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Integrated Bin Filling Hopper for Tablet Dedusters

July 15, 2014

Pharma Technology Inc. introduces an integrated bin filling hopper for its PharmaFlex family of tablet dedusters. The hoppers, which come in sizes of 50 or 100 l, allow for the accumulation of tablets until in-process weight, thickness, and hardness control checks have been completed. These hoppers can now be integrated into PharmaFlex 1200, 1300, and 1500 models of tablet dedusters, each of which are also offered in dust-tight and high-containment WIP versions. The reason for this exclusivity lies in these machines’ height, as these three models’ tall spirals sufficiently raise dedusted tablets for discharge to the hopper and, eventually, to a bin underneath it. However, the hoppers also are offered as retrofits to any existing PharmaFlex deduster by adding additional, stackable spiral segments. A 4-in. flexible valve allows discharge from the integrated hoppers into subsequent bins without risk of damage to tablets, and an optional backup sensor can be added to detect possible jams in the hopper inlet tube.  
Pharma Technology Inc., Piscataway, NJ 973-668-3197 www.pharmatec-inc.com