Keeping Up with Tablet Tooling Maintenance

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Pharmaceutical Technology, Trends in Manufacturing, May 2023 eBook, Volume 2023 eBook, Issue 4
Pages: 4–7

A good understanding of tablet tooling and how to properly maintain these key parts will maximize lifespan of tools.

Oral solid dosage (OSD) forms are a mainstay for the pharmaceutical industry, providing a convenient, cost-effective solution to drug delivery. The outlook for the OSD market remains positive with estimates of growth reaching a compound annual rate of 6.4% between 2022 and 2032 (1).

Within this market, tablets account for the largest share, and the segment is forecast to continue to expand during the aforementioned analyzed period. The manufacture of tablets, although cost effective (particularly at scale), still requires specialist equipment and tools, which, if not maintained correctly, can cause defects in the finished product and ultimately harm the manufacturer’s bottom line.


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Felicity Thomas, European/senior editor, Pharmaceutical Technology Group

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Pharmaceutical Technology
eBook: Trends in Manufacturing
May 2023
Pages: 4–7


When referring to this article, please cite it as Thomas, F. Keeping Up with Tablet Tooling Maintenance. Pharmaceutical Technology's Trends in Manufacturing eBook (May 2023).