New ASTM standard for Freeman Technology

A new ASTM International standard will help users undertake shear testing using the Freeman Technology FT4 Powder Rheometer®.

Entitled, ‘Standard Test Method for Shear Testing of Powders using the Freeman Technology FT4 Powder Rheometer Shear Cell’, ASTM D7891 details the apparatus and procedures for evaluating the incipient failure properties of ... read more

Freeman Technology demonstrates a Return on Investment at Achema 2015

Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will be exhibiting the FT4 Powder Rheometer®, a universal powder tester, at ACHEMA 2015 (Frankfurt, Germany; 15-19 June 2015), and will be distributing the recently released booklet ‘The Value of Powder Testing’.

Visitors will have the opportunity to discuss their individual powder processing challenges with ... read more

Freeman Technology releases a new industry guide

Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder characterisation, has published 'The Value of Powder Testing', the third in the company's series of educational guides on powder characterisation for industrial applications. The new booklet focuses on how to assess the economic benefits that a powder tester can deliver and explains how ... read more

Freeman Technology launches new website in China

Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder characterization, has launched a new website, providing an authoritative knowledge base for formulation scientists, process engineers and product developers working with powders. The new site provides a detailed overview of the complexity of powders and the challenges they present, and uses industry specific ... read more

Powder Characterization Seminar By Freeman Technology & DKSH

After establishing a direct operation in Shanghai in August 2014, Freeman Technology, the powder characterization specialists, will be hosting a seminar entitled ‘Understanding Powder Flow and Powder Behavior’ on the 1st April 2015 at the ZTE Hotel in Shanghai. The event will be attended by Tim Freeman, Managing Director ... read more

The Application of Powder Rheology in Additive Manufacturing

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