Powder Flow Testing: Judicious Choice of Test Methods

Abstract

Flow property of pharmaceutical powders can be assessed by various flow testers and test methods. In this study, eight commercially available lactose grades were sourced and tested for angles of repose, tapping studies, shear cell measurements, stirred powder rheometry, and avalanching powder measurements. The relationships between various flow parameters… (More)
DOI: 10.1208/s12249-016-0655-3

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