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
We are pleased to announce that we have been nominated as one of three finalists in the category of ‘Exporter of the Year’ for the 2015 Cotswold Life Engineering, Manufacturing & Innovation Awards.
The awards, at Cheltenham Town Hall on September 17th, will showcase an established, successful and growing manufacturing ... read more
Freeman Technology, a global leader in the development and application of powder characterisation techniques, has appointed Powder Development as its exclusive distributor for the Nordic countries of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland. The appointment follows news of a record first quarter for the company that saw more FT4 Powder Rheometer® ... read more
In certain circumstances, an analytical system is purchased to directly meet a regulatory requirement to measure a specific variable. However, more commonly, the investment decisions surrounding analytical instrumentation involve a more nuanced balancing of the perceived benefits and cost.
Analytical instruments deliver data or information. The purchase of an analytical system ... read more
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, 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 is pleased to announce the release of a new application note that demonstrates the value of powder rheology in identifying and quantifying minor differences in material batches that can influence process performance and ultimately impact product quality and productivity.