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Webinar Details: This webinar will cover tablet design basics, including common tablet shapes, cup configurations, and terminology. In addition, attendees will learn about designing tablets for film coating, product identification, split-ability, friability, and other industry concerns.

We will also provide troubleshooting tips for identifying and fixing common tableting-related issues, including sticking and picking, capping and lamination, edge erosion chipping, twinning, dark spots, and more.

The presentation is based on decades of tablet design and troubleshooting experience, includes helpful diagrams and graphics, and gives attendees an insightful look at the intricacies of tablet design and the factors to consider during R&D, scale-up, and production to decrease time to market and increase tableting efficiency.

This 1-hour webinar will consist of a PowerPoint presentation along with opportunities for you to ask questions.

Presenter Information: Bill Turner has been with Natoli for 42 years—for the past 17 years as technical service manager, and prior to that, as engineering manager. He works with customers on tablet design, tool design, and troubleshooting tablet compression issues. He also assists and trains Natoli’s sales and service staff and conducts technical training seminars for customers at Natoli’s home office and satellite locations as well as at various customer sites in the US and around the world. Mr. Turner assisted in revisions of the 3rd and 4th editions of the Tableting Specification Manual (TSM), published by the American Pharmacists Association, and has written several technical articles for various trade magazines and online outlets.

Kevin Queensen has been with Natoli for nine years, five in the engineering department and four in technical service. He assists customers with troubleshooting tablet defects and associated tooling issues, provides finite element analysis (FEA) of compression tooling designs, and instructs during technical training seminars. He has published numerous papers on a range of tableting-related topics in various industry publications, including Tablets & Capsules, EPM, and Manufacturing Chemist.