Disc Filler

Efficient: Simultaneous filling of discs for dry powder inhalers (semi-automatic)


The Disc Filler fills DPI discs with any number or shape of cavities in a single operation. Only exchange two format parts for a quick format or product change at any time. The Disc Filler can be integrated into automated machines to fill, assemble and package disc-base inhalers and increase the output by adding additional filling heads.

  • Fast, simultaneous filling of DPI disc cavities
  • Easy format and product change
  • Precise micro-dosing of a variety of powders
  • Adjustable filling quantity
  • Gentle powder handling to prevent abrasion and clogging
  • Suitable for cavities of varying geometries and arrangements
Disc Filler lab machine: Filling

Step 1 Fill the dosing plate with dry powder

Disc Filler lab machine: Swivel

Step 2 Swivel the dosing unit

Disc Filler lab machine: Transfer powder into disc

Step 3 Transfer the dry powder into the inhaler disc cavities

Disc Filler lab machine: Output

Step 4 The filled inhaler disc is output. The dosing unit swivels back to the filling head.

Disc Filler lab machine: Disc feeding

Empty inhaler disc before filling with powder

Final products
  • DPI Discs
  • Diagnostic applications
  • Lab automation

Machine features

Inhaler discs are filled with active ingredient via powder dosing.

Filling discs

Prepared cavities are placed in the product mounts. Minimum quantities of powder are filled in a diaphragm filling method using several, synchronously working fill positions, which ensures a fast, equal filling.

Minimum quantities of powder can be filled into cavities or capsules using various dosing methods.


A variety of dosing methods allows the dosing of minimal quantities of powder. Depending on the quality, methods such as diaphragm filling, tamping pin, pipette or drum filling are used.

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Harro Höfliger Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH
Helmholtzstraße 4, 71573 Allmersbach im Tal, Germany