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With smart in-line sensors you can…

Boost line efficiency through fast issue resolution
Boost line efficiency through fast issue resolution

Line Efficiency >

Measure and control scuff to prolong the life of recyclable glass
Measure and control scuff to prolong the life of recyclable glass

Scuff >

Shorten calibration of capping, corking, and seaming equipment
Shorten calibration of capping, corking, and seaming equipment

Vertical Load >

Test packaging designs and shorten design cycle
Test packaging designs and shorten design cycle

Research & Development >

Reduce breakage from shock and impact
Reduce breakage from shock and impact

Impact & IPS >

Minimize packaging damage from line pressure
Minimize packaging damage from line pressure

Pressure >

Monitor shipping to mitigate transportation loss
Monitor shipping to mitigate transportation loss

Transportation >

Inform knowledge-based services and line commissioning
Inform knowledge-based services and line commissioning

Knowledge-based Services >

How smart in-line sensors work:

Exact replicas of your containers are deployed on your production line to accurately measure your container's experience during processing.

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Analyzing the ‘bottle experience’

From Glass International- November 2020.             What would our bottles/jars/vials tell us about the way they are handled on each stage of their lifecycle?  How can we use the ‘bottle experience’ information in optimising handling, increasing filling line efficiencies, monitoring transport, reacting to breakage problems, redesigning or lightweighting our bottles, establishing correct criteria and specifications in agreements between the glass manufacturers and the fillers?

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Best practices for impact measurement in pharmaceutical glass handling

Understanding the properties of glass and the ability to measure strength (impact resistance) is essential to safe handling protocols that promote efficiency, drug container performance and ultimately, lower risk of failure.

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Applying in-line impact testing to optimize pharmaceutical packaging processes

As recently as 2014 and 2015, pharmaceutical publications were lamenting the lack of reliable, non-destructive in-line testing methods for Fill and Finish packaging processes relative to glass vials. The advent of in-line testing is changing how pharmaceutical companies can optimize packaging processes and container designs; enabled by an improved understanding of mechanical loads like impact, pressure and vertical force.