Conventional fluidics solutions and their weaknesses
Precisely controlling and distributing the different media in production processes is one of the most demanding tasks facing pharmaceutical industry machinery. Nevertheless, the construction and start-up of the skids must be as economical and efficient as possible.
How Bürkert solutions intelligently and efficiently control sterile processes
Unique expertise in fluidics and automation solutions
Bürkert accompanies you in the development, production and installation of machines for the pharmaceutical industry, whether you manufacture in series or individually customise solutions to meet the needs of your customers. In addition to technologically mature components and systems for sterile fluidic processes – for example, customised block solutions, hygienic diaphragm valves and sensors as well as systems with critical properties including cleanability, high reliability and traceability – we also provide you with objective support in selecting the appropriate automation solutions.
How Bürkert solutions save you and your customers money
Bürkert diaphragm valves with tube valve bodies are manufactured in a particularly material-saving way. As a result, they are lighter and have less thermal mass than conventional valves.
Example calculation: Thanks to the lightweight design of the “tube valve body”, you save energy and thus operating costs
In this calculation we take a medium-sized pharmaceutical plant that is to be newly built. Type 2031 valves with pneumatic control in various DNs (according to ASME or DN ISO) are required for controlling media in sterile environments. Below we compare the respective weight of a valve with forged body with that of a comparable “tube valve body”.
In particular, the weight reduction of 4.5 t and 1.96 t due to the lower valve mass results in the following advantages:
- lower operating costs due to faster heating and cooling times – here using the example of a sterilisation process
- possible savings in freight and handling costs.
Steam sterilising Air-cooled
Your partner for international projects
Planning and implementing new pharmaceutical systems and processes is a complex and expensive task. New processes or machines can be simplified and made more cost-effective by improving communications and collaborating with an experienced solutions provider. Coordinating the different project design groups and optimising purchasing processes by combining multiple product packages makes Bürkert the perfect partner for pharmaceutical projects.
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Products for fluidic solutions in the pharmaceutical sector and advice on the topic
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