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Sepha Press Out Universal–Tablets and Capsules Product Recovery Deblistering Machine

Featuring flexibility, speed, and recovery rates, the Sepha Press out Universal is a child-resistant deblistering system for the pharmaceutical industry.

Sepha's Press Out Universal deblistering machine
Sepha's Press Out Universal deblistering machine

Sepha, a provider of quality solutions for manufacturers in the pharmaceutical industry,introduces their Press Out Universal deblistering machine. Blister packages are fed automatically from the magazine stack to a cutting station. A cut is made in the lidding material around the base of the blister pocket. The tablets or capsules are meant to be gently deblistered from the blisters and collected separately from the blister packaging and can be returned to the production line for rework if required. Empty blister packs are rotated to a separate removable waste bin for disposal. The mechanism is designed for jam-free operation.


Custom tooling is supplied for each different blisterpack size with fast delivery times, according to the company. All Sepha product recovery and deblistering machines are meant to besupplied with comprehensive documentation and an instruction manual. The company says it also provides on-site training and support. Sepha machines are distributed in the U.S. by Thomas Packaging.

The machines are designed to feature:

  • Variable speed up to 50 blister packs/min
  • Fully cGMP
  • Open construction for access and easier, faster cleaning
  • Allen Bradley PLC with source code for validation
  • Maintenance free
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Capable of removing product from child resistant packs
  • Integrated 316 Stainless Steel product collection bin
  • Temperature and humidity monitoring option

And they can be applied to the following:

  • Medium to large batches of many types of blister formats and designs
  • Push through blister packages
  • Child-resistant blister packages
  • Heavy gauge alu/alu
  • Paper backed blister packages
  • Linear formats
  • Multi-product blister packages
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