Lilly - Capsules are expelled through a through the upper...

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Arafat Siddiqui (2009-1-70-014)
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A daily output of up to 200,000capsules. Semiautomatic The empty capsules are fed from the hopper And through the rectifying unit, into the two piece filing ring.
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The ring is rotated . A vacuum is applied This vaccum seats the bodies into the lower half of the ring. The caps are retained in the upper portion
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The body containg portion is rotated under the powder hopper. The powder is filled the capsule body. After one (or more ) complete rotations of the ring, the powder hopper is removed,
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And the two segments of the ring are rejoined. The intact positionin front of the peg ring. Presure is appied to the peg ring –forces the capsule body into the cap, And the closing plate holds the caps in position. For ejection the pressure is released.
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The closing plateis reestored to its original position
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Unformatted text preview: Capsules are expelled through a through the upper portion of the ring.the filled capsules through a chute into a collection chember. The powder is filled to the upper surface of the body containing ring, and the fill is therefore primarily volumetric. Although changes in the total amount of powder can be caused by changes in the rotational speed of the turnarable There is no way to produce a partially filled capsule consistently. Although slower speeds usually result in heavier total fill weights. A relatively high speed, atomatic, continuous- motion machine called the ROTOFIL from Eli Lilly and Company. Specifically designed to fill pellets. Uses a rotaryrectification system, which orients the capsules and the bodies are gravity filled from the recirculating bed of pellets YOU...
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