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New Separator for Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry

Product Announcement from GEA Westfalia Separator

New Separator for Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry-Image

GEA Westfalia Separator introduces the PU CSC 1/5/8 for the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry. This is a skidded unit with a separator and peripheral equipment on a single frame. The package unit is especially suitable for use in laboratory and pilot plants employed for the production of vaccines, insulin or antibodies. A total of three bowl sizes are available for different throughput capacities. The smallest machine is suitable for outputs from15 to 30 liters per hour. The larger machines are sized for 100 to 200 liters per hour and 150 to 300 liters per hour. The system adapts automatically to the various fermenter sizes in biotechnology including the smallest fermenters. The entire package unit including the pipe system and the special valve nodes can be steam-sterilized and corresponds to GMP requirements.

The CSC separator is the first and only unit worldwide which reaches an acceleration of 20,000 g required by users in certain. As a standard feature, the CSC separator has been equipped with a hydrohermetic feed system to ensure a gentle product supply as well as with the GEA Westfalia Separator hydrostop feature used to eject very dry solids.

The package unit is mounted on a frame where it is piped, provided with all electrical and pneumatic connections and tested. Extensive test runs are carried out as well. Upon customer request, the unit can be tested with the customer present. The equipment is also checked for functional safety.