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The Challenges and Opportunities for High Performance Drying of Pharmaceuticals

Drying specialist Hosokawa Micron B.V. offer competitive edge drying technologies and processing options for the production of complex pharmaceutical products. Triggered by policy driven changes in healthcare spending that demand cost efficiencies and timely routes to market, drug manufacturers are reviewing new technologies in a bid to meet demands across a range of complex pharmaceutical…

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Turning Up the Heat on Powder Processing

In response to increasing market demand for high temperature powder processing Hosokawa Micron B.V. has developed a range of new technologies that address the requirement for processing temperatures up to 325°C. Gertjan Teekman, Drying specialist at Hosokawa Micron B.V. reviews the drivers fueling these developments, the engineering challenges associated with processing at high temperatures and…

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Grit to Gold: Improving Carbon Black Value Webinar Coming Soon

Carbon Black is a material produced from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons and is an essential component in tires, rubber, plastics and liquids, enhancing these products by adding strength and durability. Most Carbon Black is produced in an atmosphere controlled furnace where fuel is introduced into a hot gas stream that produces sufficient heat to…

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Mixing and Drying Technology Webinar coming this September

Nauta Conical Screw Mixers are among the most popular homogenizers for blending powdered materials. Since Hosokawa invented the Nauta Mixer in 1946, over 15,000 blenders have been built, from 5 liter small batch mixers to large production blenders with 120,000 liter capacity. The Nauta mixers are also available with many options and specialized configurations for…

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The top five product-specific milling technologies used in industrial applications today

As products and technologies become more advanced in today’s markets, the need for materials with specific properties for special applications becomes more important. With the broad range of requirements, it is not practical to think that one type of milling technology will satisfy all needs. This article provides an overview of five product-specific milling technologies…

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Processing of Common Food Ingredients Webinar on August 9

Over the last 90 years, Hosokawa has conducted processing trials on thousands of food ingredients and installed hundreds of systems – everything from ultra-fine milling of sugar and blending large batches of dry ingredients, to vacuum drying and sterilization of delicate spices. Rob Voorhees, President of Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, will be conducting a webinar…

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Powder Technology Symposium: Challenges in Particle Processing – October 4 in Summit, NJ

On Wednesday, October 4th, Hosokawa host the Powder Technology Symposium in Summit, NJ. The development of particle processing technology is closely related to the new economy, which made use of more high-tech products towards the beginning of the 21st century.  Applying ultrafine powders and nanoparticles to create new materials has caught the imaginations of researchers…

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Comminution technology as a quality factor in the manufacture of carbon black

State-of-the-art solutions for maximum end-product fineness values: Comminution technology as a quality factor in the manufacture of carbon black Carbon black can be found in car tires, plastics, and many other chemo-technical products. The required qualities of this substance are just as diverse as its applications. The comminution method is very important in determining the…

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How can I improve my size reduction equipment’s throughput?

How can I improve my size reduction equipment’s throughput? When considering optimization of one’s size reduction equipment, it is important to consider not only the mill itself but the ancillary equipment as well. ·  For some types of mills, process airflow is directly related to throughput.  Increasing the airflow and operating the coupled classifier drive…

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Briquetting Dry Powder with the Hosokawa Alpine CS 25 Kompaktor – New Demostration Video

Briquetting is the most economical way to eliminate dust, increase weight and improve handling characteristics of dry powders. Removing of dust reduces the hazardous risk for operator and avoid dangerous working conditions.  Higher weight reduces transport and storage costs.  Dust free materials have better flowing and storage properties. The technique uses compression forces to remove…

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Dangers of Inaccurate Particle Size Analysis Webinar

Managers know that inaccurate particle size analysis can create dangerous working conditions for operators and lead to out-of-spec production, affecting safety, reliability and profitability. This webinar discusses the risks that inaccurate analysis can have on your business and some accurate, economical solutions. Pneumatic sieving is an efficient and economical technique for analyzing materials with a…

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Contained Active Freeze Drying could Revolutionize Pharmaceutical Materials Drying

A new method of lyophilization or freeze drying that uses a single, closed vessel to deliver lump free, fine powder product has the capability to revolutionize the production of bulk pharmaceutical powders. With the benefits of improved operator safety, reduced equipment requirements and high quality, contaminant free end product results, the proven, Active Freeze Drying…