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Basic information
Model AQUARIUS Containment
Machine Name High Speed / High Containment Tablet Press
Rotary tablet press which secures operator from potent compounds with high containment and WIP technology.
Introduction The AQUARIUS C is the world's first high containment tablet press that offers high vacuum tablet production, automatic washdown with WIP functions and vacuum drying for high efficiency production of potent compounds. This press also meets IP65 standards, which allow for external washdown. All in a very compact , rugged and fully self contained package.
AQUARIUS C provides full containment and operator protection by two functional levels, negative pressure (AQUC-Level II) or vacuum condition (AQUC-Level III) in all contaminated areas of the press during production. Internal access to the press is provided thru standard glove ports strategically located on all access doors.
Also it provides Turret Exchangeability, which is help to dramatically reduces product changeover time.

Turret exchangeability
Automatic Washing
Contained Production Layout

Basic specifications
No of stations 45  36  30 
Type of tooling BB 
Max. pressure (kN) Pre100/Main100  Pre100/Main100  Pre100/Main100 
Max. tablet diameter (mm) 11  16  25 
Turret speed (rpm) 20-100  20-100  20-100 
Tablets / hr 54,000-270,000  43,200-216,000  36,000-180,000 
Filling depth (mm) 1-18  1-18  1-18 
Tablet thickness (mm) 0-8  0-8  0-8 
Main motor (kW) 7.5  7.5  7.5 
Dimensions (W*D*H mm) 1,000X1,050X2,150  1,000X1,050X2,150  1,000X1,050X2,150 
Weight (kg) 4,150  4,150  4,150 

Image Model Machine Name Introduction
Deduster  Deduster  Kikusui offers reliable dedusting system with our rotary presses. 
Metal Detector  Metal Detector  Detection system for metallic contaminants in pharma tablets at the outlet of the press  
TMD  Tablet Tester  Automatic tablet testing system for physical parameters (weight, thickness, diameter and hardness) 

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