Emptying systems for big bags, containers, drums and octabins

The use of different containers in the bulk goods sector is continuously increasing. These require suitable emptying stations that guarantee the most dust-free emptying possible, fast and safe handling, and an ergonomically optimal design. Because, in conjunction with conveying and dosing operations, they form the start of every industrial plant.

Thanks to our many years of know-how, we always have the optimal solution in our portfolio.

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Combined sack and big bag emptying for building materials


For the project, additives for the production of different mortar mixtures have to be fed into the process.

The solution

  • The stations can be used for emptying sacks and big bags.
  • To support this, the stations are equipped with emptying aids to ensure smooth operation during emptying.
  • The big bags are loaded by a forklift.


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Container emptying in the chemical industry


For the project, containers had to be emptied dust-free and the powder added to the process.

The solution

  • The core of the project was a emptying station that enabled dust-free docking and undocking of the system with an OEL value of 100 – 1,000 µg/m³.
  • The product is added to the process via a gravimetric dosing unit with a differential dosing scale.


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Universal emptying system for environmental technology & recycling


The most universal possible emptying of various containers with plastic waste products and additives into silo trucks.

The solution

  • The station has various emptying systems for emptying drums, cardboard drums and big bags.
  • The products are filled into silo trucks via a screw system with loading equipment.
  • The system is mobile and can be transported to different locations on the factory premises.


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Automatic big bag emptying system for plastics


In order to relieve the operating personnel as much as possible, the big bags with PET flakes should be emptied as automatically as possible.

The solution

  • The big bag loops are hooked into the lifting beam manually.
  • The transport of the big bags and the emptying of the bulk material is fully automatic.
  • The empty big bag is ejected and disposed of automatically.


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Big bag emptying station for food


Combined emptying station for emptying various containers of oatmeal and rice flour, buffering them and conveying them to a downstream process.

The solution

  • The design of the station is such that it has no “dead corners” and is easy to clean.
  • All plastic parts and lubricants in the system that come into contact with the product are suitable for use in the food sector and have the necessary approvals.


Finding a solution together

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A selection of our components

3D-Produkt-Rendering der Emde Big Bag Entleerstation

Big bag emptying stations

Standardised to automated systems for every big bag design and size.

3D-Produkt-Rendering der Emde Anlage zur Sackentleerung

Sack emptying

Ergonomic sack handling for plastic and paper sacks.

3D-Produkt-Rendering der Emde Entleerstation

Emptying stations

Individually constructed emptying systems for containers, drums and octabins.

3D-Produkt-Rendering des Emde Leersackverdichters

Empty bag compressor

The economical solution for disposing of your big bags or empty bags.

3D-Produkt-Rendering der Emde Automatisierungstechnik

Automation technology

Optimised processes by networking of your machines and devices; Industry 4.0.

3D-Produkt-Rendering des Emde Fördersystems zur pneumatischen Förderung

Pneumatic conveying

Product conveying by pressure or suction conveyor systems.


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