Freeman Technology, experts in powder flow and powder behaviour, has published several educational guides which provide an introduction to working with powders. Written in a straightforward, easy to understand style, each booklet addresses individual topics providing a valuable foundation for those with little prior knowledge of powders, as well as being a useful resource for anyone looking to expand their understanding of the factors relevant to product development and processing performance.
An Introduction to Powders explains how and why powders behave the way they do,
and how this impacts powder flow. For further information please visit the Working with
Powders section of our website.
Choosing a Powder Tester reviews the range of techniques available for powder characterisation.
Powder Testing techniques that allow users to understand and control both the product and manufacturing
process therefore deliver substantial value.
The Value of Powder Testing assesses the economic benefits that a powder
tester can deliver and explains how these may vary depending on the instrumentation selected.
Examine the variety of materials used in AM applications to establish requirements for powder characterisation. For further information please visit the Additive Manufacturing section of our website.
In this booklet we consider the challenges posed by granulation and examine analytical strategies that support its successful application, focusing on the value of bulk powder characterisation.