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14.11.2019

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Tablet Compression and Powder Rheology Course (3 - 4 December, Telford, PA)

The course provides comprehensive insight into the tablet compression process, including the influence of powder rheology using the FT4 Powder Rheometer, with the same unique classroom and hands-on training you have come to expect from Natoli.

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06.11.2019

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Join us at the 2019 AIChE annual meeting in Orlando

The AIChE Annual Meeting (10 – 15 November, Hyatt Regency, Orlando, FL, USA) is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth.

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21.10.2019

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Free Webinar - Evaluating Process-Relevant Powder Properties for Additive Manufacturing Applications

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology, will be continuing their webinar series with ‘Evaluating Process-Relevant Powder Properties for Additive Manufacturing Applications’ on November 26 at 15.00 (GMT).

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09.10.2019

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Exploring the impact of humidity on bulk powder properties

In a series of articles on LinkedIn, Tim Freeman, Managing Director of Freeman Technology, draws on over 20 years of experience in the industry and has looked at variables that can impact powder behaviour.

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01.10.2019

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Integrating Powder Characterization into Raw Material Selection and Process Optimization

The past few decades have brought radical change to the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. Generic pharmaceuticals now account for 90% of prescriptions in the United States, and manufacturers in the US and Europe continue to outsource more of their strategic operations.

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26.09.2019

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Understanding Powder Behaviour supports Additive Manufacturing at Formnext 2019

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology, will be exhibiting at Formnext in Hall 12 Stand A125 (19-22 November 2019, Frankfurt, Germany). Now part of the Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, the company will be showcasing their material characterisation solutions.

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12.09.2019

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Optimize your process by understanding powder behavior

Visit Freeman Technology, the powder flow specialists, on booth #318 to learn about the importance of understanding powder flow and behavior. Experts will be available to demonstrate the FT4 Powder Rheometer®, a universal powder flow tester.

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14.08.2019

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Material Characterization Day - Powder Rheology & Beyond

Freeman Technology and Micromeritics will be hosting a ‘Material Characterization Day’ on the 9th October 2019 at the recently opened Micromeritics facility in Unterschleissheim, Germany.

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08.08.2019

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Invitation to Material Characterization Day - Powder Rheology & Beyond

Freeman Technology and Micromeritics will be hosting a ‘Material Characterization Day’ on the 9th October 2019 at the recently opened Micromeritics facility in Unterschleissheim, Germany.

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17.07.2019

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Developing an effective metal powder specification for binder jet 3D printing

Binder jet 3D printing or binder jetting is an established metal additive manufacturing (AM) technology with notable advantages relative to other metal additive processes. Build times tend to be relatively fast, and large-scale structures are readily manufactured.

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10.07.2019

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Reducing Plastic Waste

“Every minute the equivalent of a truck full of plastic is emptied into the world’s oceans” [1]. The effect of plastic waste has received a lot of coverage in the media in recent months, most notably with the BBC documentaries Blue Planet 2 and the War on Plastic.

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28.06.2019

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The Application of Powder Rheology in Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

Additive Manufacturing (AM) is sensitive to powder variability when applying fine layers in a uniform manner. This process, often referred to as “spreading”, demands a high degree of consistency and repeatability in the feedstock.

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17.06.2019

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Powder characterisation tools for powder processors

Following 20 years of experience in the field of powder characterisation, Freeman Technology has gained valuable insight into the product development and manufacturing issues that powder processors face on a daily basis.

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04.06.2019

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Powder Characterization Solutions at CPhI China 2019

Global material characterization company, Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, will be exhibiting at CPhI China on booth N1A19 (18 – 20 June 2019, SNEIC, Shanghai, P.R.China). The company will be showcasing their material characterization solutions.

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24.05.2019

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Optimise your process with powder flow testing

Optimise your process with powder flow testing 粉体流動性測定によるプロセスの最適化 Freeman Technology (Kobe City, Japan), a global leader in the field of powder flow testing, will be exhibiting at Interphex Japan in the Process Inspection/Testing Equipment Zone on booth W14-8 (3 – 5 July 2019)

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22.05.2019

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Understanding Powders for Additive Manufacturing Seminar

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology, will be hosting an ‘Understanding Powders for Additive Manufacturing’ seminar on the 11th June 2019 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, UK. The free one-day event will provide an introduction to the principles of powder rheology.

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03.05.2019

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Working with Powders - How Comprehensive Characterisation can Optimise your Process

Freeman Technology, the powder flow specialists, will be hosting a free webinar ‘Working with Powders – How Comprehensive Characterisation can Optimise your Process’ on May 29 at 15.00 (BST).

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24.04.2019

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Exploring the impact of particle size on bulk powder properties

In his latest instalment, ‘Exploring the Impact of Particle Size on Bulk Powder Properties’, one of the most widely recognised variables affecting powder flow properties, particle size, is reviewed.

