Wurster process

Wurster process

[′wər·stər ‚prä·səs]
(chemical engineering)
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The pellets (both types), prepared using the Wurster process, displayed substantial entrapment efficiencies and drug-loading capabilities as mentioned in Table 3.
For competition, he need look no further than Coating Place, Inc., which has been providing Wurster process, fluid bed coating services for 35 years.
In the Wurster process, which is largely used for pharmaceuticals, coating material is sprayed from the bottom concurrent with the flow of the fluidized bed.
It is fully equipped to do milling or sizing, screening, high shear mixing/granulating, fluid bed drying, fluid bed granulating (top spray), and fluid bed coating (Wurster process).
The traditional way to make a drug loaded bead in a Wurster process would start with a sugar or MCC sphere.
We have strong expertise in fluid bed technology including wurster processes and granulation, as well as compression, encapsulation and pan coating operations.