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Avoiding Capping Or Lamination During Tablet Production

Source: Natoli Engineering Company, Inc.

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.

Natoli Engineering Company, Inc.