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RW-1150 Vial Washer

Dimensions
202.5x183x137cm  vial running surface 85-95cm

Purpose
High speed automatic vial washer for pharmaceutical and biotech applications

Vial Range
2-500ml (change parts required)

Output
Up to 400 vials per minute

Changeover
xx-minute changeover to a different vial format

Features
- Typical batch size: 10,000-25,000 vials
- 16 vial holders that hold vials at the neck
Vials are fed to the vial carriers by way of an infeed drive belt
Vials leave the washer in a single-file fashion
Rotary infeed table with automatic loading of the vials into the vial holders
Infeed Vial Flip Table that is ergonomically designed to avoid repetitive wrist motion, has a quicker plastic removal (2-3 times faster), and less potential of fallen vials
- A transparent cover permits visual verification of the washing process
Safety provisions are in place to prevent water spraying when the cover is not located over the washing chamber
14 effective water/air stations
- Combined exposure time is approximately 20 seconds based on 30 indexes per minute
- Dedicated media manifolds (1 for water, 1 for air)
- Recycling of WFI, intermittent spraying and automatic lid lift mechanism

- cGMP design: All 304/316L stainless steel
- Main drive is servo-driven
- Intrinsically designed for 3-log endotoxin reduction
- Allen-Bradley Micrologix 1100 PLC that works in conjunction with an Allen-Bradley PanelView 600+ operator interface
- Four level dual password protected menu guides the operator through the operations of the machine 
- Each vial format has an HMI selected “recipe” with specific settings for spray time and indexing time to help reduce water consumption
- Water for injection (WFI) can be recycled, filtered and used a second time, further reducing water consumption
- Tank includes a high and low level control mechanisms automatically adding water upon low-level detection
- Internal immersion heating element helps maintain water temperature
- No penetrating nozzles, no glass breakage, less particulate generation
- Self-draining after end of batch
- Internal surfaces are electro polished
- Orbital welding is used whenever possible
- Piping system is designed to run from high to low to prevent water stagnation
- Silicone seals are used throughout the piping system
- Optional WFI-skid to supply the WFI at 80°C (no need for a WFI-loop)
- Complete validation documents package available (FRS, DDS, FAT/SAT, IQ/OQ)