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GIANT
Blister packaging machine

The ideal solution for just-in-time production of small-medium batches, handling any blister/product shape and configuration. With GIANT Series you choose the state of the art technology in terms of design, feeders, quality controls and servomotors.

The ideal solution for just-in-time production of small-medium batches, handling any blister/product shape and configuration. With GIANT Series you choose the state of the art technology in terms of design, feeders, quality controls and servomotors.

The excellence that our users have come to expect

GIANT Series grants the widest flexibility in terms of product shape, blister sizes and configurations.

An important benefit that GIANT offers to you is the IMA patented Sombrero, the most versatile and efficient universal feeder. Moreover, to satisfy all requirements for containment of solid pharmaceutical shapes in blister packaging, the feeding area is already designed for containment application.

GIANT Series is also an extremely compact line, with a unique design, able to give a linear workflow and an overall visibility of the material work to the operator.

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Sustainability

The IMA machines are designed so that the production process involves minimal environmental impact:

  • energy consumption is reduced to a minimum,
  • the waste materials are minimized,
  • compatibility with the use of recycled materials.
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GIANT Highlights

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The feeding area is already designed for containment application.
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Complete accessibility.
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Innovative cutting unit and non-compliant blister rejection.
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Quick and reproducible guided format changeover.
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No limitation on alu-alu blister pocket.
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IMA patented blister recovery magazine: highest efficiency in blister feeding to the cartoner.
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Linear work flow.
Sombrero IMA patented universal feeder, not at all affected by different product tolerances or shape and not even affected by broken tablets or fragments, never stops the production and it is the unique solution to reach the highest level of containment.

Versions

The GIANT Series is available in four versions:

  • GIANT 1, integrated blister and cartoner, with positive blister transfer – 350 blisters/minute and 175 cartons/minute
  • GIANT-A86, integrated blister and cartoner, with positive blister transfer – 350 blisters/minute and 350 cartons/minute
  • GIANT-A80, integrated blister and cartoner, connection by means of magazine – 400 blisters/minute and 175 cartons/minute
  • GIANT Stand Alone

The GIANT Stand Alone can be easily connected to any other downstream packaging machine (cartoner, wallet packer, flowpacker or end-of-line) in order to satisfy any customer production needs.

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  • Technical Data
  • Machine Layout
TECHNICAL DATA GIANT
  Blister dimensions Carton dimensions
Width 30-90 mm 35-97 mm
Length 60-145 mm 65-154 mm
Depth / Height 3-12 mm 12-106 mm
Production output
Model GIANT STAND ALONE GIANT 1 GIANT-A86 GIANT-A80
Blisters up to 400 blisters/min. up to 350 blisters/min. up to 350 blisters/min. up to 400 blisters/min.
Cartons / up to 175 cartons/min. up to 350 cartons/min. up to 175 cartons/min.
GIANT Layout

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Pre-heating and forming area
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Feeding area
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Sealing area
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Coding and perforation area
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Cutting unit and blister positive transfer
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Automatic blister recovery magazine
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GIANT-A80 blister transfer to the cartoner
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Carton pick-up and opening
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Product insertion into the carton
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Carton closing