The Future of Compaction Pharmaceutical Tableting in the Twenty-First Century

June 1, 2004
Brian A.C. Carlin, PhD

Brian A.C. Carlin, PhD, is the global manager of pharmaceutical R&D at FMC BioPolymer, Route 1 at Plainsboro Road, Princeton, NJ 08543, tel. 609.951.3741, fax 609.951.3680,

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Currently, high-production rates and continuous production processes favor existing tableting technologies. However, if tablet development becomes rate-limiting in the future, alternative technologies may prove attractive.