Stainless Steel Line Vac is used by a pharmaceutical
company to convey pills and tablets to a packaging
Our standard stainless steel models (Type 303)
offer good corrosion resistance and are ideal for food service, abrasive or
corrosive applications. For critical applications including certain foods
and pharmaceutical products, Type 316 stainless steel models provide
excellent corrosion resistance.
transfers Line Vac of higher dia may be used
This application is for a pressed powder tablet operation.
The tablet press mold has a small hole in it which pulls a vacuum on the
formed tablet to keep it in place and remove any leftover powder from the
A vacuum generator that is used to hold the tablet in
place had low vacuum flow and did not always remove the residual powder
from the tablet press. This resulted in poor quality tablets with pitting
on the tablets.
An EXAIR Line Vac model #6058, our smallest Line Vac
product, used with 3/8? inside diameter hose provided a boost to the vacuum
flow and recovered any residual powder from the tablet press. The powder
moved easily through the Line Vac hose and dumped into the central vacuum
recovery system. The quality issues were eliminated.