The small footprint thermoformer that delivers superior flexibility, precision, and speed through state-of-the-art engineering.

TF1 Thermoformer

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The TF1 offers many state-of-the-art features, which makes it the preferred small footprint pharmaceutical blister packaging machine. Designed using servo technology for all station movements, the TF1 is flexible to set up and run, as well as efficient and quiet. Built with cleaning and GMP standards in mind, this machine also offers quick change tooling. Although the footprint is small, it is capable of  producing in excess of 80 large HUD blisters per minute.

The TF1 is configurable and has no line shaft.  Click here to see a demonstration of the expandable feed area.

Take a moment to review the tooling, standard features and options available for the TF1.


  • Tool-less change-over
  • Tooling is completely tested at Pharmaworks prior to shipping (Pharmaworks is committed to keeping a running TF1 in-house for tool testing)
  • A setup and testing sheet is provided with each tool set, reflecting factory recommended parameters.  This is essential to quick and efficient start-up of new tooling.

Standard Features

  • Servo driven stations (NO LINE SHAFT)
  • Servo indexing (with integrated print registration)
  • Ability to adjust station stroke and pressure while running machine (Dynamic seal pressure adjustment)
  • Contact heating
  • Modular feed area
  • Auto-lift seal station
  • Single blister reject (Assumes single blister format)


  • Selective forming (ability to control individual cavities forming)
  • Slitter
  • Vision (scanware spectra-lite color system for product inspection). B&W system available as well
  • Vision (scanware pri-con print verification system)
  • Feeders (manual feed trays, flood feeders, dedicated feeders)
  • Base and Lidding low roll level detection
  • Cold forming
  • Various printer systems can be easily integrated to the TF1


Max. Format Range 90mm x 130mm
Max. Forming Depth 25mm
Max. Base Material Roll Size 500mm
Max Lid Roll Size 300mm


Length 3946 mm (includes 1365mm feed area)
Width 1209mm with cabinet open
Height 1815 (top of HMI)


Voltage 220-240 VAC, Three Phase
Amperage 25-35 Amps (dependent on subsystems)
Compressed Air 100 PSI @ 10 CFM



The TF1 is Configurable and Has No Line Shaft!

Modular Design & servo driven stations allow the feed area to be easily expanded.


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