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AIPAK Capsule Polishing Machine

AIPAK Capsule Polishing Machines are kinds of capsule polishers with the function of sorter as well.They play the function of not only the polishing for capsules,they also automatically reject low weight capsules,loose piece and fragments of capsules.AIPAK Capsule Polishing Machine is suitable for all sizes of capsules without the need to change parts.

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AIPAK Capsule Polishing Machines

NFJ-150 Automatic Capsule Polishing Machine

NFJ-150 Capsule Polisher is a kind of capsule polisher with the function of sorter as well. It plays the function of polishing capsule .

It can also automatically reject low weight capsule, loose piece and fragments of capsules. It is suitable for all sizes of capsules without the need to change parts.

All sizes of capsules Available

Excellent design for quick cleaning

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HPT-II Capsule Polisher with Sorter

The Model HPT-II capsule polisher with the function of a sorter as well. It plays the function of not only the polishing for capsule and tablet but eliminating static electricity. It can also automatically reject low weight capsule; loose piece and fragments of capsules. It is suitable for all sizes of capsules without the need to change parts Sorter.

All sizes of capsules Available

Excellent design for quick cleaning

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YPJ-6 Vertical Automatic Capsule Pill Polishing Machine

YPJ-6 Vertical Automatic Capsule Pill Polishing Machine has achieved double functions of capsule polishing and elevating. The inlet of the machine can be connected with any model of capsule filling machine, and the outlet with a capsule sorter and metal detecthat to realize the production line of capsule polishing, elevating, sorting, and detecting.

High flexibility

Meet GMP demands

Safe and quick disassembly and assembly

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The Buyer's Guide

Capsule Polishing Machine:The Ultimate Buying Guide in 2024

Capsules are solid dosage forms that are filled with a diverse range of formulations such as dry powder, nutraceutical substances, mini tablets, non-aqueous liquid or even loaded with mini capsules.
A capsule as a finished product goes through a series of processes such as the selection of raw material, preparation, printing, packing, etc. In the meantime, each step requires high expertise, handling, and supervision.
When it comes to your capsules, cleanliness is key. That’s why this revolutionary polisher guarantees that all areas of the polisher are easy to clean. The one-piece cylindrical polishing chamber promotes powerful, cyclonic air flow ensuring continuous movement and ease of cleaning.
Thus, a final step is capsule polishing that utmost plays an important role in ensuring the capsule is highly sophisticated, glossy, and free from residual particles.

This capsule polishing machine is extensively used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, veterinary, nutraceutical industries, and so on. A capsule polishing machine is considered a vital component for polishing medicinal goods. The prime objective of using capsule polishing machines is to boost the quality of medicine and meet the levels of healthcare- standards.

If you want to invest money in buying a capsule polishing machine, then we welcome you to read this blog as a whole. Here, you will find all mandatory information about capsule polishing machines such as applications, troubleshooting, maintenance, cleaning, and most importantly their operation.
Let’s get into it!

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    1. What is capsule polishing?

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    Capsule polishing is the ultimate step of a capsule manufacturing process. Capsule polishing ensures capsules are neat and clean without the presence of any residual powdery elements on them.
    If capsules are not polished, they may carry a lot of dust and residual particles into packaging equipment that results in obstruction of packaging sensors, powder may ingress into components of equipment such as gears, belts, etc. This may increase troublesome downtime with high maintenance costs for the further packaging process.

    2. What is a capsule polishing machine?

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    AIPAK capsule polsihing machine

    The capsule polishing machine is used when capsules are filled with assigned raw materials such as active ingredients and excipients.

    The cleaning and polishing of capsules are accompanied by though mechanically circulating brush as well as a vacuum that attracts powdery residues and cleans the capsules.

    This is easy-to-operate equipment that allows highly care-free operation. It frequently cleans the high number of capsules while transporting them gently to the next procedure, for instance, the packaging process.

    Due to the presence of vibratory conveyors capsules are continuously dedusted before they infeed between contra-rotating polishing belts. By extensive drying and polishing process, a high gloss is generated even at the edges/tips of the capsules.

