viscous fillers

viscous fillers

[′vis·kəs ′fil·ərz]
(mechanical engineering)
A packaging machine that fills viscous product into cartons; there are two basic types, straight-line and rotary plunger; the former operates intermittently on a given number of containers, while the latter fills and discharges containers continuously.
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More viscous fillers such as calcium hydroxylapatite and poly-L-lactic acid can be difficult to inject through a cannula and require a needle for injection.