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A Quick Look at Our 2018 Trade Shows

Below is a summary of each trade show and conference we attended in 2018! Plastics Recycling Conference — Feb. 19-21, 2018 Plastics Recycling 2018 was the focal point for the increasingly complex and international plastics recycling industry. The event brought together plastics re-claimers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, brokers, government officials, and leading sustainability voices from around…

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A Positive Spin on DPI Formulation

Oral inhalation is well recognized as an efficient method of drug delivery by many pharmaceutical companies, driving the continuing development of branded as well as generic dry powder inhalers (DPIs). However, the complexities of developing a DPI-suitable formulation are not straightforward; there are several often contradictory requirements these formulations must conform to. One example of…

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An introduction to dry powder classification

This article explains the basics of dry powder classification and describes some of the most common classification methods available for bulk solids manufacturing applications.  In ancient times, after threshing the harvest to loosen the edible part of the grain from the husk (or chaff), farmers would toss the grain into the air and the wind…

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OEL Testing By Hosokawa

With the capability of on-site OEL testing services Hosokawa can offer an improved, single source supply of containment solutions to drug manufacturers seeking solutions for the safe handling of potentially harmful or high toxicity materials and for processors in other industries keen to meet the increasing obligations regarding personnel safety and product security. The Hosokawa…

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Safe Drum Handling in a Material World

When specialty fabric manufacturer Vlisco approached HML seeking a contained drum handling solution to provide a physical barrier between the operator and product to protect their workforce from contact with airborne, fabric dye particles, they were explicit in the challenges that needed to be met. These including the safe handling of drums of various sizes…

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Recipe for a Perfect Lab: 4 Key Ingredients Webinar

Accurate and dependable equipment is the foundation for a perfect laboratory. Hosokawa believes there are key ingredients critical to this recipe – precision analysis tools and reliable processing systems. On Thursday, March 22nd at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time), Hosokawa will host a webinar focusing on these important laboratory devices. Particle Size Analysis with the Mikro…

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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…