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Test Strip Cut and Vial Systems – Kinematic Automation

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Matrix™ 5051 Overview

The Matrix 5051 Cut & Vial System offers a unique and proprietary high-speed technology for the cutting and placing of diagnostic test strips into vial housings of various sizes. You can easily program the number of strips to place in each vial as well.

The color touchscreen operator interface panel continuously displays real time production tracking, system and material status, calibration screens, and system parameters, as well as troubleshooting and warning screens.

Utilizing Kinematic Automation’s proprietary high speed technology, the Matrix 5051 allows for rapid production, long blade life, precise control of strip width, all on the most demanding materials. Reject detection and elimination is fast and efficient ensuring only good strips get placed in vials.

The Matrix 5051 system is ideal for the flexible production of multiple products. This system offers a superior solution at a competitive price for high volume, semi-automated production of lateral flow diagnostic products.

Automatic laminated card feed of test strip material is standard. Automatic web feed is optional.

Key Features

  • Programmable strip count per vial
  • Easily accommodates different vial sizes
  • Touch screen operator interface terminal for simple setup and operation
  • Automatic card feeding from a sheet style feeder
  • Proprietary high speed shear up to 8 strips cut per second depending on strip width
  • Automatic edge trim and scrap removal
  • Automatic reject management

SPC 5000 Strip Processing Center Overview

The SPC 5000 slits and vials blood glucose sensors at an incredibly high speed; more than 150,000 sensors per hour when processing in a 50 strip per vial configuration. All while maintaining  the absolute highest standards for accuracy, reliability and positive strip registration and orientation.

Because of our patented singulation and packaging technology, the SPC 5000 is designed to deliver maximum performance during many years of 24/7 production.  When maintenance or service is required, our revolutionary quick access design allows for simple and quick access to critical areas and components, maximizing efficiency and uptime.

All Kinematic Automation slit-and-vial platforms are available with a range of options that include QA sort capability, laser marking, 100% in-process inspection, and more. In addition, each system is backed by our reputation for 100% customer satisfaction.

Designed for Quick Service Access

Modular, quick service access

  • Maximizes efficiency and up-time by providing quick access to all critical processes and machine components
  • Greatly reduces time required for routine service and maintenance activities
  • Cut module can be removed and replaced in less than 60 seconds for maximum efficiency and offline blade cleaning