New application notes available - request your copy!

We are pleased to announce the release of three new application notes, ‘Particle Size Independent Variation of Bulk Excipients’, ’Sachet Filling’ and ‘Characterising Variable Performance in Ceramic Hot Isostatic Pressing’.

‘Particle Size Independent Variation of Bulk Excipients’ presents a study using the FT4 Powder Rheometer® to identify and quantify variations in ... read more

Unlocking the potential of powder testing

“The introduction of an instrument offering a new powder testing technique opens up fresh possibilities for optimising powder handling processes.

Tim Freeman, Managing Director at Freeman Technology, considers the merits of uniaxial testing, which include low equipment costs and fast measurement, and explores the benefits it offers to the powder bulk ... read more

A future of printing powders?

“For an industry progressing towards personalised medicines, 3D printing is starting to sound attractive. However, it is a technology that truly adheres to the ‘rubbish in, rubbish out’ adage – and that means we really need to understand our powders.”

In a recent article with The Medicine Maker, Tim ... read more

Choosing a powder tester for process optimisation

Powder processing presents widely recognised challenges. Equipment selection and design typically call for specific expert input and even then, over the long term, day-to-day problems with product variability, blockages and stoppages often erode profitability. Powders usually have a specification defined on the basis of composition and particle size, but successful ... read more