Product - Batch Charger

​​​​​​​​​​​​Twin-coupled & Modular-type Batch Charger for glass production

Our twin-coupled Batch Chargers are spec​​ifically designed for float glass production. They have two or more drive units and more than five metres spade width per charger. Our modular-type Batch Chargers hae four to eight independent units. We can also supply combinations of both types e.g. four separate charger-trolleys on one common chassis-frame. Options for chargers include doghouse dust-covers and other accessories.​

Key features​

  • Flexible adjustment of the charger tray inclination without changing the distance between pusher and glass level
  • Minor soiling is guaranteed by a pneumatically operated sand seal arrangement that avoids back flow of batch on the charger tray
  • All operating devices are installed at the rear side of the Feeder for proper accessibility for maintenance and repair and low thermal load
  • Base frame with wheels for machine movement
  • Many different options according to customer specification, e.g. electric stand-by motor, portable air-motor for emergency operation etc


  • Proven design for critical and severe service conditions, with long install life
  • High quality and reliability with fully customisable performance
  • Fail safe design
  • Low maintenance gives low life cost

IMI Z&J Batch Charger in Operation
IMI Z&J Twin-coupled Batch Charger

IMI Z&J Modular-type Batch Charger with Doghouse Dust-cover

​Product specification

​Technical data

Type of charger​
Twin-coupled or Modular-type

Charging capacity
According to customer specification (300 - 1200 t/24h)

Speed of charger tray
Electrical drive with infinitely variable speed (intermittent or continuous operation)

Hopper volume
1.5 - 45 m³ with individual compartments

Blanket thickness
Manually adjustable at each hopper gate

Spade stroke
Stepwise or infinite adjustment, to customer specification

Spade inclination
Individually adjustable, to customer specification

Cooling system
Air-cooling or water-cooling

Lubrication system
Centralised greasing point with grease nipples or automatic lubrication system​​

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