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Flashing During Tablet Compression

What causes protrusions around the edge of tablets after compression, and how can I prevent this from occurring?

May 6, 2019

Protrusions that form along the tablet band during compression are called flashing. Flashing can occur regardless of the tablet shape and is most common when compressing materials that undergo plastic deformation under high pressure. The particle size of the formulation and the amount of pressure applied during compression also affect flashing. 

Read the full article in the May 6, 2019 Tablets & Capsules Solid Does Digest

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