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Research Journal of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Technology
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Tablet Coating Technique
K. P. Sampath Kumar
Debjit Bhowmik1, Rishab Bhanot2, K. P. Sampath Kumar3
1Himachal Pharmacy College, Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh
2Shaeed Bhagat Singh Polytechnic & Pharmacy College, Patti, Tarn Taran, Punjab
3Department of Pharmacy, Coimbatore Government Medical College, Coimbatore
Tablet coating is one of the oldest pharmaceutical processes still is existence. Coating is a process by which an essentially dry, outer layer of coating material is applied to the surface of a dosage form in order to confer specific benefits over uncoated variety. The basic principle of tablet coating is simple. Tablet coating is an application of coating composition to a moving bed of tablets with the concurrent use of heated air to facilitate evaporation of the solvent. The distribution of coating is accomplished by the movement of the tablets either coating pan. A film coating is a thin polymer-based coat applied to a solid dosage form such as a tablet. The thickness of such a coating is usually between 20-100 µm.
Evaporation, Temperature, Humidity.
Debjit Bhowmik, Rishab Bhanot, K. P. Sampath Kumar. Tablet Coating Technique. Res. J. Pharma. Dosage Forms and Tech.2019; 11(1):01-09.
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