Bosch FLT filler receives strong interest at Japan and India exhibits in 2013

The Bosch FLT is a low speed vial filling, stoppering and capping machine with 100% checkweigh. This machine is ideal for lower volume production, or R&D vial filling applications. The simplified set-up, minimal size parts and mobile platform make it an extremely versatile and easy-to-operate machine.The year 2013 saw the FLT exhibited at Interphex Japan in July and recently at CPhI in India, receiving strong interest at both shows. …more


New video tech tip! Learn how to accurately determine your ideal dosing disk thickness

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Are you looking for a tool to help you determine the slug quality of your various products?  If so, Bosch has developed a digital slug tester that is useful for accurately determining the optimum dosing disk height for any product that you plan on filling on your Bosch GKF or DMW capsule filler.

 

For a demonstration, please see the video below. For additional information on the digital slug tester, please download this brochure or see it in person at the following upcoming tradeshows: …more


New Video Technical Tip! Learn how to properly align your dosing station after a crash

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In the latest Tech Tip with Tom, learn how to properly align your dosing station to your segments with our transfer station alignment pins. Tom also covers how to align your entire dosing station after a crash. …more




Technical tip for Bosch capsule fillers

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 This is a tip for GKF  1200 / 1500 & DMW 1500 / 2000 capsule fillers.
The springs on the upper segment carriers can easily be installed incorrectly, resulting in premature failure. An illustration of  the correct and incorrect orientation of these springs is below. Or, click this link to an informational flyer.

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Technical Tip: All GKF Models

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Here is a technical tip for properly aligning the segment turret and the dosing turret with respect to each other, resulting in proper transfer station alignment.

Whenever you need to re-align the segment turret because of removal for maintenance or because of a crash, the most accurate method involves using special transfer station alignment pins available from Bosch (see info below). The importance of proper transfer station alignment, is that all other alignments use this as a reference point. Aligning the segment turret by “eye balling” the closing or ejection pins in the center of the segments will get you close, but not perfect. …more


Capsule Filling Technical Tip: Alignment of Upper to Lower Segments

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By Dave Bethel,
Bosch Packaging Services

Alignment of the upper to lower segments is critical for proper capsule separation.  Poor capsule separation results in lower yields, which influence your bottom line.

One aspect of alignment that is commonly overlooked is the parallelism of the upper and lower segments on all of the GKF’s, and the center to center of the lower segment carriers on the newer GKF’s.

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