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IPHL Instrumentation and Equipment

IPHL Instrumentation and equipment

IPHL is equipped with a wide range of modern research technologies to support analytical, preformulation, and formulation development of a variety of drug delivery systems. Instumentation and equipment at IPHL include:


  • Single and multi-station tablet presses–B and D tooling
  • V Blender
  • High shear granulators
  • Fluid bed coater and Vector pan coater
  • Retsch mill, jet mill, and Quadro Comil for micronization and nano-sizing
  • Buchi spray dryer
  • Fully programmable VirTis lyophilizer
  • 3-D printer
  • Mini extruder
  • Carver press
  • Sonifiers and homogenizers
  • Regular and ultra-centrifuges
  • Ultra low freezers for sample storage


  • FTIR
  • Brookfield viscometers
  • Malvern Zetasizer and Mastersizer
  • VanKel tap density
  • Autograph for tensile, compression, impact, and hardness measurement
  • Tablet hardness, friability, and disintegration
  • Microscopy and scanning electron microscopy (SEM)


  • Agilent, Waters and Shimadzu HPLC systems with DAD and fluorescence detectors
  • LCMS with triple quad MS capability
  • Automated ELISA equipment
  • SDS-PAGE electrophoresis
  • Dissolution studies
  • Stability studies
  • KF and IR moisture analysis

Thermal Analysis

  • DSC and mDSC
  • TGA
  • ITC
  • Hot stage microscopy


  • Biotek Plate reader
  • Circular dichroism spectroscopy
  • UV spectrophotometer


Dr. Pardeep Gupta
Director, Industrial Pharmacy Lab


Pharmacology and Toxicology Center, Room 243