How Dwell Time Impacts Tablet Manufacturing

Dwell time plays an important role in tablet manufacturing processes. Understanding how dwell time works can help improve the results of the manufacturing process for many types of tablet products. In this blog post, we’ll discuss what dwell time is, its impact on tablet compression, and how certain tools can affect dwell time in these […]

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Top Four Tips for Reducing Tablet Manufacturing Costs

At Fette Compacting, we are the world’s leading provider of integrated industrial tablet production solutions. In addition to designing and manufacturing tablet press units, we offer comprehensive support services to help keep equipment running effectively and efficiently, so our customers save time and money. In the following article, our experts highlight four tips to help […]

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Critical Tablet Press Machine Parts

In tablet compression, it’s important to know and have a good understanding of the different machine parts involved. Here we’ll provide an overview of some key parts that are used in tablet compression applications. Critical Tablet Compression Machine Parts There is a wide variety of integral parts used for tablet compression, including: Tablet Compression Machine […]

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The Fundamentals of Multi-Layer Tableting

In recent years, multi-layer tablets have risen in popularity as an efficient and cost-saving oral drug delivery method. These tablets consist of two or more separate layers/levels of drugs pressed together into a single-dosage form. Each drug layer/level may have a different release rate. This quality is beneficial if the person needs to take two […]

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Tooling Standards for Tablet Production

Tablet tooling generally encompasses tablet punches and dies. Tooling stations traditionally consist of an upper punch, a lower punch, and a die, which are responsible for size, shape, and identification markings of tablets while meeting the specified requirements for dosage uniformity, production efficiency, and aesthetic appearance. Tablet compression tooling follows two standards that are recognized […]

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Steel Options for Efficient Tablet Tooling

Fette Compacting’s turret and tooling designs make it possible to rapidly produce high-quality steel products. This is in part due to the strict standards we follow—we match our heat-treating process with various formulations, which greatly extends the working life of our tableting tools. In addition to applied heat treatments, we only use high-quality, high-alloy materials […]

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An Introduction to Tableting

Equipped with decades of experience in tablet manufacturing, the team at Fette Compacting has the knowledge and skills to assist customers in all of their tableting operations. From research and development to production, we supply customers with the necessary products and services throughout the entire tableting process to ensure they achieve the highest product quality […]

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How to Select the Right Coating Option for Your Punch Tip

Tableting equipment is used to manufacture a variety of products, ranging from candy to cosmetics and household cleaners to pharmaceuticals. However, producing high-quality products necessitates selecting and using the right tooling, including with regard to punch head shape, size, and material. In operations where the compressed material is abrasive, corrosive, sticky, or otherwise difficult to […]

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Types of Tablets

Pharmaceutical tablets are the oral solid dosage form of one or more medicaments sometimes containing suitable excipients. These substances, typically in powder form, are compacted or pressed into a solid tablet. They vary in size, shape, hardness, thickness, weight, dissolution, and disintegration properties. Tablets account for approximately 90% of dosage forms used for dispensing medication […]

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Features of Fette Compacting’s FE55 Tablet Press

Tablet compression is one of the most pivotal processes for the pharmaceutical industry. It involves using superior-quality pieces of equipment that rely upon ultra-high degrees of precision. The FE55 tablet press from Fette Compacting is the only machine of its performance class capable of manufacturing more than 90% of common tablet forms without additional investments or costly refitting. The […]

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