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Preparations - Tablets

The tablet can be regarded both as a collective term for a wide variety of oral dosage forms of medicines and as a specific preparation. scanware provides specific product information on the following forms of medicines:

  • Coated tablet and film-coated tablet
  • Hard gelatine capsule
  • Patilles
  • Multilayer tablet
  • Oblong
  • Soft gelatine capsule


The common, compressed tablet is the most classic product and presents different challenges depending on the packaging form and production process. The shape, notches and size, coating or any print also influence the specification of tablets.

Object-specific challenges

Product features

Powder or granules are pressed to form solids, which are usually packaged in blisters or bottles and jars. The strength is crucial to ensure problem-free ingestion. Therefore, shape and position must be inspected. In addition, tablets with predetermined breaking points run the risk of divided tablets ending up in the pocket.

Recommended system for the inspection of tablets

Due to the variety of tablet shapes and properties, all product inspections developed by scanware are suitable for tablets.

Tablet-Package Combination Recommended System or Application
Dialpacks High-Resolution Blister Inspection
Minimal colour differences in the same blister High-Resolution Blister Inspection
Contraceptive preparationsHigh-Resolution Blister Inspection
Loose tablets High-Resolution Blister Inspection – Bulk Inspection
Coloured tablets in aluminium blister Colour Inspection
Tablets on monolines Black & White Inspection
Tablets with low contrast to the foil 3D Product Inspection
Tablets with print Blister Inspection in combination with Print Inspection
Different tablet shapes in one blister High-Resolution Blister Inspection
Sealed tablets High-Resolution Blister inspection
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Further preparations from scanware

Inspecting the presence, integrity and quality of the ampoule's ring code.

Inspection of the presence and colour of the cap and the presence of the label.

Solutions for the optical inspection of fragmented and broken lozenges.

Special algorithms for position at high oblongs increase productivity.

Inspection before or after sealing, reflections are compensated.

Software based on artificial intelligence for the inspection of syringes.

Inspection of the active ingredient patches to check size, position and packaging.

For hard gelatine capsules scanware offers a range of specified test parameters.​

Three-dimensional inspection excludes missing layer and offers highest safety.

3D inspection for powders in very small quantities with specially developed algorithms.

The coating is often subject to chipping, which is detected with high evaluation accuracy.

Inspection of cap and presence of label, also in mixed blisters.