Request a quote

2021 Archive

05
Oct
2021
Characterising silk powders for binder jetting
Characterising silk powders for binder jetting

In this article we describe experimental work carried out by Deakin University which investigates the feasibility of binder jet printing with silk powders.

Read More

20
Sep
2021
Take a look at our latest newsletter

Catch up with all our latest newsRead More

07
Sep
2021
Meeting the challenge of cost-effective OTC drug manufacture with powder testing

In this article we look at how powder testing can improve the manufacturing efficiency of OTC products.Read More

17
Aug
2021
Caking and crusting: test methods for the development of optimal powder storage and handling strategies

In this article, we demonstrate the unique value of using dynamic powder testing to elucidate caking mechanisms.Read More

03
Aug
2021
Moving beyond particle size control

Particle engineering is a vital tool in overcoming many formulation challenges, and technological advances are enabling developers to achieve the full potential of pipeline molecules.Read More

26
Jul
2021
Material characterisation solutions at International Powder Bulk Solids 2021

The company will be exhibiting at the upcoming International Powder Bulk Solids (iPBS) on booth 2203.Read More

12
Jul
2021
Why is powder characterisation important?

A good starting point for an assessment of powder characterisation tools required for particles and powders is a clear understanding of the difference between the two.Read More

05
Jul
2021
Material characterization webinar series

The one-hour events are a convenient way to keep your scientific knowledge up to date on the latest technologies and solutions for a wide range of industries.Read More

29
Jun
2021
Three key questions: Quantifying the impact of caking, clumping, and crusting

Katrina Brockbank explains how, and more importantly, the value of the resulting information by asking three key questions.Read More

22
Jun
2021
Meet the team

Introducing our Applications Specialists around the world who are a valuable extension of the team at our UK Head Office.Read More

08
Jun
2021
Can powder testing accelerate the development of new feedstocks for AM?

Researchers share a common problem which is how best to characterise new materials to assess their likely performance.Read More

25
May
2021
Getting to grips with granulation - a new eBook from Freeman Technology

An in-depth assessment of the application and value of powder flow testing in the optimisation of granulation processes.Read More

18
May
2021
Applying advanced powder testing - flow aid blending

Flow aids can substantially enhance powder flowability and are used throughout powder processing industries to improve process and product performance.Read More

11
May
2021
Analytical techniques for the formulation of gastroretentive tablets

This article considers the specific challenge of developing floating GR OSD forms and the analytical techniques that can be deployed to support their formulation.Read More

04
May
2021
Applying advanced powder testing - dry granulation

A collaborative study with Gerteis Maschinen + Processengineering illustrates the value of measuring bulk and dynamic properties for establishing such correlations and for the optimisation of roller c...Read More

27
Apr
2021
20
Apr
2021
Industrial applications for powder rheology webinar series

Scientists and engineers at Evonik have been successfully using the FT4 Powder Rheometer for many years so we are delighted that they have joined us for a series of five webinars to share their experi...Read More

13
Apr
2021
Applying advanced powder testing - screw feeders

In a series of three articles with Process Industry Informer we examine case studies that are applying advanced powder testing in industrial applications. Firstly, we examine screw feeding.Read More

06
Apr
2021
Relating powder property measurements to efficient equipment selection

Our recent article in Powder & Bulk Engineering describes three case studies where multifaceted powder characterization was critical to determining the right process equipment.Read More

30
Mar
2021
Quantifying powder caking using the FT4 Powder Rheometer

Determining the precise conditions which minimise the potential for caking requires a comprehensive understanding of the changes in flow properties that occur as a consequence.Read More

23
Mar
2021
Evaluating consolidation using the FT4 Powder Rheometer

In this study, a selection of ten powders, used in a range of industries, were assessed. Two methods were then used to assess the impact of different types of consolidation.Read More

16
Mar
2021
Exploring correlations between particle properties and flow behavior

The mechanisms that govern powder flowability are complex and create an ongoing challenge in predicting and controlling flow behavior.Read More

02
Mar
2021
Powder testing boosts catalyst manufacture

Haldor Topsoe has applied powder characterisation, using the FT4 Powder Rheometer, to enhance design protocols for catalyst manufacturing equipment and improve raw material choice.Read More

23
Feb
2021
Is there a reliable way to assess the physical impact of powder re-use?

For many applications, AM is not economically viable without powder re-use. Powder bed fusion and binder jetting processes both have low ‘per pass’ incorporation rates and simply disposing of the resi...Read More

16
Feb
2021
Characterising batch to batch variability in gypsum products

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of 'Batch Variability in Gypsum Products'.Read More

09
Feb
2021
Using uniaxial powder testing to optimise high shear wet granulation

Uniaxial Unconfined Yield Strength (uUYS) can be used to assess and rank powder flowability for a wide range of powder handling processes in various industries, including Chemical, Food, Construction ...Read More

26
Jan
2021
Understanding powders whitepaper

Over the 20 years that Tim Freeman (Managing Director of Freeman Technology) has been working with powders, significant advances have been made in powder testing technology and in the efficiency of po...Read More

26
Jan
2021
Batch variability in spray coating applications

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of 'Batch Variability in Spray Coating Applications'.Read More

12
Jan
2021
Does your powder cake or crust? Freeman Technology releases new experimental work exploring the mechanisms of caking.

A new peer-reviewed paper from Freeman Technology highlights the unique value of dynamic powder testing for the elucidation of caking mechanisms, focusing on non-homogeneous caking or crusting.Read More

06
Jan
2021
Can better storage and pre-treatment enhance additive manufacturing metal powder performance?

The cost of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM) is high and contributes an appreciable proportion to the manufactured cost of printed components.Read More