UK manufacturing profitability by sector (1995 to 1999)

2/26/02


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Table of Contents

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UK manufacturing profitability by sector (1995 to 1999)

Current manufacturing philosophy

Current control philosophy

Current control philosophy

Business case for improvement

Product and process development objectives

R&D responsibilities - in conjunction with Manufacturing

Tablet manufacturing process

Blending

Near infra-red monitoring of powder blend process

Near infra-red monitoring of powder blend process

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Powder blend dynamics

Granulation and milling

Power consumption curve during granulation

Near infra-red monitoring of granulation process

Acoustic monitoring of high shear granulation process

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Actual versus predicted Mass Median particle size

Actual versus predicted Flowability Index

Actual versus predicted maximum crushing strength

Effect of scale on acoustic signature of a granulation process

Process ‘signature’

Process specification

Future control philosophy

Continuous blending process

Implications and new research areas

Implications during product and process development

Final thoughts

Author: Dave Rudd