Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine

Salient Features of Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine

  • Output of 300 Amp /Min considering of 1ml / 2ml ampoule size.
  • Machine with in feed S.S. Wire mesh Conveyor.
  • Machine suitable for 1ml to 10ml Ampoules to fill and seal with the help of change parts.
  • Fitted with standard 1ml Ampoule Change parts.
  • Individual Motor based filling mechanism with the help of high précised Rotary Seal less SS316L Piston Pumps.
  • No ampoule – No filling system for each and every syringe heads.
  • Piston Pumps set suitable to fill 1ml to 5ml and 5ml to 10ml liquid in ampoules.
  • A.C. Frequency variable drive for Main machine drive and conveyor.
  • Rotomotive/Bonfiglioli makes motor and gearbox.
  • Nitrogen Pre and Post Purging facility.
  • Guards Interlock Machine Interlock
  • Nitrogen Pressure Low Machine Interlock
  • LPG Pressure Low Machine Interlock
  • Oxygen Pressure Low Machine Interlock

Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine Process

1. Ampoule infeed
  • Wire mesh conveyor belt Or Polypropylene Belt of suitable width at the infeed, mounted on side rail & related components with covers.
  • Feed screw used for spacing and transporting of the ampoules into the transport segment.
2. Transport System
  • Segmented turret picks up ampoules from feed screw and feed Rack.
  • Rack transport ampoules continuously through different operational sections
  • Segment & Rack are positive driven through cam & Gear arrangement connected to main shaft.
  • Segments bearing housing & related components are of Aluminum casting.
3. Dosing Station
  • Basic equipment has provision for operation with 8 dosing pumps for dosing liquid products with piston pumps
  • Servo motor operated valve system & controlled mechanism operates pump stroke movement.
  • Drive for pump movement connected to the main machine drive
  • Manual variable adjustment for the dosing volume by a central setting spindle.
  • Individual pump has finer setting for volume.
  • Basic dosing equipment designed for easy installation of the rotary piston pumps.
  • The dosing vessel is to be provided by the customer.
  • Needle movement synchronized with the transport movement via a mechanical cam.
  • Drive for needle movement connected to the main machine drive.
  • Ampoule sensor at transport section controls operation of electromagnetic device for operation of “No ampoule No Fill”.
  • Eight piston pumps with stainless steel connections for Suction and Filling (for 1to 5ml & 5 to 10ml).
  • The filling needle is immersed down to the container shoulder to prevent the ampoule stem from being wetted with product. Design of needle is based on nature of product i.e. Density viscosity, frothiness.
4. Station for gas – flushing before filling
  • Flow meter for indication and setting of the gas flow rate.
  • Manifold with provision of 8 hose nipples.
  • Extended needle holder.
  • Set of needles (8 Nos) for gas flushing before filling
  • Flow is allowed only when the needle mechanism is lowered.
5. TStation for gas- flushing after filling
  • Flow meter for indication and setting of the gas flow rate.
  • Manifold with provision of 8 hose nipples.
  • Extended needle holder.
  • Set of needles (8 No) for gas flushing after filling.
  • Flow is allowed only when the needle mechanism is lowered.
6. Sealing station
  • Separate burner unit for pre-heating of the ampoule tips.
  • Flow meter for indication and setting of the gas / oxygen mixture.
  • Gripper system to pull off the ampoule tips when the melting –off temperature is reached, with separate burner unit and chute.
  • One Mobile collection bin for ampoule tips for manual disposal.
  • Heat extraction unit with fan (to be integrated by the customer). The heat is extracted at the same time and removed from the work area.
  • Ampoules are rotated at this station by means of separate drive unit.
7. Ampoule discharge
  • Ampoules are discharged, with help of pusher arrangement connected to main shaft, into magazine that is connected to out feed tray.
  • Tray un-loader at the discharge, set up for one tray size (170 mm wide and 300 mm long).
  • Electrical installation
  • The operating panel is attached to the machine.
  • Programmable logic controller (PLC) for monitoring and control of all machine functions thus providing quick access to the machine parameters. .
  • Touch screen display to show faults, speed of machine, and quantity of ampoule processed.
  • Separate stainless steel control cabinet.

