These capsules offer a reliable and effective packaging solution in the pharmaceutical industry. They are made from a variety of materials which come in a variety of sizes depending on your packaging needs. Capsules are small envelopes (cylindrical in shape) that seal drugs or other products.
The content can be powder, liquid, pellet, tablet or a mixture of any two products. You can browse online if you want to buy TES-5 semi-automatic capsule filling machine in the US.
In the modern pharmaceutical industry, capsules have become so popular that some tablets are even administered in capsule form. This is because the capsules are:
It is very tasteless and odorless so it is easy to manage
- Easy to carry and handle
- Cost effective
- Contains a wide variety of products such as powders, pellets, or liquids.
- Easy and convenient to fill
In order to meet the dynamic and safety requirements of the pharmaceutical industry, there are two main types of capsules in common use:
- Soft gelatin capsules
- Hard gelatin capsules
Soft gelatin capsules or soft gel are made of one ingredient as shown in the image below (all intact). The filling and production of soft gelatin capsules takes place simultaneously. This does not happen with hard gelatin capsules (you'll find out soon enough).
Hard gelatin capsules are usually used with automatic capsule filling machines. They are easier to fill and you can adapt to almost any capsule filling application.This can include fillers, pellets, tablets, or a mixture of the three. In most cases you will find that the body and hat are different colors.