It does away with pump modules that are difficult to sterilize reliably and replaces them with a disposable flexible film material through which sterile product is metered into containers. From a four-nozzle system, filling volumes of 0.5 to 100 mL can be done at 120 containers/min. An eight-nozzle system is twice as fast.
Filvek LLC: Sterile vial filler
Filvek (N. Springfield, VT) is introducing a patented technology for filling sterile liquids into vials, syringes and other containers used in the pharmaceutical industry.
Oct 31st, 1998
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