Capsule size and weight chart

The calculations are based on the weight and density of contents. See additional information about this calculator on our forum. The capsules 000, 00E, 00, 0E, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 volume capacities are based on empty Capsule Size Chart1 published by Capsuline ®.

Empty Capsules Size Volume (ml) Weight (mg) Weight (mg) 1 0.48 76 ± 5 79 ± 5 2 0.36 61 ± 4 63 ± 4 3 0.27 48 ± 3 50 ± 3 4 0.20 38 ± 3 40 ± 3 4 more rows …

Capsule Weight is the weight of the empty capsule, measured in milligrams (mg). Vegetarian capsules are slightly heavier than gelatin. Weight Capacity measures how much of your desired powder you can fit inside each empty capsule.This depends largely on the density (measured by grams per milliliter) of the powder, which vary widely.

Capsule size and weight chart

Capsule sizes chart

Size: the pill capsule specifications are represented by numbers. They are 000, 00, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, from the largest to the smallest, and some specific sizes as 0el, 00 B are not listed inside. In general, smaller sizes of pill capsules such as 3, 4, 5, etc. are designed for pets such as dogs and cats.

The capsule sizing charts on these pages can be extremely helpful tools for both individuals and professionals alike. Understanding capsule sizes is the most important step in determining exactly what you will need to purchase for your individual application.

They are numbered: 000, 00, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. These sizes are the same for all types of Gelatin, HPMC and Pullulan. The majority of capsule filling machinery are manufactured to be compatible with these standard sizes.

Capsule sizes chart