CR.EF1_4X sub surface.pallet drum filler

Crandall Filling – Model EF1/4X Sub-Surface, Electronic, Drum Pallet Filler

The Crandall Model EF1/4X Sub-Surface, Electronic Drum Filling Machine is a net weight filler that will fill 4 drums on a pallet.  It will fill any foaming or non-foaming food, petroleum or chemical product which will flow, settle out in the container and does not contain hard solids.  For non-foaming products, see model ET1/4X.

  • Any free standing metal, glass, plastic or box-in-drum container from 50 litres to 220 litres (15 to 55 US gallons) and tote size containers. Filling lances are available for openings as small as 1”;
  • Two stage dribble flow;
  • The 5000 lb. scale is a proven heavy duty design, specially adapted for the filling operation. Accuracy of the filler is +/- .1 of a pound when the machine is properly installed and operated;
  • Contact parts available in Brass and Steel (standard), 316 Stainless Steel, Sanitary Stainless Steel, Titanium, or PVC;
  • Air Requirements: 3 cu.ft. / min. @ 80 p.s.i. or 12 s.c.f m. @ 80 p.s.i. (80 ltr / min @ 5.6 kg/ per container filled;
  • Electrical Requirements; 110/120 volts 50/60 hz., single phase, grounded, clean. We suggest using a surge protector. The scale controller classification is NEMA 4 X, liquid tight;
  • Speeds for gravity filling of water from a 10ft head tank into open top containers.  Actual rate depends on container opening size, product viscosity and supply system:
    • 60L (16 gal) – 120 per hour
    • 120L (30 gal) – 90 per hour
    • 220L (55 gal) – 60 per hour

Model Description


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. After 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.


  • Infeed Discharge Conveyor: 5 ft. min to 10ft gravity conveyor sections.  Powered rollers on fill platform;
  • Full Stoke filling head: Allows full movement of head to corners of fill scale. (Needed for 16 gallon kegs on pallet machine);
  • Coatings available: 304 SS, two part epoxy spray coated or Steelit paint. Enamel paint is standard;
  • Explosion proof electrics for use in hazardous environments.  NEC classifications, Class 1, Div. 1, Groups C&D. Class 11, Div. 1, Groups E,F&G Class III;
  • Operator splash guard;
  • Fume covers.


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