Sieving Solution for Downflow Booth
With the installation of Russell’s aseptic sieving solution within a pharmaceutical downflow booth, Extract Technology maximizes its powder production
Extract Technology Ltd. (ETL) is a leading containment and aseptic systems manufacturer supplying customized containment solutions to a global network of pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturers. ETL often relies upon the expertise of other suppliers for specific technology requirements. When a global pharmaceutical manufacturer sought two high-containment downflow booths with integrated sieving solutions, the company combined its expertise with Russell Finex – global leader in pharmaceutical sieving and filtration equipment.
ETL’s range of downflow booths provide aseptic, contained environments for the safe handling of pharmaceutical powders. The customer on this occasion requested a complete solution for unloading, transferring and screening active pharmaceutical ingredients. The sieving unit needed to be compact, to allow easy integration into a containment environment, as well as quick and easy to dismantle and clean. Furthermore, the solution required the capacity to sieve fine pharmaceutical powders such as folic acid or silicon dioxide at high throughputs.
Following consultation with Russell Finex, ETL’s solution was two downflow containment booths with integrated Russell Compact Sieve® units and Vibrasonic® Deblinding System. The sieve units are installed at the end of the downflow booth process, loaded by an elevated hopper following the contained dispensing and weighing of pharmaceutical powders.
The Russell Compact Sieve® was the ideal solution for this type of installation. These vibratory pharmaceutical screeners are used to guarantee the quality of powders during production, providing accurate, high-capacity screening at less than half the size of traditional screeners. The units are quick and easy to dismantle and clean, ideal for the aseptic requirements of pharmaceutical powder processing. The addition of ultrasonic sieving technology eliminates mesh blockages, allowing good product to flow freely through the mesh.
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Also known as safety screeners, this range of versatile sifters is used for quality assurance by checking for foreign contaminants and oversized material and removing them from your product.
This revolutionary vibro screen separator is used to grade or classify material into different particle sizes on up to 5 fractions, enabling your company to enhance product quality and increase your profitability.
Ultrasonic deblinding systems are used to eliminate mesh blinding when screening difficult powders. Using ultrasonics allows you to sieve on finer meshes, increase your screening capacity and reduce mesh breakage.