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e-Focus_20-25_Masters 12/30/13 2:06 PM Page 20 20 January 2014 Tablets & Capsules Issue focus capsule filling Capsule filling equipment Company offers range of capsule filling equipment to handle powders liquids, beads, miniature tablets, granules, pellets, pastes, and oils. Liqfil series also produces capsule-in-capsule formats and fills combinations of different products in one capsule. Small-run equipment fills as few as 500 capsules per hour; production-scale equipment fills as many as 150,000 capsules per hour. Liqfil Super F-40 automatic capsule filler (shown) fills as many as 40,000 capsules in sizes 00 to 5 per hour. Three-drum rectification system transports capsules without applying pressure to avoid damage. Shock-absorbing O-ring receives end of capsule body to prevent cracking. Disk feeder supplies fill material without stirring or changing particle distribution. Filler automatically removes unjoined and double-capped capsules before they enter filling station. Removable filling unit eases cleaning. Qualicaps, Whitsett, NC. Tel. 336 449 3900 Fax 336 449 3333 Softgel manufacturing Company specializes in softgel encapsulation of dietary supplements. With stateof-the-art equipment and trained professionals, company manufactures branded and custom formulations. Expertise includes handling fragile, difficult-to-absorb, and difficult-to-encapsulate ingredients and manufacturing for clinical research. Company holds numerous patents, most for nutrient bioavailability enhancement. Certified cGMP-compliant via NPA and NSF, company accepts both high-volume and small jobs. Soft Gel Technologies, Los Angeles, CA. Tel. 323 726 0700 Filling and banding systems Model LF10 semi-automatic liquid filling system (left) with nitrogen flushing option produces 10,000 to 25,000 capsules per hour. Model CB-15 automatic banding system (right) applies double band to provide tamper evidence, sealing as many as 15,000 capsules per hour. Schaefer Technologies, Indianapolis, IN. Tel. 800 435 7174 Fax 317 240 1273 Fax 323 726 7065

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