How are Nespresso Coffee Capsules & Coffee Pods Manufactured in Factory?

In the current fast-pace life, coffee serves as a spirit-lifting stuff to many commuters and students. Many people coffee lovers are fond of making their drinks using coffee grinding machine in the daily life. In the stark contrast, there are always people who prefer the coffee capsules & coffee pods. That all attributes to their convenience and speed.

As you know, to get a cup of mellow coffee from the coffee capsules & coffee pods, you will need a coffee capsule filling machine. In the current market, there are a wide range of coffee capsule filling machine. Among them, the most popular brand of such coffee machines is Nespresso. Ok, let’s get down to our business. Today’s guide mainly take you through How are Nespresso coffee capsules & coffee pods manufactured in factory.

Let’s move on.

Nespresso coffee capsules & coffee pods are made by the Nespresso company in the Swiss, subordinated to the Nestlé food company.

As the coffee capsule is a closed form, the customers ought to have recourse to a Nespresso compatible machine. In the contrast,

Nespresso coffee pods is much like the teabag we consumed every day. The freshly roasted coffee is ground and then encapsulated in a piece of small paper bag.

Moreover, the coffee capsules have recently received some complaints. Those who anti-capsule people argue that coffee capsules are one of the source of troubles, i.e. the landfills overflowing and the accumulated waste. These environmentalist prefer the coffee pods with a desire to be green.

In practical, it’s very similar to produce the coffee capsules and coffee pods, with one or two differences between each. To better make you clear the manufacturing process of the coffee capsules & coffee pods, i will give the detailed introduction respectively.

Now, let us have a thorough knowledge of How are Nespresso coffee capsules manufactured in factory.

Step One: Preparation Stage

Making ensure the coffee capsule filling & sealing machine in the normal condition. Apart from that, you should ensure that the raw materials are also in place. The raw materials mainly include the coffee, decaf and other auxiliary materials.

Step Two: Mixing Stage

In this step, you should pour the all the ingredients into the cylinder after a whole mixing the raw materials.

Step Three: Designing the Packaging Specification

Inputting the packaging specifications in the programmable logic controller (aka PLC). The packaging specifications include: The quantity of coffee required in each of coffee capsules; The size of the finished coffee capsules; The packing velocity of coffee pod machines.

Step Four: Making Coffee Capsules

Once the receipt of the relevant command, the machine will produce the coffee capsules into the specified sizes. The machine will push the capsules to the filter to form a module. In the course of such a process, the filter also forms small discs of filter paper. And then, the coffee capsule filling machine puts the coffee capsules to the welding station and sticks the filters to the coffee capsules.

Step Four: Coffee Filling

After the implementation of the above step, the machine will take the coffee out of the cylinder. During the filling process, the funnels and nozzles will automatically change without the intervention of the manned labor.

Step Five: Coffee Pod Weighing

Shortly after filling, the machine will put the coffee capsules to the load cell. At this moment, the load cell will weigh and ensure the right amount of every coffee capsule. You could directly check the all products information in the front of the touch screen. Once the appearance of the deviation, you should immediately adjust the multitrack auger dispenser.

Step Six: Sealing Process

As lidding the coffee pods. the machine will pass the nitrogen over the head space. And then, the coffee filling and sealing machine will automatically place the lid on top of coffee capsules and give the lids heat sealing.

And now, let us a minute knowledge of How are Nespresso coffee pods manufactured in factory.

Step One: Preparation Stage

Making ensure the coffee pod machines in the normal condition. Apart from that, you should ensure that the raw materials are also in place. The raw materials are mainly the freshly-grounded coffee powder, decaf and other auxiliary materials.

Step Two: Dosing and Tamping

Just in a couple of seconds, your freshly-grounded coffee powder will be dosed into the moulds in different amount servings. The practical amount of servings can be rationed as your needs. For example, you could control the machine to dose the coffee powder into the moulds as the 7g, 10g, 14g servings and then get them tamped.

Step Three: Designing the Packaging Specification

Inputting the packaging specifications in the programmable logic controller (aka PLC). The packaging specifications include: The quantity of coffee required in each of coffee pods; The size of the finished coffee pods; The packing velocity of coffee pod machines.

Step Four: Enclosing in Pods

After the implementation of the above step, the tamped and molded tablet of coffee is then placed between 2 sheets of roll-fed filter paper. These two sheets of paper will wrap around the coffee with the movement of the roller. Next, the edges will be fused. Finally, the pod shape comes into being. During such a process, there will be a great saving on the manned labor.

Step Five: Coffee Pod Weighing

Shortly after filling, the machine will put the coffee poto the load cell. At this moment, the load cell will weigh and ensure the right amount of every coffee pod. You could directly check the all products information in the front of the touch screen. Once the appearance of the deviation, you should immediately adjust the multitrack auger dispenser.

Step Six: Sealing Process

Each individual  pod is then placed between the 2 sheets of aluminium foil and sealed along its 3 sides by the coffee capsule filling and sealing machine. The machine will pass the nitrogen over the unsealed head space. The pod will be filled with the nitrogen so as to extract all of the oxygen. By doing so, the freshness of the grounded coffee can be preserved to largest extent. And then, the machine will seal the 4th side, namely the notch that pours the nitrogen. As to now, the pod is completely sealed and protected in the layer of foil until it is reopened by the customer.

Conclusion:

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