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2019 Archive

24
Dec
2019
Season's Greetings!
Season's Greetings!

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

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18
Dec
2019
Optimizing your manufacturing process using comprehensive powder characterization

In a recent interview with Pharmaceutical Online, Tim Freeman (Managing Director of Freeman Technology) discusses the complex nature of powders and how they are utilized in many different applications...Read More

02
Dec
2019
Freeman Technology launches a new website: an unrivalled powder testing resource from the global leaders

The new website from Freeman Technology, is a clear, easy-to-navigate resource that covers all aspects of powder testing in unrivalled breadth and depth.Read More

27
Nov
2019
Faster, automated Fisher number measurement with the new Micromeritics Sub-Sieve Autosizer II

Micromeritics Instrument Corp., a global leader in material characterization technology, today launched the new highly automated Sub-Sieve Autosizer II (SAS II), an instrument that boosts the producti...Read More

14
Nov
2019
Tablet compression & powder rheology course

The course provides comprehensive insight into the tablet compression process, including the influence of powder rheology using the FT4 Powder Rheometer, with the same unique classroom and hands-on tr...Read More

01
Nov
2019
Join us at the 2019 AIChE annual meeting in Orlando

The AIChE Annual Meeting (10 – 15 November, Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL, USA) is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Read More

17
Oct
2019
Free webinar - Evaluating process-relevant powder properties for additive manufacturing applications

The webinar will highlight various studies which have shown how the diverse and sensitive methodologies, provided by the FT4 Powder Rheometer, enable the detection of minor variations in feedstocks th...Read More

09
Oct
2019
Exploring the impact of humidity on bulk powder properties

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 has looked at variables that can impact powder behav...Read More

02
Oct
2019
Integrating powder characterization into raw material selection and process optimization

This article examines how powder testing can be integrated with manufacturing and quality operations and used to optimize raw material selection and process optimization, sharing results of some inhou...Read More

02
Oct
2019
Understanding powder behaviour supports additive manufacturing at Formnext 2019

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology, will be exhibiting at Formnext in Hall 12 Stand A125 (19-22 November 2019, Frankfurt, Germany).Read More

02
Oct
2019
Powder characterization solutions at IPB China 2019

Global material characterization company, Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, will be exhibiting at IPB China 2019 on booth A2011 (16 – 18 October 2019, SNEIC, Shanghai, P.R.China). The company will...Read More

12
Sep
2019
Optimize your process by understanding powder behavior

Visit Freeman Technology, the powder flow specialists, on booth #318 to learn about the importance of understanding powder flow and behavior.Read More

02
Sep
2019
Using dynamic powder testing in DPI development

In a recent Q&A with OINDP (Orally Inhaled and Nasal Drug Products), Jamie Clayton, Operations Director at Freeman Technology, discusses dynamic powder testing and why it is valuable for DPI developme...Read More

20
Aug
2019
Modern tools for hopper design

Software provided with the FT4 Powder Rheometer includes a Hopper Design feature which guides engineers through the established methodologies, showing how to use measurements to generate a specificati...Read More

14
Aug
2019
Exploring the impact of particle shape on bulk powder properties

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 flowabil...Read More

07
Aug
2019
Invitation to material characterization day - powder rheology & beyond (9 October 2019)

The free one-day event will introduce delegates to the applications and benefits of material characterization and powder rheology. Read More

06
Aug
2019
Transitioning to in-line powder flowability measurement

In a recent article in Powder Bulk Solids, we consider the requirements for powder flowability measurement, introducing in-line technology that delivers data that are closely comparable to those produ...Read More

19
Jul
2019
Understanding powders for additive manufacturing seminar (24 September 2019)

The one-day event will provide an introduction to the principles of powder rheology and how the associated methodologies can be applied to understand and optimise additive manufacturing applications.Read More

17
Jul
2019
Developing an effective metal powder specification for binder jet 3D printing

Binder jet 3D printing or binder jetting is an established metal additive manufacturing (AM) technology with notable advantages relative to other metal additive processes. Build times tend to be relat...Read More

10
Jul
2019
Reducing plastic waste

While we at Freeman Technology have taken a number of steps over the past few years to decrease our environmental impact, including switching to eco-friendly cleaning brands (Big Green Cleaning Compan...Read More

