Form-Fill-Seal Packaging of Dental Cement Accelerator & Base into Double Packets


Dental Cement Packaging Solutions

A client in the dental industry came to Liquipak needing a two-part dental cement packaging solution in a single use, side-by-side packet. The dental cement was composed of a base and an accelerator, and was designed to be used together. To achieve this requirement, we developed a custom side-by-side configuration packet that had two tapered spouts which would simultaneously dispense the components for mixing.

Producing these dental cement packaging required equipping our vertical form-fill-seal packaging equipment with dedicated product contact parts to keep the base and accelerator separate. Plastic and foil laminated packaging film was reverse printed, with the print laminated between the layers of the packaging film to protect it from abrasion or contact with the cement components. The packets featured a tear notch, lot coding, and expiration date information. Final overall part dimensions were 2-1/4″ in length, 1-3/4″ in width with a weight of 0.600 – 1.800 g (± 0.130 g).

Quality control processes included digital test stand compression testing and digital gram-scale weigh testing as well as component/batch traceability and labeling/product accountability.

Liquipak is registered with the FDA as a medical device repackager and adheres to cGMPs. In addition, we are an ISO 9001:2015 certified facility and follow our own strict internal quality system requirements. Please see the outline below for complete details on this form-fill-seal packaging project or contact us to learn more.

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Highlights of this Form-Fill-Seal Packaging Project

Product Description This is a single-use medical device packet that is used as a two-part dental cement.
Form-Fill-Seal Packaging Capabilities Applied/Processes Primary:
Engineering

  • Product Development/Design
  • Tooling Design
    • Tear Notch, lot-coding and
      expiration dating.

Production – Form-Fill-Seal of Product

Secondary:
Reverse Printing
Custom Packaging – Individually Shrink Wrapped
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part vertical form-fill-seal packaging equipment, dedicated product contact parts, heat shrink tunnel shrink-wrapping
Overall Part Dimensions Length: 2-1/4″
Width: 1-3/4″
Weight: 0.600 – 1.800 grams
Tightest Tolerances ± 0.130 grams
Material Used Package: Plastic and Foil Laminated Packaging Film
Material Finish Package: Reverse Printed
Resistances The print is laminated between the layers of the packaging film and cannot be removed by abrasion or contact with the detergent or other chemicals or liquids.
Special Feature Packets feature a custom side-by-side configuration with two tapered spouts to contain two distinct and separate products and simultaneously dispense the products for mixing. Custom secondary packaging services are provided
In process testing/inspection performed Digital test stand compression testing
Digital gram-scale weigh testing
Component and batch traceability
Labeling and product accountability
Industry for Use Dental Industry
Volume 100,000 +
Delivery/Turnaround Time 4 weeks
Delivery Location Alma, Michigan
Standards Met FDA registered Medical Device Repackager
cGMPs
Customer’s packaging specifications
ISO 9001:2015 certification
Internal quality system requirements
Product Name Dental Cement – Base and Accelerator

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