Complete Vial Inspections from a Single Source

When filling vials, many different aspects need to be inspected to ensure perfect quality – from the container itself to the position of the stopper through to the crimp on the cap. Companies often inspect vials using different machine vision systems, each of which inspects individual aspects.

The VINSPEC HEALTHCARE machine vision system from VITRONIC on the other hand simultaneously conducts multiple inspections and auto ID/read tasks, offering a complete solution from a single source. Inline or atline as an automatic optical inspection machine, ensuring 100% quality control of parenteral products.

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VINSPEC HEALTHCARE Vial Inspections at a Glance:

  • Detection of product mix-ups based on the cap shape and color
  • Quality control of the cap and crimp with regard to

    • Inspection of defects, deformations and tears to the cap surface
    • Wrinkled crimp
    • Partially or entirely missing crimps
    • Deformed and destroyed crimps

  • Fill level inspection
  • Reading and verifying

    • 1D code/2D code
    • OCR
    • OCV

  • Stopper inspection

    • Correct seat
    • Correct color

  • Sealing cap inspection

    • Correct seat by means of crimp depth measurement

  • Quality inspection of the container, including for

    • Cracks
    • Deformations
    • Defects on the bottle body
    • empty vial

  • Particle inspection

Depending on requirements, one, several or all of the inspections can be used.

VINSPEC HEALTHCARE vial inspections
VINSPEC HEALTHCARE vial inspections

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Allan Kotnik

Vice President of North American Industrial Sales

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about our solutions and services?

or call us at
(502) 533-2683

Dietmar Karepin

Key Account Manager Healthcare

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about our solutions and services?

or call us at
+49 611 7152 194

Sales Locations Worldwide


Complete solution from a single source guaranteed

  • Standardized software and system design
  • One contact person for vial inspection
  • Advice and support from experts before, during and after inspections
  • Fewer interfaces

Safe and efficient automated production

  • 360° inspection of the vial caps with just one vision sensor
  • No additional handling (e.g. mechanical rotation of the products) required – saves time and money
  • Code and character identification and verification
  • VITRONIC systems are validatable according to GAMP guidelines

More flexibility

  • Solutions designed in line with requirements: from individual to complete solutions
  • Simple integration in existing systems

No matter what medical inspection tasks you need to conduct, VITRONIC is your ideal partner for all challenging machine vision activities – worldwide.


  • Global network and service support
  • More than 30 years experience in industrial machine vision systems
  • VITRONIC offers turnkey systems, custom solutions and standard products
  • If your requirements increase in the future, the modular design of VITRONIC’s solutions will enable you to upgrade systems quickly and easily
  • Hardware and software from a single source
  • We have handled major international projects
  • Extensive experience with complex projects and difficult inspection jobs
  • On-site customized integration and commissioning support through to internal approval


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