PressOut Universal Mini

Automated deblistering machine for recovering low volumes of product from all blister pack types, including child-resistant packs.


Press OutUniversal Mini is a low volume,  bench top automated deblistering machine designed specifically for recovering short runs of valuable and fragile product from all types of blister packs including child resistant, senior friendly, paper backed and alu/alu packs.

PressOut Universal Mini uses simple, low-cost tooling that is easy to change over and prevents product damage and contamination.  It is designed specifically for short production runs and multiple product changeovers


Features & Benefits

  • Deblisters at a speed of up to 16 packs per minute

  • Bench top unit with small footprint

  • Capable of recovering tablets and capsules from peelable and child resistant blister packs

  • Automatic feed

  • Simple operation via Allen Bradly HMI

  • Simple, fast tooling setup and changeoverEasy access for cleaning

  • Fully cGMP

  • Zero contamination levels

  • Low cost tooling

  • Mobile workstation available as an optional extra


Deblisters child-resistant blisters

  • Suitable for all types of blister pack including curved formats, peelable and heavy gauge alu/alu products

Fast, automatic operation

  • Up to 15 packs per minute with automatic feed

Prevent product damage to fragile or valuable products

  • Very gentle operation – partially cuts the foil around pockets before pressing-out, which minimises pressure on fragile or valuable products

Prevent foil contamination

  • Foil remains attached to the waste blister pack during emptying

  • Waste blisters and recovered product are collected separately

No more painful fingers or RSI

  • Improve Health & Safety by protecting staff from blisters on their fingers, Repetitive Strain Injury or Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

  • Improve morale as staff no longer need to do such a mundane task by hand.

More hygienic than manual emptying

  • Constructed in stainless steel and designed to cGMP standards for easy cleaning.

  • Recovered product does not need to be handled by operators.

Automated pharmacy dispensing

Deblister tablets or capsules from bulk-supplied blisters.

Clinical trials in laboratories

Deblister valuable clinical trial drugs from unused packs.

Quality control testing

Testing packaging material characteristics

Pharmaceutical production and packaging facilities

Empty finished blisters which have been rejected from the packaging line because of empty pockets, poor seals, incorrect batch coding etc. The good product can then be re-packaged to increase yield and reduce wastage costs.

Pharmaceutical distribution & inventory management

The same drugs are often supplied to different countries in blisters of different formats with the foil printed in local languages. Manage fluctuating market demands by deblistering surplus stocks of finished blister packs and re-packaging the contents in formats to suit the needs of other markets.

Technical Specification

Blister Type
Push-through, Child resistant, peelable & Multi-product
Blister Layout
Pack Dimensions
Max 105mm (4.1") (W)
Max 140mm (5.5") (L)
Stainless Steel Grade 316 & 304
User Interface
3" Monochrome Touchscreen HMI
Electrical: 110/230V AC Single Phase Air supply: 6 bar
Operating Speed
Up to 16 packs per minute
Tooling Changeover
5 minutes
Machine Dimensions
Width: 555mm (21.8") Length: 615mm (24.2") Height: 688mm (27")
Machine Weight
62.5kg (138lbs)
Shipping Weight
112.5kg (248lbs)
Supplied with a 12 month warranty. (Service Level Agreements are available for additional support).