ACG Engineering, part of the ACG Group, has won the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2018 – for the design concept of its innovative product, the Automatic 100% Capsule Checkweigher. This product is designed for precise automatic and continuous weighing of a hard capsule in an empty-filled or partially-filled state.
The Red Dot Award is a leading international design competition for product design, communication design, and design concepts. Founded in 1954, this award evaluates the best products of the year from all over the world. This year, the competition received a total of 5,640 entries from 55 countries and upon the conclusion of adjudication, the Red Dot was awarded to 265 design concepts.
Richard Stedman, Group CEO at ACG Engineering, said: “We are honoured to have received this award. It serves as a testament of our commitment towards providing our customers with the best products. We aim to further this commitment by continually innovating to provide the highest quality products and best customer experience.”
This latest capsule check-weigher from ACG is uncomplicated to use and features an integrated electromagnetic force restoration (EFMR) weigh cell which utilizes latest digital technologies to ensure that the results of measurement are accurate and of the highest quality. This machine can weigh any size of capsule without the need to change parts and offers an output of up to 200,000 capsules/hour. It is also equipped with an automatic de-jamming mechanism, which ensures constant product flow without any blockages. The machine also has a calibration kit for optimised calibration of load cell/weigh cell.