Can Capping Machines

LevaPack is a top-of-the-line capping machine manufacturer that offers five variants of high-quality can capping machines of mainly two types: snap capper and screw capping machine. Low-cost tin capping sealing machines can free your hands and make capping more efficient. 

  • Snap Capper Machine
  • Screw Capping Machine

LevaPack Can Capping Machines

LPE Can Capping Machines

Capping is one of the hardest aspects in liquid packaging lines for various reasons such as the following:

1.Wide size and geometry ranges of bottles and caps. As a result of this, either the components of the capping machine become costly or the machine type platform is not usable for all geometry and size ranges.

2.Incompatibility of the cap and bottle combination. Sometimes, the bottle thread is incompatible with the cap thread which requires the application of great force for the capping to be completed.

LPE understands the aforementioned issues and gives you various can capping machine or tin capping machine types with attractive price to address these challenges. You can customize your own capping machine to suit different cap geometries and sizes to improve your production capacity.

Our various Snap Capper Machines and Screw Capping Machines for sale will automate your packaging system and reduce your production costs.

LPE Snap Capper Machines
  • Children Safety Snap Capping Machine
  • Dustproof Snap Capper Machine
LPE Screw Capping Machines
  • Rotary Screw Capping Machine for Glass Bottle
  • Screw Capping Machine
  • Rotary Vacuum Screw Capping Machine for Glass Can

For more details on each product, please click on each product description above.


What is a Can Capping Machine?

Dustproof snap capper machine

can capping machine

  • Plastic snap caps
  • Metal and plastic threaded caps
  • Fitments
  • Some plug and cork types

With the various products found on shelves today, can capping machines have many different tasks they need to perform. Different cap types have their own purposes, from opening resistance to the simplicity and ease of dispensing. The container or bottle, its purpose, and other factors are going to determine which can capping machine is ideal for a given project.

A can capping machine can either be automatic or semi-automatic. An automatic capping machine comes with a delivery system for the caps such as a vibratory bowl or a cap elevator. A semi-automatic machine, on the other hand, will usually need manual placement of the caps before capping.


Types of Capping Machines

#1 Screw On Type Capper Machines

Screw-on cap types are among the most common closure types in today’s packaging industry. You can find these caps in various formats such as:

  • Sports caps
  • Trigger sprayers
  • Pump sprayers
  • Flip-top caps
  • Simple flat lids

Each of the mentioned formats include a simple threading allowing you to screw the lid on a container creating a seal. There are two capping machine types for screw-on caps: spindle and chuck capping machines.

Spindle Capping Machines

Spindle capping machines use a spinning disc to tighten the caps and are suitable for automatic systems. When combined with a conveyor system, they allow for an automatic feeding of caps for continuous capping.

Chuck Capping Machines

Rather than using discs, chuck capping machines use a capping head (chuck) They sometimes come with rubber inserts for lowering the caps and applying torque to produce a seal.

Although spindle and chuck cappers can be made in both automatic and semi-automatic designs, you can mostly find chuck cappers as semi-automatic. LPE’s capper machines are all in automatic designs.

#2 Snap Capper Machines

Snap capper machines are used on containers with snap caps and can either be automatic or semi-automatic. LPE’s Children Safety Snap Capping Machine and Dustproof Snap Capper Machine are fully automatic.

Snap cappers usually use a plunger or a snap on belt for the application of pressure in snapping the cap into the containers. Moreover, manufacturers can often combine the device for snapping the caps with spindle wheels. This creates a capping machine that is able to do both screw-on and snap type caps which works best for contractual packagers or companies that have different packages.

#3 Bottle Corking Machines

Bottle corking machines are also becoming popular because of the increasing number of wineries and distilleries. They can come in automatic and semi-automatic designs also. For automatic bottle corking machines, the corks are supplied using a chute and cap elevator. While in semi-automatic ones, the operator needs to manually place the cork and start the process after the cork-bottle combination is ready through a switch. LPE does not manufacture bottle corking machines.


Major Components of a Can Capping Machine

A closed-up of a capping machine working

Automatic can capping machines will have either a vibratory bowl or a cap elevator to feed the caps to the containers.

Cans being labeled by a labeling machine

These are found in snap capping machines and are used to snap or tighten the cap to the containers by pressing the cap towards the container.

#3 Rotary Clincher

Screw capper machines have rotary clinchers used to tighten the lids to the containers.

#4 Conveyor Belt

The conveyor belt is continuously moving metal or rubber used to move the containers and caps to the capping zone.

How Can Capping Machines Work

Snap Capper machines simply snap the lid onto the container holding the product. The working principle of automatic and semi-automatic snap capping machines are similar except automatic snap cappers include a lid feeder unlike semi-automatic ones. Screw capping machines work the same way as snap capper machines except they use rotary clinchers to tighten the container lids.

First, for automatic snapping machines, the lids are delivered from the lid feeder while the containers move towards the capping zone through the conveyor belt. Then the lid is placed onto the container creating a cap-container combination.

For semi-automatic snap and screw cappers, the lid is manually placed on the container first before the operator puts them on the machine. The cap-container combination travels through the machine’s capping zone via the conveyor belt then the steps below will follow.

For Snap Capping Machines

The snap capping machine’s press on head applies pressure onto the cap to secure the sealing.

For Screw Capping Machines

The screw capping machine’s clincher applies torque on the threaded caps to secure the tightness of the seal.



#1 Customizable

You can customize the whole structure and components of your can/tin capping machine to suit various lid sizes and geometries.

#2 Dustproof

Choose LPE’s Dustproof Snap Capper Machine to further protect your containers from dust and mildew.

#3 Trusted Control System

We adopt famous PLC international brands for a user-friendly interface for the control system to ensure a stable performance, integrated control, and easy operation.



Packaging industries face a lot of challenges requiring the need for efficient and automated packaging systems. To solve these challenges, LPE gives you various customizable can capping machines at the best price for your various needs.


Our screw capping machines are suitable for capping glass bottles/jars in different shapes and sizes. You can use them for capping oral liquid containers for healthcare products and in food applications such as jams, sauces, and others.

LPE’s screw cappers for sale can also handle all kinds of juices, non-gas beverages, condiments, anti-theft cover for wines, and PET cans among other industry products as presented below.

#1 Beverage Industry
  • Can Beer
  • Soda
  • Water
  • Juice
  • Carbonated Beverage
  • Coffee
#2 Food Industry
  • Tuna
  • Jam
  • Sauce
  • Cannabis
  • Nutrition Powder
  • Honey
#3 Chemical Industry
  • Paint
  • Ink
  • Lube Oil
  • Glue
  • Farm Chemicals
  • Cleaning Liquid


Customizing Your Can Capping Machine

At LPE, we will consult and work with you to customize your desired can capping machine/s for your business at an extremely considerable price. First, we need to determine the following details before starting the manufacture of your tin can capping machine/s:

  • Materials to pack
  • Type of can/jar capping machine
  • Plant layout and size
  • Demand for product yields
  • Other personal requests

In addition to this, below are the can capping machine components you can customize.

#1 The Whole Machine Structure

Customize the whole machine structure based on the type of container lid.

#2 Production Speed

Set the production speed according to your production capacity.

#3 Brand of Electrical Parts

Choose the brand you prefer for the can capping machine electrical parts to suit your requirements.

#4 Can Capping Machine Size

Either for small or large factory spaces, you can select your capping machine’s size.

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