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Tablet Pro II

Tablet Pro II

Tablet Pro is a comprehensive hands-on seminar focusing on tablet making and the tablet making process. This course provides a comprehensive understanding of the processes that impact tablet production, including a hands-on session on how to set-up, operate, and clean a tablet press. Together with ways to solve common tablet defects, this training provides the basics about formulations, how they work, and the roll of the excipients. The participant will see first hand how different granulating processes can provide vastly different results. At the end of this course the participant will understand what is necessary to make, or improve a tablet making process and will receive a certificate of completion.


Who Should Attend:

This course is designed to provide powerful tools that the participant can put to work immediately. If you are involved in the tablet compression and tablet manufacturing environment this course is for you, including: Managers, Supervisors, Operators, Tech Services, R&D, QA/QC, and maintenance… or if you are new to the tableting world you will benefit from this seminar.


This Course Covers:

Hands-on workshops, tablet press set-up, operation, defect resolution, compression tooling inspection and care, and the process of preparing powders for manufacturing.

For Additional Course Information:



Phone: 866-627-7048

Custom course pricing and agenda is determined during the scheduling and quoation process. To learn more please email course includes a detailed course manual, personalized training certificat


Topics & Schedule

Day 1   8:30 am-4:30 pm

  • Tablet compression theory
  • Tooling inspection / care

Day 2   8:30 am-4:30 pm

  • Tablet press setup
  • Tablet press operation
  • Disassembly / Inspection / Repair
  • Basic Preventative Maintenance
  • Press Cleaning / Care

Day 3  8:30 am -noon Lunch included

  • Troubleshooting
  • Solving common Defects
  • Summary / Q&A



How a Tablet Press Works

Course Information:

Tablet Pro is a two and a half day comprehensive in pharmaceutical and dietary supplement manufacturing.

Tablet Pro delivers the methodology, and mindset required to meet the needs of our changing industry.

We will focus on a step by step explanation of each unit operation within the tablet making process, common terminology, and practical knowledge of each topic.

The main topics are The Tablet Making Process, Unit Operations, Powder & Granulation Flow, Formulation Basics, Tablet Compression Basics, Press Operation, Advanced Tablet Compression, Tablet Press Tooling, Troubleshooting, and Defects.

The participant will be able to quickly look at a formula and determine the process used to manufacture it. They will be able to go into any pharmaceutical company and understand the equipment and the manufacturing pathway.

This program will put different departments on the same page and is an excellent basis for in-house training. Even the most experienced veteran will gain from this seminar. This will be the most enjoyable and educational seminar you have ever attended.

Topics Covered in the Tablet Pro Course

  • The Tablet Manufacturing Process
  • Unit Operations
  • Powder Flow
  • Powder Characteristics
  • Formula
  • Tablet Compression
  • The Tablet Press
  • How a Press Operates
  • Manual or Automated
  • Tablets…what’s in them?
  • Tablet Weight is the Key
  • Compression
  • Tablet Testing
  • Tablet Hardness
  • Disintegration Testing
  • Dissolution
  • Tablet Defects
  • Lubricant
  • Tooling
  • The Lower Punch