Of the many factors that influence powder behaviour, moisture, or humidity, is perhaps one of the most instantly recognised. Adding even small amounts of water to a powder can transform its properties. This is evidenced in a positive way in the process of wet granulation, which is often used to ... read more
Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology, will be hosting an ‘Understanding Powders for Additive Manufacturing’ seminar on the 11th June 2019 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, UK.
The free one-day event will provide an introduction to the principles of powder rheology and how the associated methodologies can be applied to understand and ... read more
Freeman Technology, the powder flow specialists, will be hosting a free webinar ‘Working with Powders – How Comprehensive Characterisation can Optimise your Process’ on May 29 at 15.00 (BST).
The company has nearly 20 years’ experience in the field of powder characterisation and designed and introduced the world’s only Powder ... read more
The size and shape of the particles within a powder are important factors in influencing behaviour, and many well-established techniques exist for measuring these properties. However, over a range of different processes, the relationship between these two parameters and flow properties is less well-understood, and due to the varying demands ... read more
Blending a mixture of powders to homogeneity is a critical step in many manufacturing processes. Making uniform tablets, for example, relies on the homogeneous dispersion of active ingredients, often in small quantities, with excipients such as binders and disintegrants to form a suitable feed blend for the press. Similarly, in industries as diverse ... read more
In a series of articles on LinkedIn, Tim Freeman, Managing Director of Freeman Technology, draws on over 20 years of experience in the industry and provides some valuable insights into powder flowability.
Earlier posts have highlighted the fact that there are many variables that influence powder behaviour. Controlling powder properties, ... read more
Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology will be exhibiting at Ceramics Expo on booth 137 (April 30 – May 1 2019, Cleveland, OH, USA). The company offers material characterisation solutions aimed at optimising process performance, increasing productivity and improving quality in a diverse range of sectors, including ceramics.
In a recent interview ... read more
Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will be hosting a ‘Powder Flow Seminar’ on the 8th May 2019 at the Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport Hotel, Germany.
The free one-day event will introduce delegates to the benefits of powder rheology. The seminar will include presentations from Daniel Loeser, Product Manager at Freeman ... read more