Material Handling Featured Articles

  1. 10 Worst Containment Engineering Mistakes
    3/27/2019

    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. How Modified-Release Dosage Forms Benefit Both The Patient And The Innovator
    3/22/2019

    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 a myriad of issues. The challenge is to understand the influence of both drug property and delivery technology on drug design, and to give you enough time to select and introduce the ideal release form for both therapeutic and economic advantage.

  3. Selecting The Best Pharmaceutical Mixing Equipment For Your Operations
    3/21/2019

    Finding the right mixing equipment and vendor to ensure successful pharmaceutical operations isn’t as simple as selecting an item from a menu. This article will guide you through what to consider when choosing the pharmaceutical mixing equipment and vendor for your facility.

  4. Reducing Risks In Tablet Presses And Tooling With Effective Cleaning
    3/19/2019

    With properly cleaned and maintained tooling, tablet manufacturers can expect the highest quality of tablets and a longer production life from their tooling. Read how ultrasonic cleaning is the more effective cleaning system while reducing costs and cleaning time.

  5. 3D Printing In The Pharmaceutical Industry: Where Does It Currently Stand?
    12/21/2018

    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
    10/22/2018

    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
    10/16/2018

    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
    8/29/2018

    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
    8/20/2018

    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
    8/16/2018

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