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Food and Beverage Technology Review names Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems as 2019’s Top Ten Food Processing Companies

The constantly dynamic customer preferences and bold palates of the millennial generation have forced the food and beverage industry to match these demands by adhering to modern technology. Companies are seeking to implement big data analytics to gain a significant understanding of their customer’s consuming behaviors. This myriad of various customer data across the entire…

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Hosokawa’s Insights to Powder Processing in the Mineral Industry

On Wednesday, October 9th, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems hosted an in-house Minerals Workshop for all employees, managers, supervisors, research and development scientists and engineers in the mineral industry. The Hosokawa Micron Group experts introduced and discussed the latest powder processing technologies, global market trends, and high end applications that surround the minerals industry. The topics…

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Does your powder meet your specifications?

The Hosokawa Mikro Air Jet Sieve® is an analytical device used for determining the particle size of a dry powder. The powder can be of a Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic, Chemical or Mineral in nature. Our instruments can be found in analytical labs around the world for Quality Control checks of an incoming material to verify…

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Granulation with Hosokawa: Wet vs. Dry

Hosokawa Micron offers granulators that work by two different methods.  Agglomeration by pressing the particles together using mechanical force, dry granulation with the Kompacktor, and agglomeration using a binder, wet granulation with the Flex O Mix.  This short article will highlight the way both technologies work. Granulation, sometimes known as agglomeration, is the process of…

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Cell Culture Media

You have probably seen pictures of scientists using Petri dishes to grow microorganisms or have seen nurses in hospitals putting a patient’s blood in a bottle to see whether infection causing microorganisms are present in a patient’s bloodstream. The substrate in the Petri dishes and the materials in the bottles is Cell Culture Media which…

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Understanding the Hosokawa Micron Powder Characteristics Tester PT-X Terminology

“Flowability” Measurement Terminology Flowability: Defined as the movement of a powder from a stationary to a moving state.  Whereas a free-flowing powder moves consistently and steadily with particles moving independently of one another. Angle of Repose Angle of Repose is the direct indication of the potential flowabilities of a powder sample. Compressibility Compressibility is determined…

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A Quick Look at our 2019 Trade Shows and Conferences

Below is a summary of each trade show and conference we attended in 2019! Plastic Recycling Conference  – March 11-13, 2019 Hosokawa Polymer Systems exhibited at the Plastic Recycling Conference in Nashville, TN. Plastics Recycling 2019 is the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event brings together plastics reclaimers, equipment…

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Pneumatic Particle Size Analysis when compared with Stacking Sieve Analysis provides more accurate, repeatable results.

Stacking Sieve Screen instruments arrange the sieve stack so the largest opening Test Sieve Screen is located on the top of the stack, followed by smaller and smaller Test Sieve Screens until reaching the bottom pan. Analyzing powder samples in this fashion will result in the larger particles blocking the passage of smaller particles. Additionally,…

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The Sweet Choice for Size Reduction Equipment and Systems for Sugar Milling Applications

For the food and sugar industry’s need to produce powdered sugar, for grinds ranging from the coarse size of 2X and 4X to the middle range grinds of 6X and 8X and to the finer range grinds of 10X, 12X and the even finer silk grade sugar, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems provides a wide range…

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Connect with us on Facebook , Twitter  and LinkedIn to learn more about our size reduction systems and powder processing solutions for the chemical, mineral, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and plastic industries.  Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get more insights and observations about our applications and equipment.   Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems specializes in coarse to ultra-fine grinding, classification, mixing, drying, containment, compaction…

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New to Hosokawa’s Technical Center: InfraLab e-Series Food Analyzer

Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems’ Technical Center has expanded its extensive selection of process equipment for material trials and analysis by adding the InfraLab e-Series food analyzer to the list!  The InfraLab e-Series food analyzer provides rapid, accurate measurement of moisture, fat and protein content in a variety of food products. Using multi-wavelength NIR reflection, the…

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Introduction to Bulk Solids Handling: A Comprehensive Course on Solid Flow in Hoppers and Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Solids

The Bulk Solids Innovation Center at Kansas State University in  Salina, Kansas will be hosting a comprehensive course that covers various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical exercises.  Course content will help an employee better understand bulk solids handling, storage, and flow behavior to enhance their comfort level and ability to problem solve…