Tablet Defects: Can They Be Predicted?

Time: 2:50 pm - 3:00 pm

Date: 6 October 2021


Common tablet defects include chipping, picking & sticking, cracking, lamination & capping to name a few. Lamination & capping often occur during scale-up and are main issues in our industry. It is a common hurdle in tableting which is not generally observed during the R&D development phase. One of the reasons lie in the high production speeds on industrial rotary presses, speeds that are not generally seen on conventional R&D tablet presses. This explains why capping or lamination is sometimes only discovered during scale-up. It is essential to try to identify those issues at the very early stage of development.


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