DS PH Series

Pharma Grade Parts and Glassware Washers

DS PH – Pharma Grade Parts Washers are engineered and utilized for throughput, efficiency, and validatable cleaning and drying of various materials and components used in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing processes, including laboratory glassware, filling line components, tools, tubing, TC fittings, valves and pump bodies, filter housings, reactor vessels, and miscellaneous equipment.

DS Series can be configured for different layouts and workflow requirements: single door or double door pass-through versions; with automatic motorized opening, vertical or horizontal sliding doors. Available also in hinged door version, full glass or stainless steel, to reduce footprint and ensure easy and safe access. Available in a wide range of chamber sizes, from 230 to 2,400 litres (8 to 85 cu ft), configurations and accessories to tailor each unit to the specific client requirements.

The design of the GMP range ensures self-cleaning of the chamber and pipework at each process stage, to prevent cross-contamination. Excellent cleaning and drying performance, combined with reduced process time and water consumption, characterize the DS series.

The heating elements, located in the sump, are pharma industry compliant, sanitary and dead leg free, fabricated from AISI 316L (1.4404) stainless steel and electro-polished. They may be connected to plant steam in the Steam heat exchanger version or directly to plant power in the Electrical heat exchanger version.

Steelco GMP washers are designed, manufactured, validated, and documented according to the latest global practices and standards to facilitate customer compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

Key Features

Customizable Solutions

With more than 400 options and the widest range of chamber sizes available in the market, Steelco is able to meet the most challenging processing needs.

Unrivalled Performance

Thanks to a state-of-the-art hydraulic design, the device guarantees repeatable and validatable washing results with minimum water and energy consumption.

Drying Efficacy

The drying unit enables variable drying temperature control, ensuring time reduction and excellent results. The HEPA filter is placed in line at the end of the drying path before entering the chamber and rack.

Remote Assistance

The on-board VPN router communicates on the local network with the PLC and the HMI, and allows remote connection from a computer, tablet, or smartphone without going on-site, drastically reducing support costs and improving machine uptime.

Easy Maintenance

The machine is developed considering technicians’ access to the maintenance and service area – easy access to all components conforming to safety regulations.

Non-Proprietary Parts

Only proven, non-proprietary, globally available components and automation systems. Steelco provides full details of every component allowing customers to source spare parts either from Steelco or from the original equipment manufacturer.

Product Video

Steelco pharma grade machines comply with the applicable requirements of the following regulations and industry accepted guidelines:

  • cGMP
  • GAMP 5
  • FDA Regulation 21 CFR Part 11, 211, 820
  • Eudralex
  • PDA Technical Report
  • European and US Pharmacopeia
  • ISPE Guidelines
  • UL and CSA (on demand)

Chamber volume
from 230 litres / 8 cu ft
to 2.400 litres / 85 cu ft

Custom dimensions available upon request.

Overall dimensions
The overall dimensions may vary according to machine configuration and customer requirements. An electrical cabinet may be installed remotely from the machine. Air Handling Unit, as well as a detergent reservoir, may be installed remotely depending on space and operational requirements.