There are thousands of drugs licensed for use in the UK as well as many different dosage forms. Packaging these quantities reliably calls for innovative machine technology and optimum process technology. An example is the high performance blister machine from Uhlmann, featuring the fastest cartoner in the world and sophisticated valve terminal technology.
Whether oval, rhombic or biconvex, tablets come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. While tablets in the USA are normally packaged in bottles, blister or push through packs are more usual on the European drug market. The new B 1660 blister machine from Uhlmann Pac-Systeme produces up to 750 of these blister packs per minute. The connected C 2504 cartoner then packages them in up to 500 folded boxes per minute.