    3. What are the innovative capabilities of a high-quality capsule polishing machine?

    high-quality capsule polishing machine

    It is well known that the capsule polisher is the ultimate step of the encapsulation process before packaging and shipment procedures.

    Capsule polisher offers durable, neat, and polished capsules to consumers. Because it makes capsules look best, and attractive and provides a high-quality product.

    The emergence of capsule polishers has raised high competition among manufacturers and suppliers.

    Every year you come out with more improvement than an earlier machine that facilitates a high degree of automation to the consumer. Hence, there are various options available in the market that you should keep your mind to opt for the right choice.

    Automatic Vs Manual

    Automatic Vs Manual

    Some people prefer to use manual capsule polisher while some of them go for automatic to bring the fastest outcome. Hence it is very important to scrutinize the functions of the machine either automatic, semi-automatic, or manual capsule polisher. Consequently, capsule polishers must have the capability to yield both functions such as automatic and manual with multiple working options for the suitability of consumers. These qualities will allow high versatility in your manufacturing process which is an excellent indication of high-quality machinery.

    High Capacity

    High Capacity

    An estimated output capacity is of prime importance and highly influences the production profitability ratio of the company. To get maximum high-quality output, your machine must be capable of dealing with large production with perfect speed and running hours. Therefore, after assessing your production estimation acquired for each batch, you may increase your entire capacity by obtaining the correct capsule polisher machine.

    Outstanding Operating Procedures

    As you’re done with the capsule polishing procedure, you shouldn’t take ample time to get your equipment back to start. Capsule Polisher has outstanding operating procedures that won’t be a challenge when dealing with it.  The capsule polisher machine has a single ‘Reset’ button that simply allows you to start the polishing process when you require it. Therefore, No Hassle and no Fuss when it comes to deal the next batch.

    High Alarming System

    High Alarming System

    When you’re dealing with so many production processes, it is very common to forget some essential steps of operation that run in a capsule polishing machine. Therefore, every operator must want to be aware of exactly when capsules are operating till their final processing step.

    The capsule polishing machine has the highly innovative capability to facilitate you with visual and audible alerts. Therefore, whenever your product is treated and prepared, it will automatically notify you. Thus, you do not need to worry about leaving the capsule polisher machine in running condition for a longer time and these properties can help.

    Manage and Portability
    Previously, capsule polisher machines were very large and hard to manage. With the emergence of high technologies advancements in capsule polishing equipment dramatically arise. Thus, capsule polishing machines are designed practically in mind which allows users to manage easily. You can easily move a capsule polishing machine from one place to another without worrying about movability in mind. 

    Easy to Clean

    Easy to Clean

    Every piece of apparatus necessitates frequent cleaning to yield a high shelf life and smooth working. If you do not clean your machine effectively it can interrupt your production process, which could be catastrophic for future work procedures. The capsule polisher machine is easy to clean and requires less time to deal with cleaning procedures.

    Always remember a high-quality machine would require your lesser time but give you more ease and high production without damaging the integrity of your product- the same goes for a capsule polishing machine. 

    4. Why de-dusting and polishing are important in capsule capsule-making process?

    De-dusting is a cleaning process where powdery dust particles that typically reside on the surface of capsules are removed.

    This step is very important to make capsules cosmetically appealing and sophisticated.
    If capsules are not de-dusted properly or polished that ultimately may obscure further processing steps.

    Furthermore, it is recommended to use capsule polishing for the following reasons such as; to attain glossy, hygienic, and smooth texture of capsules.

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    Capsule Polishing Machine- Metal Detector

    All these important parameters can efficiently be performed by a capsule polishing machine. Additionally, the integration of metal detectors and capsule containers can facilitate the best practices to achieve the finest-polished capsules free from dust.

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    5. What is the working principle of the capsule polishing machine?

    The working principle of the capsule polishing machine is based on a continuous rotation of a brush that drives the capsules along with a smooth polished wall of the tube for circulatory spiral movement.

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    Capsule Polishing Treatment diagram

    Thus, the capsule treated with a movable brush and under constant friction with a polished wall ultimately results in the glossy shiny appearance of the capsule shell.

