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Batch Manufacture of Pharmaceutical Solid Dosage Forms: Part 2 - Keith Plumb - Online

Date From: 12 January 2017
Description: An overview of the manufacture of pharmaceutical solid dosage forms which is covered by 2 separate webinars. This 60 minute webinar is free-of-charge and open to all.
Event Type: Special Interest Groups
Venue: Online

Time: 08:00-09:00 GMT
Organiser: Pharma Special Interest Group

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The focus of this overview is those aspect chemical engineers and facility designers and operators can influence. It does not cover formulation development. It also focuses on conventional batch processing only. Topics covered in Part 2:

  • Hopper design
  • Moving powders, powder flow and conveying
  • Powder blending
  • ATEX Zones


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Engineers interested in the pharmaceutical industry who have limited knowledge of the manufacture of solid dosage forms will benefit from these webinars. These webinars will be of value to those engineers who are involved in the design, commissioning, qualification and operation of manufacturing processes.


Keith Plumb, Integral Pharma Services Ltd

Keith is a process and equipment consultant with 40 year's experience of pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and fine chemicals. Previously the course tutor for solid dosage forms within the PEAT MSc course at Manchester University. Very familiar with design and specification of equipment required to handling powders and other solid materials.


A one-hour online session: 40 minutes' presentation + 20 minutes' Q&A.
Duration (for CPD recording purposes): up to one hour.

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This webinar is free of charge and open to all to attend, but if you wish to access the slides and a recording to replay on demand then you'll need to be a member of the Pharma Special Interest Group.

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