Mobile Weighing for Clean Rooms

Mobile Weighing for Clean Rooms

You’ve come to the right article to learn more about mobile weighing for clean rooms.

In GMP-regulated environments, the precise and quick weighing of ultrafiltration vessels, which are headed to different production areas, will require a mobile weighing solution with some hygienic design. You’ve come to the right article to learn more about mobile weighing for clean rooms. Read on to learn more!

Key Facts

Boehringer Ingelheim uses ultrafiltration vessels while manufacturing its pharmaceutical products under some clean room conditions. These vessels must be weighed precisely and transported to other production areas or, in a few cases, placed into storage. When it comes to weighing, a mobile weighing solution that can be easily cleaned and transported safely is needed.


To help meet Boehringer Ingelheim’s requirements, the Vienna-based system manufacturer and partner to Minebea Intec Baumgartner and Co-created a mobile process vessel with integrated weighing electronics and modules from Minebea. The products used are weighing module contego and Weight indicator X3.

Main Customer Benefits

This mobile weighing solution will enable precise on-site weighing and helps reduce costs thanks to its flexibility and speed with which it is ready for use again. Its clean, hygienic design allows for full inspections to be performed and will help ensure ease of cleaning to help protect against contamination.

The Project’s Objective and Implementation

Boehringer Ingelheim depends on UDF vessels, which are then put to use under clean room conditions, both after the ultrafiltration and before the product’s filling stage. The pharmaceutical company ordered a mobile weighing solution for an ultrafiltration vessel weighing about 320 kg. The extended remit required the solution to be resistant to cleaning products, be able to withstand transportation stresses, and help include the option of connecting the weighing station to the existing PLC.

Manufacturing systems used in the pharmaceutical industry must comply with stringent hygiene requirements. Thorough cleaning processes using abrasive cleaning agents are a severe must, and they must also be verifiable. Moreover, some busy routes are used to transport materials to various production areas for subsequent manufacturing steps. In light of this, the mobile weighing solution must withstand frequent transportation and intense cleaning. This is a challenge for the process vessel, load cells, or connected components.


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