Blister lines

BEC 500

Whether small, medium or large batches, with the BEC 500 blister line, pharmaceutical manufacturers are well positioned for all eventualities. The multi-talent in the BEC family combines high performance with unmatched flexibility, allowing you can respond to unexpected changes in demand in the shortest possible space of time. For maximum process reliability and superior productivity in pharmaceutical packaging.

Flexible all-rounder among our blister lines

Maximum efficiency in pharmaceutical packaging

Feeder, blister machine and cartoner in one line: the Blister Express Center 500 – BEC 500 for short – is the all-rounder among Uhlmann's blister lines. At 9.8 meters in length, the two-lane line offers maximum efficiency for packaging solid products in blisters and folding boxes - with an output of up to 500 blisters and 300 or 500 folding boxes per minute. The tool-free format changeover in just 30 minutes provides a high degree of flexibility. Thanks to the lightweight format parts and step-by-step instructions via the SmartControl HMI, changeovers can be completed quickly even by inexperienced operators. The BEC 500 blister line reliably packs all common solid products and film types and is optimally suited for small, medium and large batches – a true all-rounder.

The benefits to you of the BEC 500 blister line

  • SafeMaximum process reliability thanks to smart technology as well as intuitive operation and cleaning – even by inexperienced operators
  • FlexibleUnmatched flexibility with packaging of all common solid products, guided format changeovers in just 30 minutes, and choice of roller or plate sealing
  • PowerfulThe high-performance line processes up to 500 blisters and 300 or 500 folding boxes per minute

Technical data at a glance

Blister module
Max. output 500 blisters/min.
Mode of operation 2-lanes
Scope of application solid dose products
Sealing principle platen or rotary sealing
Max. format area [index x width] 200 x 284 mm
Max. forming depth 12 mm (PVC), 11 mm (Al)
Max. reel diameter forming material 600 mm (800 mm*), lid material 300 mm (400 mm*)
Processable forming materials laminated Al foils, PVC, PVC/PVDC, PVC/Aclar, PP
Processable lid materials hard Al, soft Al, paper/Al, Al with defined hardness, others upon request
*optional extension
Cartoner module
Max. output 300 or 500 cartons/min.
Scope of application blisters
Max. carton size [A x B x H] 105 x 105 x 155 mm (300 cartons/min.), 80 x 90 x 155 mm (500 cartons/min.)
Pitch 5'' (300 cartons/min.), 4'' (500 cartons/min.)
Max. no. of blisters 14
Max. blister stack height 95 mm (300 cartons/min.), 85 mm (500 cartons/min.)
Types of closure tuck-in and hot-melt

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