Pharmaceutical extruders

From lab to production scale

Leistritz' extrusion systems for wet granulation and melt extrusion are globally established and are technological leaders. For the specific requirements in the sensitive pharmaceutical industry, we offer a range of extruders and corresponding additional equipment in GMP design. All machines have refined detailed engineering from a cleaning validation point of view as well as good process constancy in order to guarantee consistent product quality.

Pharma extruders at a glance

NANO 16used for testing the extrudability of smallest batches

ZSE 12 HP-PHideal for R&D

ZSE 18 HP-PHfor use in labs and small production (200 g/h to 5 kg/h)

ZSE 27 HP-PH lab and production extruder for up to 1 - 25 kg/h

ZSE 40 HP-PH production scale extruder for up to 100 kg/h

ZSE 50 HP-PH production scale extruder for up to 200 kg/h

NANO 16

used for testing the extrudability of smallest batches

Convincing features

  • for continuous extrusion processes for batches of 20 - 100 g/h
  • equipped with the micro-plunger feeder
  • torque of 42 Nm allows for the processing of highly viscous materials

ZSE 12 HP-PH - twin screw extruder

ideal for R&D

Convincing features

  • easy handling, simple (dis)assembly, good cleanability
  • suitable for throughputs of 50 to 1,000 g/h
  • innovative cooling/heating system
  • horizontally split barrels facilitate look at the process

ZSE 18 HP-PH - twin screw extruder

lab and small batch extruder for 200 g/h - 5 kg/h

Convincing features

  • ideal as a testing and production system
  • suitable for throughputs of 200 g/h to 5 kg/h
  • polished surfaces for easy cleaning

ZSE 27 HP-PH - twin screw extruder

lab and production extruder for 1 - 25 kg/h

Convincing features

  • parameters of a production machine
  • production of small quantities
  • very easy to clean: process and drive parts separated by a subdividing wall

ZSE 40 HP-PH - twin screw extruder

production extruder for up to 100 kg/h

Convincing features

  • pure production machine
  • production of small quantities
  • design fulfills all requirements in the pharmaceutical industry

ZSE 50 HP-PH - twin screw extruder

production extruder for up to 200 kg/h

Convincing features

  • production machine for large throughputs
  • universally adaptable for the actual process task
  • use of high-grade steels 

Contact us

Leistritz Extrusion Team

Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH

T+49 (911) 4306-568

Eextruder@leistritz.com