In pharmaceutical industry, the tablet manufacturing is important. Tablet manufacturing should be safe and so does the table packaging. Proper packaging of tablet is required to maintain the potency of medicine.
Tablet packaging is a comprehensive process. It needs to protect the tablet for storage, distribution and sale. The main objective of the packaging is to enhance the security and convenience of storage.
It involves mainly three types: primary, secondary and tertiary packaging. The main step is enveloping the tablets in strip and blister packaging. The next step involves arranging the blister packs in contains. The last tertiary step encompasses packaging in large volume for transportation and shipping.
Blister Packaging- Pre-formed Plastic Packaging
The most important material which is used for this includes Polyvinyl Chloride. It is cost-effective and easy to use for thermoforming. This type of packaging is preferred because of features like temper resistance, durability and transparency. Being high protective quality, it is in great demand. This is also child resistant and enhances the medicine efficiency. Blister packs are useful for safeguarding products against external factors like contamination and humidity.
Skin Packaging- Type of Carded Packaging
This kind of packaging is simply known as skin pack. It is preferred for packaging small items. The plastic cover of the product is especially formed over the product in skin pack. It requires less space during storage as well as display. Besides pharmaceutical industry, it is popular with retail market. When it comes to tablet packaging, such type of packaging comes as a cost-effective method. Thus, it adds more value to the business.