Tableting Specification Manual

Tableting Specification Manual

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The Tableting Specification Manual covers every facet of tablet manufacturing: tooling and tablet design, tooling steels, maximum compression forces, tooling inspection and maintenance, and troubleshooting of tablet and tool production problems. This reference helps users increase tablet quality and production rate, extend tooling life, prevent damage to presses, and avoid costly work stoppages.

Key Features:

Official change of barrel diameter of B-type (0.748 [19.00]) and D-type (0.998 [25.35]) lower punches to match diameter of upper punch barrels.
Discussion of automated high-throughput presses and high-performance standards.
Recommendation of a barrel-to-neck chamfer for all upper and lower punches.
Recommendation of domed head for new punches.
Tooling options: rotating punch heads, multiple tip punches, dust cups, bellows.
Torque values for screws used to assemble keys.
Comprehensive listing of new press models (in appropriate tooling interchangeability tables).
Discussion of and function ratings for tooling coatings and treatments.
Discussion of available systems for electronic inspection of tooling.
Expanded definitions of industry terminology.

Other Key Features:

Tablet tooling specifications and tooling design options
Guidelines for optimal tablet design
Punch tip compression forces
Comprehensive guidelines on tooling maintenance
Troubleshooting guides for tablet production problems
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Product details

  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 218 x 277 x 10mm | 413g
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • Illustrations
  • 1582120781
  • 9781582120782
  • 899,341

Table of contents

*List of Figures
*List of Tables
Section 1: Guidelines for Using this Manual*Tooling Terminology
*Tablet Manufacturing
*Tooling Specifications
*Standardization: Its Purpose and Advantages
Section 2: TSM Tooling Specifications and Design Options*Effect of Tooling Dimensions on Tablet Manufacturing
*Revised Tooling Specifications
*Tooling Design Options
*TSM Compatibility of International Presses
*Tooling Specification Figures and Tables (Index)
Section 3: Tablet Design*Tablet Terminology
*Tablet Identification
*Tablet Printing
*Tablet Detail Drawings
*Tablet Land
Section 4: Tool Steels, Compression Forces, and Fatigue Failure*Tool Steels
*Chemical Composition of Steels
*Hardness of Tool Steels
*Punch Tip Force Ratings
*Fatigue Failure of Punch Tips
Section 5: Tooling Procurement, Inspection, and Maintenance*Standard Operating Procedures
*Punch and Die Maintenance
Section 6: Troubleshooting Tablet Production Problems*Advantages of Quality Tooling
*Tablet Problems
*Tooling Problems
*Turret Guideway Wear
Appendix*Tablet Press and Tooling Manufacturers and Distributors
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About Apha Tableting Specification Steering Committee

The Tableting Specification Manual Steering Committee is made up of 11persons who represent the three main branches of the tablet manufacturing industry: tooling manufacturers/distributors, press manufacturers/distributors, and pharmaceutical companies. Each member has years of hands-on experience in one or more of these areas. The committee has worked diligently to further the worldwide implementation of standardized tooling specifications. In addition, there are 9 reviewers and contributors to the Manual.
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