Until now, a separate granulation step has often been required in the
production of solid dosage forms. The granulate is needed to avoid segregation
and to assure flow properties so the dies of a high-speed tablet press can be
With the Fluidized Spray Dryer - FSD™ or IFD™ -
concept, the granulation step can be an integrated part of the continuous
drying process. The FSD™ technology can also be used to control the residual
volatiles content in the final spray dried powder.