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By Heidi Parsons, Managing Editor
Bosch Packaging Technology, a manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging machinery, will be showing the GKF1400L capsule filler with liquid fill module, the FSX2020 nested syringe filler, the KKE2500 checkweigher with tablet feeder, the KWE4000 small package checkweigher, and the new FLT tabletop vial-filling system. (www.boschpackaging.com)
A division of Emerson Process Management, Brooks Instrument provides integrated low-flow fluid measurement and control instrumentation. The Brooks product line features a number of technologies to handle a wide range of flow challenges including Coriolis, thermal mass, variable area (rotometers) and positive displacement technologies. (www.brooksinstrument.com)
Cashco will spotlight its newly redesigned Model C-CS "clean steam" pressure-reducing regulator. Used primarily for steam control in sanitary biotechnological process piping systems, the C-CS offers longer diaphragm life and increased capacity to help achieve industry needs. Cashco offers a full line of sanitary regulators and control valves solutions for pharmaceutical applications. (www.cashco.com)
Dwyer Instruments, Inc. is featuring its new Digihelic II Differential Pressure Controller, which is suited for monitoring pressures in clean rooms or containment zones. This controller offers simplified programming via a Menu key that enables the user to select: security level; set point or set point and alarm operation; auto or manual alarm reset; English or Metric engineering units; pressure, velocity or flow operation; K-factor for use with various Pitot tubes and flow sensors; circular or rectangular duct size for volumetric flow operation; and other options. Dwyer and its divisions produce a broad range of competitively priced instruments for measuring, transmitting and controlling pressure, temperature, level and flow. (www.dwyer-inst.com)
In this booth, all Emerson divisions will be represented, including Brooks Instruments, MicroMotion and Rosemount Analytical. Emerson Process Management helps businesses automate their production, processing and distribution in life sciences and numerous other industries. The company combines quality products and technology with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management and maintenance services. Check out Emerson's Smart Wireless solutions, which give manufacturers access to information that was previously out of physical or economic reach. Emerson’s Wireless SmartPack Starter Kits bring together wireless measurement transmitters, gateway, software and services to get customers up and running quickly. (www.emersonprocess.com)
Eriez will featuring magnetic separators, metal detectors, vibratory feeders, conveyors, screeners and bin vibrators. The company will also highlight its E-Z Tec pharmaceutical model metal detector, with quick-start operation, high speed reject mechanism and simplified equipment validation. (www.eriez.com/Products/Markets/Pharmaceutical/)
Fab-Tech Inc. offers PermaShield Pipe (PSP), a Factory Mutual Systems-approved, corrosion-resistant exhaust/vent pipe system for use without sprinklers. PSP's proprietary, highly chemical resistant, fluoropolymer ETFE coating on stainless steel duct/pipe can be cut to length in the field and can be cut into for new branch lines or measuring ports. This is a fully engineered system of duct and dampers (single, parallel, opposed blade and vortex) blastgates, pipe and vessels. (www.fabtechinc.com)
Fette will display its patent-pending Segmented Die Table, in addition to its fully-contained, Wash-in-Place, double-sided tablet press with its newly designed, single-sided discharge for single-layer production. This 3090i WiP will be shown complete with a Fette isolator and the newly redesigned Fette Absolut dust collection system. A copy of VRTrain, the firm’s interactive, 3-D Virtual Machine Training and Reference module, will also be available. (www.fetteamerica.com)
Flexicon America, Inc. will spotlight its new DAFPA (Disposable Aseptic Fluid PAth) assembly system and two new small to medium batch-size fillers: the FP50 and the FPC50. DAFPA is a fully assembled bag and tubing system designed to work with Flexicon’s peristaltic dispensing systems. The bag, filter, tubing and filling needle are pre-assembled, double bagged and gamma-irradiated. The package comes complete with certificates and validation package for reduced set-up time and cleaning validation. The FP50 fills and stoppers and the FPC50 also caps. With fill speeds of up to 25 vpm, both fillers handle various formats without the need for extra format parts. Complete format change takes less than 15 minutes. (www.flexiconamerica.com)
In this one booth, a variety of General Electric companies will offer a wide range of products and services. These include: analytical instrumentation; laboratory instruments and supplies; economic development and software services for business; pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing; energy management and materials for facility engineering and maintenance; process automation and control systems and instrumentation; compliance software; and validation support. (www.ge.com)
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