Foam Plug

Foam Plug

Foam Plug for tablets and capsules bottles

Pharmaceutical Desiccants offer Foam Plugs that are white cylindrical shaped blocks and also produced in block foam plugs made of urethane. They are widely used as fillers within bottles. Bottle stopper foam plugs are void space fillers and protect tablets and capsules from chipping due to rattling while shipping.

Bottle stopper foam plugs are ideal for mechanical damage in medicines. The foam plugs for pharma bottles are manufactured to be chemically resistant and are a beneficial method for closing sterile containers to protect medication. Foam Plugs are non-toxic & non-reactive, auto-cleavable, and manufactured in blocks.

These bottle stopper foam plugs are passed through the South African Bureau of Standard Tests: SANS 640-2005. This test is conducted for weight, density, aging, and solvent resistance. However, due to its structure like an open cell foam, it is soft and flexible so that the foam can be easily squashed into the bottles. Therefore, foam plugs for pharma bottles are versatile for all applications and can be customised per size and thickness requirements.

  • Non-toxic, chemically inert and hypoallergenic
  • High in density and exceptionally durable
  • Can easily be compressed to fit within bottles
  • Available in a range of sizes, shapes and depths
  • Leaves no fibres on medication
  • Keeps medication secure within the bottles

Frequently Asked Questions ?

Foam plugs are small, cylindrical pieces of foam that are used to fill space in pharmaceutical packaging, such as in bottles or vials. They help to prevent damage to the contents of the packaging and provide stability during shipping and handling.

Foam plugs are typically made from a variety of foam materials, including polyurethane, polystyrene, or polyethene. The specific material used may depend on the specific application or requirements of the packaging.

Yes, foam plugs are safe for use in pharmaceutical packaging, as they are typically made from materials that are approved for use in contact with food or drugs.

Foam plugs help to provide cushioning and stability for the contents of the packaging, reducing the risk of damage or breakage during shipping or handling. They can also help to reduce the amount of space between the contents of the packaging and the container, reducing the risk of movement or shifting during transit.

To select the right size of foam plug, you will need to measure the diameter of the opening of your packaging, as well as the height of the space that needs to be filled. You can then select a foam plug that matches these measurements or that can be trimmed to fit.

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