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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Upgrade Your Tablet Press for Efficiency With regular maintenance, tablet presses can last for many years. However, it’s still essential to modernize your equipment when upgrades become available. If you’re looking to improve your factory’s efficiency or if you frequently battle press-based issues with things like “sticking” it may be time to consider an upgrade. […]
Tablets utilized for medications, small mints, and other similar products come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Even their formulations span over a broad range of properties and physical characteristics. Factors such as compressibility, abrasiveness, lubricity, and corrosiveness have the potential to heavily influence how tablets are created.
With the above in mind, it’s easy to understand how a one-size-fits-all approach to tablet press tooling is unlikely to produce favorable results. Any company employing the use of tablet presses, that manufacture a wide array of tablets, cannot rely on tooling and machinery meant for use in just any application.
The most practical solution to these issues lies in optimizing tooling to suit the products being manufactured. In this way, brands can minimize excessive tableting problems and boost efficiency. Working to create a customized tableting system mitigates issues such as picking, sticking, capping and excessive tool wear.