When you invest in the tablet coaters from Thomas, you get more than a system of machine parts and controls. You also gain our years of experience in coating systems and our passion for advancement in product quality.
Optimizing Your Coating Drum for Ultimate Functionality
We’ve spent the last 60 years in the pharmaceutical industry, innovating new solutions and creating new answers to old problems. Many of the practices we pioneered have endured as industry standards today. We’re never satisfied with this level of success because we believe there are always more ways to improve. This passion for innovation led us to offering exchangeable coating drums for your tablet coating needs.
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More than half of our Flex line of tablet coaters come with the option for exchangeable drums. There are inherent advantages to our Accela-Cota fully-perforated drum design before you ever get into the exchangeable options. They are designed to offer high-speed coating with turbulence-free air at high flow rates. They are the ideal environment for high-efficiency tablet coating. We also provide qualification and training set services along with our tablet coaters to ensure that your equipment’s operation is optimized for the needs of your products and business.
Take Greater Control and Save Money With Exchangeable Drums
For many years, we focused on creating the optimal tablet coating machinery. Since then, we have worked on improving the overall process for your budget and the variety of requirements in the pharmaceutical industry. We looked at the pain points in the tablet coating market. We saw the need for a product that increased functionality and cleanability while keeping costs low. The solution we implemented was exchangeable drums for your tablet coating machinery.
Depending on the needs of your batch processing, your facility might process a variety of batch sizes that all require different levels of control. For instance, a mini-batch or smaller batches than production level, like for research and development. It is likely worth while to invest in an R&D tablet coater. However, if you already have a production level tablet coater, you can purchase exchangeable drums for your coater. These other coating drums come with their own benefits:
- Dedicated Drums
- -You can dedicate specific drums to individual batches of your tablets. This option reduces the chance of cross-contamination between different batches.
- Saves Time
-Without exchangeable drums, you would have to fully clean your drum between batches. Instead, you can simply swap out your coating drum and go straight into running your next batch process.
- Lower Costs
-This increased functionality gives you the chance for more throughput with fewer coaters, saving money, and increasing productivity.
- Greater Batch Control
-Part of quality control is removing the opportunity for cross-contamination and managing the sterilization of your separate batches. Exchangeable drums eliminate the risk of contamination, and removing the drum from the coater makes it easier to sterilize between batches.
- Seamless Design
-We designed these coating drums to be simple to remove and straightforward to manage. This design limits the amount of maintenance required for your equipment and saves time for your staff.
- Adjustable Batch Sizes
-Depending on the coater, we offer as many as seven exchangeable drum sizes for your different capacities.
Thomas Engineering Offers Coating Versatility
It is not enough that our tablet coaters provide uniform and high-quality coatings from batch to batch for your tablets. We believed our clients deserve the most straightforward and flexible processes possible. Our tablet coaters come with continuously welded interiors with rounded corners. This design was developed for washing in place and an easy clean process.
We also offer removable drum mixing baffles. They detach for simple off-line cleaning and inspections. You can select and exchange the mixing baffles to best suit your particular process. They are designed for tool-less removal and assembly to save time and make maintenance simple. All of this contributes to our commitment to quality, consistency, and reliability. To learn more about the benefits of exchangeable drums in tablet coating, reach out to Thomas Engineering today.