Pharmaceutical Extrusion Technology is the only resource to provide in-depth descriptions and analyses of the key parameters of extruders and extrusion processes. The book highlights the applicability of melt extrusion in pharmaceutical drug development and product manufacturing, including controlled release, dissolution rate and bioavailability en

chapter 1|18 pages

Historical Overview

chapter 2|20 pages

Extruder Design

chapter 3|30 pages

Single-Screw Extrusion and Screw Design

chapter 4|30 pages

Twin-Screw Extrusion and Screw Design

chapter 5|12 pages

Die Design

chapter 6|24 pages

Material Handling and Feeder Technology

chapter 7|18 pages

Rheology and Torque Rheometers

chapter 8|18 pages

Process Design

chapter 9|12 pages

Melt Pelletization

chapter 11|16 pages

Shape Extrusion

chapter 12|20 pages

Film, Sheet, and Laminates

chapter 13|16 pages

Melt-Extruded Molecular Dispersions

chapter 14|16 pages

Melt-Extruded Particulate Dispersions

chapter 15|46 pages


chapter 16|22 pages

Twin-Screw Wet Granulation

chapter 18|22 pages

Controls and Instrumentation

chapter 19|10 pages

Future Trends