Pharma - Plants and Machines for Pharmaceutical Industry

ICAPlants offers automated and robot based production systems, setting goals as security, quality and efficiency.
The solutions we propose originate from our many years' experience both in the field of robotic automation and in the machinery and equipment for pharmaceutical use. We achieved a well established expertise in managing complex systems through internal development of custom software and the use of vision systems for several uses: from robot driving up to quality control. According to GAMP and FDA specifications ICAPlants designs reliable and safety solutions also for explosive atmosphere subject to ATEX directives. ICAPlants and its subsidiaries, also operates in the automotive, glass and general industry, with a market highly internationalized and offices in China and USA.
In the pharmaceutical division, in particular, our offer is summarized in the following groups of activities:




Lifters and Load Handling

AISI 304 TRANSPALLET

Our transpallet in AISI 304 is specifically designed for the pharmaceutical industry and is able to operate in ATEX environments. For this product are available many customizations. Functionalities are completely identical to the ones of a traditional transpallet.


BIN LIFT

Bin Lift is a machine for medium and large volumes to be moved. It can be used in sterile environments and it is designed for FDA validation.

Bin Lift can be equipped with gravimetric cell, it has a simplified maintenance program and it can be customized both in payload capabilities and in the movement possibilities.


DRUM LIFT

Drum Lift was born as a typical lifter but in its continuous horizontal rotation variant is often used as mixer. It has a maximum payload of 600 Kg and a maximum lift height of 2500 mm. It performs a rotation of 270 degrees around its  vertical axis.


DRUM TROLLEY

It can handle loads up to 800 Kg, lift up to 800 mm and tilt up to 180°. It features quick-release system of the drums and tilting pad.


DRUM TROLLEY WITH PLATFORM

Our drum handling trolley is designed for the handling of equipment containing up to 180 kg, the machine is able to operate a manual lifting load of 450 mm. The product is satin finished.


ICAP LIFT

Icap Lift is a lifter for mini bag and big bag handling in the pharmaceutical industry, it can be used in sterile environments and it is designed for FDA validation.
The lift is equipped with PLC, HMI and gravimetric cell.


LIFTER

Lifter is a telescopic hydraulic lifter for many kind of loads  that hasn't a defined geometry. It is typically used for moving people or goods between two floors but it can be easily adjusted according to different needs.


Mobilift


It is a hydraulic and battery powered pedestrian lifter, entirely made in AISI 304. It uses a double effect cylinder with H1 FDA approved oil. It can be equipped with safety anti-tilting system, mechanical switches (to ensure a correct load positioning) and parking brake. It has a very long battery life (40 up/down cycles) and an integrated transformer for charging operations.


MOBILIFT ATEX

It is a hydraulic and battery powered pedestrian lifter, entirely made in AISI 304. The protection level is IP 65 and the ATEX Certification is ATEX II 3 D Ex c,tD A22 T300 °C. It uses a double effect cylinder with H1 FDA approved oil. It can be equipped with safety anti-tilting system, mechanical switches (to ensure a correct load positioning) and parking brake. It has a very long battery life (35 up/down cycles) and an integrated transformer for charging operations.


POPEYE

Popeye is an electric pedestrian stacker with a fork lifting system suitable for picking, moving, lifting and positioning of bins. The maximum payload is 1000 Kg and the lifting column is telescopic to reduce the vertical obstruction during parking.


Sherpa

Sherpa is a lifter with a 350 Kg payload and the ability to rotate its arm till 110°. It's equipped with a device to avoid overturning of the load if it is inserted inside a bag. It's available also in other versions for higher loads and for clean rooms, entirely manufactured using AISI 304.
 


SLIM LIFT

Slim Lift is an extremely compact lifter for medium and large volumes and it can work in sterile environments.
The lift is customizable both in payload capabilities and in additional equipments. It can be equipped with gravimetric cells.


Mixers

DRUM BLENDER

Drum Blender is a continuous movement mixer consisting of a stainless steel AISI 304 frame, it houses the rotating cradle. It has a drum capacity of 300 liters. The angular speed of the drum is variable during start and stop but it stays constant at the fixed speed to allow uniform mixing of the products.


DRUM LIFT

Drum Lift was born as a typical lifter but in its continuous horizontal rotation variant is often used as mixer. It has a maximum payload of 600 Kg and a maximum lift height of 2500 mm. It performs a rotation of 270 degrees around its axis.


Insulators

ICAPGLOVE

It is an insulator with both purposes: out-to-in and in-to-out protection. It can work in higher or lower pressure referring to the environmental pressure.


Quality Control and Vision Systems

In Line Control Checker

Our in line quality control system offers a reliable processing of phials and small glass bottles thanks to a separator screw, a magnifying lens and a lamp able to provide 2000 lux on the product.

The system, tilting the bottle about 30°, allows a proper inspection of the underside of the capping as well as the bottom of the bottle. This machine is equipped with a pedal to enable the bottles to step forward and offers a really fast change over to adapt easily to different products.


INSPECTION TABLE

The table for manual inspection consists in a metal structure supported by four legs.
The work plan is made up of a surface covered with melamine panels and vertical panels alternating white and black areas. The table is equipped with stainless steel lamp holder with protective glass. The minimum illumination at the level of inspection surface is 2500 lux.
The table is supplied with declaration of conformity according to the european pharmacopoeia 5.0, 2.9.20.

