Rack Design Protection of the product and process efficacy are highly dependent on the shelf and rack design. They must allow adequate and uniform flow of the sterilizing media, while supporting the product to prevent damage or deformation. At the same the shelves and racks must be designed for easy loading and handling. Getinge has experience of many types of packaging and can recommend suitable shelving systems. We also offer a test and prototyping service to assist in the design of shelving and process development for new packaging styles.
In a busy production environment, transporting product to and from a sterilization chamber is a logistical exercise. Loads are often heavy (a rack of liquid product can weigh more than 1000 kg) and are difficult and potentially unsafe to handle manually.
Getinge recommends the use of automated load handling systems for large loads and offer a variety of alternatives to suit your product and installation requirements.
Together with our global partner, Compliant Logistics, we can provide conveyor systems that integrate with the sterilizer and circulate the loading racks. These systems designed to combine heavy industrial manipulation with the GMP production environment. Compliant Logistics can also provide robotic solutions for automatic loading and unloading of shelves and racks if required.