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PTI Inspection to Introduce Non-Destructive Technology For Blister Package Testing At INTERPHEX 2016

04/18/2016

-Bring Blister Pack Samples to INTERPHEX for Testing by the VeriPac UBV Inspection System-

NEW YORK, NY; April 18, 2016 – International Pharmaceutical Expo (INTERPHEX), the premier event dedicated to pharmaceutical and biotechnology innovation, technology and knowledge from development through commercialization sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA), and PTI Inspection Systems, a leading manufacturer of non-destructive inspection and leak testing technologies, today announced the new, tool-less technology to test blister packaging will debut at INTERPHEX, April 26-28 in New York.

The VeriPac UBV Leak Detection System is a deterministic non-destructive technology designed specifically for multi-cavity blister packs and utilizes volumetric imaging under vacuum to detect the presence of leaks…making it a simple, rapid 3-step process to test a blister pack. 

Bring Blister Pack Samples to INTERPHEX for Testing
PTI Attendees are invited to bring their blister pack samples to INTERPHEX and have their samples tested by PTI at Booth 3717.

Operators follow these 3 steps:

  1. Input number of blister cavities
  2. Place the blister pack on the inspection plate
  3. Press the START button

Within seconds, the operator sees a definitive pass/fail result, along with a volumetric measurement reading.  The location of the defective cavity is also identified.  This technology is unique in that it can provide rapid detection of defects as small as 10 microns in a test cycle of less than 15 seconds using no tools or test parameter changes.

Package quality assurance is achieved by deploying accurate, reliable non-destructive inspection methods, removing subjectivity from the testing process while reducing waste. The VeriPac UBV allows tested product to be returned to the production line and eliminates the significant costs and waste associated with destructive leak test methods.

About PTI Inspection Systems
PTI Inspection Systems is the leading manufacturer of non-destructive package inspection technologies for the pharmaceutical, medical device and food industries. We offer inspection systems for package integrity testing, seal integrity, leak testing and container closure integrity testing (CCIT). Our technologies exclude subjectivity from package testing, and use test methods that conform to ASTM standards. PTI Inspection systems provide repeatable, reliable results and can be used at any point in the manufacturing process as they are non-destructive, non-invasive and require no sample preparation. For more information contact us at 914.337.2005 or visit info@ptiusa.com.

About INTERPHEX
INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), is a premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device development and manufacturing event and sponsored by the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA). Dedicated to Innovation, Technologies and Knowledge, the show focuses on the entire product development life cycle, offering solutions to cost effectively develop and manufacture products. Held in New York, it brings over 10,000 global industry professionals together with 600+ suppliers through a unique combination of our no cost technical conference, exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events. INTERPHEX offers annual national and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world. Follow INTERPHEX on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and TwitterIPX Blog continues the learning beyond the show floor.  For more information, visit www.INTERPHEX.com

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