FlexPitch® Multi-Head Container Leak Testing System

The FlexPitch leak testing system provides the flexibility and efficiency that your higher-speed applications need. Independent multiple moving head leak testers offer 100% inspection for leaks and top seal surface defects, over your existing conveyor system, at speeds up to 250 bottles per minute, BPM, depending on bottle size.

Looking to leak test smaller containers? The new FlexPitch® Duo might be the right choice for your production line. Learn more about FlexPitch Duo now.


Standard Frame Size

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Extra Large Frame Size


Test Heads

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The FlexPitch is a fast, tool-less, multi-moving head leak tester. The FlexPitch operates without a timing screw with reduces the cost for additional tools and the time it takes to perform a changeover.

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Multi-Moving Head Leak Detection Equipment only from ALPS Inspection

The FlexPitch is a fast, tool-less, multi-moving head leak tester with the flexibility to test a wide range of empty containers. The machine operates without a timing screw, which significantly reduces the cost for tools, as well as, the time it takes to perform a changeover. This results in a reduced cost to run additional container types.

The innovative design maximizes flexibility as test heads can be pre-set to the required pitch enabling fast changeover between containers of varying diameters. It is particularly suitable for difficult to handle container shapes including:

  • Shingling bottles
  • Reverse taper
  • Extremely tall/thin bottles
  • Small bottles
  • Bottles that do not nest effectively

Features of the FlexPitch include:

  • The option of 2, 3, or 4 test heads for container sizes up to 350 oz STD FLEXPITCH HEADS
  • No line modification mounts over your existing conveyor
  • No bottle transfers required to and from separate leak tester conveyor(s) 
  • Full-color touch screen operation
  • 24-hour service support

FlexPitch Leak Testing Applications

Common applications for empty container inspection using the FlexPitch multi-head moving head leak tester include: