Bottling Guides

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GUIDE N° 1 - CAPPING OF STILL WINES ON A CORK MOUTH FINISH
01/01/1992 - Update 14/11/2016
Scope This guideline applies to the capping of still wines with a cork mouth finish as per CETIE data sheet GME 50.01 which has been used as a base for the European standard EN 12726. If application is done on another finish, the user must carry out sealing tests to ensure that this ...
GUIDE N° 2 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING FOR NON-CARBONATED LIQUIDS, FOODSTUFFS AND PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCTS ON BVP TYPE GLASS FINISH
01/01/2006 - Update 27/05/2020
Scope This guide gives information on good practices for bottling still products with aluminium screw caps (e.g. corresponding to specifications EC04.03) on a BVP type glass finish according to EN 15543 or equivalent.   The guide defines: The functions of the closure and its limits ; ...
GUIDE N° 3 - TIRAGE (BOTTLING) AND FINAL CORKING OF QUALITY SPARKLING WINES PRODUCED IN SPECIFIC REGIONS (QSWPSR)ON 29-MM AND 26-MM CROWN CLOSURE. (NF H35 029)
01/01/1994 - Update 11/02/2020
Scope The initial documents (1), drawn up in conjunction with professionals in the wine sector, enabled us to better understand the needs of producers of high quality sparkling wine. To respond to the constraints and problems of QSWPSR capping, it was important that all material and equipment ...
GUIDE N° 4 - 26 mm CROWN CORK SEALING
01/01/2002 - Update 16/01/2020
Scope This document only concerns the crowning process, using crown corks known as the 26 millimetres where the seal is provided by a plastic liner. The main objectives of the committee are as follow: To provide manufacturers and users with a reference tool that can ensure the correct ...
GUIDE N° 5 - APPLICATION OF FLAT TOP PLASTIC SCREW-ON THREADED CLOSURES ON PET BOTTLES FOR BEVERAGES
01/01/2008 - Update 15/11/2019
Scope This document gives background information and recommended best practices for the application of plastic flat-top screw-on caps onto PET bottles for beverages. It covers all closure sizes and beverage product types. It does not cover aspects related to filling or to downstream processing ...
GUIDE N° 6 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING FOR STILL WINES ON BVS TYPE GLASS FINISH - WITH REDRAW
01/01/2007 - Update 11/03/2020
Scope This Guide gives information on good practice for bottling still wine with an aluminium screw caps on a BVS type glass finish according to EN 16293, with redraw of the cap on application. For the purposes of this Guide wine is considered to be "still" with a CO2 content < ...
GUIDE N° 7 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING WITH THREADED PLASTIC INSERT FOR STILL WINES
01/01/2008 - Update 31/07/2019
Scope This guideline applies to the screw capping of still wines with a metallic closure having a threaded plastic insert and a tamper-evident band which needs to be snapped before it can be opened. The closure is screwed and crimped during capping. Application must be done only on a BVS ...
Guide N° 8 - PLASTIC SCREW CAPPING FOR STILL WINES
26/10/2015 - Update 06/05/2020
Scope This guide concerns screw capping of still wines with a threaded plastic closure having a tamper evident ring whose bridges must break on opening The cap is screwed on after filling and can be applied on a screw finish in glass or PET of the BVS type. This operation enables a seal to be ...
GUIDE N° 9 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING FOR PRESSURISED WINES & OTHER BEVERAGES ON BVS TYPE GLASS FINISHES - WITH REDRAW
01/01/2016 - Update 11/03/2020
Scope This Guide gives the necessary information on good practice for bottling wines and other products with a CO2 content > 1.2 g CO2/l with an aluminium screw cap on a BVS type glass finish accomodating redraw of the cap on application. Both the cap and the bottle must be foreseen for the ...
GUIDE N°10 - WIRE CAGE GUIDE FOR FINAL CORKING OF QUALITY SPARKLING WINES OF DEMI, STANDARD OR MAGNUM BOTTLES ON GLASS FINISHES 29 MM AND 26 MM
16/12/2010 - Update 01/07/2019
Scope This guide gathers the characteristics and specifications of the wire cage dedicated to Quality Sparkling Wines corking (half, bottles and magnums) with 26 and 29mm finishes.  It doesn't concern the process of corking, only the supply. The corking conditions and process of ...
GUIDE N°11 - METALLIC SCREW CAPPING DEFECTS - IDENTIFICATION AND CORRECTION
11/02/2017 - Update 25/03/2020
Scope This document identifies the principal defects which may occur with "Roll-On Pilfer-Proof" aluminium screw type closures and outlines methodology to orient corrective action. It applies to all different ROPP types for both still and pressurised liquids, with and without redraw, ...
GUIDE N°12 - RECOMMENDATION FOR FLACONNAGE CRIMPING
- Update 31/01/2020
Scope This guide provides the 5 essential rules to follow in order to achieve a correct crimping. It has been established for the crimping of aluminium caps for FEA flacons type on the cosmetic field. By following these five rules you are sure to meet the current market requirements.
GUIDE N°13 - APELOVER - GUIDELINES FOR THE GOOD PRATICE OF GLASS WIDE-MOUTH JARS MANUFACTURING & METALLIC CAPS
01/01/1989 - Update 14/12/2016
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GUIDE N°14 - BAR TOP STOPPER APPLICATION ON GLASS FINISH FOR NON-CARBONATED ALCOHOLIC DRINKS
03/11/2017 - Update 01/07/2019
Scope This guide describes best practices to be implemented to obtain correct closure application with bar top stoppers that can be opened and closed manually by the consumer without requiring an opener. It covers only stoppers for glass bottles for which the seal results from the contact ...