The bench top vial capping machine was designed and built to provide a manual alternative to the hand crimper and decapper tools for larger runs. The Micro XL vial capping machine provides consistent crimping of crimp seals or caps to vials and bottles. Features include; Crimp setting collar allows the operator to make precise incremental adjustments as fine as 0.15mm (.006”) to compensate for seal or septa thickness in order to achieve an exact seal or crimp. Settings can be kept track of and quickly returned to when working with different applications. Keeping track of settings allows the operator to return to the exact setting adjustment for each size and type of seal. The levered cam design operation requires very little user effort, and the “comfort-grip” lever handle can be adjusted 360 degrees to accommodate the operator. Unit height and position are adjustable to accommodate a variety of vial and bottle sizes allowing the operator to work in a comfortable position. Unit is manufactured using stainless steel, and plated parts providing excellent wear ability, and superior corrosion resistance. These parts are CNC machined from solid stock to exact tolerances to achieve repeated results with dependable performance.A wide variety of interchangeable heads are available to choose from to crimp or decap over 100 different sizes and styles of caps. It can also be used to crimp spray pump caps and has no problem crimping the tougher magnetic alloy caps. Heads are quickly and easily changed without the use of tools since they simply screw in and out. CRIMPING AND DECRIMPING HEADS ARE SOLD SEPARATELY.