Additive manufacturing (AM) is sensitive to powder variability when applying fine layers in a uniform manner. This demands a high degree of consistency and repeatability in the feedstock. Particle size is often used as a critical quality attribute, but this is not sufficient to fully qualify a feedstock. Indeed, it ... read more
A collaborative research project between Freeman Technology and GEA Pharma Systems is providing new insight to support the development of continuous tablet manufacturing processes, a long term goal for the pharmaceutical industry. Both companies are investing significant resource in the project and it is expected to deliver further substantive results ... read more
Tim Freeman, Managing Director of Freeman Technology, presented ‘Modern Methods of Characterizing Powder Flow Properties - the Benefits to Product Development, Process Optimization and Quality’ to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) last week at Silver Spring, USA.
The presentation demonstrated that whilst powder characterization remains a complex science, the FT4 ... read more
Freeman Technology to Present "Evaluating the Design Space for the Batch Manufacture of an OTC Medicine" at IFPAC 2015
Tim Freeman, President of Freeman Technology Inc., will present “Evaluating the Design Space for the Batch Manufacture of an OTC Medicine” at IFPAC 2015.
The presentation will show how a Quality by Design approach to wet granulation requires manufacturers to fully understand the relationships between processing variables, including powder/granule properties, and ... read more
Freeman Technology has published a new white paper that describes extensive experimental studies examining the multiple mechanisms that lead to powder caking. Caking is a routinely encountered problem within powder handling applications which compromises productivity and increases waste.
The new white paper ‘Investigations into homogeneous and non-homogeneous caking and crusting ... read more
Freeman Technology has published ‘Choosing a powder tester’, previewed at this year’s Powtech trade fair in Germany, the second in a series of educational guides on powder characterisation for industrial applications. Following on from the well received ‘An Introduction to Powders’ the new guide provides straightforward guidance on the range ... read more
Powder characterisation specialist, Freeman Technology, continues to expand global operations with the establishment of a representative office in China and the appointment of Joey Xie as Product Manager and Chief Representative. Based in Shanghai, Joey adds a wealth of experience to the Freeman Technology team and will manage sales ... read more
At Powtech 2014 (30 Sept – 2 Oct, Nürnberg, Germany), Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will present ‘Choosing a Powder Tester’. When evaluating powder testers, there is no shortage of options; this new booklet provides guidance on selecting the most suitable instrumentation. It considers questions such as ‘what makes ... read more