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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…

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Nauta Conical Screw Mixer in Continuous Development

The Nauta® Conical Screw Mixer has a long-standing reputation in the solids industry. Since 1946, the concept has been recognized as an extremely reliable and highly effective mixer for a wide range of powders. Its inventor and manufacturer Hosokawa Micron has sold more than 10,000 units over the years and still regularly maintains numerous mixers that…

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Processes for custom-made powders

Although Hosokawa Micron B.V. is particularly well known for its mixing and drying systems, it actually offers much more technology for making custom-made powders. The company develops complete processes which enable customers to give their end products the desired properties directly. Doetinchem-based Hosokawa Micron has a long-standing reputation for a wide range of mixing and…

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Plastic Granulators

Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times – and plastic in a landfill can take up to a thousand years to degrade. According to the Recycling Coalition of Utah, only about 25 percent of the plastic produced in the U.S. is recycled even though the process requires 88 percent…

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Plastic Granulators

Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times – and plastic in a landfill can take up to a thousand years to degrade. According to the Recycling Coalition of Utah, only about 25 percent of the plastic produced in the U.S. is recycled even though the process requires 88 percent…

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Air Jet Sieve Workshop

Hosokawa Mikro Air Jet Sieve model MAJSx is one of the world’s leading powder analysis instruments, offering a simple, accurate, repeatable analysis.  The MAJSx is easy to operate with on-screen instructions to assist users with frequent, fast testing.  This “Hands-On” course is highly recommended to individuals who desire to achieve maximum performance of their Air…

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New Attrition Mill Demonstration Video Published

Hosokawa’s Toll Processing Center offers a wide range of powder processing equipment for contract manufacturing. Some popular systems include Alpine Jet Mills, Mikro Pulverizer Hammer Mills, Mikro ACM Air Classifying Mills, Mikro UMP Universal Mill, Nauta Conical Mixers and full laboratory analysis services. Recently Hosokawa added attrition milling systems for grinding plastics, waxes and other…

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FROM SINGLE MIXERS TO TURN-KEY MIXING LINES

Hosokawa is a specialist in mixing, drying and agglomeration of powders. With over 80 years experience in the design and construction of processing systems for the food, feed, pharma and chemical industries, the company is perfectly able to realize – besides single units – entire process lines on a turn-key basis. Hosokawa has an established…

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Active Freeze Drying for the Pharmaceutical Industry

With ‘Active Freeze Drying’, disadvantages of the conventional tray-type lyophilizer such as lump forming, relatively low heat transfer, labor intensive handling, risk of exposure to operators and contamination of the product can be avoided by freeze drying in a closed vessel. Active Freeze Drying technology can be regarded as an important step in the world…

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Efficient Flour Grinding with a Hammer Mill

  Hosokawa recently manufactured this 250 horse-power Mikro Pulverizer® Hammer & Screen Mill for a grain processor in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. This mill will be installed at a flour production facility that grinds various types of dry grains including wheat, rye, oats and barley in a 24 hour operation. The Mikro Pulverizer is…

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$2,500 Trade-In Credit on Particle Size Analyzers

  Trade in your old, outdated or broken particle size analyzer and received a $500 to $2,500 credit towards the purchase of a new Mikro Air Jet Sieve®!  Hosokawa is offering a credit of $500 to $2,500 when you trade in any air jet sieve or particle size analyzer to customers in the USA, Canada…

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Hosokawa Launches Free Online Engineering Calculator

Hosokawa’s process engineers recently developed an online program that allows customers to quickly solve complex operational calculations. The program currently provides solutions for 8 functions for converting and sizing various system components. SCFM to ACFM Convertor – Standard air flow versus actual air flow conversion. Tip Speed Calculator – Determines the velocity of the impact…