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Erich W Sauter, John Hamburg, Warren L Phillips: Method and apparatus for the gelatin coating of caplets. Sauter Manufacturing, Mathews Woodbridge & Collins, October 23, 1990: US04965089 (50 worldwide citation)

A caplet dipping machine includes a caplet holding plate including sets of caplet gripping collets on both sides thereof so that caplets can be dipped on one end, pushed through the plate and dipped at the other end. The collets on one side are mounted back-to-back with the collets on the other side ...


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Erich W Sauter: Encapsulation equipment and method. Sauter Manufacturing Corporation, Synnestvedt & Lechner, June 7, 1994: US05317849 (22 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for encapsulating small articles such as medicines in caplet or cylindrical form are disclosed. Gelatin half capsules are formed on the pins of pin blocks and are delivered to a station at which they are trimmed and fitted over the opposite ends of the product to be encapsulated ...


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Erich W Sauter: Method and apparatus of making gelatine capsule forming pins having a rounded locking groove. Sauter Manufacturing, Richard C Woodbridge, May 26, 1987: US04667498 (13 worldwide citation)

A gelatine capsule includes a locking ridge having a smooth, rounded cross-section for improved locking characteristics with respect to the body portion of the capsule. The capsule cap is formed on a metal pin having a circumferential groove therein with a shape complimentary to that of the capsule ...


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Erich W Sauter: Capsule forming pin having a burnish-hardened surface. Sauter Manufacturing Co, Richard C Woodbridge, July 19, 1988: US04758149 (5 worldwide citation)

A metal pin for forming gelatine capsules, having a work-hardened surface including a circumferential groove, even the surface defining the groove being work-hardened.


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Sauter Erich W: Encapsulation equipment and method. Sauter Manufacturing Corporation, LINDROOTH Charles H, February 17, 1994: WO/1994/003365

Method and apparatus for encapsulating small articles such as medicines in caplet or cylindrical form are disclosed. Gelatin half capsules are formed on the pins (11) of pin blocks (10) and are delivered to a station at which they are trimmed and fitted over the opposite ends of the product to be en ...


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Sauter Erich W: Encapsulation equipment and method.. Sauter Manufacturing, May 24, 1995: EP0653995-A1

Method and apparatus for encapsulating small articles such as medicines in caplet or cylindrical form are disclosed. Gelatin half capsules are formed on the pins (11) of pin blocks (10) and are delivered to a station at which they are trimmed and fitted over the opposite ends of the product to be en ...