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Processors Maximize Regrind Use with Efficient & Cost-Effective Dedusting Technology

A growing number of plastics processors are realizing major manufacturing efficiencies and significant costs savings with the use of customized dedusting systems that eliminate dust, fines, and contamination to maximize the use of plastic regrind. Plastic parts manufacturers – such as blow molders, extruders, and injection molders – place a high value on regrind because…

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Hosokawa’s Top 5 Milling Technologies

While customers interested in Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems may know which milling system works best for their specific application (typically in Chemical, Food, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics and Mineral industries), many are unaware of important criteria they should consider before making their ultimate selection. Hosokawa recently produced an educational webinar to help customers evaluate which technology is…

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New Lab Compaction System

Since many active pharmaceutical ingredients cost thousands of dollars per gram to produce, Hosokawa felt it was important to continue development of laboratory scale equipment to process these valuable powders. In May 2016, Hosokawa introduced the Alpine Pharmapaktor APC C80/20, the companies smallest compaction and dry granulation system. It was developed to process small batches…

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Agrochemical Process Equipment & Considerations from Hosokawa

Producing agrochemicals used in crop protection agents is a complex application with numerous production hazards – materials can be dangerous if inhaled and can be explosive if improperly handled. On Wednesday, July 27th at 2:00 PM, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host a free educational webinar focusing on powder processing technologies used in the production…

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The Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont

Nearly 450 guests visited Hosokawa’s booth at the Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, Illinois in early May. Guests could discuss the wide range of equipment Hosokawa offers for size reduction, classification, dry granulation, mixing, drying and particle analysis for the chemical, mineral, food and pharmaceutical industries. Hosokawa will return to the Powder &…

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Hosokawa at Interphex 2016

Hosokawa’s Pharmaceutical Team met with nearly 100 customers and prospective buyers at Interphex (the International Pharmaceutical Expo) in New York City in late April. The event was an opportunity for customers to discuss their specific application requirements with Hosokawa’s engineers and learn more about the company’s extensive experience in size reduction systems and powder processing…

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What makes a mill ideal for laboratory work

Considering most material research and development is completed on a small scale, laboratory size milling equipment offers a unique advantage in testing new processes and materials with minimal financial investment. Development work can require many trials to find the proper mill configuration and operating parameters, so the technology selected needs to be suitable to provide;…

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Ten top tips when selecting mixers for powder blending

Mixing or blending of powder ingredients is a very common industrial process practiced in many industries including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, minerals, metals and food. The choice of mixer is extensive and can be confusing. These ten top tips may help in narrowing down the final choice. 1.  Batch or Continuous One of the first questions…

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Hosokawa Joins the Space Race

Engineers at Hosokawa have literally taken their latest glove-box developments into another dimension as a result of the company’s recent collaboration with the European Space Agency. Working closely with scientists and engineers at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Hosokawa has developed a pilot plant habitat (Pilot Plant Compartment V) in the form of a high…

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Hosokawa Announces a New Size Reduction Webinar in May

Summit, NJ – Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems recently announced that an educational webinar focusing on the company’s top 5 milling technologies would be hosted on May 18th. For nearly 100 years, Hosokawa has been the world’s leader of size reduction systems for powder processing.  On Wednesday, May 18th at 2:00 PM (Eastern Time), Hosokawa Micron…

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Record Breaking Extra Wide Downflow Booth

Engineers at Hosokawa have recently completed manufacture of the widest Downflow Booth they have made, to date. Spanning 11m wide, the Downflow Booth was designed and manufactured using Hosokawa modular Downflow Booth concept which delivers construction affordability alongside almost limitless size capability. Designed to meet the customer’s requirement for increased raw materials handling capacity, to…

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Airflow Dynamics Optimises Downflow Booth Design

Hosokawa is now offering customers the opportunity, at design stage, to accurately check, how the placement of objects, equipment and operatives in their downflow booth may affect airflow patterns and containment all important to the achievement of critical OELs. Using the latest computerized airflow dynamics simulation software, that displays 3D flow animations, Hosokawa engineers are…