Papers

Troubleshooting Seminar – March 2023

A comprehensive, 2 day seminar designed to identify & address common problems encountered during modern tablet production. We will discuss how elements of punch & die design, tooling specification & aftercare can all impact the compression process.

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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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