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 JMP  Vol.3 No.12 , December 2012
The Determination of Surface Tension of Traditional Chinese Medicine Tablet
Abstract: In this paper we aimed to determine the surface tension of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) tablet and tried to provide a key reference parameter to control tablet film coating quality. Using contact angle tester, the Chinese medicine tablet, a famous Fufang Danshen tablet CP as a model example, was determined by Zisman critical surface tension method. Our study showed that the critical surface tension of Fufang Danshen tablet CP was determined to be 18.00 dyne/cm. The Zisman method, hence, can determine successfully the critical surface tension of Chinese medicine tablet and will become an effective manner to control tablet film coating quality.
Cite this paper: X. Zhang, H. Zhang, K. Liang, E. Zhu, R. Yan, H. Yang and Z. Tan, "The Determination of Surface Tension of Traditional Chinese Medicine Tablet," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 3 No. 12, 2012, pp. 1878-1881. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2012.312236.
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