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Borelli Automatic filling/corking monoblock Bottling Lines up to 3,000 bph

COMPACT system is the line of automatic filling/corking monoblocks for throughputs up to 3,000 bph produced by BORELLI group. From the beginning the COMPACT system project has been developed to obtain the maximum design flexibility allowing a number of configurations with one or more corking/closing systems fitted on the same chassis without any significant modification of the design. In this way it is possible to manufacture a machine according to the actual needs of the final user.



Pneumatic lifting cylinders with air recycling

The added value of BORELLI group fillers

Borelli EVO Cylinders


The pneumatic cylinders with air recycling were introduced on Borelli group fillers and monoblocks already in 2005. We have always asserted that the mechanical system in the lifting cylinder of the filler is not the most reliable solution from the technical point of view. For this reason pneumatic cylinders are mainly used on isobaric fillers and high performance fillers.

Since we were strongly convinced of this, in 2005 we started equipping our fillers, from the small semi-automatic rotary machine to the medium capacity equipments, with pneumatic cylinders abandoning the technology of the mechanical spring cylinder definitively.

Longer stroke and constant thrust. Fewer adjustments, more efficiency.

Borelli EVO Cylinders


In detail the advantages of this solution.
In the pneumatic cylinder the thrust is constant on the whole stroke while in the spring cylinder the thrust decreases progressively while the piston and the spring extend. This system results in the maximum mechanical effort during the descent and the minimum thrust at the end of the stroke, exactly when it would be more important: during the opening of the valve.

The pneumatic cylinder maintains a constant thrust on the whole stroke and this leads to optimal pressure on the valve while working and slight resistance during the mechanical descent on the cam. In a few words: the working capacity improves and the wear and the breakage in the time are reduced.

Longer stroke and constant thrust. Fewer adjustments, more efficiency.

The pneumatic technology allows manufacturing, with the same overall dimensions, cylinders with much longer stroke if compared to the conventional mechanical cylinders. Normally a mechanical cylinder has a just sufficiently long stroke to lift the bottle till the opening point of the valve. This technical limit requires adjusting the height of the tank at any minimal variation of the height of the bottle.

The stroke of our cylinders is 150 mm, with constant pressure and therefore requires less frequent adjustments of the height of the tank. Referring to a level of 70 mm flush to the mouth it is possible to maintain the height of the tank unchanged for bottles with variations in height of 0/-40 mm. This is undoubtedly an advantage for all as to time-sparing and becomes indispensable for those who use returnable bottles and therefore have to work with glass containers with different heights.

Easily adaptable thrust.

Adaptable Thrust


A further advantage is the possibility of varying the pressure of the cylinder simply regulating the inlet pressure of air in the circuit. In this way the thrust is easily adaptable to the type of valve fitted on the machine and the type of bottle processed. To vary the thrust of a mechanical spring cylinder the only way is substituting the spring, an unviable operation.

No wear.

No Wear


Another remarkable advantage is the elimination of wear. As it is well-known springs degrade with work losing their original thrust. This means that frequent maintenance is needed to maintain the machine in full efficiency. The pneumatic cylinder does not wear and in the time it develops the same thrust regardless the number of hours worked.

The maintenance consists only in substituting the gaskets and only in the rare case of breakage. Moreover, said substitution is rapid and simple and does not require the intervention of specialized technicians. Our pneumatic cylinder is fully manufactured of stainless steel and slides on self-lubricating plastic material guides, therefore is not subject to oxidize. It can work even dry without any problems; however it is recommended to perform light lubrication.

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No thread in contact with the liquid.
For as good sanitization of the machine as possible from the technical point of view we succeeded in eliminating any thread in contact with the liquid. There is only a small welding made with TIG technology and perfectly polished. The wide passage surfaces and the extreme accuracy of the finish allow easy sanitization of the valve: difficult to imagine something better.


Practically perfect

When in 2010 we introduced the EVO valve, we were convinced from the very beginning that our project was a break with the past: a new concept of filling valve with a brand new internal profile. The results of that work soon became evident in the fillers and monoblocks of BORELLI group that conquered ever more customers and new markets. Till today we have manufactured over 1,200 machines equipped with EVO valves. However we of BORELLI group do not content and our research still continues day after day. The remarkable number of machines produced every year allows us getting the proper feedback for the constant improvement of the product. We are not accustomed to underrating problems: a problem is a problem, even if it occurs only once, and deserves our attention to be solved. In this way, we can guarantee constant updating of the product thanks to the continuous interaction with our customers. Following this guideline the EVO valve could be improved in the years. Today, with eight years’ experience on over 1,200 machines equipped with the EVO valves, we propose the second series, EVO2, rich in new technological contents.

