Patent Number: 7,086,431

Title: Injection cartridge filling apparatus

Abstract: A filling apparatus for cartridges includes a housing for holding a vial of fluid, a severing device for severing the septum of the vial, a fluid chamber for receiving the discharged fluid, a valving structure for effecting the discharge of fluid from the vial and for directing the fluid into a cartridge upon the decreasing of the size of the fluid chamber, and air inlet system for admitting air to the vial upon discharge of the fluid.

Inventors: D'Antonio; Nicholas F. (Tully, NY), Colvin; Richard O. (Baldwinsville, NY), D'Antonio; Linda F. (Syracuse, NY)

Assignee: D'Antonio Consultants International, Inc.

International Classification: B65B 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018