01
Jul
2019
A QbD approach to continuous tablet manufacture

The pharmaceutical industry is looking to continuous processing to enhance production efficiency and product quality, in line with guidance from the regulatory agencies. However, in order to maximise ...Read More

27
Jun
2019
The application of powder rheology in additive manufacturing

In a recent paper, ‘The Application of Powder Rheology in Additive Manufacturing’, four case studies demonstrate the limitations of single parameter characterisation and how the rheological properties...Read More

17
Jun
2019
Powder characterisation tools for powder processors

Alongside substantial investments in research and development, the company has worked closely with users of its technology across a wide range of industries to help resolve a diverse range of powder h...Read More

12
Jun
2019
Celebrating 1 year - proudly part of the Micromeritics family

Freeman Technology are celebrating one year as part of the Micromeritics Instrument Corporation.Read More

04
Jun
2019
Powder characterization solutions at CPhI China 2019

Global material characterization company, Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, will be exhibiting at CPhI China on booth N1A19 (18 – 20 June 2019, SNEIC, Shanghai, P.R.China). The company will be sho...Read More

09
May
2019
Webinar - working with powders: how comprehensive characterisation can optimise your process

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).Read More

29
Apr
2019
The influence of particle size and shape on flow properties

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 ...Read More

26
Apr
2019
Using powder characterisation methods to assess blending behaviour

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 ...Read More

24
Apr
2019
Exploring the impact of particle size on bulk powder properties

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 flowabil...Read More

17
Apr
2019
Exhibitor spotlight - Ceramics Expo 2019

In a recent interview with the Ceramics Expo, Jamie Clayton (Operations Director), discussed current industry trends, such as which customer and market demands were the biggest drivers for growth in t...Read More

08
Apr
2019
Free powder flow seminar in Frankfurt, Germany (8 May 2019)

The free one-day event will introduce delegates to the benefits of powder rheology.Read More

05
Apr
2019
The definitive guide to powder characterization

Micromeritics releases new whitepaper "The Definitive Guide to Powder Characterization" showcasing an optimal analytical toolkit for powdersRead More

28
Mar
2019
Focusing on powder flowability

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 flowabil...Read More

21
Mar
2019
Powder flow testing - optimize ceramic powder processing applications

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 characterization solutions aimed at...Read More

13
Mar
2019
Understanding powders

Over the 20 years that Freeman Technology has been working with powders significant advances have been made in powder testing technology and in the efficiency of powder processing. These advances come...Read More

07
Mar
2019
Profitable powder processing

Our new whitepaper summarises ways in which our technology has helped users to work more effectively. Experience has shown that by boosting efficiency, from R&D to manufacture, the FT4 can contribute ...Read More

27
Feb
2019
An introduction to uniaxial testing

Uniaxial powder testing ranks powder flowability via the same metric as a shear cell tester, but uses a simpler, faster, more direct technique. It provides an excellent alternative to traditional powd...Read More

18
Feb
2019
Why powder testing is a powerful tool for healthcare

In this thought leadership piece, Todd Mollner, Global Product Owner – Respiratory Powders, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), tells European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer about the important of powder testing in p...Read More

11
Feb
2019
3D MicroPrint use the FT4 Powder Rheometer to push AM to its limits

3D MicroPrint GmbH (Chemnitz, Germany), a company pioneering the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) to produce complex, micro-scale metal parts, is using the FT4 Powder Rheometer® from Freeman Technol...Read More

24
Jan
2019
The importance of powder flow in 3D printing

In this interview, Andrew Klein discusses what powder testing technology, the FT4 Powder Rheometer, ExOne uses to assess every powder that they use.Read More

16
Jan
2019
Powder testing developments at Powtech 2019

Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology, will be exhibiting at Powtech in Hall 4 Stand 547 (9-10 April 2019, Nuremberg, Germany). Now part of the Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, the company w...Read More

08
Jan
2019
Powder testing at TCT Asia 2019 - Optimise additive manufacturing processing applications

Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology, will be exhibiting at TCT Asia (21 - 23 February 2019), at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China on Booth W5-M14.Read More