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34 March 2018 Tablets & Capsules Tablet deduster T D 1 0 1 - W D t a b l e t deduster features stain- less steel construction and wash-down motor and controls to speed cleaning and reduce downtime. Unit features a variable-speed vibrator, an adjustable inlet funnel and base, a vacuum nozzle for dust con- trol, and a clear top cover that removes quickly. Options include a magnetic discharge chute and a vacuum control valve. Deduster is made in the US and uses off-the-shelf replacement parts. Key International, Cranbury, NJ 609 619 3685 A survey of what's available dedusters Vertical tablet deduster with metal detector Model KD6015 vertical tab- let deduster uses gentle vibrations to dedust as many as 3.5 million tablets per hour while elevating them 250 to 500 millimeters. System features a C820 controller with an integrated acceleration sensor to facilitate constant flow of tablets under various loads. Deduster can also include optional Ceia, Lock, or Safeline metal detector (photo, upper left). All equipment is easy to clean, and assembly and disassembly require no tools. Kraemer US, Allendale, NJ 201 962 8200 Capsule selector-polisher DS71 capsule selector-polisher uses a filtered air jet to separate empty, par- tially-filled, or crushed capsules from on-spec filled capsules. Unit also removes dust from capsule surface, handling as many as 160,000 cap- sules per hour. Machine uses differ- ent selection wheels for different cap- sule sizes, and airflow adjusts to suit capsule weight. Unit's LED indicator shows the percentage of airflow used. Installed at the capsule filler's dis- charge, the adjustable-height unit operates independently and prevents stoppages. IMA North America, Leominster, MA 978 537 8534 Tablet deduster Stainless steel deduster simultaneously elevates and dedusts as many as 1 mil- lion tablets per hour. Unit polishes sides and angles of tablets automati- cally and features a variable-speed con- trol and a long dedusting path. Dedust- er's feeding height ranges from 33 to 39 inches and the discharge chute adjusts between 42 and 48 inches. Machine is available in either 110- or 220-volt models. Company also offers tablet compression tooling, tablet presses, replacement parts, accessories, and services. Natoli Engineering, St. Charles, MO 636 926 8900

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