Types of Tablet Presses

Types of Tablet Presses In a recent post, we reviewed the basics of tablet presses, or tablet compression machines, including the following: How tablet presses work Machine and tablet parameters Typical applications Popular manufacturers Key factors required for making tablets Once you have a firm understanding of the basic parameters and options, your next step […]

Types of Automatic Capsule Filling Machines

Types of Automatic Capsule Filling Machines In the pharmaceutical industry, it’s essential to have exactly the right type of machine to fill the specific capsules you’re creating. Most capsule filling machines (commercially known as capsule fillers), or equipment that fills capsules with the needed powder or liquid, will differ in size and production output. The […]

Global Online Auction of Quality Surplus Packaging, Processing & Pharmaceutical Assets Formerly of Impax Laboratories

Global Online Auction Announcement Don’t miss our pharmaceutical equipment auction starting Thursday, July 27th – ending on the 28th! The auction includes solid dose equipment – tablet presses, capsule fillers, fluid bed dryers, and more. Additionally, the auction includes other pharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical packaging equipment. Update 7/25/17: Click here to register and to view the catalog. Pharmaceutical Equipment […]

Overall equipment effectiveness

Don’t Miss Adam Covitt’s Manufacturing Chemist Article: Overall equipment effectiveness for oral solid dose sourcing and integration Measuring the operational performance of process equipment has evolved with time, and the methodology to determine overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is gaining in popularity Focused on measuring equipment availability and reliable, as-designed functionality, OEE principles focus on “losses” that can be generated from a whole host of […]

Tricks or Treats? What should you expect from a used equipment dealer?

Avoid scares and eliminate spooky used equipment offerings by dealing with the best equipment dealers.  Here is what you should expect from your dealer when sourcing used pharmaceutical equipment: An on-hand inventory of equipment, ready to meet your needs Equipment stored in controlled storage facilities for first-hand inspections Demonstrated Industry knowledge, relationships and reputation On-site […]

Supply Side West 2016!

Federal Equipment Company is at Supply Side West – “The World’s Leading Ingredient and Solutions Tradeshow Where Science & Strategy Intersect.” Stop by the booth (X135) to visit with one of our representatives regarding all of your ingredient and finished product process and packaging equipment needs! If you missed Supply Side West, you can catch […]

Liquid Capsule Filling Equipment (Video)

Do you need equipment to fill liquids into hard capsules? Check out this Bosch GKF 1400L Capsule Filler presented by Federal Equipment Company. Federal Equipment Company offers many different capsule fillers for all types of production ranges – from R&D and bench-top units to high-output production units. We also offer a wide array of Bosch tooling and […]

Tablet Presses: A (Very) Basic Guide

Here at Federal Equipment Company, when we talk about tablets, we are not referring to handheld electronic devices.  We are talking about solid dose pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, vitamins and supplements and a wide array of chemical and household products including batteries and detergents.  Here are some of the basics on how tablets are made. Tablets are formed […]

IMA MF400 Powder Filler, Unused

One Unused IMA aseptic microdoser powder filling line, model MF400, speeds up to 400 vials/minute depending on number of fill stations, currently set up with 2 filling stations, 20 – 32 mm vial diameter range, 40 – 75 mm vial height range, 20 mm stropper diameter with stopper bowl feeder, currently set up for 240 […]