Starview MS-PH1-1824 Medical Blister Sealer

At a Glance:

 

  • Single-station shuttle-type Medical Package Sealing Machine
  • Large format 18” x 24” sealing area accommodates a wide range of large medical trays
  • Process controls for validation
  • Temperature & pressure may be calibrated
  • Optional servo auto-shuttle feature available
  • Remote access – Ethernet standard / Wi-Fi optional
  • Validation port with direct device connections
  • USB connection for cycle history download to flash drive
  • Economical for low to medium volume packaging
  • Custom machine sizes and features quoted on request

 

Standard Features

    • Programmable logic control (Omron)
      • Intelligent system that allows changes or upgrades from Starview provided flash memory
      • Ethernet connection to HMI allows remote access to screens and PLC functions by customer from PC, Laptop, smartphones and tablet devices to HMI screens and PLC functions, and by Starview for program changes, diagnosis or updates when internet connected.  Optional Wi-Fi connection available.
    • Color HMI includes:
      • Time and date displayed on HMI
      • System monitoring page.  Heating zone temperatures, system pressure, batch counter and job recipe displayed at a glance
      • Production counter page displays total machine cycles, current job cycles and current job completed packages.  Production speeds are displayed in both cycles per minute and packages per minute
      • Machine standby mode.  7-day programmable schedule allows automatic machine start-up and shut down
      • Full Job Recipe storage with memory for up to 100 different recipes
      • History page with last 80,000 cycles stored and displayed with time and date stamp. Stored in machine memory for 300 days.
      • Dual Mode Seal Timer- may be set to start when press cylinder is energized or when press reaches full pressure in sealing position
      • Temperature controllers, digital on screen with alarms.  PID controller with auto-tuning feature.
      • Temperature readout may be displayed in Celsius or Fahrenheit.
      • Temperature controller can be calibrated from the HMI
      • Password protected temperature and timer settings
      • Manual / Semi-auto mode
      • Complete manual control of all individual functions for set up
      • Pressure transducer with on-screen display
      • Pressure transducer may be calibrated
      • Pressure readout-may be displayed in PSI or kPa
      • User settable machine air pressure alarm and cycle stop
      • Machine diagnostics with difficulty location
      • On-screen system errors for troubleshooting
      • Last 7-days alarms stored and displayed with time and date stamp
      • Electrical parts page(s)
      • Pneumatic parts page(s)
      • Mechanical parts page(s)
    • Starview exclusive validation and data download panel includes:
      • Control panel mounted in dust tight enclosure
      • Direct connection to each heating zone thermocouple –connector provided
      • Quick connection to air line at pressure transducer to validate-male fitting with flexible tube provided
      • Direct connection to sealing timer circuit
      • USB connection for flash drive to download data history
      • RS-232C real time data output to computer or printer-cable included

 

  • Light Tower consisting of a three-lamp tower mounted to machine with indicators
  • Solid Green Light – Machine running in auto mode
  • Solid Red Light – Machine in emergency stop mode
  • Solid Yellow Light – Machine in stop mode and ready for re-start
  • Flashing Red Light – Machine in maintenance mode
  • Flashing Yellow Light – Production Counter has reached set point

 

  • Cycle start buttons
    • Main power/Heater OFF/ON selector switch
    • Emergency STOP push button
    • High pressure pneumatic sealing cylinder

 

  • Independent heater zones each with individual temperature controllers

 

  • Hot plate insulator
  • Sealing press door with E-stop safety switch
  • Operator safety platen guard
  • Aluminum slide tray with linear bearings for ease of operation
  • Inlet Air Filter and pressure regulator
  • Class 100 clean room air exhaust filter
  • Self-standing floor model
    • Welded heavy-wall steel tube construction
    • Main housing cover and guards stainless steel
    • Steel components powder coated white

Specifications

Electrical: 208-230 Volts / 3 PH / 25 Amps
Control: 24 Volts DC
Heating system: Multi-zone cartridge type 9.0 KW
Number of independently controlled heat zones: 2
Pneumatic cylinder bore size: 1 Two-stage @ 8″
Maximum air consumption per cycle: 1.5 scf @ 100 psi
Nominal seal area: 18″ x 24″
Maximum Sealing force: 10,000 lbs. @ 100 psi air
Air inlet size: 1/2” NPT female
Open loading stations: 1
Standard blister/tray depth: 3.0″
Cycle speed: Variable 1 to 6 on average
Approximate dimensions: 69”D x 50”W x 68”H
Working Height: 36”
Approximate weight: 2,250 LB.