INV Pack, which is exclusively distributed in North America by Matrix Packaging Machinery, a product brand of ProMach, introduces the MVA3 Pharma, a compact vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS) sachet packaging machine for mono doses of pharmaceuticals. (A cosmetics, food, and other products model is also available.)
MVA3 Pharma can form, fill, and seal up to four sachets/cycle and is rated at up to 70 cycles/min with the utmost in seal integrity. This model is flexible in terms of format and allows twin-type finishes with intermediate perforations, variants that can house two different products, or strings of various sachets. From the unit’s industrial PC touchscreen, such key operating parameters as pressure, temperature, sealing time, and length of the sachet are precisely controlled, and recipes stored.
Servo motors provide for fast, accurate adjustment. This machine is suitable for granulated, liquid, paste, powdered and solid products. The compact MVA3 measures 5.5 ft H x 2.7 ft D x 3.8 ft W (1.7 m H x .83 m D x 1.2 m W). It accommodates film reels up to 1 ft W (300 mm).
The MVA3 Pharma complies with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines. DQ (Design Qualification), IQ (Installation Qualification), and OQ (Operational Qualification) documentation is available as well as the MVA3 Pharma bill of materials. These machines can be supplied in compliance with 21 CFR part 11 regulations.