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Tabletting problems solved: Pharma & sticking

Helping fight the pandemic…   Product name & dosage: Pharmaceutical Tablet: Round bisect with embossing Tooling type: B-Type Press type: Fette 2080 Problem: During the COVID19 pandemic, early drug trials were showing positive results reducing the symptoms of Coronavirus. Our customer was one of the first to start manufacturing one of these early products at a request of one of their customers. Their customer

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Tabletting problems solved: Vitamins & abrasion

90 thousand extra tablets per hour, 80% production output increase,129 extra batches from tooling lifespan…  Product name & dosage: Multivitamin Tablet: Capsule – 19 x 8mm Tooling type: Multi-tip – Eurostandard D Press type: Fette 2090 and 3090 Problem: The multivitamin being compressed was very abrasive and the existing tooling supplied by a competitor could not be used after 5 batches of production

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Tabletting problems solved: Confectionery & tip wear

Product name & dosage: Confectionery (gum) Tablet: Square – 8.5 x 7.5mm Tooling type: Eurostandard B Press type: Fette P3000 – 55 Station Problem: Using a competitors tools, the customer was experiencing premature punch tip wear and misalignment between the punches and dies. Their tools were lasting a maximum of 6 months. To make things worse, they were also facing several

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Tabletting problems solved: Ibuprofen & sticking

Product name & dosage: Ibuprofen – 400mg Tablet: 10.5mm Tooling type: Eurostandard B Press type: Fette 2090i – 45 Station Problem: The customer had always struggled to compress this formulation due to issues with sticking and overall product robustness. This meant having to run the press at low speeds to increase dwell time and manufacture a tablet in the specification. However,

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