How to make a good tablet
and avoid common tableting problems

Determining whether a powder will form a good tablet is a complex process because for a material to make a good tablet it requires a number of different attributes which in some ways conflict with each other. For example it needs to be well lubricated but also to be easily …

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New GamTech video series launched

Gamlen Tableting has launched a new series of GamTech videos entitled “Tablet development made easy”. Accessible through the Gamlen Tableting website, the series will discuss the key principles of tableting, how to address common tableting issues and how to investigate the compaction process. Michael Gamlen, Gamlen Tableting, explains: “The first episode in the …

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Reducing risk in tablet development and manufacture

Study carried out using Gamlen Tablet Press This article describes how measuring material properties that relate directly to the final tablet product, including the inherent ability of materials to form tablets (compressibility) reduces the overall risk in tablet development and manufacture. A case study illustrates the benefits of rapid compressibility …

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