Lesson Code: PEF-1208. This e-Lesson is aimed at personnel who require an introduction to tablet coaters and their use in the process of tablet coating in the pharmaceutical industry. It describes the purpose of coating, the equipment and process steps involved, critical control parameters, and required safety precautions.

  • Category: Finished Dose - Equipment


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

  • Define the aim of a tablet-coating process
  • Describe the basic structure of a tablet coater
  • List the steps involved in a tablet-coating process
  • List the advantages of coating tablets
  • Describe the key parameters that must be controlled in a coating process
  • List the typical PPE worn when working with coaters
  • Describe the safety precautions required when operating a tablet coater

KEYWORDS: Coating Materials, Control Parameters, Film Coating, Humidity, Pan Conditions, Pan Type, PPE, Rotational Speed, Spray Conditions, Temperature, Time