FA1 Pick & Place Feeder

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Originally designed for the TF1, TF1e, and TF1pro blister machines, the FA1 feeder is perfect for low to medium tablet count feeding applications on any blister machine.

The feeder uses gentle rotary flaps to align product in a feed track. Then product is aligned to the blister cavity layout and vacuum picked from the feed track by a servo actuated arm where it is gently placed in the blister cavity.

  • Speed (Max)80CPM
  • Max Feed Area Length (Index)270 mm
  • Max Feed Area (Width)170 mm
  • Simple and Cost Effective Tooling
  • Capable of feeding multiple products simultaneously
  • Mobile cart design for accessibility and easy changeover
  • Integrate with third party small to medium output blister machines
  • Industry standard GMP design
  • Full view of entire feeding process for easy troubleshooting and operation

Standard Features

  • Servo driven pick head
  • Mobile cart for quick docking to TF1, TF1e, and TF1pro blister machines
  • Manage speed, time and more with integrated touchscreen HMI
  • Easy change-over with easily removable shuffle box, feed track, and pickhead

Optional Features

  • Dual paddle box and bulk hopper systems for feeding multiple products
  • Integrated bulk hopper control


  • Tool-less change-over
  • Tooling is completely tested at Pharmaworks prior to shipping (Pharmaworks is committed to keeping a running TF1e in-house for tool testing)
  • A setup and testing sheet is provided with each toolset, reflecting factory-recommended parameters. This is essential for quick and efficient start-up of new tooling

Compatible Bulk Hopper Systems

  • Pharmaworks BV1 Bulk Vibratory System

Compatible Thermoformers