, 19, 20 and 25, but also the liquid valves 10 of the filling machine or

   the actuation devices 12 are operated in a program-controlled manner in accordance with the respective filling method, namely the fluid valves 10 for volumetric filling, also as a function of the measuring signal of a flow meter 29.

With the filling system 1, the various filling methods are possible, for example, a single-chamber or multi-chamber pressure filling of CO2-containing products or beverages, such.

   Soft drinks, beer, carbonated waters,

An unpressurised cold filling, for example, still drinks, as well as a non-pressurized hot filling of still drinks.

The procedural process or control steps necessary for the different processes are completely or almost completely shifted into the respective filling element 3.

The actuating device 12 and the control valves 18, 19, 20 and 25 and their actuators are each pneumatically operated and are not shown, electrically controllable valves (solenoid valves) controlled.

   In a filling machine with a plurality of filling elements 3, the actuating element 12 as well as the control valve 18 are each controlled individually by the central control unit 28 for each filling element.

The control valves 19, 20 and 25 are controlled centrally depending on the selected filling in each case centrally for all filling elements 3 of the filling machine, for example via three solenoid valves, of which a solenoid valve all control valves 19, a solenoid valve all control valves 20 and a Solenoid valve is associated with all control valves 25 of the filling machine.

In the initial state, i. in the non-actuated state, the liquid valve 10 and the control valves 18, 19, 20 and 25 are closed.

   In the following description of the various filling methods and their process steps, the aforementioned valves are also each in their closed state, unless the open state is explicitly stated.

Basically, for the control of the aforementioned valves in the various filling methods, that in the pressure filling, i. when filling the Fla see 2 under counter pressure, the control valves 19 and 25 are constantly closed, while the control valve 20 is always open.

   In the pressureless cold or hot filling the control valve 20 is always closed and the control valve 19 is always open. With the control valve 25 is controlled in the manner described in more detail below during an interruption of the filling process, a circulation of the hot liquid filling material through the filling elements 3 to heat them or to keep it at a necessary for hot filling temperature.

Thus, only two valves, namely the respective liquid valve 10 and the control valve 18 of the individual filling elements of the filling machine are individually controlled during the individual filling process.

   With the other control valves 19, 20 and 25 is carried out by a central for all filling elements 3 of the filling machine common control only the selection of the respective desired mode. In detail, with the filling system 1 u.a. the following procedures are possible:

Single-chamber pressure filling

In this filling process, the boiler is filled up to level N with the contents. The gas chamber 6.1 of the boiler 6 as well as the connected via the line 23 to the gas chamber 6.1 annular channel 22 are filled with the pressurized CO2 gas. The annular channel 26 serves here as a common for all filling elements return gas channel. The control valve 20 is in this filling process in a constantly open state.

1 .

   Preloading: After insertion and lifting of the respective bottle 2 in sealing position against the relevant filling element 3, a pretensioning of the bottle 2 with CO2 gas takes place from the annular channel 22 by opening the control valve 18.

2. Fast filling: When the control valve 18 is still open, the liquid valve 12 is opened.

3. Brake filling: Due to the signal supplied by the flow meter 29, the control valve 18 is closed when the liquid valve 10 is still open, so that the filling process is continued with reduced filling speed.

4. Filling: After reaching the predetermined amount of filling liquid valve 10 is closed. 5th

   Pre-relieving and calming: After closing the liquid valve via the open control valve 20 and via the throttled gas connection between the gas pipe 13, the gas pipe 14 and serving as a return gas duct annular channel 26, the pre-unloading, so that the relevant filled bottle 2 is then lowered and ejected can be. Pressure-free cold or hot filling

In this filling process, the boiler 6 is again filled up to the level N with the liquid product. The gas chamber 6.1 and thus also the annular channel 22 are at atmospheric pressure. The control valve 19 is in this filling process in a constantly open state.

1. Fast filling: After inserting and lifting the respective bottle 2 in sealing position against the filling element 3, the liquid valve 10 is opened when the control valve 18 is open.

