By Bill Turner
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.
J-hooks are the distinctive wear patterns on punch tips that are a cause of such tablet defects as capping, lamination and poor friability. If detected early, J-hooks can be easily and quickly repaired, thereby eliminating the need to purchase replacement tools.