    Furthermore, residual powdery particles and fine fragments have been scrubbed off with a capsule sorting device.

    6. What industrial sectors require a capsule polishing machine as the most integral unit for profitable production?

    A capsule polisher is always required to attain a high level of refined capsule products. There is a wide range of industrial sectors that significantly demand a capsule polishing machine to fulfill their manufacturing applications.
    Discussed below are the following industrial applications of capsule polishing machine that brings a profitable production ratio to the manufacturer.

    1. Pharmaceutical Industry

    A capsule polishing machine is becoming an economical approach to attain suitable polishing of capsules. In the pharmaceutical manufacturing unit, the capsule polishing machine is continuously utilized for treating capsules of various ranges.
    Adopting the use of capsule polishing machines results in a high improvement in annual revenue.

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    2. Nutraceutical Industry

    The emergence of nutraceutical capsules is now an essential part of a healthy lifestyle that has triggered the global market of capsule polishing machines.

    Today, many brands offer an extensive way of delivering solid dosage formulations in the form of capsules (soft gel capsules, hard gel capsules, HPLC capsules, etc.).

    If we assess the contribution of capsules considering the nutraceutical drug delivery system, then their contribution is estimated more than 34.8% of the total market in 2019.

    In this competitive era, many consumers are inclined toward capsule products that create an aesthetic, appealing, and glossy appearance. Thus, the capsule polishing machine adequately plays this job to deliver an outstanding polishing material for customer satisfaction.

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    Capsule Polishing Machine- Applications in Nutraceutical Industry

    3. Cosmetic Industry

    In the cosmetic industry, skincare products such as vitamin E, omega-3, serums, and certain skincare oils are dispensed in soft gel capsules. These capsules are available in many shapes, designs, and colors to achieve consumer attraction.

    Therefore, manufacturers of the cosmetic industry highly demand capsule polishing machines to provide an ultimate glossy and smooth appearance to capsule products.

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    Capsule Polishing Machine- Cosmetic Capsule

    4. Veterinary Industry

    The applications of capsule polishing machines are of prime importance in the capsule manufacturing unit of the veterinary industry.
    You can find many veterinary products related to medical, dental, surgical, etc. in capsule formulations across the globe.

    Maintaining consumer compliance and trust is a challenging task that is perfectly managed by a capsule polishing machine by delivering perfectly supplemented veterinary products free from unwanted residue.

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    Capsule Polishing Machine- Veterinary Industry

    5. Herbal Industry

    The herbal industry plays a pivotal role in delivering herbal medicines for the treatment of various ailments. That’s why herbal products are gaining popularity day by day. Many herbal products are dispensed in oral formulations using gelatin capsules. Capsule polishing machines are broadly applied for polishing the exterior of capsules ultimately getting consumers satisfaction when they are consuming herbal capsules.

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    7. What are the advantages of a capsule polishing machine?

    A capsule polishing machine is an extremely beneficial tool for pharmaceutical and other relevant firms. The advantages of a capsule polishing machine are as follows.

    1) Cost-Effective

    The use of automatic capsule polishing machines can help the pharmaceutical sector earn lucrative returns. This machine can generate a high number of polished capsules each hour which is very cost-effective for each company.
    Each capsule is treated with numerous steps during treatment that take less than 10 seconds for the entire processing.

    2) High Precision

    This is well-known that pharmaceutical processing necessitates high precision and accuracy for their products. Hence, any slight error can affect the whole production batch. The capsule polisher machine is integrated with a tester device that can measure the weight and length of the capsule after treatment with the capsule polishing machine.

    High Precision

    An integrated tester for weight measurement


    An integrated tester for length measurement

    3) High Capacity

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    Capsule polishing machine enables different ranges of capsule polishing in no time. Thus, utilizing this machine is extremely flexible as you do not have to opt for separate devices for every different size or shape of a capsule.

    4) Contamination Free Treatment

    A capsule polishing machine is designed with a compact structure that helps to remove dust and the ingress of foreign particles from capsules. Due to the highly patented system, this machine allows an extremely safe environment for the operator as well as drugs. Therefore, this greatly validated equipment with stainless steel housing and other units facilitates you with a clear and safe outcome without worrying about cross-contamination.

