• rw800 1Dimensions
  • Purpose
    Medium speed automatic vial washer for pharmaceutical and biotech applications
  • Vial Range
    2-250ml (change parts required)
  • Output
    Up to 200 vials per minute
  • Changeover
    20-minute changeover to a different vial format

– Typical batch size: 10,000-25,000 vialsrw800 3
– 8 vial holders that hold up to 6 vials at the neck
– Vials are fed to the vial carriers by way of an infeed drive belt
– Vials leave the washer in a single-file fashion
– Rotary infeed table with automatic loading of the vials into the vial holders
– A transparent cover permits visual verification of the washing process
– Safety provisions are in place to prevent water spraying when the cover is not located over the washing chamber
– Dedicated media manifolds (1 for water, 1 for air)
– Recycling of WFI, intermittent spraying and automatic lid lift mechanism
– cGMP design: All 304/316L stainless steel
– Main drive is servo-driven
rw800 2– Intrinsically designed for 3-log endotoxin reduction

– Allen-Bradley Micrologix 1100 PLC that works in conjunction with an Allen-Bradley PanelView 600+ operator interface
– Each vial format has an HMI selected ‘recipe’ with specific settings for spray time and indexing time to help reduce water consumption
– Water for injection (WFI) can be recycled, filtered and used a second time, further reducing water consumption
– No penetrating nozzles, no glass breakage, less particulate generation
– Self-draining after end of batch
– Internal surfaces are electro polished
– Orbital welding is used whenever possible
– Piping system is designed to run from high to low to prevent water stagnation
– Silicone seals are used throughout the piping system
– Optional WFI-skid to supply the WFI at 80°C (no need for a WFI-loop)
– Complete validation documents package available (FRS, DDS, FAT/SAT, IQ/OQ)