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46 September 2016 Tablets & Capsules A survey of what's available Capsule filler K120i automatic, intermittent-motion capsule filler produces as many as 120,000 capsules per hour, filling gelatin and non- gelatin capsules with liquids, powders, pellets, or tablets. Geneva drives and tamping system handle sticky and abrasive product at high speed and ensure consistent weights. Made in USA, machine includes internal vacuum pump to separate capsules, complete tooling set, and 1-year warranty. Index Encapsulation Equipment, Warrington, PA. Tel. 267 387 3000 liquid capsule filling Liquid capsule fillers GKF capsule fillers handle liquid, powder, tablet, and com- bination fills. Model 702L fills as many as 42,000 capsules per hour and is well-suited to lab-scale applications as well as product development and launch. Models 1400L (photo) and 2500L dose 84,000 and 150,000 capsules per hour and inte- grate with capsule checkweighers. Robust capsule fillers use servo-controlled liquid pumps that provide step-less control over fill volume for high-precision dosing; drip retraction is also adjustable. Programmable nozzles let you control start fill location. Other features include heated product container to liquefy solids and level sensors to control upstream feed. Fillers' modular construction speeds changeover. Bosch Packaging Technology, Minneapolis, MN. Tel. 763 424 4700 Softgels, hard capsules CDMO specializes in oral solid dosage forms, including soft- gels and liquid-filled hard capsules. Softgels are available in a variety of shapes, size, and colors and can be formulated as chewables, topicals, and suppositories. They accept liquid fills of any viscosity, suspensions, semi-solids, and solids and can accelerate onset of action, reduce food effect, provide hermetic seal to protect oxygen-sensitive APIs, and mask unpleasant tastes and odors. Company offers alkaline or acidic gelatin shells to suit fill material. Proprietary technol- ogy enhances formulation's solubility and bioavailability. Patheon, Durham, NC. Tel. 919 226 3200

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