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Become an Expert at Solid Dosage Production

Expertise Series

Bosch Packaging Technology offers seminars and resulting certifications designed for professionals engaged in design, execution, validation, and operation of pharmaceutical equipment for solid dosage production.
These seminars take place at our location in Schopfheim, Germany. Our curriculum for 2013 is shown below. Please utilize the contact information at the bottom for more information. …more





10 Ways to Reduce Powder Waste on your Bosch GKF Capsule Filler

Expertise Series

By Thomas Mauritzen,
Bosch Packaging Technology

Are you looking for ways to increase the yield on your encapsulation machine? This is something everyone faces, from contract manufacturers to big pharma, small pharma, and nutraceutical companies alike. Bosch GKF’s are robust and reliable machines, which is why there are so many of them currently in production. With an older model encapsulator you inherently don’t have the latest and greatest features, but there are plenty of things you can do to keep your machine running at top efficiency. …more



Technical Tip: All GKF Models

Expertise Series

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

Expertise Series

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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