   The volume of liquid flowing into the bottle 2 via the discharge opening 1 1 is constantly detected by the flowmeter 29. 2. The quantity of air or gas displaced by the liquid filling material from the bottle 2 flows via the gas pipe 13, the gas space 14 and the flow paths formed by the open control valves 18 and 19 into the annular channel 21 connected via the line 23 to the gas space 6.1 of the boiler 6 ,

3. Brake filling: When the liquid valve 10 is still open, the control valve 18 is closed, so that from the bottle 2 by the inflowing

Filled air or gas quantity can only flow through the throttled connection or the throttled flow path of the open control valve 19 into the annular channel 22. 4th

   Filling: After reaching the desired quantity of contents, the closing of the liquid valve 10 follows, followed by the lowering and pushing out of the respectively filled bottle.

The pressureless filling described above can be carried out especially as hot filling, in particular for the hot sterile filling of products such. Juices.

   In this case, the liquid product is provided in the boiler 6 in the hot state, using a corresponding heater and / or in that the boiler 6 is part of a heater enclosing circuit in which the contents for heating and maintaining the required temperature circulates.

During the normal filling operation then the filling elements 3 by this filling elements or

   heated their liquid channels 8 flowing hot medium and kept at a required temperature, so that the liquid product is introduced with a sufficiently high, a germ-preventing temperature in the respective bottle 2.

In order to avoid cooling of the filling elements 3 in an interruption of the filling process, it is necessary in the hot filling, but at least advisably to keep the filling elements 3 by supplying heat to the required temperature.

   This is possible with the filling system 1, characterized in that at an interruption of the filling process and closed liquid valves 10 all filling elements, the control valves 25 of the filling elements are opened, so that the hot liquid product from the boiler 6 through which the open control valve 25 contained and of the Channels 27 and 24 formed in the annular channel 26 flows and from there via a return line 30, in which, for example, a product pump is disposed in the ring tank 6 and in the local liquid space 6.2 is returned, as in the figure 2 with the Arrows A is indicated.

3 shows a further embodiment of a filling system 1c, which is designed for a non-pressurized filling, in particular for a pressureless hot filling.

   The filling system 1 a differs from the filling system 1 initially in that instead of four control valves 18, 19, 20 and 25 and the associated controllable connections only a control valve 31 is provided which part of a also the channels 15 and 21 having controllable connection between the gas space 13 and the annular channel 22 is. Parallel to the control valve 31 is a throttled connection 32. With the control valve 31, the fast filling (when the control valve 31 is open) and the slow filling (when the control valve 31 is closed) are controlled. In the housing 7a of the filling element 3a, a channel 33 is formed, which connects the liquid channel 8 of each filling element 3a with the common annular channel 26 and opens into the liquid channel 8 in the flow direction in front of the valve seat 10.2 of the liquid valve 10.

   In the channel 33, a check valve 34 is provided, which opens for a flow direction from the liquid channel 8 in the annular channel 26, but blocks for a flow in the opposite direction. To the annular channel 26 leads a line 34 with an electrically controllable valve or solenoid valve 35th

The pressureless filling and a hot filling material in the bottles 2 takes place with the filling system 1a or filling element 3a in an analogous manner, as described above for the filling system 1, wherein the throttled channel 32 with respect to its function of the open control valve 19 formed throttled connection corresponds.

   The individual process steps are therefore:

When initially closed control valve 31 and closed liquid valve 10, the insertion and lifting of the bottle to be filled 2 takes place against the filling element 3a, so that the bottle mouth 2.1 is tight against the discharge opening 11 and against the local seal.

1. Fast filling: For filling, the liquid valve 10 is opened by the control device 28 via the actuating element 12. At the same time, the control valve 31 is opened. The bottle flowing into the bottle

Filling quantity is detected with the flow meter 29. The displaced by the liquid product from the bottle 2 amount of air or gas flows through the channel 15, the open control valve 31, partially through the throttled channel 32 and the channel 21 in the annular channel 22 second

   Brake Filling: Controlled by that supplied by the flowmeter 29

Measuring signal is closed by the control device 28, the control valve 31, so that the displaced by the liquid product from the bottle 2 air or gas flow only on the throttled channel 32 and the channel 21 in the annular channel 22 and thus a brake fills with reduced filling speed (the bottle inflowing amount of product per unit time) takes place.

