Zeta 18-10

Index driven vial making machine

Vial Zeta 18-10

Flexibility and precision join productivity

Main characteristics

  • Neck crown with 18 chucks;
  • Bottom crown with 10 chucks;
  • Innovative index movement;
  • Forming stations with servodrive;
  • Self centering chucks;
  • Cutting station with servodriven, programmable vertical stroke;
  • Positive handling of take out from the forming machine to the line;
  • Superior HMI touch panel;
  • No glass to glass contact throughout the full cycle;
  • Gas or electric annealing oven;
  • Homogeneous heat distribution right across the product path of the oven, thus allowing the good annealing quality;
  • Infinitely variable drive by servomotors;
  • Format managed by recipes through the HMI;
  • Mapping for all the product in process;
  • PLC to monitor and control all machine sections;
  • Powerful touch screen for user friendly central operation;
  • Equipment qualification conforming to GAMP 5 and GMP.
Work Range
Range of vial diameter 12 – 27 mm
Range of overall height 30 – 100 mm
Productive Capacity
Gross hourly output up to 3600 cycles
Product types Aluminium seal finish, screw neck and neck finish with blow back
Weight
Total net weight 3'300 kg
Length 1'740 mm
Width 1'280 mm

Flexible production unit

Some available options

  • Fluid refrigerator unit to cool the internal plug and the plug lubricating oil for Zeta 18-10 forming machine;
  • Visual inspection system by camera for the geometrical dimensions of the external profile of the vial necks directly onto the Zeta 18-10;
  • Visual inspection system by camera for the geometrical dimensions of the internal diameter of vial finish and total length to be integrated on the after-forming line;
  • Silk screen printing station to be integrated on the afterforming line;
  • Cosmetic inspection system by camera to be integrated on the automatic packing unit.
Productive Capacity
Gross hourly output up to 3'600 cycles
Product types Aluminium seal finish, screw neck and neck finish with blow back
Weight
Total net weight 9'700 kg
Consumptions
Lambda-Z (tube loader) 1,5 kW
Zeta 18-10 (vial making machine) 16 kW
Epsilon-ZC (after-forming line) 10 kW
Omega-Z (automatic packing unit) 3 kW
Compressed air consumption at 5-6 bar 110 m3/h

High-speed vial production concept

Some available options

  • Fluid refrigerator unit to cool the internal plug and the plug lubricating oil for Zeta 18-10 forming machine;
  • Visual inspection system by camera for the geometrical dimensions of the external profile of the vial necks directly onto the Zeta 18-10;
  • Visual inspection system by camera for the geometrical dimensions of the internal diameter of vial finish and total length to be integrated on the after-forming line;
  • Silk screen printing station to be integrated on the afterforming line;
  • Cosmetic inspection system by camera to be integrated on the automatic packing unit.
Productive Capacity
Gross hourly output up to 7'200 cycles
Product types Aluminium seal finish, screw neck and neck finish with blow back
Weight
Total net weight 14'700 kg
Consumptions
Lambda-Z ( #2 tube loaders) 3 (1,5x2) kW
Zeta 18-10 (#2 vial making machines) 30 (15x2) kW
Epsilon-ZC (after-forming line) 12 kW
Omega-Z (automatic packing unit) 3 kW
Compressed air consumption at 5-6 bar 110 m3/h