The pharmaceutical industry includes the manufacture, extraction, processing, purification, and packaging of chemical materials to be used as medication for humans or animals. Pharmaceutical manufacturing is divided into two major stages. The first stage, which is typically referred to as primary processing or manufacture, is the production of the active ingredient or drug. The second stage, secondary processing, is the conversion of the active drugs into products suitable for administration.

Throughout each and every stage the importance of contamination elimination cannot be over emphasised and it is here where Vulcan offer quality products and fit for purpose.

Vulcan’s FEP/PFA Encapsulated ‘O’ rings offer far superior performance to solid PTFE ‘O’ rings that routinely suffer from ’Compression Set’ & ‘Coldflow’. Near universal capabilities at a fraction of the cost of Perfluoroelastomer alternatives and a one material replacement to the various common elastomeric ‘O’ Rings.

Our Mechanical Seals offer the highest quality throughout the whole of our Seal range and recognize the demands of the pharmaceutical industry are consistently changing and as a responsible manufacturer we must offer materials to comply with requirements of FDA and EU Legislation – and we do.

Vulcan offer a full range of FEP Encapsulated ‘O’ Rings and Mechanical Seals, fully compliant to all requirements stipulated on FDA and EC Regulation, on materials and articles intended to come into contact with products manufactured for the Pharmaceutical industry.

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