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MG America unveils capsule filler

MG America, a subsidiary of MG2 of Italy has introduced its new FlexaLAB capsule filler that has the capacity to produce up to 3,000 capsules/hr.

Designed for R&D laboratories, clinical trials, small batch outputs and special productions, the capsule filler, depending on the type of dosing unit installed, can function at continuous or intermittent motion, reported.

The FlexaLAB, which has a touchscreen panel with graphics and multi-language display, can manufacture capsules with combinations of products and can fill powders, pellets, microtablets, tablets, liquids, and certain low-dosage powder inhalants.

The filler comes with a PLC for machine functions control and motorized adjustment of machine speed from the monitor and can also perform capsule-into-capsule functions.