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Capsule checkweigher


Your ideal partner for high precision capsule checkweighing

The KKE capsule checkweighing series sets standards in 100 % capsule weighing. With its mechanical pre-dedusting system, the precise gravimetric weighing technology makes the series the ideal choice for your capsule checkweighing needs. The platforms also answer the growing needs of the nutraceutical and health industry in terms of process control and increases product quality in your capsule production. KKE models are available in OEB 4 and OEB 5 versions as well as in dust-tight and wet-clean versions for increased operator protection.

Key benefits

Highly accurate weighing
Our patented “hanging weighing cell” makes the KKE best in class for weighing accuracy
High OEE
Each KKE features an ASB function for automated troubleshooting
Ideal process control
All capsules are controlled throughout the entire weighing process, ensuring a secure separation of good and bad capsules

Capsule checkweighing platforms – our KKE portfolio


KKE 1700 capsule checkweigher

The ideal partner for high precision capsule checkweighing in the medium production range.


KKE 2500 capsule checkweigher

The ideal in-line partner with the GKF 2500 capsule filling machine.


KKE 2600 capsule checkweigher

The ideal in-line partner with the GKF 2600 capsule filling machine.


KKE 3800 capsule checkweigher

The ideal partner for high precision capsule checkweighing for large batches.

KKE 1700
The KKE 1700 capsule checkweigher provides easy accessibility. Its permanent positive guidance of the capsules ensures pharmaceutical safety at all times. It is best suited for the medium production range with an output of up to 103,200 capsules per hour. The KKE 1700 stands for extremely high productivity with integrated cGMP and ASB technology.
KKE 2500
The KKE 2500 capsule checkweigher it is the ideal in-line partner for the GKF 2500 capsule filling machine in terms of both safety and efficiency. It sets standards in 100 % capsule weighing with outputs of up to 150,000 capsules per hour.
KKE 2600
The KKE 2600 capsule checkweigher with an output of up to 156,000 capsules per hour is the ideal match for our GKF 2600 capsule filling platform. Thanks to the integrated ASB, false weights are reported by a feedback loop and adjusted in the production process. The seamless documentation of production data ensures highest traceability and pharmaceutical compliance. 
KKE 3800

The KKE 3800 capsule checkweigher stands for ultra-high speeds and an output of up to 232,200 capsules per hour. Its high productivity makes it suited for applications with more than one capsule filling machine or for batch processing, ensuring large volume production and fast time to market. Moreover, the KKE 3800 provides easy accessibility and cleaning, as well as comprehensive production documentation.

The KKE capsule checkweigher can be easily integrated with a Syntegon GKF capsule filling machine via pneumatic transfer. After filling, the capsules are weighed with 100 % accuracy. You receive a highly efficient line process with an automated feedback loop.


Technical data of our KKE capsule checkweighing series

Technical data overview
  KKE 1700 KKE 2500 KKE 2600 KKE 3800
Output 103,200 caps/h 154,800 caps/h 156,600 caps/h 232,200 caps/h
Sizes 000 – 5, elongated, DB 000 – 5, elongated, DB 000 – 5, elongated, DB 000 – 5, elongated, DB
Accuracy +/- 1 mg +/- 1 mg +/- 1 mg +/- 1 mg
Checking range 0 - 2,000 mg 0 - 2,000 mg 0 - 2,000 mg 0 - 2,000 mg
Service Agreements
Service Agreements

We support you throughout the entire machine life cycle, from spare parts management to digital line optimization. Service Agreements are a key element of our portfolio structure. Together, we tailor our solutions to your individual needs. Our global network of experts supports you with maintenance planning, technical support as well as operator training and end of life services. With our digital solutions, you gain control over your production processes and create transparency on product and machine data anytime, anywhere.

Maintenance & Support
Maintenance & Support

Spare Parts
Spare Parts

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About us

Processing and packaging for a better life – this is what our employees work for every day. Looking back on a 160 years of experience, the portfolio of intelligent, innovative and reliable solutions help our customers in the global pharmaceutical and food industries to improve people‘s life. With 1,100 service experts and a comprehensive service portfolio throughout the entire machine lifecycle from spare parts management to digital line optimization, Syntegon lays the foundation for smooth production processes for all customers. 

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KKE capsule checkweighing series overview
KKE capsule checkweighing series overview

Your ideal partner for high precision capsule checkweighing

KKE Nutra series
KKE Nutra series

Capsule checkweighing for nutraceuticals and personal health products

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