Blister Packaging
Packaging pharmaceuticals in units is rapidly gaining popularity. It has in common with strip packaging the fact that the primary pack consists of a number of items each sealed in its own compartment, until required by the patient. Blister pack consists of semi-rigid Thermo-formed plastics trays in which there are a number of cavities, each containing one item, and with an aluminium foil cover heat-sealed over it.

Blister Packaging .

Blister packaging : process flow diagram FILM DELIVERY HEAT TREATMENT FORMER PRODUCT TRANSFER SYSTEM CODING FOIL DELIVERY PRINTING FILLER SEALER PERFORATOR CUTTER REJECT SYSTEM .

Process Vacuum forming is the process where a sheet/web of plastic is heated until pliable and then sucked (vacuumed) over a mould to produce a replica. It is used throughout a vast range of industries for many different applications .

Typical thermoforming Mold Contour Chamber Heating Chamber Trimming Unit .

Cold Forming Feeding Device Cover Foil Uncoiler Slitting (Perforation) Waste Foil Coiler Empty Checker Bottom Foil Uncoiler Discharge Conveyor Sealing & Embossing Draw Off Punching .

Feeding Device Cover Foil Uncoiler Empty Checker Cold Forming Bottom Foil Uncoiler Sealing & Embossing Punching Discharge Conveyor .

y Meeting CR protocol in particular is a distinct challenge y In addition to the above challenges. some packagers are dealing with unique combination challenges.The CR-SF Dilemma y Current blister solutions such as peel off and push through are inconvenient because opening them requires good finger mobility and eye vision so there is the ongoing challenge of designing CR-SF blister packages. .

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