Tailored Containment by Type of Process Equipment

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Tablet compression is a common operation throughout the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.  ILC Dover supplies a family of products that support contained Tablet Compression operations. The best approach is to totally encapsulate the coater with a floor pan mounted flexible enclosure.   Integral glove sleeves are added to the enclosure to facilitate access to control panels and… View Article
Tablet coating is a common operation throughout the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry.  ILC Dover supplies a family of products that support contained Tablet Coating operation.  Two methods have been applied. One uses flanges that are added to the piece of process equipment by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). The second is to totally encapsulate the coater with a pan mounted flexible… View Article
The efficient mixing of media and buffer powders into liquids is a crucial step in profitable pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. For operations where low shear and high product integrity are required, no other technology performs as well as the patented venturi system used by the ILC Dover Jet Solutions JetMixer™. Rapid mixing Virtually no shear… View Article
Milling is a common operation throughout the pharmaceutical manufacturing process. Sizing of powders is a dusty operation and with more potent powders being processed, the need for containing this operation becomes even more critical from safety and cross contamination avoidance purposes.  In addition to contained powder throughput, it is imperative that access to the interior… View Article
In the pharmaceutical industry, granulation is used to create bonds between particles as part of the oral solid dosage manufacturing process. ILC Dover supplies a family of products that support contained Granulator operation. 
Tray Dryers are a common method of drying wetcakes and granulated drug products. This is especially true in the early product development phase. The issue of containment for this type of process equipment is unique in that open scooping of powder onto multiple trays that get slotted into the dryer one at a time prohibits… View Article
Blending is a common operation throughout the pharmaceutical manufacturing process.  During the controlled mixing of dry primary powder particles and excipients the powders can range in properties and potency and, if not contained, can present cleaning and exposure issues.  ILC Dover supplies a family of products that support contained blending operations. The primary approach is to totally encapsulate the blender with a floor pan… View Article