SP Scientificís PennTech: Mastering the Simplicity of Design

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Based in Pennsylvania, SP Scientific’s PennTech is a world leader in the manufacture of complete aseptic vial production lines. Since their founding in 1992, success in performance and reliability has led to an ever increasing and diverse product line that includes vial washers, trayloaders, sterilization tunnels, filling/stopper-inserting machines, automatic lyo loading machines, capping machines, and external decontamination machines. SP PennTech’s specialty lies in low-to-medium speed applications; however, their product line includes many machines exceeding 400 vials per minute. As an experienced and dynamic engineering company, SP Scientific’s PennTech has mastered the simplicity of equipment design. Their machine design philosophy is “soft” rather than “hard”; servo motors rather than gears, belts, and chains. Their mottos are “Less is more” and “Smaller is better”. In doing so, their equipment has a very small footprint, making them easy to maintain, changeover, and operate. At SP Scientific’s PennTech, special emphasis is put on strict adherence to cGMP guidelines and quality, not only of the machines, but also of the supporting validation documents.

SP PennTech’s extremely effective vial washers have only two moving parts, and their main drive is servo-driven. Specific settings for spray time and indexing time reduce water consumption resulting in a highly efficient vial washing process. Their U.S. made range of compact tunnels are designed for the continuous sterilization/depyrogenation of pharmaceutical glass containers, using hot air, in a class 100 environment. When it comes to liquid filling, SP Scientific’s PennTech offers the FS(C) series, which is comprised of single and dual filling/stopper-inserting machines, with or without the capping function, and is designed for 2ml to 100ml vials with an output of up to 200 vpm. If you are looking for an external decontamination vial washer, SP PennTech’s EVW-Series is the industry’s only in-line decontamination system to completely encapsulate vial caps with a watertight seal.

From the vial washer to the uniquely simple, yet effective, method of loading vials into the depyrogenation tunnel, to the aseptic filler and capping machine, the process requires little to no human intervention. SP PennTech’s success in performance and reliability is evident by their continuously expanding product line, which allows them to fulfill the various needs of the pharmaceutical, biotech, animal health and compounding pharmacy industries.

For more information, please visit www.penntech-corp.com or call 215-396-2200 or visit Booth #2954.