Technical Specification of Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine

Model PAFS-120 PAFS-300
Optimum Output (Ampoule/min) 120 300
Number of Head 6 8
Overall dimensions 2000 mm (L) x 1400 mm (W) x 1400mm (H)
Electric Power Supply 230V. 1 Phase 1 H.P
Construction details The equipment consist of Hopper with loading Tray at infeed, Filling & Sealing station
Ampoule Size Min. 9.5mm Dia. to Maxi. 17.5mm Dia. (1ml to 10ml Ampoule)
Change Parts Ampoule Feeding Block , Needle & Rack
Ampoule Collection Collect in Trays

Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine Input Specifications:

Ampoule Diameter Dia. 10.75 to 22.50 mm
Ampoule Height 60mm to 113 mm

Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine Utility Requirement:

Electrical Energy 415 V (3 Phase) 50 Hz
Total power consumption 1.56 kW
Utilities - Media - Exhaust Air
Flame heat extractor 150m3/h
Pressure 0.006Bar
Temperature. 80deg C
LPG
Pressure, min/max. 0.5 Bar
Calorific Power 100.00 kj/m3
Consumption, high-duty output 240 l/h
Connection 3/8” R.H.BSP
NITROGEN
Pressure/th> 1Kg/cm2
Exhaust duct
MOC SS304 Pipe
Size 92

FAQs for Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine

What makes the Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine suitable for high-volume production?

The Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine is designed for high-volume production with its impressive throughput of up to 300 ampoules per minute. Its efficiency is enhanced by the ability to handle various ampoule sizes, ranging from 1ml to 10ml, through the use of interchangeable parts. The machine's advanced piston pump system ensures precise filling, reducing wastage and maintaining product integrity. These features, combined with robust construction and reliable components, make it an ideal choice for industries requiring large-scale ampoule filling and sealing.

How does the machine maintain product integrity during the filling process?

Maintaining product integrity is a key aspect of the Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine. The machine incorporates nitrogen purging both before and after filling, which helps to prevent contamination and preserve the quality of the product. Additionally, the synchronized needle movement ensures that the ampoule stems remain clean and uncontaminated during filling. The use of high-precision piston pumps further guarantees that each ampoule is filled accurately, preventing overfilling or underfilling which can compromise the product's integrity.

What customization options are available with the Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine?

Customization is a significant advantage of the Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine. The machine can be fitted with different sets of piston pumps and needles to accommodate various ampoule sizes and fill volumes. Customers can also adjust the machine's filling speed and volume through its programmable logic controller (PLC), allowing for fine-tuning based on specific production needs. Furthermore, the machine can be integrated with additional features such as different types of conveyors or gas flushing systems, depending on the requirements of the production environment.

How does the machine ensure operator safety and ease of use?

Operator safety and ease of use are prioritized in the design of the Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine. The machine is equipped with multiple interlock systems that automatically shut down operations if critical parameters are outside safe limits, thereby preventing accidents. The user-friendly touch screen interface allows operators to monitor and control all aspects of the machine's performance, providing real-time feedback on operational status and faults. Additionally, the machine's ergonomic design and accessible components make routine maintenance and part changes straightforward, minimizing downtime and enhancing overall efficiency.

What kind of support and maintenance services are provided for the machine?

Parth Engineers & Consultant offers comprehensive support and maintenance services for the Automatic Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine. This includes initial setup and training to ensure that operators are fully familiar with the machine's functions and safety features. Regular maintenance schedules and servicing are provided to keep the machine running smoothly and to extend its operational lifespan. In the event of technical issues, a dedicated customer support team is available to provide prompt assistance, ensuring minimal disruption to production processes. These services are designed to maximize the machine's efficiency and reliability, giving users confidence in their investment.

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