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Film Coating Process In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Film Coating Process In The Pharmaceutical Industry

The coating process plays a crucial role in tablet coating and many of the issues or problems arising come from the process setup. The different variables that affect the film coating should be addressed and how these variables play a crucial role in the coating process. The equipment type for film coating is also tackled in the article.

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Five Facts You May Not Know about Vitamin D

Vitamin D is necessary for maintaining good health, but 40 to 75% of the world's population is deficient. The vitamin is not found in many foods. Fortified milk, eggs, fish and beef liver are some of the few containing vitamin D and even in these the amounts may be small.

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Fluidized Bed Dryers And FBD Finger Bags – An Overview

Drying in the pharmaceutical industry involves the extraction of liquid and other liquid solvents from the materials or granules using air current or heat. Fluidized bed dryer is one of the equipment used to dry the granule particles using the FBD finger bag.

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Glass Preforms - Smaller Than Small

When people first think of tablet or pill presses they think pharmaceuticals, supplements, vitamins and minerals or just medicines. But tablet making machines can be used for other purposes.

GMP Qualifications And Validations In The Pharmaceutical World

GMP Qualifications And Validations In The Pharmaceutical World

The principles of GMP are a follows, the structure, device and equipment should be designed, installed, placed, operated and maintained as per its intended use and purpose. Integral system whose consistency in performance and having an impact to product quality should be validated whenever appropriate such as the air handling system, water purification, compressed air system and stem system.

Good Manufacturing Practices that any Pharmaceutical Company Should Observe

Good Manufacturing Practices that any Pharmaceutical Company Should Observe

This article covers general GMP procedures. Including QA staff must do a round of the plant area making sure that the plant adheres to the cGMP and fill up the checklist provided by the company. Head or In-charge personnel should review the plant audit and discuss this with the person in charge of the plant after which the audit report will be closed.

Guide To Multi-Tip Tooling Equipment

Guide To Multi-Tip Tooling Equipment

The multi tooling equipment has long been used in the pharmaceutical industry and has been in existence for more than 150 years. During the start of the tablet compression industry, companies use single station presses during production and these were outfitted with multi-tipto improve and increase production volume. Aside from volume output, multi-tip tooling also reduces energy, labour, maintenance and requirement for expansion of production areas. In the late 1800’s, a new tooling, the 16-station rotary tablet press was introduced, reducing the need for the single station and multi-tip tooling.

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Guide to the Packing Process For Pharmaceutical Companies

The packing process is an integral part of the manufacturing process for pharmaceutical products. Below is a summary of good practices that may help streamline the packing process.

How A Simple Innovation Changes The Tablet’s Future

How A Simple Innovation Changes The Tablet’s Future

Despite being an important part to the product’s success, the shape of the tablet is given less consideration by marketing departments and are only given much attention during a campaign where the shape and color of the tablet is promoted to the public. That said, small changes in the shape can impact the public’s acceptance as well as the tablet’s efficiency.

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How A TDP 5 Helped A Business Go Viral

How A TDP 5 Helped A Business Go Viral

Over the years we have seen a lot of entrepreneurs with unique ideas buy small machines like the TDP 5 or the DTP 25 to do R&D and they often develop into really successful businesses. One of those companies is Bite and its founder, Lindsay. Lindsay created a toothpaste tablet that is preventing mountains of empty toothpaste cartons from building up each week in landfills or oceans. In summer 2018, women's health released this promotional video

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How Gelatin Capsules Are Made

As our world becomes more connected and information is shared quite easily in the internet today, people are more curious about where their food comes from. One question that begs to be answered is where gelatin capsules are made of and this is an interesting especially for individuals who pay attention to what they eat. Gelatin capsules are made of natural ingredients and below are some interesting things on how the capsules are manufactured.

How to Change a Die

How to Change a Die

If you have never changed a die or you need to refresh your knowledge, this How-To will tell you to step by step how to change your TDP die.

There is a diagram of a desktop press at the bottom to help you identify the location of the parts you will need to remove during this process.

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How To Create A Factory Acceptance Test FAT Protocol

Before shipping, it is imperative that the vendor does a proper Factory Acceptance Test or FAT in order to prevent any problems during the product installation. Below is a sample of what should be indicated in the FAT protocol.

How To Incorporate Blow Fill Seal and Form Fill Seal Technology

How To Incorporate Blow Fill Seal and Form Fill Seal Technology

Blow-Fill-Seal (BFS) technology is a manufacturing technique used to produce small, (0.1mL) and large volume, (>500mL) liquid-filled containers. Originally developed in Europe in the 1930s, it was introduced in the United States in the 1960s, but over the last 20 years it has become more prevalent within the pharmaceutical industry and is now widely considered to be the superior form of aseptic processing by various medicine regulatory agencies including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the packaging of pharmaceutical and healthcare products.

How To Make Your Own Supplements

How To Make Your Own Supplements

Nowadays, it is easy to make your own supplements and vitamins. It may sound complex but actually is quite easy and much more affordable than store brought supplements. To make one’s own supplements, all one needs is an empty capsule made of gelatin or K-capsvegetarian, a capsule machine and the herbs or supplements that one wants to add to the mix.

How To Operate And Clean Metal Detectors

How To Operate And Clean Metal Detectors

An article with bullet points to help you learn how to operate metal detectors and properly clean them.

How To Prepare A Batch Manufacturing Record Template

How To Prepare A Batch Manufacturing Record Template

Batch manufacturing record or BMR is a document that contains the batch manufacturing details including the entire manufacturing process. As there are several stages in the manufacturing process, these are recorded as proof of the process from receiving the raw materials up to the final phases of packing. The proof and the documents are then attached to the BMR during the manufacturing process.

How To Protect Light Sensitive Products

How To Protect Light Sensitive Products

It is crucial that pharmaceutical companies protect their light sensitive products from direct sunlight or certain spectrums of artificial light. One way to protect it is to use brown colored light especially during manufacturing.

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