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Pharma Peeler Centrifuge
Sukhras : At the very center
of the Pharma Sector
To rise on the wings of a rising star,
To reach the heights of young mountain,
To attain stillness at the very center…
The vison and aspirations of a company specializing
in manufacture of centrifuges.
As the pharmaceutical field becomes one of the fastest
growing sectors , Sukhras gets set for heights greater
than ever before.
A look at our past
High value and high quality products , FDA, cGMP,
cleaning in place system validation , sterile processing
in he clean room atmosphere, backed by flexibility
of economics are the needs of the pharma process
industry in this millennium.
In this scenario , Sukhras has successfully established
itself as one of the leading manufacturers of industrial
centrifuges , in the pharmaceutical and chemical
To retain this worldwide reputation, the R&D
team at Sukhras is constantly working to improve
technology. To this end , we have various types
of centrifuges and centrifuge systems in the past
35 years. These are among the finest, most reliable
and economical machines, always endeavouring to
advance the technology.
Pharma Peeler Centrifuge
To help the pharmaceutical process industry keep
pace with ever changing demands, Sukhras has introduced
the latest range of PHARMA PEELER CENTRIFUGE MACHINES.
The combination of filtration and drying operation:
As both the operations are performed in separate
equipment (Centrifuge and Dryer respectively)
; the system has a distinct advantage over filtration
+ Drying Systems.
- High speed rotating machines, classified as
HIGH G centrifuges.
- Designed for ease of cleaning and validation
with full access to all process wetted parts,
assured by a fully openable casing.
- An effective residual heel removing system
ensures almost complete removal of the cake after
each centrifuging lots.
- The CIP cleaning system ensures effective and
faster cleaning of centrifuge internal for product.
- BASKET: The centrifuge basket
made of solid stainless steel or alloy material,
as per the process requirements; is machined to
a close tolerance all over and heat treated for
stress relieving and better corrosion resistance.
- CENTRIFUGE MAIN FRAME: The
centrifuge basket, bearing assembly and jacket
, is horizontally mounted on a stainless steel
- CENTRIFUGE SUSPENSION: The
centrifuge is suspended over four points on vibration
isolating spring inputs. The vibration isolating
mounts are of maintenance free design, designed
with springs and filled with viscous fluid to
arrest vibrations. The use of these types of mounts
eliminates the need for concrete foundation for
centrifuge system. The centrifuge support structure/
floor should be capable of withstanding static
load of the system.
- CENTRIFUGE MONITORING CASING (JACKET):
The basket monitoring case is of conical shape
and having full opening design. The process line
connection and peeler mechanisms are mounted on
the front side of the case. The design and manufacturing
of the case is such that there are no dead corners
where solids are usually accumulated.
HOUSING ASSEMBLY: The main shaft is fitted
with a combination of cylindrical roller bearing,
and angular contact ball bearings. The bearings
are oil lubricated with oil circulating power
station, which continuously circulates the oil
throughout the operation of the centrifuging cycle.
The bearing is housed in gas tight construction,
fitted with specially designed PTFE lip seals.
- PEELER ASSEMBLY: The peeler
of the centrifuge is actuated by hydraulic cylinder,
the peelers shaft assembly, having blade and mounting
arrangement ; designed and located over the discharge
chute, so that scrapped cake directly falls in
the chute and gets discharged. The peeler plow
assembly and discharge chute have high polished
surface, with no dead corners for solid accumulations.
The high polish ensures that material is subjected
to minimum resistance when being discharged.
- CHARGE DETECTOR: Electronic
Probe type charge detector is installed on the
centrifuge machine to limit the maximum cake thickness.
This system ensures the overfilling of the centrifuge
- CLEANING IN PLACE SYSTEM (CIP):
The centrifuge process area is fitted specially
designed CIP nozzles. These nozzles are strategically
located to ensure that during the entire process
area is cleaned and can be validated. The basket
monitoring casing (jacket) is fully openabe for
cleaning validation purpose, allowing convenient
access area. The CIP system and full opening design
give greater ease for change of one batch to another
of the same product in cGMP and USFD approved
- HEEL BLOWBACK SYSTEM: The
centrifuge machine is fitted with rest cake heel
blowback system. After each scraping cycle, a
residual heel remains on the basket wall, which
is not desired in the process. The pneumatic blowback
heel removal system consists of a fix tube mounted
on the outside of the basket . The gas flow effects
a short lifting of the filter cloth, thus the
heel cake drops in the discharge chute. This system
ensures that there is almost no material left
inside the basket after peeler operation.
- DRIVE AND MOTOR: The electric
motor is employed for the centrifuge operation.
The transmission is through belt and pulley. The
entire drive system along with motor is installed
in the centrifuge drive chamber, which is of gas
tight design. The drive chamber is fitted with
special cooling system to cool the motor. The
electric motor is controlled by means of AC variable
speed drive to vary the basket speed for the different
process cycles of the centrifuge machine. The
drive is fitted with dynamic brake system for
- CYCLIC AUTOMATION: All the
process cycles of the centrifuge operation are
automated through Programmable Logic Controller.
The instruments mounted on the machine will communicate
with the PLC system, ensuring that all the centrifuge
processes are performed as per the logic program
designed, specific to the process.
- VIBRATION MONITORING SYSTEM:
The centrifuge is fitted with vibration monitoring
system. The system continuously monitors the vibration
levels of the centrifuge machine during the entire
operation. The output signal from the system is
given to PLC system is given PLC system , which
will control the centrifuge operation as per the
- TEMPERATURE MONITORING SYSTEM FOR MAIN
BEARINGS: The centrifuge main bearing
housing is fitted with temperature sensors , which
continuously measures the temperature rise in
side the bearing housing. The system is supplied
with temperature indicators and controller, which
will communicate with the PLC system.