Material Handling Featured Articles

  1. 10 Worst Containment Engineering Mistakes

    Engineering is a process to develop a design to solve a problem. In the world of containment engineering, careful premeditation is important to the completion of a successful engineering project.

  2. What Dosage Form Provides A Release Drug Control Rate?

    Whether your goal is to increase patient compliance, improve clinical outcomes, or to extend a product’s lifecycle, modified-release dosage forms present a solution to myriad challenges. 

  3. Selecting The Best Pharmaceutical Mixing Equipment For Your Operations

    Finding the right mixing equipment isn’t as simple as selecting an item from a menu. This article is a guide to considerations when choosing pharmaceutical mixing equipment and vendors for a facility.

  4. Reducing Risks In Tablet Presses And Tooling With Effective Cleaning

    With properly cleaned and maintained tooling, tablet manufacturers can expect the highest quality of tablets and a longer production life from their tooling. 

  5. 3D Printing In The Pharmaceutical Industry: Where Does It Currently Stand?

    In 2015, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals produced the first tablet manufactured through 3D printing to be approved by the FDA. Now, with applications in controlled release, short-run medicines, and even the potential for on-site printing at pharmacies, 3D printing technology has the ability to transform the pharmaceutical industry.

  6. How To Reduce Tablet Manufacturing Costs Without Losing Quality

    Creating and following proper inspection, cleaning, lubrication, handling, and storage procedures provide tooling integrity and ensure the consistent and efficient manufacturing of tablets.

  7. Tackling Powder Flow Problems By Choosing The Right Equipment

    Identifying the source of product flow problems and correcting them with the right piece of equipment will result in more efficient and quality manufacturing.

  8. Key Factors For Powder Flow In Tablet Production

    How conducting studies on a formulation during R&D and scale-up can help identify and solve potential powder flow issues before moving into commercial production.

  9. Important Considerations To Remove Dust In Tableting Operations

    How weak suction, length of conveyor path and other items can lead to equipment malfunctions or poor packaging results.

  10. Elimination Of Dust In Tablet Compression Operations

    Use this informational outline to make an informed decision and purchase a tablet deduster that best suits your application.