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Tableting 101

COURSE OVERVIEW

Tableting 101 focusses on giving a thorough but basic introduction about the tableting process in an interactive manner (both theoretical and hands-on).
This course is divided into two separate modules:

Module 1: Basic course: Introduction to the tableting process (1/2-day module)
&
Module 2: Deeper dive into specific tableting aspects (1/2-day module)


MODULE 1: BASIC INTRODUCTION TO THE TABLETING PROCESS

Theoretical

The trainee will get an in-depth explanation about the basic tableting aspects such as:

Basic fundamentals
&
Tableting equipment
&
Tablet formulation
&
Tableting process
&
Compaction mechanisms and models

Theory through practice

Theory about two divergent tableting systems will be given through hands-on sessions: setting up the equipment; explanation of all parts; tablet production; tablet quality determination.
Materials/blends will be processed throughout the session on the following equipment:


Compaction simulator
&
Rotary tablet press (MODULTM P)


MODULE 2: DEEPER DIVE INTO SPECIFIC TABLETING ASPECTS

In this module, the goal is to highlight specific aspects of the tableting process through different use-cases. Each use-case allows the trainee to get an in-depth comprehension of a specific part of the tableting process.

Topics

Lubrication (internal/external)
&
Sticking
&
Die filling
&
Compaction models

The trainee has the option to take up all of the provided topics, covering a full day course, or select a sub-set of these topics.


COURSE PROGRAM

A detailed overview of the different modules can be found in the following document.


If you are interested in taking this course, please email sarah.costers@ugent.be or mgadbruy.debruyne@ugent.be.