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Spray Trigger Inspection

Protect Your Filler & Customers from Spray Trigger Jams

Stop letting trigger sprayers wreak havoc on your filler and packaging line. Mis-oriented and mis-inserted triggers are a common issue that can jam fillers, spill product and lead to defect bottle function and returns.

Make sure spray triggers are properly inserted every time with an EPIC Spray Trigger Inspection System. In addition to correct insertion, we can ensure tubes go in straight to enable proper product function for consumers. Missing tubes and other package defects are also detectable with this solution, making sure your spray-trigger bottles work correctly every time.

  • Suitable for

    Any bottle that uses a trigger sprayer cap with a dip tube. Can also be used for fragrance sticks or similar applications.

  • Line Speeds

    Up to 600 parts-per-minute with standard configuration. 900-1,000 parts per minute achievable with some upgrades

  • System Highlights

    Detects damaged, bent, or missing spray triggers.

    Inspection location options include:

    • Inside the filler at moment of insertion/mating
    • On the conveyor preceding the filler for orientation and presence
    • On the conveyor following the filler for finished triggers mating/ presence and dip tubes outside bottle.

    Tube angle of insertion and bends can also be detected up to +/- 2 millimeters accuracy to ensure proper product function. Our EPIC solution is 99.9+% inspection accuracy rate with a maximum of 1 false fails/false pass every 1,000 products

  • Optional Upgrades

    • Can be combined with the other inspections for a complete bottle inspection package
    • Missing triggers
    • Additional upgrades:
      • Height adjustments for various product sizes
      • Higher or lower part-per-minute rates
      • Food grade
    • Additional inspection angles including:
      • Complete 360 degree inspection of bottles
      • Overhead view of triggers and bottles
    • Backwards sprayers
  • Camera

    2 Cognex Insight Cameras

  • Software

    EPIC Precision Insights

  • Mounting Method

    Depends on location. Mounting brackets to OEM equipment is most common, but floor stands may be used.

  • Physical Hardware

    • Control Panel
    • Touchscreen HMI
    • Light(s) and lens for high contrast imaging—multiple configurations available

When you buy an EPIC Vision system, you get a complete solution that arrives at your facility pre-tested on your products at production rates. EPIC solutions arrive ready to plug-in and inspect. Instead of sinking time into figuring out the right camera, the right angles, and how to integrate all the inspection pieces together, you can rely on our 25 years of experience designing vision systems to deliver the right solution.

Every EPIC vision system:

  • Is designed to minimize line downtime, scrap and labor
  • Delivers a high lifetime value and is designed for 10+ years of successful operation
  • Comes pre-assembled on it’s own stand that is designed to maintain optimal inspection conditions
  • Gets fully integrated into your existing controls for seamless product changeover
  • Inspects at 99%+ accuracy
  • Does not require operator adjustments helping maintain inspection accuracy
  • Stops defects within a few products
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, png, gif, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, odt, avi, ogg, m4a, mov, mp3, mp4, mpg, wav, wmv, zip, Max. file size: 20 MB.

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EPIC Vision Systems
4134 Meramec Bottom Rd
St. Louis, MO 63129, US
314-714-1580