Adaptable to any filling system.
Gravity, low depression, high vacuum, or light pressure: the EVO2 valve performs its work perfectly adapting itself to all filling systems with perfect levels in the bottle without the aid of external levelling devices.

High standards of performance. The new internal profile, which is the result of a challenging and long work of design, enables attaining a high productivity of the filling valve. With this innovating valve the filling speed can reach throughputs of 1,600 litres/hour(1) with fillers equipped with 10 valves having an external section of 15 mm (standard valve for glass bottles). This performance can be obtained also through the gravity system, slower but more suitable for the bottling of wines and distillates, since it does not expose the liquid to flows of contaminated air and does not cause any dispersion of alcohol and flavours, inevitable side-effect of the depression system.

(1) The tests have been performed with water at ambient temperature and European Bordeaux bottles. The data are only indicative and can vary depending on the liquid used, the bottle and other external factors.

Self-levelling.  The air return hole is located under the slider and therefore the valve is completely closed if there is no bottle. Besides the undisputable advantage of preventing any oxidizations of the filling liquid, this device guarantees perfect levels without using external levelling systems.



1) New rapid connection of the valve to the tank with bayonet system.Particularly useful in the cases when frequent substitutions of the valves are required to adapt the machine to special bottle formats such as miniature bottles. Besides, this solution facilitates the cleaning, the maintenance, and the sanitization of the valve.

2) New valve body with inside-out structure. This solution allows the complete discharge of the liquid during the washing.

3) Opening system for sterilization and drying. For pre- and post-bottling washing the valve is equipped with a forced opening system by means of a clip to fit to the rod. This very simple device enables an effective use of the steam during sterilization and is very useful in the stage after the bottling to maintain the valve open for perfect drying.
The system can be extended with the washing kit(2) consisting of auxiliary piping, stainless steel washing balls mounted inside the tank, special containers for the internal and external washing of the valve and liquid collection tray permanently located inside the chassis.
The whole system is designed for possible application of a CIP(3).
(1)Available to order.   (2)Not supplied by BORELLI group

Borelli EVO2 Filling Valve


4) New profile of the valve body. The new design of the profile enabled us to insert a technopolymer bush between the body of the valve and the slider. With this device we gave an ultimate solution to the problem of possible grips, typical of the sliding of stainless steel on stainless steel. Besides, the particular position of this bush prevents any contact with the filling liquid even in case of breakage of the internal gasket.

5) External guide on self-lubricating bush.We also introduced a guide outside the body working on a self-lubricating bush. This device, apparently unnecessary, allowed us maintaining greater mechanical tolerance in the internal guide, the one between the body of the valve and the slider, with the advantage of higher resistance to wear and better mechanics of the whole valve.

6) New profile of the point.  The refashioned technical drawing maximizes the passage of the liquid while the de-aeration tube enlarged to 8 mm ensures optimal performances even with particularly foaming wines or liquids.

7) New gasket on the point of the valve.  The new gasket improves the descent of the liquid on the wall of the bottle and consequently the evacuation of the air outwards, so remarkably increasing the performance of the valve. Besides, it has a better profile and more solidity to guarantee long life even under critical working conditions, like with the use of steam or acids for the sterilization or in the case of hot bottling.

ALEXA S2.0, quality without compromises.

The new ALEXA S2.0 for straight corks is a project born from the experience, now of 40 years, BORELLI group acquired in the construction of corkers for natural straight corks and today, of course, also silicone and plastic material corks.

We wanted to implement a machine for low production rates with all the technology normally used for the corking turret of medium throughputs. Everything is made following the guideline of BORELLI group always caring to offer high quality products at extremely competitive prices.

Borelli Alexa Corker


  • Construction of stainless steel,,stainless steel head, bronze chariots and jaws of hardened and ground N690 steel.
  • Simple adjustment of the closure of the jaws on eccentric pivot.
  • Big capacity hopper with new-design cork selection disc.
  • Cork plunger mounted on self-lubricating bushes and rods of chrome-plated steel ground for absolute absence of clearance even due to wear.
  • As option is available the innovative BORELLI group kit for under vacuum closure that does not use any vacuum pumps, yet compressed air exploiting the principles of Venturi tube.

