Powder characterization seminar by Freeman Technology and DFE Pharma

Freeman Technology, the powder characterization specialists, and DFE Pharma will be hosting a seminar entitled ‘Understanding Powder Flow and Powder Behavior’ on the 18th September 2015 at the ZTE Hotel in Shanghai. The event will be hosted by Xie Lin Chao, Product Manager for Freeman Technology China, who will ... read more

Flowability of Powders featured in Dansk Kemi

Powders are widely used in a range of applications within the pharmaceutical, chemical, metallurgical and food industries. They are three-phase systems containing complex and variable solid particles, as well as an unquantified amount of air and a degree of moisture. As a result, powder behaviour is an intricate interaction of ... read more

A pragmatic approach to powder processing in Chemical Engineering

Modern powder-testing methods can offer valuable insights into bulk material behavior and lead to efficient powder-processing solutions.

Process simulation is a powerful tool for engineers in the chemical process industries (CPI) and one that plays an important role in commercializing new manufacturing routes and supporting process optimization. While it might be ... read more

Predicting feeder performance from powder flow properties

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 research will improve powder processing equipment selection

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