    5) Flexible Performance

    Capsule polishing machine delivers a flexible performance in terms of dwell time, machine efficiency, and quality control. A capsule polisher machine designed in a vertical polisher cylinder that significantly enhanced the machine output and excellent dedusting quality.

    Flexible Performance

    8. What are the components of the capsule polishing machine?

    The basic parts of the capsule polishing machine are as follows:

    1. Capsule Conveyor/ Capsule Feeder

    A capsule conveyor is also termed a capsule feeder, inlet chute, or infeed chute. Capsules are fed into the capsule polishing machine via this component.

    Capsule Feeder

    2) Net- Cylinder Brush

    Dual brush assembly is available in the cylindrical assembly of the capsule polisher machine that allows cleaning of the capsule from the center and edges.

    One brush contains a larger diameter with softer bristles while the other brush with a smaller diameter offers slightly stiffer bristles.
    This multi-layer brushing system allows an optimal capsule polishing process.

    Net- Cylinder Brush

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    3)- Air Flow Attachment

    An optional air shaft offers a circulation of air inside the tube that allows the cleaning of the product.
    The air regulation is maintained which depends upon the type of product. The pressure of air should not exceed the amount of vacuum that is utilized to pull the dust.

    4) Vacuum Sucker

    A vacuum sucker allows pressurized pulling of unwanted dust particles or loose fragments around the product.

    5) Fragment Collector or Capsule Sorter

    The fragment collector of the capsule polishing machine collects rejected low-weight capsules, fragments, and loose pieces obtained during processing.

    6) Capsule Outlet

    The capsule outlet allows the ejection of polished capsules.

    7)- Anti-Static Auto Check Unit

    Anti-static or static eliminator helps in reducing static and allows dedusting of product with greater ease.

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    Anti-Static Auto Check Unit

    9. What is the mode of operation of the capsule polishing machine?

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    The capsule polishing machine ensures 100% removal of dust and loose particles using an integrated soft nylon brush. A capsule polishing machine detects and carries away defective, loose capsules, or debris with the help of a vacuum system.
    Thus, excellent capsules are collected in an empty capsule sorter.
    The mode of action of the capsule polishing machine is classified into three sections:
    a)- Feeding section,
    b)- Inspection section
    c)- Polishing section

    Feeding Section

    In the feeding, section capsules are introduced via vibrator. A vibrator helps in the clearance of powdery particles that eventually accumulate in a dust collector.

    Inspection Section

    After the feeding section, capsules are examined precisely from a ‘viewing window’ of the capsule polishing machine. This ‘viewing window’ also allows inspecting the running process.
    The accepted capsules have proceeded for further activity while defective capsules are removed from the conveyor line.

    Inspection Section

    Viewing Window- Capsule Polishing Machine

    Polishing Section

    In the polishing section, capsules are treated with a filter cloth, spiral nylon brushes, and powder-collecting containers. Capsules are introduced into helical circulatory brushes where they are treated and polished completely due to friction with nylon bristles. Treatment with a polishing section makes the capsule products polished, cleaned, and glossy.

    Net- Cylinder Brush

    Spiral Nylon Brush

    10. How do you operate a capsule polishing machine?


    • Before operating the capsule polishing machine inspect the machine visually.
    • Remove the label ‘Cleaned’ from the equipment and affix it with ‘Equipment Status’.
    • Check the temperature and relative humidity of the atmosphere, if it is under a limit then you may initiate the process. Put the ‘Power Supply’ on.
    • Ensure the air compression, and inspect the vacuum supply are accessible for the dust extractor unit. Switch ON the dust extractor to eliminate excessive powder available in the machine.
    • Connect the extractor unit to the machine.

