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Norbert I Berta: Gelatin coated caplets and process for making same. McNeilab, Joseph F Shirtz, April 11, 1989: US04820524 (99 worldwide citation)

A novel capsule-like medicament, method for producing such medicaments and apparatus are disclosed. The method provides a procedure for coating solid cores, such as caplets, with gelatinous coatings to produce a shiny, capsule-like medicament. Such medicaments are achieved by individually dipping an ...


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Norbert I Berta: Apparatus for creating a gelatin coating. McNeil PPC, Joseph F Shirtz, July 20, 1993: US05228916 (54 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for applying coating to products such as medicaments are disclosed. The present invention provides a apparatus comprising product holders and plates which interact with vacuum tubes to retain the product being coated in place while inverted and dipped into a tank of coating mat ...


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Norbert I Berta: Discharge and transfer system for apparatus for gelatin coating tablets. McNeil PPC, Bernard F Plantz, July 25, 1995: US05436026 (52 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for coating products with two colors including a first coating section, a second coating section and a side to side transfer device for transferring products from the first to the second sections. The transfer device includes a pair of plate grippers each having a movable upper ...


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Norbert I Berta: Method for double dipping gelating coated caplets. McNeilab, Joseph F Shirtz, September 19, 1989: US04867983 (45 worldwide citation)

A novel capsule-like medicament and method for producing such medicaments are disclosed. The method provides a procedure for coating solid cores, such as caplets, with a first gelatinous coating on one end, and then with a second gelatinous coating on the other end which is thicker than the first, t ...


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Norbert I Berta: Gelatin coated caplets and process for making same. McNeilab, Joseph F Shirtz, October 30, 1990: US04966771 (41 worldwide citation)

A capsule-like medicament, method for producing such medicaments and apparatus. Such medicaments are achieved by individually dipping and drying first one end, and then the other end, of each caplet to provide a coating which is smoother and easier to swallow than an uncoated caplet. The production ...


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Norbert I Berta: Apparatus for gelatin coating caplets. McNeilab, Joseph F Shirtz, May 1, 1990: US04921108 (38 worldwide citation)

A feeder device is provided for inserting solid medicaments, such as caplets, into a holding fixture for subsequent processing, for example, dipping in a gelatinous material. The feeder device incorporates a novel selector for eliminating partial pieces of medicaments before these pieces can be disp ...


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Norbert I Berta: Indexing and feeding systems for apparatus for gelatin coating tablets. McNeil PPC, Bernard F Plantz, July 23, 1996: US05538125 (37 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for applying coating to products such as medicaments are disclosed. The present invention provides apparatus and methods for controlling the loading and feeding of tablets onto carrier plates for transfer to various processing stations of the coating system. A novel plate index ...


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Norbert I Berta: Tablet dipping systems for apparatus for gelatin coating tablets. McNeil PPC, October 21, 1997: US05679406 (36 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for dipping products, such as tablets, into coating material and for spreading and setting the coating immediately after dipping is provided. Carrier plates having a plurality of tablet holders are transported from a tablet loading station to a dipping station along a transpo ...


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Norbert I Berta: Coated medicaments and apparatus and methods for making same. McNeil PPC, Joseph F Shirtz, August 10, 1993: US05234099 (36 worldwide citation)

A carrier apparatus for a plurality of a product has a plurality of collets for maintaining the product in a fixed orientation wherein two specimens of the product are retained within one collet. The collets include a circumferential depression at one end and a resilient member which serve to retain ...


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Norbert I Berta: Method for double dipping gelatin coated caplets. McNeilab, Joseph F Shirtz, February 5, 1991: US04990358 (29 worldwide citation)

A novel capsule-like medicament and method for producing such medicaments are disclosed. The method provides a procedure for coating solid cores, such as caplets, with a first gelatinous coating on one end, and then with a second gelatinous coating on the other end which is thickner than the first, ...