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Vial filling, capping and packaging system

This high throughput system fills, caps and packages around 20000 vials per day, and is designed to work in a clean sterile environment.
Labman custom system: Vial filling, capping and packaging system

Key features

High Throughput20000 vials per day
CappingScrew capping of vials with torque check
Box FoldingBox folding and assembly
Automatic QC ChecksTorque, stirrer, image analysis, option for online weighing
Unattended OperationFully unattended operation


System Overview.

This high throughput system is designed to fill, cap and package around 20000 vials per day and was delivered to a UK based diagnostics company in 2013. The system is designed to work in a clean sterile environment as the vials are used in a medically approved product. Empty vials and caps are loaded in storage hoppers which have enough capacity for 16 hours operation. Empty, flat pack boxes are loaded in stacks. The system fills vials with 0.5ml of ‘product’ with better than 1% accuracy, before capping the screw cap vials and loading into the automatically folded boxes. A number of automatic quality checks are built into the system including cap torque measurement of every vial, product stirrer monitoring, and image analysis of completed boxes. Completed boxes are stacked on trolleys to make box unloading fast and efficient.

“As a service/maintenance engineer myself, I know what I should expect and you guys go above and beyond my expectations. This gives me a sense of security, knowing when a problem occurs and I get stuck, I can contact you immediately. With great team work and communication a solution is never far away. Our uptimes remain high and is a bonus to our business.”
— Tony CravenGroup Operations Manager
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