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Natoli Hosts Coast-to-Coast Training at TCR Centers

IMG_0827Natoli Engineering hosted two successful training sessions on July 19, 2018 – one in New York and one in California.

Natoli’s Tablet Compression Resource (TCR) center in Holbrook, New York, had a sold-out class for “From Coating to Compression: Quality Tablets from Start to Finish.” Instructors Stephen Natoli, Rosario Palminteri, and special guest speaker Chris Venczel from Venczel Technologies led a classroom and hands-on learning experience. Topics covered included:

  • Proper tablet press setup
  • Factors affecting tablet quality
  • Punch and die cleaning, maintenance, and handling
  • Punch and die inspection
  • Parameters that affect efficiencies in coating

Attendees got small-group instruction and hands-on experience with state-of-the-art tableting and coating equipment.

Natoli’s TCR center in Cypress, California, was the site of our hands-on encapsulation training. Jon Carlisle, Natoli’s resident encapsulation expert, and Jaime Serrano Sr. gave attendees a complete overview of the encapsulation process from capsule separation through segment cleaning and hands-on experience with proper segment and dosing alignment – a critical step to the encapsulation process. The seminar also covered common troubleshooting problems in encapsulation.

Upcoming Training

Natoli is holding several more training courses in the coming months. Our TCR center in California will host a one-day tablet press training course on August 16, and our New York location will hold its tablet press training on September 20. Our Poland TCR center is holding a hands-on tablet press and tooling seminar September 26-27. The Poland training is free and will fill up fast – so visit our TCR training page to register.

Our Tablet Manufacturing Process Training will take place August 19-22 at the Natoli Institute at Long Island University. This course offers a comprehensive, hands-on experience of the tablet manufacturing process from formulation development to tablet design to tablet compression – all presented in our state-of-the-art lab at LIU.

Our Telford, Pennsylvania, facility will host an R&D and tablet development training class October 9-11. Keep an eye on our training page for more details – coming soon!

Our popular Basics of Tablet Manufacturing & Troubleshooting course will be held October 23-25 at the Natoli Technical Training Center in St. Charles, Missouri. Learn the basics of tablet shapes and designs, press setup and operations, tooling options and steel types, tool inspections, and tool reworking and polishing.



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