When you require reliable high-speed and flexible PVC or non-PVC IV bag manufacturing systems, we have the expertise and the partnership to help you get your product to market. ACIC’s and GF’s customized design solutions offer the flexibility to have the Form Fill Seal processes as one single system (FFS) or two individual systems (F+FS)

Our experience includes:

Bag Form
Bag line with ports
Film roll
  • Automatic or semi-automatic Form-Fill-Seal machine
  • Single or multi-chamber bags
  • PVC or non-PVC film
  • Mono or multi-layers film
  • Customized connection options (boat port, round port or flexible tubes)
  • Volumes ranging from 50 mL up to 6 L

BF Series: Forming Machines for IV Bags

The BF Series of fully automatic machines suitable for the sterile forming of IV bags under strict pharmaceutical requirements.

The machine is composed of the following main parts: film unwinding station, film transfer station, tube reel magazine, tube feeding station, bag forming and tube or port insertion station, hot foil printing station, and bag cutting station.

  • Optimized design and structure to allow easy cleaning for all working surfaces due to the absence of dead zones and corners
  • Low energy consumption
  • Reduced start-up time
  • Capability to handle different kinds of films
  • Different bag sizes and customizable shapes
  • Single or multi-chamber bag mold
  • Productivity up to 1,700 bags / hour
  • Simple orientation, quick change-overs, and low maintenance
  • High production rates and line efficiency
  • Compliant with 21 CFR part 11 FDA guideline
  • User friendly touch screen operator interface (HMI)
  • Customized layout in accordance to special end-user demands
  • Tube ultrasonic sealing
  • Peelable sealing of multi-chamber bags
  • Insertion of different accessories such as, spike, injection port, stopper, or special connector
  • Accessory sealing with hot air and other methods up on request
  • Closure presence control and automatic rejection systems
  • Remote assistance
  • Printer and SCADA interface for production data recording and management
  • Integration with convectional LAF or RABS
  • Documentation packages for complete system validation
  • Inline connection with RASR Series of bag filling machines

RASR Series: Semi-Automatic Filling & Closing Machines for IV Bags

The RASR Series of semi-automatic machines are used for filling and closing of preformed IV bags of various capacities and materials (PVC, PE, PP, etc.).

The dosing unit is equipped with mass-flow meters that guarantee an accurate and stable filling process. Different filling devices can also be used depending on the product characteristics.

The machine can process bags up to 8,000 ml with a capacity up to 1,400 bags/hour in manual machine configuration or 10,000 bags/minute in the automatic machine configuration.

  • Optimized design and structure to allow easy cleaning for all working surfaces due to the absence of dead zones and corners
  • Rotary or linear configuration
  • Single or multiple filling stations, depending on the bag volumes
  • All product contacting parts are made of AISI 316L stainless steel with finishing ranging from 0.4 – 0.8 RA, or with FDA approved materials
  • Basic closure station with ultrasonic sealing or caps insertion
  • Cap presence control
  • Pre-arrangements for future upgrade
  • Rejection station in a single tray
  • Simple orientation, quick change-overs, and low maintenance
  • Compliant with 21 CFR part 11 FDA guideline
  • User friendly touch screen operator interface (HMI)
  • Customized layout in accordance to special end-user demands
  • Automated loading/unloading systems with robot
  • Vacuum before filling
  • Insert gas flushing after filling
  • Descaled and passivized filling circuit
  • Statistical or 100% IPC
  • CIP/SIP preparation
  • Remote assistance
  • Printer and SCADA interface for production data recording and management
  • Integration with convectional LAF or RABS
  • Documentation packages for complete system validation
  • More than one closing station, depending on the type of bag to be processed

At ACIC, we also understand the business of pharmaceutical manufacturing and are consultants to the industry.

Please contact us for more information to find out how we can help you reduce your risk in IV bags FFS lines, regulatory compliance and get you to market quicker.

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