Formulation machineTablet printing / inspection machine

Inkjet Tablet Printing & Inspection Machine IIM

Non-contact type tablet printing inspection machine adopting inkjet

  • Model:IIM
  • Manufacturer:Matsuoka Machinery Works
  • Mechanism (expansion)
  • Production operation screen
  • Inspection setting screen


1.Freedom of design

Effectively reduces design-to-production time, making design change effortless. Capable of printing a wide range of languages such as the Roman alphabet, Chinese or Japanese


2.Contactless printing

・Wide printing surface area

・Printing to uncoated tablets is also available


3.Color printing

・Improved tablet identification by color printing support


4.Easy maintenance

Easy to clean thanks to its simplified ink supply construction


5.Validation correspondence

・CSV Category 3 compatible

・Easy setup for inspection data selection parameters


6.Capable of handling a greater variety of tablets on the same platform

・Up to 128 memorisable profiles.

・High-speed printing of up to 360,000 tablets/hour for FC tablets and 200,0000/hour for uncoated tablets.


Printable surfaceSingle sideDouble side
Applicable tabletsFilm coated (round tablet)uncoated tablet, film coated flat tablet, scored tablet
Output capacityUp to 360,000 tablets / hour (240,000 tablets / hour for regular use)
Up to about 300,000 tablets / hour
※ Depends on tablet shape and size.
Tablet feedingBy air stirringBy bowl feeder
InspectionPrint (front side)Print (both sides)
Printable tablet diameterφ 5 to 10 mm (10 mm or more, odd-shaped tablets can be handled by special specification)
Printing methodInkjet
Centering mechanismYes (anti-misalignment mechanism)
Scoring line matchingNoYes
Inspection method (camera)CCD camera with shutter
Inspection method (lighting)LED light source (with brightness control)
Inspection method (Processing unit)Dedicated graphical processing PCB and CPU
Power supply200V, 3phases, 50/60Hz, 5.5kW
Compressed air0.6MPa(6kg/cm2), 1,500NL/min
Vacuum0.015Mpa(1,500mmAp), 6m3/min
Change partsTablet infeed drum, tablet supply drum
Accessory deviceInkjet head automatic cleaning mechanism, Additional blower box (optional), Vacuum pump (optional)
Shared functionsTable absence/presence discrimination function, automatic cleaning feature, printable settings, tablet sorting function, ink desiccator
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