Weighing Solutions for Vaccine Production

Weighing Solutions for Vaccine Production

This article has plenty of information if you’d like to learn about weighing solutions and their impact on vaccine production.

The sizeable Chinese biotech company CanSino was one of the very first companies allowed to conduct clinical trials with a potential vaccine against the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, as its commonly known. Minebea Intec supported this project with some precise weighing equipment. This article has plenty of information if you’d like to learn about weighing solutions and their impact on vaccine production. Read on to learn more!

Key Facts

For the research and the development of vaccines, each detail has to be critically controlled to help ensure the resulting products are precisely what is needed. To accurately monitor and control the weight, CanSino picked Minebea Intec to help provide the proper solutions.

Applications and Products

Three load cells PR 6212 were installed underneath a bioreactor to help monitor the weighing data of a vaccine in raw form in real time too. An IF platform scale was then used for the manual formulation of the final vaccine. The products used were:

  • Load cells PR 6212/500 kg C1
  • Cable junction box PR 6130/655
  • Transmitter PR 5211/10
  • IFS4-300II-I-T16

The Customer Benefits

A few of the customer benefits include precise weighing results occurring in the real-time, low profile of IF scale, which allows quick and efficient loading, maximum corrosion resistance of load cells, and compact designs for simple installation of load cells.

The Goal of the Project and the Implementation

The dedication of CanSino was to find the ideal solutions for the prevention of any diseases, like the coronavirus. To help conduct their research, the company relied on weighing solutions provided by Minebea Intec for many different projects. Back in 2017, when they received the NDA approval to produce a vaccine as a solution against the ebola virus, they needed a weighing solution to formulate the final vaccine product and opted for an IF scale, which they also used in their search for a vaccine against COVID. The creation of a vaccine based on the current adenovirus-based viral vaccine technology was divided into a few steps. To learn more about different weighing solutions and their relation to vaccine production, call the Scale People today!


Since 1956, The Scale People have earned a reputation as the best service provider for calibrating and repairing weighing equipment in the mid-Atlantic area. Our sales team can help you to find the best weighing equipment for your application. We currently have offices in Columbia, MD, and Newport News, VA, but we offer our services nationwide. Over the years, we have built many satisfied clients from various industries, including pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and government manufacturing. We are a fully ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited service company offering calibration for balances, scales, dynamometers, force measurements, test weights, pipettes, and more. All our services have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We’re only a phone call away at +1 (800) 451-9593. Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn to learn more about our work.

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