Freeman Technology launches new powder tester at Powtech 2016

Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will launch the Uniaxial Powder Tester (UPT) at Powtech 2016 (19 April – 21 April, Nüremberg, Germany). The new powder tester provides an accurate and repeatable measure of the unconfined yield strength (UYS) of a powder to assess and rank flowability. It is quick, ... read more

Wet mass consistency reported by in-line drag flow force sensor is consistent with powder rheology measured by at-line FT4 Powder Rheometer

Read “Process Analytical Technology for High Shear Wet Granulation: Wet Mass Consistency Reported by In-Line Drag Flow Force Sensor Is Consistent With Powder Rheology Measured by At-Line FT4 Powder Rheometer® by Ajit S. Narang1, Valery Sheverev2, Tim Freeman3, Douglas Both1, Vadim Stepaniuk2, Doug Millington-Smith3, Kevin Macias3, Ganeshkumar Subramanian1 in ... read more

Freeman Technology launches a new ground-breaking powder tester for cost-effective industrial measurment

Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder testing technology, has launched the Uniaxial Powder Tester (UPT) the world’s first stand-alone uniaxial tester for simple, sensitive and cost-efficient powder characterisation. Developed in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and a major industrial powder processor, the new tester delivers automated, highly repeatable ... read more

Seasons Greetings from Freeman Technology

Season's Greetings and a Happy New Year from all at Freeman Technology.

We wish you a prosperous 2016 and look forward to working with you in the coming year.

Please note that our offices will be closed from 24th December 2015 to 4th January 2016.

For urgent enquiries please contact us here.

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Identifying powder properties that define process performance - Troubleshooting with Pharmaceutical Technology

“Dynamic properties provide insight into powder behavior and can be used to predict performance of processing equipment, such as feeder flow rate.

Improved, knowledge-led powder processing has a vital role to play in transforming manufacturing efficiency in the pharmaceutical industry. The successful commercialization of continuous manufacturing, the realization of real-time release, ... read more

Analysis of the dynamics of the FT4 Powder Rheometer featured in Powder Technology

"Analysis of the Dynamics of the FT4 Powder Rheometer®" by C.Hare, U.Zafar, M.Ghadiri, T.Freeman, J.Clayton and M.J. Murtagh is now available in the latest volume of Powder Technology.

The paper covers the following:

  • Dynamics of the FT4 Powder Rheometer for cohesive beads.
  • DEM predictions using particle properties compared with experimental data.
  • Simulations slightly underestimate ... read more