In a recent post, we reviewed the basics of tablet presses, or tablet compression machines, including the following: How tablet presses work Machine and tablet parameters Typical applications Popular manufacturers Key factors required for making tablets Once you have a firm understanding of the basic parameters and options, your next step is to understand the […]
Don’t miss our pharmaceutical equipment auction starting Thursday, July 27th – ending on the 28th! The auction includes solid dose equipment – tablet presses, capsule fillers, fluid bed dryers, and more, former assets of Impax Laboratories. Additionally, the auction includes other pharmaceutical processing and pharmaceutical packaging equipment. Update 7/25/17: Click here to register and to view the catalog. […]
Don’t Miss Adam Covitt’s Manufacturing Chemist Article: Overall equipment effectiveness for oral solid dose sourcing and integration Measuring the operational performance of process equipment has evolved with time, and the methodology to determine overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is gaining in popularity Focused on measuring equipment availability and reliable, as-designed functionality, OEE principles focus on “losses” that can be generated from a whole host of […]
New DEA Regulations Released New DEA regulations governing the sale of tablet presses and capsule fillers will take effect March 31, 2017 (updated from January 30, 2017). In accordance with Executive Order 13563, the Drug Enforcement Administration reviewed its import and export regulations as well as reporting requirements for domestic transactions in, among other things, tableting […]
Adam Covitt, VP of Federal Equipment, talks about extending value on used equipment and shares details on an upcoming auction event.
Here at Federal Equipment Company, when we talk about tablets, we are not referring to handheld electronic devices. We are talking about solid dose pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, vitamins and supplements and a wide array of chemical and household products including batteries and detergents. Here are some of the basics on how tablets are made. Tablets are formed […]