Schaefer Technologies, Inc.

Capsule Banding

Capsule Banding Solutions by Schaefer Technologies Inc. (STI)

Our STI LabTop Bander Capsule Banding machine is designed to produce up to approx. *3,000 capsules per hour. For larger scale production, our STI CB-15 can band up to *15,000 capsules per hour.

Both Machines provide leak proof sealing, and a tamper evident band around HPMC, or gelatin based capsules.

*Approx capsules per hour (cph).

The STI MODEL CB-15 is designed to band the joint portions
of the cap and body of filled gelatin or vegetable based capsules. The result is a pharmaceutically
smooth, "Tamper Evident" liquid tight band which produces a seamless, joined capsule. Our
commitment to Quality and Customer Service, backed by our skilled technicians, makes Schaefer
Technologies, Inc. the solution to your banding requirements.
OPERATIONAL FEATURES:
* Electrically heated and temperature controlled gelatin pan.
* The banded capsules pass over a series of fans to insure dry capsules prior to capsule discharge.
* Drum style capsule rectification means less stress on the capsules.
* Variable banding speed to control the drying time.
* Micro Drive Controllers for ease of setup.
* Air assist pull-off station for positive removal of banded capsules.
* Drum engagement clutch allows the rectifier drums to be engaged I dis-engaged while allowing the
drying conveyor and banding wheels to continue running.
* Quick change from size to size.

cGMP FEATURES:
* Stainless steel frame and panels. Polycarbonate covers.
* FDA approved coated aluminum feed drums and and carrier / drying slats.

SAFETY FEATURES:
* Safety Interlocks, polycarbonate guards and covers.
* Meets CE Requirements.

The STI Laboratory (LabTop) Capsule Bander simulates the banding process of a HiCapSeal production
banding machine. It is designed to apply a "Tamper Evident" band to the joint between the capsule
cap and body. T he result is a pharmaceutically smooth, liquid tight band which produces a
seamless, joined capsule. Our commitment to Quality and Customer Service, backed by our skilled
technicians, makes Schaefer Technologies, Inc. the solution to your banding requirements.
OPERATIONAL FEATURES:
* Electrically heated and temperature controlled gelatin pan.
* Perfect for low volume runs for clinical trials, comparative or stability studies, and banding
color evaluations, etc.
* Can be used for liquid, gel, paste or solid dosage filled capsules.
* Prevents leakage and reduces oxidation and odor associated with both liquid and solid products.
* Drying rack included.
* Quick change-over time from size to size.
* Small enough to be mounted in an isolation enclosure for banding of potent compounds.

cGMP FEATURES:
* Easy to operate.
* Stainless steel banding wheels and gelatin pan.
* FDA approved materials for all "product contact surfaces".

SAFETY FEATURES :
* Safety Interlocks.
* Meets CE Requirements.

The STI SLAT LOADER is designed to remove the labor intensive process of manually orientating and
loading the filled gelatin or vegetable based capsules into the 10 or the 15 cavity slats for the
STI Laboratory (LabTop) Capsule Bander. Our commitment to Quality and Customer Service, backed by
our skilled technicians, makes Schaefer Technologies, Inc. the solution to your capsule banding
requirements.

OPERATIONAL FEATURES:
* Designed to increase production and minimize operator labor requirement on the STI LabTop Bander
* Perfect for low volume runs for clinical trials, comparative or stability studies, and banding
color evaluations, etc.
* Can be used for liquid, gel, paste or solid dosage filled capsules.
* Designed for both 10and 15cavity LabTop bander slats.
* Quick change-over time from size to size.

cGMP FEAT URES:
* Easy to operate.
* FDA approved materials for all "product contact surfaces".
SAFETY FEATURES:
* Safety screws for panel removal
* Meets CE Requirements.

CB 15 Assembly Video (Below)