Iris Valve Handling Pharmaceutical Pellets

Published: November 1, 2012

Client:  Pharmaceutical/medication company

Application:  Discharge pills from a tote unloading station.

Challenge:  Fabricate a custom inlet to attach beneath the tote.

Quantity: 1 Vortex Iris Valve

Size: 6 in | 150 mm


  • Valve constructed from 304 stainless steel.
  • Fabricated inlet includes ferrule-type fittings, internal welds, and is ground and polished to finish.
  • Sleeve constructed from FDA-compliant urethane-coated material.


Vortex manufacturers Iris Valves with many different options to accommodate specific application needs.