Yield, Creep And Recovery - Why Are They Important?
Material flow behavior may include the phenomenon called “creep” which applies to various liquids and semi-solids, like gels and lotions that continue to move slightly even after placement on the skin. R&D’s intent when formulating the substance is to minimize movement because the medicinal effect is best accomplished by keeping the material in the original position where it is applied. By Robert G. McGregor, General Manager – Global Marketing, Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
WHITE PAPERS & CASE STUDIES
Avoiding Capping Or Lamination During Tablet Production
Anyone who has experienced capping or lamination during tablet production knows the frustration that comes from trying to diagnose the issue. In this article, we discuss a possible cause and several solutions.
Novel Controlled Release Formulation For Orally Disintegrating Tablets Using Ion Exchange Resins
Oral disintegrating tablets (ODTs) are designed to disintegrate rapidly in the mouth upon contact with saliva (≤ 30 seconds) and allow oral drug delivery without chewing or a need for water. By Abhijit Gokhale and Praba Sundararajan, Pharmaceutical Development Services, Patheon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Viscometer vs. Rheometer: Which Is The Better Choice?
This is the type of query that comes in from customers to instrument manufacturers on a frequent basis. It may go somewhat like the following set of statements and questions.
Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers
This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders into liquid more efficiently.
When Powders Fail To Flow
There are many traditional measurement methods for characterizing the “flowability” of powders: angle of repose, flow cup, tap test. Practitioners know that the information may not be useful some of the time, but experience helps to separate the meaningful test results from those that may be suspect.
Medication Errors -- A Threat To Patient Safety: Mitigating Errors With Tablet Appearance
Medical prescription drug errors by doctors, pharmacists and patients account for 1.5 million incidences of sickness, injuries or deaths in the U.S. each year. By Jay Anbil and Steve Yoder