Thermo Scientific™

APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector

Catalog number: APEX500RX
Thermo Scientific™

APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector

Catalog number: APEX500RX

Achieve cost-effective, industry-leading sensitivity in the most demanding pharmaceutical environments while meeting the U.S. Federal Drug Administration's (FDA) stringent requirements for validated production with the Thermo Scientific™ APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector.

 
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APEX500RX
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Description
APEX 500 Rx Metal Detector
Price (USD)
Full specifications
Air Supply5.5 bar (80 psi) nominal, 4 bar (60 psi) minimum - for AuditCheck and/or pneumatic rejector (not required for electronic rejector)
Certifications/CompliancecCSAus, CE; ISO9001 certified
Input Types6 Inputs - Active 12v DC+ 12 volt auxiliary supply for input sensors
DescriptionAPEX 500 Rx Metal Detector
ApplicationsMetal detection: Pharmaceuticals
SensitivityDetects metal contaminants as small as 0.3 mm
CommunicationsOptional ModBus serial or Ethernet modules
ConstructionStainless steel 304 straightlined case, high polish optional. All plastics used are FDA approved.
Electronic Supply85 - 260 volts AC single phase plus earth ground; 47 - 65 Hz, 100 watts maximum
Input ApplicationsSpeed Sensor, Keylock, Product Select 1, Product Select 2, Infeed PEC, Reject Confirmation 1 and Bin Full External Suppression, Reject 1 Complete, Clear All Warnings/Alarms/Faults (selectable via menu), External Alarm and External Reset
Manufacturing QualityISO9001 Certified
Operating Temperature-10°C to +40°C (14°F to 104°F)
Output ApplicationsReject 1, Reject 2, AuditCheck, Fault, Alarm, Warning, QAT lamp (selectable via menu)
Output Types6 Relays outputs; Relays: 250 volt AC 2 amp max. 50 volt DC 1 amp max.
Product Speed0.5 m/min. (1.7 ft./min.) to 100 m/min. (330 ft./min.) for the system
ProtectionType 3 enclosure, metal detector and control panel only
Relative Humidity20 - 80% non-condensing
User Manual LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Czech, Russian, Polish, Thai, Korean and Brazilian Portuguese
Input AllocationSpeed Sensor, Keylock, Product Select 1, Product Select 2, Infeed PEC, Reject Confirmation 1 and Bin Full External Suppression, Reject 1 Complete, Clear All Warnings/Alarms/Faults (selectable via menu), External Alarm and External Reset
Output AllocationReject 1, Reject 2, AuditCheck, Fault, Alarm, Warning, QAT lamp (selectable via menu)
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Air Supply5.5 bar (80 psi) nominal, 4 bar (60 psi) minimum - for AuditCheck and/or pneumatic rejector (not required for electronic rejector)
Certifications/CompliancecCSAus, CE; ISO9001 certified
Input Types6 Inputs - Active 12v DC+ 12 volt auxiliary supply for input sensors
DescriptionAPEX 500 Rx Metal Detector
ApplicationsMetal detection: Pharmaceuticals
SensitivityDetects metal contaminants as small as 0.3 mm
CommunicationsOptional ModBus serial or Ethernet modules
ConstructionStainless steel 304 straightlined case, high polish optional. All plastics used are FDA approved.
Electronic Supply85 - 260 volts AC single phase plus earth ground; 47 - 65 Hz, 100 watts maximum
Input ApplicationsSpeed Sensor, Keylock, Product Select 1, Product Select 2, Infeed PEC, Reject Confirmation 1 and Bin Full External Suppression, Reject 1 Complete, Clear All Warnings/Alarms/Faults (selectable via menu), External Alarm and External Reset
Manufacturing QualityISO9001 Certified
Operating Temperature-10°C to +40°C (14°F to 104°F)
Output ApplicationsReject 1, Reject 2, AuditCheck, Fault, Alarm, Warning, QAT lamp (selectable via menu)
Output Types6 Relays outputs; Relays: 250 volt AC 2 amp max. 50 volt DC 1 amp max.
Product Speed0.5 m/min. (1.7 ft./min.) to 100 m/min. (330 ft./min.) for the system
ProtectionType 3 enclosure, metal detector and control panel only
Relative Humidity20 - 80% non-condensing
User Manual LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Chinese, Czech, Russian, Polish, Thai, Korean and Brazilian Portuguese
Input AllocationSpeed Sensor, Keylock, Product Select 1, Product Select 2, Infeed PEC, Reject Confirmation 1 and Bin Full External Suppression, Reject 1 Complete, Clear All Warnings/Alarms/Faults (selectable via menu), External Alarm and External Reset
Output AllocationReject 1, Reject 2, AuditCheck, Fault, Alarm, Warning, QAT lamp (selectable via menu)
Unit SizeEach
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The APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector is a mobile, versatile and reliable solution for tablet presses, capsule filling and deduster applications. Equipped with a multi-coil design that isn't impacted by product effects or environmental changes, the APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector also features:

  • High sensitivity to detect pieces of metal as small as 0.3mm
  • Increased product throughput up to 500K tablets or caplets per hour
  • Straight-through product flow to eliminate product damage
  • Performance verification: Validate your APEX 500 Rx Pharmaceutical Metal Detector using Thermo Scientific™ Quality Assurance Test (QAT) and AuditCheck features
  • Compliant: Remain in compliance with GMPs in 21 CFR part 210 and 211
  • Adjustability: Height and angle adjustment handles
  • Easily accessible rejecter assembly/disassembly for quick cleaning
  • Multiple aperture sizes: Custom fit for your production line
  • User-friendly interface: Solid-state, touch operation control panel with icon-driven interface

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