3. Filling: Induced by the signal supplied by the flow meter 29, the liquid valve 10 is closed via the control device 28 as soon as the required amount of filling material is introduced into the bottle 2.

   This is followed by the lowering of the filled bottle 2 with the container carrier 4 and the pushing out of this bottle at the container outlet of the filling machine.

The above-described filling method is the non-pressure cold filling (filling of the contents in the cold state or

   at ambient temperature) as well as in non-pressurized hot filling (hot filling), in particular even at a temperature preventing a germs basically identical.

To maintain the temperature of these filling elements during an interruption of the filling process with closed liquid valves 10 all filling elements 3a a filling machine and valve 35 open the individual filling elements in turn via the line 9 hot material from the Kessei 6 fed, which the liquid channel 8 as well Also, the channel 33 flows through the opening of the check valve 34 and is returned via the annular channel 26 and the line 34 to the boiler 6.

   This circulation of the hot liquid filling material through the filling elements 3a is e.g. when the filling process is interrupted and after the closing of all filling elements 3a or their liquid valves are started automatically, but in any case interrupted before resumption of the filling process by closing the valve 36.

   The annular channel 26 remains filled with the contents.

With the check valve 34 prevents during filling filling material from the annular channel 26 and via this from other connected to the annular channel 26 filling elements via the opened liquid valve 10 flows into the jeweili-ge bottle 2 and thereby by the flow meter 29th controlled volumetric filling of bottles 2 falsified.

For a pressureless cold filling is carried out by suitable measures, for example by acting on the annular channel 26 with the pressure of a sterile pressure medium,

   held in the closed position, for example, with sterile compressed air or with the pressure of an inert gas or a sterile air or a sterile liquid and thus blocks the connection between the liquid channel 8 and the annular channel 26th

The invention has been described above by embodiments.

   It is understood that changes and modifications are possible without thereby departing from the inventive concept underlying the invention.

