A global pharmaceutical company has bought a PAGOmat 3/170 labelling head to apply a pre-printed label onto the top face of over-wrapped cartons at up to 30 packs per minute running at a speed of 19 m/min on their current conveyor. The final application method can be a fixed beak and roller driving the label onto the pack or a pneumatic beak and roller. The machine is prepared with mountings and electronics for a specified print engine.
Stepper motor driven, utilising Pago's unique electronics to ensure the maximum torque available from this type of motor, the labeling machine offers high accuracy at high speeds. Microprocessor control virtually eliminates the need for mechanical adjustment with up to 9 product set-ups stored in the unit’s memory. Multi-level access to control system, each level being password protected and multi-language operator interface is selectable on screen.
There is an option of Pneumatic TIC assembly, the pneumatic cylinder applies the wipe down roller assembly to the top face of the cartons. The label is then dispensed at the same speed as the conveyor. After applying the label the pneumatic cylinder returns to the start position.
The machine comes with the Pago comprehensive Pharma + validation documentation. In addition to the standard documentation, Pago pharmaceutical machines are provided with an extensive validation documentation package. Based upon GAMP guide lines, the package provides a detailed functional design specification, (FDS) which defines the purpose of the machine, the functional requirements, how the machine fulfils these requirements detailing both the hardware and software design, and identifies the systems limitations and thorough testing documentation, which, for every feature on the machine, has a test sheet listing the objective of the test, the method, the acceptance criteria, and space to record the results and sign off. These documents are designed to be incorporated into your existing routines, as well as forming part of the FAT, incorporating IQ (Installation Qualification) protocol, OQ (Operational Qualification) protocol and a complete set up , operation, and maintenance manual to complete the package.