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Q. What coil sizes are available?

A. The most common sizes are 9, 12, 16 and 20 grams per yard, but custom sizes from 3.5 grams up to 26 grams per yard are available.

Q. How is coil normally measured?

A. Coil is measured by weight per length, most typically grams per yard.

Q. What is the weight tolerance?

A. The weight tolerance is +/- 15%

Q. What gram weight would I need for a particular bottle size and opening?

A. See table below for suggested gram weights.

Pharmaceutical Bottles Size & Gram Weight

Bottle Size

Opening in Inches

Suggested Gram Weight/per linear yard

50 cc

1 1/16”

9 gram

75 cc

1 1/16”

9 gram

120 cc

1 1/4”

12 gram

150 cc

1 1/4”

12 gram

190 cc

1 1/4”

12 gram

290 cc

1 1/2”

16 gram

400 cc

1 1/2”

16 gram

500 cc

1 1/2”

16 gram

Q. How much coil is needed to fill 10,000 bottles?

A. See table below for approximate pounds of coil needed to fill 10,000 tablet bottlefor a range of gram weights and fiber cuts.

Pharmaceutical Coil Chart
Pounds of Coil to Order for 10,000 Tablet Bottles

Length of Cut

 3 ½ grams/
yard

6 grams/
yard

9 grams/
yard

12 grams/
yard

16 grams/yard

20 grams/
yard

26 grams/
yard

2”

4

8

11

15

19

24

32

2 ½

6

9

14

18

24

31

40

3”

7

11

17

22

29

37

48

3 ½

8

13

20

26

34

43

56

4”

9

15

22

30

39

49

64

4 ½

10

17

25

34

44

55

72

5”

11

19

28

37

49

61

80

5 ½

12

21

31

40

54

68

88

6”

13

23

33

44

59

74

95

6 ½

14

25

36

47

64

80

108

7”

15

26

39

51

69

86

110

Q. What is the U.S Drug Master File Number for Charlotte?

A. United States: 6855
Canada: 9623

Q. What is Reno, Nevada’s Drug Master File Number?

A. United States: 4164
Canada: 2002-049
 
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