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    • Switch On the main electric supply, you will notice a glowing indication of the LED light.
    • Press the Start button to initiate the motor.
    • The motor LED light (green) indicates the electric supply to the motor.
    • Using the HMI touch screen system feed the protocol required for the polishing respective type of capsule batch. For instance, speed, pressure regulator, air compression, homogenous airflow, and polishing time.
    • Start the feeding of the capsule from the inlet hopper at a uniform rate.
    • Inspect the quality of the polished capsule, if the polishing of the capsule is unsatisfactory then you may set the acceleration of the brush.
    • The polished capsules after being treated with brushes pass through an integrated unit of the tester to measure weight and length.
    • Record the operation time and attach the ‘To be Cleaned’ tag to the machine.

    11. How do you manage and maintain capsule polishing machines?

    A capsule polishing machine is a well-constructed and advanced machine that requires little maintenance as compared to other pharmaceutical equipment.
    For efficient, smooth performance and long shelf life of a capsule polishing machine, you are required to pay attention to cleaning and maintaining the machine after the product-to-product changeover.

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    The motor and shaft of the capsule polishing machine are pre-lubricated and sealed properly. Therefore, most often there is no component in a machine that needs subsequent lubrication.

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    • The Capsule Polishing machine should be properly maintained by assessing visual and audible inspection during operation.
    • Check the assigned pulleys for wear and tightness for loc screws.
    • Always keep a visual inspection for electrical wires of the capsule polishing machine to ensure they are maintained in good condition.
    • Check the timing belt for wear by removing the drive cover of the capsule polishing machine.
    • The nylon polishing brush of the machine must be handled with caution to avoid damage to the bristles. Mishandling of nylon brush may result in bending and deformation of a brush.
    • A polishing net should be cleaned and allowed to air dry.
    • A rubber belt/latch should be fastened and must be replaced when broken. The installation of rubber latching fasteners should properly secure the top of the capsule polishing machine during installation to avoid unwanted damage.
      A proper securing of rubber latching fasteners acts to provide a correct position of the perforated tube and brush.
    • Frequently changing the filter bag of a vacuum cleaner helps in avoiding of accumulation of excessive material.

    12. What is the cleaning procedure of the capsule polishing machine?

    The capsule polishing machine requires routine cleaning to maintain the proper status of the machine.

    • After each process, clean the equipment using soft gauze around the base of the machine as well as transmission units with the help of a mild solution (Isopropyl Alcohol 70%).
    • To clean the hopper, cover the motor, and lower units, use the same method. For motor covering you need to loosen the screw with the help of a screwdriver.
    • Loosen the spring hasp and mesh cartridge assemble and clean it properly.

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    • Release the M6 screw of the motor shaft and also the mesh cartridge shaft.

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    • Clean the helical brush with a mild solution and dry all these components either with compressed air or atmospheric air.
    • Wipe the bearing of the machine, and middle shaft using a dried cloth and apply the anti-rust solution.

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    After cleaning and drying all components assemble the machine in a reversal manner.

    13. What precautionary measures should be taken during the operation of the capsule polishing machine?

    • During the operation of the capsule polishing machine avoid electrical wires being worn out, crushed, and pulled.

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    • During the working of the capsule polishing machine, if there is a problem with a power cord it will result in malfunctioning of the machine. Therefore, always consider protective measures of the power cord when the machine is working.
    • Inspect the machine polishing pad for yarn winding, the purpose of checking to avoid the belt from damage. If debris or yarn is winding it will ultimately result in electrical resistance of the motor that eventually leads to producing unusual sounds and belt breakage.

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    • Always use proper PPEs before running the operation on the capsule polishing machine.

    14. What are the basic types of capsule polishing machines?

    Capsule polishing machine has two fundamental types: Horizontal and vertical capsule polishing machines.

    a) Horizontal Capsule Polishing Machine

    Horizontal Capsule Polishing Machine

    AIPAK horizontal capsule polishing machine

    • A horizontal capsule polishing machine is a brushless machine with an original polishing approach. This machine has a long fiber cloth that wipes capsules gently to overcome low efficiency and brittleness around the surface.
    • The slices of dustless fiber cloth are easy to set up, clean, and remove. The application of cleaning and polishing capsules is harmless to capsule surfaces.
    • The working principle of the horizontal capsule polishing machine is based on a horizontal plate and helical track.
    • When a capsule is entered into the center of the track plate, it is gently driven by a low-speed polishing plate that helps in traveling the capsule along with the helical track to the outer circle.
    • In this process, dust or foreign particles are captured and swiped away by slices of cloth.
    • A giant collector with the exact diameter of a track plate is integrated beneath the track.
    • Thus, all dust and foreign particles around the capsule are subjected to gravity and sucked which drops down into the collector. There is no flying of dust with the plate moving gently.

