Powders are widely used in a range of applications within the pharmaceutical, chemical, metallurgical and food industries. They are three-phase systems containing complex and variable solid particles, as well as an unquantified amount of air and a degree of moisture. As a result, powder behaviour is an intricate interaction of ... read more
Read the Influence of coating material on the flowability and dissolution of dry-coated fine ibuprofen powders by Li Qu et al
The study “Influence of coating material on the flowability and dissolution of dry-coated fine ibuprofen powders”, investigates the effects of a variety of coating materials on the flowability and dissolution of dry-coated cohesive ibuprofen powders, with the ultimate aim to use these inoral dosage forms. A mechanofusion approach was employed ... read more
Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of 'Batch Variability in Spray Coating Applications'.
This new application note presents a study using the FT4 Powder Rheometer® to evaluate batches of polymer powder in order to identify and quantify properties that are critical ... read more
Modern powder-testing methods can offer valuable insights into bulk material behavior and lead to efficient powder-processing solutions.
Process simulation is a powerful tool for engineers in the chemical process industries (CPI) and one that plays an important role in commercializing new manufacturing routes and supporting process optimization. While it might be ... read more
Predicting the performance of processing equipment from measurements of powder properties is an important goal for the powder processing industries. This article describes new collaborative research from Freeman Technology and Gericke to establish predictive correlations for the volumetric flow rate delivered by screw feeders, using dynamic powder testing that can ... read more
New collaborative research carried out by Freeman Technology (Tewkesbury, UK) and Gericke AG (Zurich, Switzerland) demonstrates how to achieve faster, more reliable equipment selection in the powder processing industries.
Through experimental study, experts from the two companies have identified easily measurable powder properties that can be used to predict ... read more
We are pleased to announce that we have been nominated as one of three finalists in the category of ‘Exporter of the Year’ for the 2015 Cotswold Life Engineering, Manufacturing & Innovation Awards.
The awards, at Cheltenham Town Hall on September 17th, will showcase an established, successful and growing manufacturing ... read more
Freeman Technology, a global leader in the development and application of powder characterisation techniques, has appointed Powder Development as its exclusive distributor for the Nordic countries of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. The appointment follows news of a record first quarter for the company that saw more FT4 Powder Rheometer® ... read more