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Capsule Conveyors

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Technical Description

The Hanningfield CapsuJet capsule conveying system is a proven method for the gentle conveying of hard-shelled gelatin capsules. Designed to overcome the problems of conventional mechanical systems, the CapsuJet is ideal for the automatic loading and unloading of capsule filling machines.

The CapsuJet C20 capsule conveyors are designed for the loading of empty capsules from ground level into the capsule filling machine. The C20 is capable of loading up to 300,000 capsules per hour.

The CapsuJet FCC capsule conveyors are designed for the unloading of capsule filling machines, transferring filled capsules to a downstream container or process. The FCC can transfer up to 200,00 capsules per hour.

As standard, both capsule transfer system models are constructed with all contact parts manufactured from 316L stainless steel (180 grit), with FDA compliant seals, gaskets etc. Non-contact parts such as frames, motor covers and control panels are manufactured from 304 stainless steel (150 grit). All standard materials of construction and surface finishes can be upgraded or downgraded upon request. All equipment can be fully customised to satisfy specific application requirements and can be supplied with full validation documents (FS/DS, FAT, SAT, IQ/OQ) and mill certificates to EN10204 (3.1)
 

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Typical Applications

  • Loading Empty Capsules into Encapsulation Machine
    Loading Empty Capsules into Encapsulation Machine

    The CapsuJet C20 loads empty capsules up into the capsule filling machine from the hopper at ground level.

  • Transferring Capsules After Filling
    Transferring Capsules After Filling

    The CapsuJet FCC can be used to transfer filled capsules from an encapsulation machine to a downstream container or other process machine.

 

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Data Table

Criteria Unit CapsuJet C20 CapsuJet FCC
Application Type Transfer of Empty Capsules Transfer of Filled Capsules
Transfer Rate capsules/hr 300,000 * 200,000 *
Max. Vertical Convey Distance m 10m 5m
ft 33ft 16ft
Max. Horizontal Convey Distance m 5m 2.5m
ft 16ft 8ft
Standard Hopper Size litres 200L No hopper required
capsules 100,000 size “0” Capsules No hopper required
Approx Dimensions mm (H) 1180 x (W) 760 x (L) 1215 (H) 1150 x (W) 500 x (L) 885
in (H) 46 x (W) 30 x (L) 48 (H) 45 x (W) 20 x (L) 35
Approx. Weight kgs 150 100
lbs 330 220
Contact Parts AISI 316L stainless steel (1.4404)
Non-Contact Parts AISI 304 stainless steel (1.4301)
Country of Design United Kingdom
Country of Manufacture United Kingdom
* Note: based upon tests with size ‘3’ Posilok capsules and sizes #5-0 Capsugel capsules

 


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