Dry Granulation of Pharmaceuticals

Application: In case of low bulk densities, bad flowing properties and the risk of segregation of the mixture tableting machines have problems to press high quality tablets which are required in the Pharmaceutical Industry. To press these mixtures a granulation technology is required to change the material behavior to god flowing, higher bulk density and…

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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Pharmaceutical drugs are made up of two main ingredients: APIs and excipients. An Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) is the primary, active components of a tablet or capsule that produces the effects of the drug. Excipients are the inactive components of the drug.  Particle size and the particle size distribution are crucial characteristics of APIs. The…

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Excipients

Excipients are crucial to drug delivery within the body. Generally speaking, an excipient is the inactive part of a tablet or capsule that works alongside the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) to help maintain the integrity and assist in the delivery/absorption of the drug. The particle size of an excipient can affect product performance, process-ability, stability and appearance…

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