Raico Engineers
Raico Engineers
Andheri East, Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Bottle & Can Drying Air Knife

Bottle & Can Drying Air Knife

Final product appearance is critical in all industries, but perhaps none more so than the beverage and food industry. Brands compete for discerning customers’ attention in an increasingly competitive market where even the smallest imperfection can be enough to sway the purchasing decision. This is especially true for the major retailers and supermarkets that expect exacting standards in product presentation. Any distortion of labels or sleeves can be the difference between securing that key customer.

The bottling process is an inherently wet one. Moisture arises from over-filling, pasteurising, cleaning and condensation – but this all needs to be removed prior to final packing. Any liquid present on the bottle before final packing can cause degeneration of packing, labelling, caps and crowns. Failure to present bottles and their surrounding packaging in perfect condition will result in delivery rejection and affect relationships with major retailers and the end customer.

Any liquid present on the can before final packing can cause packaging degeneration, corrosion, discolouration and blemishes, including corrosion of the tab on the ring pull or hygienic labelling that requires specialist attention. Failure to present cans and their surrounding packaging may mean losing your market position.

Labels are the most common form of branding applied to bottles; they are the first point of communication to the end customers in the supermarket. But it’s not just what they say that influences a customer’s decision – it’s how they look on the shelf. They represent the brand image, and aspirations, the quality of the product and reputation of the organisation. It is no wonder that poor label appearance is a primary reason why customers don’t pick up a product off the shelf.

Understanding the cause is the first step towards developing a solution. Slipped, peeling, or misaligned labels on the bottle neck and body are most commonly caused by liquid on the bottle surface prior to label application. Surface moisture creates 4 primary issues:

Surface water is frequently transferred to the glue pot, resulting in foaming or dilution of the glue. This creates unsightly streaking of the glue beneath the label.

The glue may also be diluted during application, reducing the adhesive strength and increasing the time it takes the label to adhere to the bottle. This causes the label to slip out of alignment, especially in mass flow areas and on bottles without a label protection panel. 

Residual moisture leads to misalignment or complete failure of the head on pre-glued label applicators.

Liquid trapped underneath the label causes bubbling and distortion and can be seen through clear substrate materials.

The primary cause of poor quality marking is condensation and surface moisture from upstream processes. The water can dilute the inkjet, causing the ink to spread on contact with the surface and resulting in faded, smeared and illegible markings. Rather than pay a premium for expensive ink, it is often more cost-effective and significantly lower risk to thoroughly dry the bottle prior to coding.


Shrink sleeves are a popular form of packaging due to their attractive nature and flexible application. However, loose fitting or deformed sleeves will seriously affect customer perceptions of a product at the point-of-sale. 

The formation of a sleeve brings plastic substrate into contact with the bottle surface. If liquid is present on the surface the sleeve can prematurely bond to the bottle and cause loose fitting or wrinkled sleeves. The use of steam tunnels also creates residual moisture on the surface of the bottle which must be removed to avoid being transferred into downstream processes.


Can Drying Air Knife Systems

Can Drying Air Knife Systems
With food processors and packagers demanding that their production lines run faster, occupy less space, be cleaner, have more flexibility and operate more efficiently than ever before, RAICO Air Knife Systems take a huge burden off the customer’s shoulders.

Food Dryer Air Knife

Food Dryer Air Knife
We design and manufacture a quality range of Food Drying-Cleaning Air Knife Systems that is used for cleaning sea food / meat processing plants. It is efficient in removing fish layer deposits, meat, waste, fatty acid, dust, oil, algae, ice cubes and carbon

Pouch Dryer Air Knife

Pouch Dryer Air Knife

We are one of the reliable manufacturers and exporters of Food Drying-Cleaning Air Knife Systems that is incorporated with numerous features that facilitates easy operations. These are widely used in Beverage & Bottling Applications, Food & Packaging Applications, Industrial & Electronic Applications, Conveying Applications and more. Our system deliver a controlled High Velocity Air for stripping away moisture, surface liquid, dust and debris. These can also be custom designed by our experts as per the exact needs of clients.

Food Packets Dryer Air Knife

Food Packets Dryer Air Knife

We put forth a gamut of Food Packets Drying- Debris Cleaning Air Knife Systems that is used for diverse industrial applications. These systems are highly demanded by our experts because of their excellent features and advantages like increased productivity, rigid construction, low capacity outlay, waste reclamation, easy installation and more. These find application in conveying systems, paper and steel industry, food processing industry and many more. We offer them with user friendly features at market leading rates.

Coating Control Air Knife

Coating Control Air Knife

We hold expertise in providing Coating Control-Drying Air Knife Systems that are designed in accordance to specific requirements of clients. These systems can easily convey, hold down or cushion materials with air with the ease of flexible inbuilt features. Playing an active role in providing alternatives for hosts of maintenance methods like drying, removing excess oils and liquids, dust blow off, and cooling. We offer these systems to our clients at most competitive rates.

Crate Drying

Crate Drying
We take pleasure to introduce ourselves as the pioneers in developing the technology of air knife drying system in India.

The Crate Washer With Air Knife Drying systems we offer have a high frying efficiency and are available to our customers in a wide range.

Ring Blower Cut Section

Ring Blower Cut Section
The Ring Blowers  are suitable for all those applications requiring considerably higher pressure, than those which can be achieved using centrifugal fans.Side Channel exhausters are used in all those applications requiring an operating vacuum higher than the one achievable by a fan, but not as to require the use of a vacuum pump.The rotating parts are not in contact with the casing.


We are engaged in manufacturing superior quality  Blowers. Manufactured using high quality material,based on latest technology, our blowers are at par with industrial standard

Reach Us
Romil Shah (Partner)
No. 14/A F, 1st Floor, New Empire Industrial Estate Kondivita Road, J. B. Nagar, Off Andheri-Kurla Road, Andheri East
Mumbai- 400059, Maharashtra, India

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