Specifically for empty or filled capsule transfer, the empty capsule conveyor provides a simple method of unloading of capsules and maintaining a supply to any make of capsule filling system.
The pneuCONVEYOR is a proven system in the transfer of hard-shelled gelatin capsules. Designed and built to overcome the problems associated with conventional mechanical systems,the pneuCONVEYOR is ideal for the automatic loading of high-speed capsule filling machines. Empty capsules are manually loaded into a large diameter, low-height capsule storage-hopper.
A 250-litre storage-hopper has been designed to accommodate a full, standard sized box of capsules. When in operation, a tangentially positive airflow from a multistage fan is forced through a air blower. The empty capsules in the storage hopper are gradually picked up by the suction created by the venturi and gently conveyed in a low- pressure, high-volume airflow through the conveying pipe work to the receiving hopper on the top of capsule-filling machine. A fully adjustable optical sensor controls the level of capsules in the receiving hopper on the capsule filling machine, by automatically starting and stopping the convey cycle.