Lesson Code: PEF-1206. This e-Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an introduction to fluidized bed granulators and their use in the process of granulation in the pharmaceutical industry. It describes the granulation process, operation of the fluidized bed equipment, relevant control parameters, and required safety precautions.

  • Category: Finished Dose - Equipment


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

  • Define the purpose of a granulation process
  • Explain the operating principles of a fluidized bed
  • Define the various components of a fluidized bed
  • List the processing steps involved in operating a fluidized bed
  • Describe the key parameters that must be controlled in a fluidized bed process
  • List the typical PPE worn when working with fluidized beds

KEYWORDS: Drying, Environmental Controls, Flow Rate, Granulation, Inlet Air Conditions, Powder, PPE, Relative Humidity, Spray, Wetting Agent