Pharma Excipients

Microcrystalline Cellulose

Roller compaction: Ribbon splitting and sticking

Roller compaction is the main technique employed in dry granulation. Ribbon sticking and splitting are among the major factors that can hinder the use of this process for some formulations. Ribbon splitting can occur either transversally (through the ribbon thickness) or longitudinally (through the…
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Glatt CPS® Technology: Case study

The Glatt CPS® Technology (Complex Perfect Spheres) is a fluid bed rotor technology for producing spherical matrix pellets with a smooth surface and high density. Typically, microcrystalline cellulose is used as a basic excipient for pelletization using the CPS® Technology. In the past extensive…
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