    b)- Vertical Capsule Polishing Machine

    • A vertical capsule polishing machine polishes and improves the surface of capsules with a sorting and metal-detecting device.
    • It has a fully automatic production line that includes polishing, improving, sorting as well as detecting systems.
    • A vertical capsule polishing machine is a human-friendly machine that has several advantages for polishing and improving capsule quality.
    • A vertical capsule machine can easily sort out capsules that are unsatisfactory, broken, or in loose shapes.
    • Today, a vertical capsule polishing machine is a preferable machine for many production setups. The main principle of working this machine is adopted by a traditional horizontal capsule polisher.
      In comparison with a horizontal capsule polishing machine, this machine can handle a large number of capsules and occupies less floor area.


    AIPAK vertical Capsule Polishing Machine

    15. What are the problems and troubleshooting of the capsule polishing machine?

    1) Machine Doesn't work

    Sometimes, when you attempt to operate the capsule polishing machine it does not respond.
    Cause of Malfunction and Troubleshooting:

    This problem might have happened due to a poor connection with the main power plug or socket. Hence to troubleshoot this problem you should examine the connection and repair it in case of breakage. Furthermore, the switch or governor might be damaged and also require replacement.


    2) Low Speed of Capsule Polishing

    The capsule polishing machine allows the handling of the capsule with high acceleration. But sometimes you may encounter a low polishing speed that yields low production.

    Low Speed of Capsule Polishing

    Cause of Malfunction and Troubleshooting:

    • The cause of the low polishing speed of the capsules might be the caster losing. Because caster improves high speed, and stability and increases straight-line tracking to a machine. Therefore, to treat this problem you should properly fix the loosening of the caster and make them properly touch the ground.
    • Furthermore, if spiral brushes of capsule polishing machines are abnormal it may affect the activity of capsule polishing. To fix this problem replace the brushes if necessary.
    • If the brush tube and a central shaft are not properly fixed, they result in low capsule polishing speed time. For this, you should properly tighten the screw of the brushes and allow the fixing of the central shaft.

    3) Generation of Noise from the Middle Shaft

    During running a system, you might observe abnormal sounds generated from the middle shaft.

    Generation of Noise from Middle Shaft

    Cause of Malfunction and Troubleshooting

    The possible reason for abnormal sounds from the middle shaft of the capsule polishing machine might be due to the loosening of the middle shaft. To combat this problem, simply disassemble the unit and re-install the shaft brush and its upper and lower attachments.

    4) Shaking of Polishing Cylinder

    During processing the capsule polishing machine, sometimes, you observe a serious shaking of a polishing cylinder.

    Cause of Malfunction and Troubleshooting

    This problem may arise due to the unsteady connection of the middle shaft, adapter, and driving shaft. Therefore, you should open the covering of the polishing cylinder and examine if the brush and following units are connected firmly or not.

    Horizontal Capsule Polishing Machine

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    5) Inadequate Vacuuming

    Air vacuuming is a mandatory step required for the capsule polishing process. Sometimes, the capsule polishing machine does not facilitate an optimum air vacuuming pressure ultimately an insignificant polishing process.

    Cause of Malfunction and Troubleshooting

    This problem may have arisen when the vacuum cleaner is not working correctly. For this, you need to examine the vacuum cleaner and its suction liners. Additionally, if replacement is required you may replace it with the new vacuum cleaner.

    6) Poor Polishing

    Sometimes, you may observe poor polishing activity using a capsule polishing machine.

