Prime cost of a gelatin capsule. The client can make calculation of prime cost of a gelatin capsule very simply. The main cost is the share of capsule contents. The mass of a gelatinous cover has to be not less than 30% of the mass of contents of one capsule and is established by the technologist of the production site. It is necessary for preparation of 10,0 kilograms of gelatinous weight: the water purified - 6,7 kg. Glycerin c nipaginy - 0,8 kg. Edible gelatin - 2,5 kg. On 10,0 kilograms of glycerin add 141,0 grams of a nipagin. Total on 10 kg of gelatinous weight 2,5 kg of dry gelatin in powder will be required, to 1 kg of glycerin, 141 grams of preservative (nipagin). With a weight to a capsule dosage 0,2 grams, from 10 kg of gelatinous weight, will turn out covers for 101 000 capsules.