Tableting 102: Advanced Level

Our advanced-level course at Solid Dose University covers the finer details of optimizing the tablet pressing process.

Start on August 13

All of our courses are all-inclusive, including food and a hotel room.

Skills You'll Develop

Root Cause Analysis of Tablet Defects

Proficiency in Tablet Press Operation and Troubleshooting

Advanced Troubleshooting

Leadership in Managing Tablet Press Maintenance and Optimization

Preventative Maintenance

Expertise in Diagnosing Mechanical and Production Issues

Equipment Proficiency

Ability to Perform Root-Cause Analysis for Tablet Press Problems

Precision Calibration

Skill in Preventative Maintenance for Tablet Presses

Process Efficiency

Insight into Optimizing Tablet Press Production Lines for Maximum Efficiency

Quality Optimization

Advanced Knowledge in Tablet Press Setup and Calibration

Regulatory Adherence

Understanding the Relationship Between Formulation, Tablet Design, and Manufacturing Challenges

Tableting 102: Advanced Level

3 days in North Huntingdon, PA

Participants will learn to make precise adjustments to enhance tablet quality and effectively troubleshoot production issues, all through practical, hands-on experience. This intensive study into understanding how machine settings influence the final product is facilitated by direct interaction with both the equipment and materials.

Course Outcomes: You will become proficient in identifying the underlying causes of most tablet defects. You will learn how to develop a comprehensive preventative maintenance program for tablet presses. Additionally, you will gain a thorough understanding of setting up and calibrating tablet presses.

Enrollment Requirements: Completion of SDU’s tableting 101 course or 3 years press operator experience.

You'll receive:

Course Certificate upon Completion

On the last day of class, you will receive a personalized, embossed certification that declares you have completed one of SDU’s tableting courses. This credential not only validates your expertise and dedication to continuous learning but also positions you as a valuable asset in solid dose manufacturing.

Tableting 102 Course Professor

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Jeffrey Lucas

Since joining Scheu & Kniss in 1987, Jeffrey Lucas has gathered over 30 years of experience in tablet press operations, starting in the Press Rebuild Department. Promoted to Rebuild Department Supervisor in 1999, he managed the reconditioning process, working with customers and teams to ensure top service. He also began offering onsite tablet press setup and maintenance training across North America. As Technical Service Manager since 2005, he provides technical support, works closely with the Elizabeth Tooling division on tablet design and troubleshooting, and recently started supporting the sales team to promote replacement parts and turret repair services.