Rotary Vial Washing Machine

Rotary Vial Washing Machine

Rotary Vial Washing Machine or rotary vial washer is specially designed to wash vials with minimum contact of machine parts with the vials compling cGMP standards. Machine with specially designed Gripper system holds the vials from Neck and invert the vial till the washing operation completed and again after washing release the vial on outfeed feedworm system in vertical position ensures positive wash of vials. Machine is suitable to wash 2ml to 100 ml vials with the help of change parts,

Absolute cleanliness and hygiene is paramount in pharmaceutical filling and packaging processes and this becomes of even more importance when you consider injectables filled into glass vials. Each injection vial must be absolutely sterile before it goes into the sterile filling area. Adinath, the leader in high technology pharmaceutical machinery offers a high precision vial washing machine that meets today’s high standards of sterility and hygiene.

Vial feeds through feedworm to infeed Star Wheel and specially designed Gripper hold the vial from neck and invert the vial and move it further on rotary moving system for washing process. Vials traveling in neck down position above washing needles and moves along with the Needle bar ensures maximum time for washing once the needle enter in the vial neck. Machine with Standard Six Different Washing Stations each of 6 Needle for optimum Washing and the sequence can be change as per customer’s requirement. Machine also having external wash for optimum washing of vial. We are having two different models in this machine. AVRW-120 Automatic Vial Washing Machine provided output up to 100 vials per minute whereas AVRW-240 High Speed Vial Washing Machine provided output up to 200 vials per minute. Both the vial washers (automatic vial wahser and high speed vial washer) can wash 2ml to 100ml vials. We provide extended support for vial washing machine change parts and vial washing machine validation.

AUTOMATIC VIAL WASHING MACHINE VIDEO

 

Exclusive Features of Vial Washing Machine

  • Complete cGMP model.
  • Production output capacity up to 200 vials per minute.
  • All contact parts with the internal surface of Container and the wash media are made from AISI 316L Stainless Steel.
  • Non contact parts are made from engineering plastic, AISI SS 304 materials.
  • All finishes, welding joints are processed, treated & equipment selected in accordance with cGMP standards.
  • Machine provides 3 water washes & 3 Air washes.
  • Complete flexibility with user for washing cycle.
  • 18 Jets for 6 internal washing zones.
  • 15 Cassette of Grippers each having 2 Grippers.
  • Suitable for 1ml to 10ml ampoules.
  • Washing sequence can be adjusted as per customer’s requirements.
  • 3 Pumps and 3 Tanks of 25 liters each. (Optional)
  • Each washing zone with independent circuit to avoid contamination.
  • Automatic Infeed and Exit of containers.
  • Machine is equipped with PLC system & printing facility with passwords. (Optional)
  • Container unit counter with display in the control panel
  • Machine can use as a sole machine or inline.
  • Digital speed indicator for current output
  • IQ/OQ/DQ documentation can be provided.
  • Programming and software validation as per 21 CFR Part 11 can be done on demand.


Working Principle
of Rotary Vial Washer

Vials feed from the Infeed turn table / tray are received on Infeed Starwheel / Feedworm then moves on Infeed starwheel. The Grippers picks up the vial from Infeed Star Wheel and invert it in neck down position over washing needles and move along with the needle bar for Washing. Vials traveling in neck down position above washing needles and moves along with the Needle bar ensures maximum time for washing once the needle enter in the vial neck. Machine having six different washing stations each of 6 needle for optimum Washing and the sequence can be adjusted as per requirements. Washer also having external wash for optimum washing of vials.

On completion of a cycle, washed vials are again inverted to neck upward position and feed to output star wheel. Washed vials received from output starwheel can be collected on Output Tray or can be pushed to tunnel. A separate pumping station (optional) gives the right quantum of water at the desired pressure. In the absent of separate pumping station we can provide the re-circulation & siliconization system on request.

INTERNAL CLEANING:

The AVRW is equipped with 6 internal cleaning stations and each station has 6 cleaning needles making up a total of 36 cleaning needles. Each cleaning station is supplied via a pipe connected to the cleaning media-making washing area. This not only reduces the risk of particle generation, but also simplifies maintenance and cleaning efforts while saving time.

EXTERNAL CLEANING

The 3 external cleaning stations mounted in a stationary position above the ampoule can be easily adjusted for a specific height, angle and lateral position. Each cleaning station receives cleaning media-making through a pipe connected to the cleaning media-making washing area.

CLEANING MEDIA PRINCIPAL:

WFI, Purified water and air cleaning station are synchronized with the ampoule by reciprocating motion. Design is such that these media are put to use only when needles motion in forward direction. WFI consumption is further reduced by collecting the WFI in re-circulating water tank to be used later on in the pre-washing station.
 

Washing Cycle of Vial Washing Machine

  • 1st wash            –           Recycled Water (WFI)
  • 2nd wash          –           Compressed Air
  • 3rd wash           –           DM Water
  • 4th wash           –           Compressed Air
  • 5th wash           –           Water for Injection (WFI)
  • 6th wash           –           Compressed Air

 

Technical Specification of High Speed Vial Washer

Model

AVRW 120

AVRW 240

Production Output

Up to 100 per minute

Up to 200 per minute

Vial Sizes

2ml to 100ml

2ml to 100ml

Type of Vials

Glass & Plastic Vials

Glass & Plastic Vials

Power Load

4 H.P.

5.5 H.P.

Power Voltage

440 Volts, 3 Phase 50 Hertz, 4 wire system 440 Volts, 3 Phase 50 Hertz, 4 wire system

Optional Accessories

  • Programmable Logic Control (System) with HMI
  • Safety Cabinet with doors
  • Programmable Logic Control (System) with HMI
  • Safety Cabinet with doors
Utility
  • Air – 20 CFM
  • Water – 200 to 500 litres per hour depend upon ampoule size
  • Air – 20 CFM
  • Water – 200 to 500 litres per hour depend upon ampoule size

Water Tank & Pump

3 nos. each with 25 litres Capacity & Centrifugal pump 3 nos. each with 25 litres Capacity & Centrifugal pump
Overall Dimension: 2050mm (L) X 2000mm (W) X 1210mm (H) approx.

2450mm (L) X 2000mm (W) X 1300mm (H) approx.

Net Weight

700 kgs. approx. 900 kgs. approx.
Gross Weight 1000 kgs. approx.

1300 kgs. approx.

* Power voltage can be adjusted as per customer’s domestic power voltage requirements.
* Rights of technical improvements & modification reserved.
* Illustrations & dimensions are shown for information purpose only.

 

 


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