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SmartEx®

About SmartEx®

SmartEx® is a co-processed material which consists of Mannitol as a filler, L-HPC as a disintegrant and PVA(polyvinyl alcohol) as a binder.
SmartEx® can be used in direct compression process as it has excellent compressibility, disintegration property and flowability.
Especially SmartEx® is recommendable for a filler of ODTs(Orally disintegrating tablets).

Benefits of SmartEx®

High compressibility / Applicable for low compressible APIs
Fast disintegration / Disintegrate in less than 30 seconds
Good mouth feeling / Smooth mouth feel and good taste
Good flowability / Possible to produce low deviation tablets
Excellent stability / No change in hardness under high humidity condition


6 sec.

15 sec.

Grades of SmartEx®

  ze specification; D50
(μm)
Average particle size
(μm)
Features
QD-50 45-75 51.6 Small particle size grade for faster disintegration
QD-100 85-125 85.3 Large particle size grade for higher compressibility

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