The supply of the table also includes a copy of the calibration document of the luxmeter used to measure the minimum illumination level on the inspection surface.


VISION SYSTEMS

Our role as integrators allows us to offer the most suitable vision system based on the specific characteristics of the application: quality control based on counting, text recognition, bar code or Datamatrix, up to color recognition or robot guidance.


WIDE SURFACE INSPECTION TABLE

The table for manual inspection is composed of a metal structure supported by four wheels with brakes.
The work plan consists of a sloping surface covered with melamine panels alternating white and black areas. The table is equipped with stainless steel holder with protective glass. The minimum illumination at the level of inspection is 2500 lux.


Automated Bottle Processing and Conveyors

AUTOMATIC BOTTLE PROCESSING MACHINE

This machine has been designed for automatic packing of bottles into cartons.
The system provides loading and unloading of a single box. The operator only need to insert the empty box and pick the filled box. High ergonomics and safety levels for the operators are guaranteed on this machine.


CONVEYORS

Our experience with many different products in ATEX environments allows us to offer customized and state of the art solutions. Please send a quotation request and immediately test our skills.


TRANSPORTERS

Our transport systems for feeding bottles is a common need in pharma. The ergonomics of this particular machine facilitates the loading of products at an altitude of 850 mm, simplifying the production activities. It is entirely made in stainless steel AISI 316 with low carbon. It is designed to ensure maximum accessibility and reduce the costs of maintenance.


Bins and Containing Machines

BIG BAG DISPENSER

It is a dispenser for big bags fast emptying and, at the same time, it strongly reduces powder emissions.


CYLINDRICAL BIN

Our comprehensive range of cylindrical bin is designed for the containment of powders and granulates for the pharmaceutical industry.
These products, as standard, are equipped with superior access with hinged or removable cover and bottom drain prepared for the implementation of manual or attuate butterfly valves. "Be tight" version , however, is also available for highly automated production lines.


ICADRUM

Powder container with lid. It can be manufactured in many versions according to desired payload. High internal corner curvature ensure a really easy way of cleaning.


Cleaning, Decontamination and Drying

DRYER DO 5000

This system is suitable for pharmaceutical drying of "ancillaries" obtained by means of forced air circulation. The treatment group filters the air entry for maximum hygiene.


MILLENNIUM 200

Machine designed for pharmaceutical apparatus washing such us metal syringes, silicone rubber tubes, formats and punches, bottles, etc.
It ensures the proper washing and drying of the components by dedicated nozzles and the accurate implementation of the containers.


MILLENNIUM 5000

The Millennium 5000 is a washing machine for washing and drying bins up to 1500 liters.
The machine is equipped with self-cleaning system and is able to run automatically in the washing and drying mode, allowing the adaptability of programs depending on the type of bin and contaminant.
Optionally the machine can be equipped with a reservoir for the accumulation of deionized water and drain trap with stainless steel.


MILLENNIUM 7200

The Millennium 7200 is a washing machine for washing and drying bins up to 2000 liters.
The machine is equipped with self-cleaning system and is able to run automatically in the washing and drying mode, allowing the adaptability of programs depending on the type of bin and contaminant.
Optionally the machine can be equipped with a reservoir for the accumulation of deionized water and drain trap with stainless steel.


Other Equipments

Manual Capsule Fitting Machine

This manual capsule fitting machine is used for the production of small batches or samples. It is made in AISI 316L and It is made on request, depending on the format on which it must work. In this way the device is characterized by a high level of reliability, being designed specifically for the product to be processed.


 


STACKABLE FRAMES FOR BAGS

Our frames are made of stackable structures with customizable dimensions to support mini bags or big bag bags. The structures are made of stainless steel AISI 304, surface pickled and consist of a base frame and two vertical sides fixed. The coupling system of mini bags and big bags can be customized.


UNLOADING EQUIPMENT

This unloading equipment is manufactured in AISI 316L and has a little observatory for monitoring products.


Screws and Conveying Powders Conveyors

PHARMA SCREW

Pharma Screw is a tailored screw  for pharmaceutical environments and using patented technologies.

The machine provides maximum protection of the mechanical parts from powder and a extremely easy way of cleaning, thanks to the longitudinally opened structure. In this way the machine is completely accessible, also in its inner parts.


SPIRAL CONVEYOR

Spiral Conveyor is a tailored screw  for pharmaceutical environments designed and built to operate powder download into drums. The machine guarantees maximum accessibility in addition to a reduction and simplification of maintenance thanks to its
design.


SPIRAL SCREW WITH POWDERS CONTAINING SYSTEM

Spiral Screw with powder containing system is a tailored screw  for pharmaceutical environments designed and built to operate powder download into drums. It is equipped with a particular device to reduce powder emissions.


Maintenance Service

On Demand Service and Multi-Year Contracts

Since a long time we provide multi-year maintenance contracts and after sales assistance for all our systems and equipements. An experienced staff gives you the best software, electrical and mechanical support. Our service is not only intended for preventive and extraordinary maintenance on machines of our design but also on other machines.


Furnitures for Laboratories and Pharmaceuticals

AISI 304 CHAIR

Specifically designed for pharmaceutical environments, without holes and with high ergonomics levels. All parts are characterized by high curvature corners. It can rotate 360° around its vertical axis and its height is adjustable.