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The Problem of the Month

Problem of the Month, August, 2022

Sometimes One Defect Looks Like Another

Solid Dosage Training, Inc
Solid Dosage Training, Inc

The seven root causes of Chipping and Edging:

  • Blend is over lubricated
  • Tablets are not hard enough to withstand ejection
  • Knock off plate not adjusted correctly
  • Ejection problem:
    • Cam is set too low
    • Lower punches set too low or too high
  • Problems with the exit chute
  • Metal detector or deduster clearances
  • Friability problem related to the formulation (material is too dry)