KUV1, the innovative BORELLI group kit for under vacuum closure.

Borelli Alexa Corker


Today the evacuation of the air from the bottle neck in the corking with straight wine corks is an essential requirement for all producers.
We propose a solution with highest levels of technology, surprising as to efficiency, duration, noiselessness, and simplicity.

The KUV1 kit does not use any vacuum pumps, yet compressed air exploiting the principles of Venturi tube.
With this system we can guarantee constant levels of vacuum because it is not influenced by the performance of the vacuum pump. Besides, the kit does not require any maintenance, absolutely necessary for the vacuum pumps commonly used, and is not subject to any wear.
Constance of the performances in time, cleanness, hygiene.
KUV1 will surprise you.


FUTURA V2.0, tradition and technology.

FUTURA V2.0 is the conventional capper for alumium screw caps with speed rates up to 3,000 bph and represents the final evolution of this type of machines. We think it will be hard to introduce further improvements. The framework supporting the turret is an extremely sturdy central column of stainless steel hosting the manual, or optionally electrical, lifting system.
Its exceptional sturdiness is visible at first sight.

1) The caps chute, completely assembled with laser-cut stainless steel profiles, shows precision and sturdiness unknown till today.

2)The photocell on the chute controls both the start of the feeder and the machine stop in case of lack of caps automatically.

3)The 4-roller closing head is manufactured completely of stainless steel and is equipped with the NO CAP, NO ROLL device preventing the spinning in case of bottles accidentally arriving without the caps so protecting the glass container and the integrity.

Borelli Futura ScrewCapper


Borelli Alexa ScrewCapper


ALEXA V2.0, simple technology


If you need to close your bottles with aluminium screw caps, today you can choose also the new capper ALEXA V2.0, an extraordinary combination of simplicity and technology. The high level of its technological features is evident at first sight.

1) The caps chute, completely assembled with laser-cut stainless steel profiles, shows precision and sturdiness unknown till today.

2) The photocell on the chute controls both the start of the feeder and the machine stop in case of lack of caps automatically.


Among the alternative closures for wine put on the market in the recent years, the STELVIN® caps have con-quered an important share.
We at BORELLI group believed in the potential of this closure since the very first moment and therefore we developed specific solutions for this caps, with special attention to the size 30×60, very popular all over the world.

Stelvin ScrewCappers


Besides being equipped with all technical solutions found with the experience acquired in the closure of these caps, also the turret ALEXA V2.0 has the simplicity characterizing all BORELLI group solutions. As always, the result is even better than the expectations of the most demanding customers: an economical and simple, yet extraordinarily functional and sturdy machine.

Borelli T-Croker


T-Corks 'Pick & place'

The PP and PK versions with “Pick & Place” distribution system are suitable for all caps not applicable through pick off. Its most important application is the closure of the bottles with threaded plastic caps (FUTURA PK) on glass or PET bottles. The picture shows the “Pick & Place” system for T-corks on glass bottles (FUTURA PP).


PICK & PLACE: a refined technical Solution

The PICK & PLACE transfer system is the most refined technical solution for the distribution of threaded caps on glass and PET bottles.

Today this technology is applied to the whole range of BORELLI group corkers, even to the models of the ALEXA series for 2,000 bph.

This wide range of products enables us to offer customized technical solutions for any budget and any production requirements as to the caps to be used and the production rates.

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FUTURA FC, functional and sturdy.

If you need to close the bottles with crown corks, you can choose the FUTURA FC turret, whose main feature is sturdiness. In fact, it is well known that the closure of crown corks requires sturdy machines to obtain a good closure of the cork and guarantee a long life to the machine. The framework is manufactured completely of stainless steel; the corks are fed through a mechanical hopper and a chute made of laser-cut stainless steel profiles. The closing head is finished with extreme accuracy in all details to guarantee a perfect closure of the cork.

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ALEXA C2.0 Simple and economical


The ALEXA corkers range, launched in 2012, has been completed with C2.0, the turret for crown corks. ALEXA C2.0 is the best solution for small productions, in particular in the branch of small breweries and for the producers of classical method sparkling wine.


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