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Title: Cans
Post by: chadchaney97 on January 29, 2013, 10:52:44 PM
Looking for some information on canning lines if anyone has some good places or recommendations.
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: a10t2 on January 29, 2013, 11:05:27 PM
Unless you're looking for something in the hundreds of cans/minute range, I think Cask and Wild Goose are just about your only options.

www.cask.com
www.wildgoosecanning.com
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on January 29, 2013, 11:37:26 PM
Stay away from Cask.
That would be my advice to you.
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: kylekohlmorgen on January 30, 2013, 01:13:15 PM
Wild Goose's lines look impressive from their videos - from the standalone models to the fully-automated systems, the core technologies that yield high quality are there (the same purge/fill mechanism is incorporated on each model, as well as the lid plate). I think the only thing missing from the stripped-down version is a rinsing system.

The fully-automated line looks like a smaller/slower version of what I've worked on at Coke/Pepsi. VERY cool stuff, but probably unnecessary unless you're the size of Oskar Blues!
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: wayne1 on January 30, 2013, 04:49:33 PM
The fully-automated line looks like a smaller/slower version of what I've worked on at Coke/Pepsi. VERY cool stuff, but probably unnecessary unless you're the size of Oskar Blues!

The Wild Goose line is great for many breweries, but is far too small for Oskar Blues. The Wild Goose line fills between 36-40 cans a minute. Oskar Blues uses a KHS line that fills 280 12 oz cans a minute or 210 16 oz cans a minute.

Oskar Blues canning line (http://www.timescall.com/business/local-business/ci_20041108)
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: kylekohlmorgen on January 30, 2013, 05:08:05 PM
The fully-automated line looks like a smaller/slower version of what I've worked on at Coke/Pepsi. VERY cool stuff, but probably unnecessary unless you're the size of Oskar Blues!

The Wild Goose line is great for many breweries, but is far too small for Oskar Blues. The Wild Goose line fills between 36-40 cans a minute. Oskar Blues uses a KHS line that fills 280 12 oz cans a minute or 210 16 oz cans a minute.

Oskar Blues canning line (http://www.timescall.com/business/local-business/ci_20041108)

By Oskar Blues, I meant Breckenridge - its the can in one of the videos.

Dont know where OB came from?  :o
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on February 01, 2013, 02:58:07 AM
You can add rinser and air brush for small amount compare to whole filler.
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: kylekohlmorgen on February 01, 2013, 04:25:00 PM
You can add rinser and air brush for small amount compare to whole filler.

Yeah - assumed they sold it as an add on. My point was that its definitely worth it!

May I ask what was the deal with Cask?
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on February 01, 2013, 09:09:17 PM
You can add rinser and air brush for small amount compare to whole filler.

Yeah - assumed they sold it as an add on. My point was that its definitely worth it!

May I ask what was the deal with Cask?
They are more interested in selling you supply (cans and lids) and lots of it then listening your needs. If you need more detail PM me.
Title: Re: Cans
Post by: chadchaney97 on February 08, 2013, 06:07:44 PM
Anybody have a direct contact they would like to share for Wild Goose, they don't seem to be responding the autoform on their website.  Thanks..