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50 October 2019 Tablets & Capsules A survey of what's available UV cold laser marker UV cold laser marker permanently marks pre-packaged or loose tablets and cap- sules of any size or shape with high-resolution, tamper-proof text, barcodes, and graphics. Because the markings provide a unique, verifiable identity for each and every dose, products can be tracked in real time through the supply chain to the final consumer, reducing the risk of counterfeiting and drug theft. Each unit is supported by the company's global service network and comes equipped with a DQ, IQ, and OQ validation package. Unit's control system is compliant with GAMP 5 and CFR part 11. Tri-Star Technologies, El Segundo, CA 310 536 0444 Lab-scale laser drill Lab-scale laser drill accepts a variety of tablet sizes and shapes, including round and oblong tablets and caplets. Features include a 100-watt CO 2 laser, a camera inspection system and single-tablet rejection. Inspection system verifies that tab- lets are oriented correctly prior to laser drilling. Unit is ideal for small production runs and for testing hole size and dissolution rate. R.W. Hartnett, Philadelphia, PA 215 969 9190 Laser drill with NIR inspection VIP laser drill with near-infrared (NIR) inspection streamlines production of enter- ic-coated, controlled-release tablets by verifying that the coating is intact prior to drilling. Laser accommodates single and bilayer tablets and capsules of any shape or size and features a vision inspection system with single-tablet rejection. If the NIR sensors verify that the enteric coating is present and unbroken, the laser drills a hole that is inspected for diameter and position before discharge. Single-lane unit is ideal for pilot and production runs, inspecting and marking up to 50,000 tablets per hour on one or both sides with single or multiple apertures. Ackley Machine, Moorestown, NJ 856 234 3626 tablet & capsule identification

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