LIST OF REFERENCE NUMBERS

1, 1a filling system

2 bottle

2.1 bottle mouth

2.2 Mouth flange

3, 3a filling element

4 container carriers

5 rotor

6 kettles

7, 7a housing

8 fluid channel

9 line

10 liquid valve

10.1 valve body

10.2 Valve seat

11 discharge opening

12 actuator

13 gas pipe

14 gas space 15 branched channel

16 channel with throttle

17 channel

18, 19, 20 control valve

21 channel

22 ring channel

23 line

24 channel

25 control valve

26 ring channel

27 channel

28 control device

29 flow meter

30 line

31 control valve

32 throttled channel

33 channel

34 check valve

35 line

36 control valve

A flow direction

Claims

claims
1. filling system for filling a liquid filling material in bottles or similar containers (2), with at least one filling element (3, 3a) with a in a Füllelementgehäuse (7, 7a) formed product space or liquid channel (8) with a boiler ( 6) for the filling material is in communication and on an underside of the filling element (3, 3a) forms a Füllgutabgabe (11) via which the liquid product flows to each filled, on a container carrier (4) held container (2), and with a liquid valve (10) arranged in the liquid channel (8), characterized in that for heating or keeping the filling element (3, 3a) hot during filling in the filling element housing (7, 7a) a first flow path (24, 27;
 33), which has a partial section (8.1) of the liquid channel (8) lying in front of the liquid valve (10) with respect to the flow direction of the liquid filling material (8) with a collecting channel (26) common to a plurality of filling elements (3, 3a) ), and that at least one control valve (25, 36) is provided for controlling the flow of a hot liquid product from the boiler (6) through the section (8.1) and the first flow path into the first collection channel (26).
2. Filling system according to claim 1, characterized in that the at least one first control valve (25) in the first flow path (24, 27) is provided.
3. Filling system according to claim 1 or 2, characterized in that the at least one first control valve (36) in a to the first collection chamber (26) connected to the line (35) for discharging, for example, for returning the filling material to the boiler (6) is.
4. Filling system according to claim 3, characterized in that in a filling machine with a plurality of filling elements (3a) the first control valve (36) is provided in common for all filling elements of the filling machine or for a group of several filling elements (3a). Full system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that in the first Stromungsweg (33) a check valve (34) is provided, which opens for a flow from the Flussigkeitskanal (8) of the full element (3a) in the first collecting channel (26) and for a flow in the opposite direction blocks full system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the first Stromungsweg (24, 27, 33) in the immediate vicinity of the Flussigkeitsventils (10) or a valve seat (10 2) of the Flussigkeitsventils (10) in the fluid channel (8)
 Fullsystem according to one of the preceding claims, characterized by a return gas channel (13, 14), which is in filling with the interior of the container in sealing position against the full element (3, 3a) arranged in connection, by at least a second, and third, in Housing (7, 7a) of the full element (3, 3a) formed Stromungsweg (15, 16, 21, 15, 21, 32), the return gas channel (13, 14) with a second, for several FuIIelemente (3, 3a) common Combustion chamber (22) connects, and by at least one control valve (18, 19, 31) for the controlled connection of the jerk gas channel (13, 14) with the second collecting channel (22) via the second flow path (15, 21) and / or via the third , throttled Stromungsweg (16, 21, 32, 21) full system according to claim 7, characterized in that in the second flow path (15, 21), a second control valve (18, 31)
 A full system according to claim 7 or 8, characterized in that a third control valve (19) is provided in the third flow path (16, 21) , 32) an on-going connection to the jerk gas channel (13, 14) is full system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the jerk gas channel is formed by the channel of a gas pipe open at both ends (13), the lower end when filling with the interior of the Behalters (2) and the upper end with the second and third Stromungsweg is in communication, for example via a in the housing (7, 7a) of the full element (3, 3a) formed gas space (14) Fullsystem according to one of the preceding claims, characterized by a fourth, in the housing (7) of the full element (3)
 formed Stromungsweg (16, 24), between the return gas channel (13, 14) and the first collecting channel (26) and arranged in this Stromungsweg fourth control valve (20), via which in the open state, a connection between the return gas channel (13, 14 ) and the first collecting channel (26) is full system according to claim 12, characterized in that the fourth flow path is a throttled flow path is full system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that for a non-pressurized filling of the second collecting duct (22) with the atmosphere and / or with a in the boiler (6) formed gas space (6 1) is in connection Fullsystem according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the non-pressurized cold or Heissfullen at constantly open third control valve (19) takes place full system according to one of the preceding claims,
 characterized in that for a Druckfullen the fourth control valve (20) is permanently open full system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that for a Druckfullen the first and third control valve (25, 19) are permanently closed, the filling system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that for a Druckfullen at partially filled with the filling material boiler (6) and at an inert gas under full pressure, for example, CO2 gas in a gas space (6 1) of the boiler (6) and in that with this gas space
(6 1) connected to the second collecting duct (22) biasing the in sealing position against the full element (3) adjacent container (2) via the Ruckgaska-nal (13, 14) by opening the second control valve (18) takes place, namely as Return gas collection channel serving the first collection channel (26).
19. Filling system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that during pressure filling for rapid filling the second control valve
(18) is opened and closed for slow filling.
20. Filling system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that in a filling machine with a plurality of filling elements (3) the first and the fourth control valve (25, 20) of all filling elements or a group of several filling elements are jointly controllable.
21. Filling system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that in a filling machine with a plurality of filling elements all filling elements for a non-pressurized filling by opening the third control valve
(19) or for a pressure filling by opening the fourth control valve (20) are jointly configurable.
22. Filling system according to one of the preceding claims, characterized in that the first and second collecting channel (26, 22) are provided on a rotor (5) of a filling machine.
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