    Poor Polishing

    Cause of Malfunction and Troubleshooting

    • This problem has arisen due to damaged nylon brushes therefore, you need to replace them with new brushes.
    • When the surface of capsules is too sticky, they may result in poor polishing activity. For this, you need to control the humidity of the atmosphere. Secondly, treat the capsules with talcum powder before polishing them.
    • This problem may also arise when you treat with plenty of capsules, therefore you must reduce or optimize the number of capsules.
    • If vacuum cleaner suction is not functioning properly it may also result from poor capsule polishing. For this, you must examine the filter bag of vacuum cleaners regularly.
    • Debris on the edges of the brush may also affect the polishing process, therefore you must clean the brush regularly.

    16. What types of capsules are treated in capsule polishing machines?

    A capsule polishing machine is suitable for all types of capsules. For instance

    • Soft gelatin capsules,
    • Hard gelatin capsules,
    • HPMC
    • Fish gelatin
    • Pullulan, etc.

    Furthermore, a capsule polishing machine is applicable for all sizes of capsules such as from 000 to 5.

    types of capsules

    17. Can you integrate a capsule sorter into a capsule polishing machine?

    Yes, it is possible to integrate a capsule sorter into the capsule polishing machine. Today, with the emergence of innovations in pharmaceutical equipment, you will find many capsule polishers integrated with capsule sorters.


    The sophisticated combination of these two pieces of equipment has improved the profitability range to a high level. Because capsule polishing machine allows you to eliminate excessive loose particles from a capsule, whereas a sorter machine distinguishes good quality capsules from defective capsules.
    Consequently, it not only saves your time but is also considered a cost-effective instrument for quick production.

    18. Can you explain the integration procedure of the capsule filling machine with the capsule polishing machine?


    It is well-known that capsule polishing is the final process of capsule manufacturing. This process takes place soon after filling capsules with capsule fillers. Hence, it is available in an integrated form with a capsule-filling machine.

    The integration of the capsule polishing machine with the capsule filling machine takes place by connecting the discharge chute of the capsule filler with the polishing machine.

    As discussed earlier capsule polishing machine is composed of a capsule hopper, polisher, suction, etc. A capsule hopper is of prime importance when it comes to integrating with a capsule-filling machine.

    Hence the discharge chute of the capsule filling machine is connected with the hopper of the capsule polishing machine.

    In this way, filled capsules from capsule filler are discharged to the capsule polishing machine where they move to the polishing cylinder for further processing.

    19. What possible international quality standards comply with capsule polishing machines?

    A capsule polishing machine is a well-equipped, safe, robust, and reliable instrument that complies with the following standards:

    GMP Standards

    The capsule polishing machine is certified with Good Manufacturing Practices or a GMP system that ensures 100% consistent production with a well-controlled quality system. Additionally, the structure and design of the capsule polishing machine overcome the risk of developing contamination, inaccuracy, and rejection of capsules. Hence, the capsule polishing machine delivers safe, effective, and consistent pharmaceutical batch production.

    GMP Standards


    A capsule polishing machine is a piece of CE-certified equipment that offers safety, health, and environment-friendly processing.



    A capsule polishing machine is an ISO-certified machine that demonstrates a high-quality, well-controlled function throughout the treatment of capsule polish.


    20. What are the important consideration factors before buying a capsule polishing machine?

    There are some tips that every customer must keep in mind before purchasing a capsule polishing machine.

    important consideration

    Before buying a capsule polishing machine you must know your laboratory conditions, the size of productivity each hour, and the degree of automation.

    You must opt for those manufacturers who offer you detailed instruction, training, and testing of products.

    Before shipment capsule polishing machine, the manufacturer must allow you to check and test the product with complete assurance.


    In recent years, manufacturing interest in using capsule polishing machines in the production units of the pharmaceutical sector has increased enormously. This is probably due to high profitability, safety, fastest production line, dust-free application, user compliance, acceptance, and environmentally friendly processing. The unique features of the capsule polishing machine offer extensive advantages in the manufacturing area. Hence capsule polishing machine is considered an ideal tool for polishing, dedusting, and sorting capsules before packaging or further steps. Furthermore, the improvement in structure and design of capsule polishing machines will continue to improve in more versatile ways in the future.


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