Freeman Technology is a multiple Queen’s Award winning company, headquartered in the UK, from where it designs, manufactures and sells scientific instruments for the measurement of powder properties. Its products are recognised globally as the leaders in their field and are utilised by multinational companies in sectors as diverse as ... read more
Freeman Technology, the powder characterization specialists, and DFE Pharma will be hosting a seminar entitled ‘Understanding Powder Flow and Powder Behavior’ on the 18th September 2015 at the ZTE Hotel in Shanghai. The event will be hosted by Xie Lin Chao, Product Manager for Freeman Technology China, who will ... read more
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