Pillar5 Pharma Inc - manufacturing capabilities

By: Pillar5 Pharma  09-12-2011

Blending - ATS400


  • Two 40 cubic foot V blenders
  • 10 cubic foot V blender
  • 5 cubic foot blender
  • Portable V-blender with capacity of 0.25 to 1 cubic foot
  • Various milling and sifting equipment

Fluid Bed Drying

Blending - PK40 - Gral600

High and Low Shear Granulation

  • High Shear -  Gral 600
  • Low Shear – Hobart Mixer

Roller Compaction

  • Fitzpatrick IR4X10D roller compactor with PLC feedback


  • Fette 2090 36 station rotary tablet press
  • Fette 2100 36 station rotary tablet press
  • Fette 1200 24 station rotary tablet press
  • Korsch PH250 30 station rotary tablet press

All compression lines are equipped with metal detection and tablet dedusters.

Tablet - Fette 2090


  • MG 120 48 station rotary encapsulator

The encapsulator is equipped with Mocon weight verification system, metal detection and capsule polishing equipment.

Tablet Coating

  • 48″ Acella Cota Coating pan
  • Quadro Y-ron liquid mixer

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