Handles filling requirements for clinical trials and medium batch production with peristaltic aseptic filling technology
The Flexicon FPC50W automated filling, plugging and capping system offers accuracy and flexibility
Watson-Marlow's Flexicon FPC50W, a user-friendly, fully-automated filling, plugging and capping system, offers accuracy and flexibility for aseptic filling in clinical trials and scale-up applications.
The new FPC50W is equipped with a Wipotec weighing cell, which measures the weight of each individual fill with an accuracy rate of +/-0.002g.
The FPC50W filling and capping system handles filling requirements for clinical trials and medium batch production with peristaltic aseptic filling technology from 0.1 to 100ml fill sizes.
For operator convenience, the FPC50W system can also accommodate a wide range of vial sizes and neck finishes without the need of extra format parts. The weighing cell is connected to the filling system, allowing for fully automatic recalibration of the pump throughout the batch.
Additionally, the unit can employ a changeover of the single-use fluid path, which includes pharmaceutical grade silicone tubing and plastic filling needles, to adapt to multiple batch processes or different product fill volumes.
The system is equipped with an automated precision turntable infeed, an in-line filling station, and a rubber plug closure applicator that is capable of filling and capping vials at rates up to 20vpm.
The FPC50W is supplied as standard with a one-touch 12in screen/HMI for easy setting of all process parameters. If desired, the machine can be configured for password protection in three levels ensuring batch security ease of validation.
Flexicon’s full product range includes asepticsu, a single-use fully assembled disposable aseptic fluid path system; semi- and fully automated filling and capping machines; positive displacement filling; bottle handling and bottle capping equipment; accurate peristaltic liquid filling, cream and oil filling and in-line filling and capping systems.