Branche Medizintechnik

Solutions for MedTech and Pharma Industry

Precision and Cleanliness

Medical and Pharma technology are the most innovative sectors of the German economy. The degree of automation in this sector and the transparency of processes have a direct effect on production times and costs. However, automation is not just about saving valuable resources; it also helps to avoid sources of errors. That is a crucial factor in medtech especially, which is bound to international standards and regulations like no other industry.

For applications in the medical technology and pharma industry, this means:

  • Strict hygiene standards and high requirements for technical cleanliness in production
  • Precision processes to ensure the high quality and safety of medical products
  • Reliable automation solutions for consistent results
  • Flexible and adjustable solutions for different production lines
  • Full traceability and documentation for production steps

Solutions from mk

Working in technically clean environments and cleanrooms is a basic requirement in the field of medical technology. Constructions such as machine frames, protective device guards, workstations and conveyor systems have to meet the requirements of the applicable cleanliness class. The mk aluminium profile system offers the comprehensive solution in this regard. Easy-to-clean profile geometries and high-quality anodised finishes meet the stringent hygiene requirements of the industry. With these features as a basis, mk also offers conveyor technology that can easily be adapted to customer-specific production requirements in the medical technology industry, and enables the precise and gentle handling of sensitive medical components.

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Electronic components to be used in the production of converter modules in ultrasonics need to be staged at a manual assembly station. The required components are held in the customer’s own pallets, which are to be removed and returned manually in the staging area.

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Corona Schnelltest 01

A manufacturer of medical tests is building a machine for producing rapid coronavirus antibody tests. The machine can produce 40 tests per minute. For this purpose, the customer requires a pallet circulation system on which the tests can be assembled by robots fully automatically.

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Technische Suberkeit 02

An interlinked system that meets the specifications for technical cleanliness is required for the production of syringes. The syringes are placed on the conveyor technology from the preceding machine and then have to be transported through a fire protection hatch.

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Maskenproduktion

Task
mk must deliver a large number of conveyors to a longtime customer in a short time frame. The conveyors are needed for a plant that must produce up to 100 respirator masks per minute in a fully automatic process. As the demand for such plants is extremely high due to the spread of the…

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Puffer Speicher Glasfläschchen

Task
Glass vials must be stored and buffered after being filled for a pharmaceutical manufacturer. The vials must be separated during an additional step and then transferred to the line prior to being fed for sealing, labelling and scanning. Since the vials have been filled, but not yet sealed,…

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Anlagenverkettung mit Stichproben Ausschleusung 02

Problem definition
In a production process for pharmaceutical products, glass bottles are to be supplied to a packaging station. The interlinking system is to transport 180 bottles per minute and should contain a sample separator. Both the side rail and the separator must be configurable to…

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Unterschrank für medizinisches Labor

Problem definition
A medical laboratory requires base cabinets for automatic measuring devices and automatic pipettes. The cabinets must be able withstand particular conditions, such as resistance to laboratory cleaning agents and vibrations from the devices placed on them. In addition, it must be…

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Brückenkonstruktion Reinraumprofil

In a production plant for pharmaceutical products a mobile bridge construction over a conveying path is required as part of the fire protection concept. The purpose of this bridge is to ensure that the nearest escape door can be reached and ensure compliance with the escape routes. The bridge…

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Production line for titanium screws 03

Problem definition
In the production of titanium screws, a handling solution needs to lift the baskets containing the screws from the main conveyor life to the buffer conveyor or tip the containers into a funnel. The solution needs to process different screw types in no particular order and be able…

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Production line for titanium screws 04

Problem definition
During the production of titanium screws, the screws are expelled from the lathes and fill baskets made from perforated VA steel sheets. The screws that fall into the basket need to be counted. A lifting unit is also needed to transport the baskets to the main conveyor line at a…

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