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17.04.2019

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Exhibitor spotlight - Ceramics Expo 2019

Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology will be exhibiting at Ceramics Expo on booth 137 (April 30 – May 1 2019, Cleveland, OH, USA). The company offers material characterisation solutions aimed at optimising process performance.

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08.04.2019

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Free powder flow seminar in Frankfurt, Germany

Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will be hosting a ‘Powder Flow Seminar’ on the 8 May 2019 at the Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport Hotel, Germany. The free one-day event will introduce delegates to the benefits of powder rheology.

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05.04.2019

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"The Definitive Guide to Powder Characterization" now available online

Micromeritics Releases New Whitepaper Showcasing an Optimal Analytical Toolkit for Powders “The Definitive Guide to Powder Characterization” Now Available Online

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28.03.2019

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Understanding Powders

Over the 20 years that Freeman Technology has been working with powders significant advances have been made in powder testing technology and in the efficiency of powder processing. These advances come from a more developed and secure understanding of powders.

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21.03.2019

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Powder flow testing - optimize ceramic powder processing applications

Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology will be exhibiting at Ceramics Expo (April 30 – May 1 2019, Cleveland, OH, USA). The company offers material characterization solutions aimed at optimizing process performance, increasing productivity and improving quality.

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14.03.2019

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An Introduction to Uniaxial Testing: Learn How to Test Powders Reliably and Cost-Effecitvely

In a new online presentation Tim Freeman, Managing Director, Freeman Technology, introduces uniaxial powder testing; explaining the measurement methodology and presenting example data.

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13.03.2019

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Profitable powder processing - new whitepaper available

The FT4 Powder Rheometer® was designed with one purpose in mind - to characterise the rheology, or flow properties, of powders. The instrument, accessories and methodologies have been continuously developed to the point where the FT4 is considered a universal powder tester.

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27.02.2019

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Uniaxial powder testing - presenting all you need to know

The Uniaxial Powder Tester (UPT) ranks powder flowability via the same metric as a shear cell tester, but uses a simpler, faster, more direct technique, and requires a lower investment. It is an excellent alternative to traditional powder testers.

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18.02.2019

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Why powder testing is a powerful tool for healthcare

In this thought leadership piece, Todd Mollner, Global Product Owner – Respiratory Powders, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), tells European Pharmaceutical Manufacturer about the important of powder testing in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

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12.02.2019

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Powder Testing Developments

Freeman Technology will be exhibiting at Powtech in Nuremberg, Germany. Now part of the Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, the company will be showcasing their material characterisation solutions designed to optimise process performance, increase productivity and improve quali...

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11.02.2019

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3D MicroPrint use the FT4 Powder Rheometer to push AM to its limits

3D MicroPrint GmbH (Chemnitz, Germany), a company pioneering the use of Additive Manufacturing (AM) to produce complex, micro-scale metal parts, is using the FT4 Powder Rheometer® to identify ultra-fine powders that will process efficiently.

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24.01.2019

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The Importance of Powder Flow in 3D Printing

In a recent interview with AZo Materials, Andrew Klein, Director of Research and Development at ExOne, discusses the importance of powder flow in 3D printing.

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16.01.2019

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Powder testing developments at Powtech 2019

Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology, will be exhibiting at Powtech in Hall 4 Stand 547 (9-10 April 2019, Nuremberg, Germany). Now part of the Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, the company will be showcasing their material characterisation solutions.

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06.12.2018

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Understanding Powder Behavior in Food, Pharma and Chemical Industries - Free Seminar

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology will be co-hosting a free seminar with Evonik Corporation on February 27th 2019 at Evonik’s facility in Piscataway, NJ.

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27.11.2018

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Putting the spotlight on powder testing solutions

In our latest newsletter we’re putting the spotlight on the powder testing solutions added to our offering in the last couple of years that directly complement the FT4 Powder Rheometer®.

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29.10.2018

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New e-books from Freeman Technology offer updated expert advice on powder tester selection

Recent revisions of two popular e-books from Freeman Technology offer clear, expert advice for those looking to invest in powder testing technology. ‘Choosing a Powder Tester’ reviews the technology available and has been updated to include recent innovations...

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15.10.2018

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Particle Testing Authority (PTA) announces acquisition of FT4 Powder Rheometer

Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a Division of Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, Today Announced it has Acquired a Freeman Technology FT4 Powder Rheometer for Assisting its Contract Testing Customers with Their Powder Flow and Powder Processing Issues

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26.09.2018

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A New PAT for Wet Granulation

Our latest whitepaper, featured in Pharmaceutical Technology, demonstrates the value of dynamic powder flow measurements for the development and optimisation of wet granulation processes, drawing on data from two experimental studies.

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12.09.2018

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The Influence of Flow Additives on Powder Behaviour

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of ‘The Influence of Flow Additives on Powder Behaviour’. A typical problem with powders is that they can have inherently poor flow properties which can result in undesirable behaviour...

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29.08.2018

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Powder Flow Seminar Series continues in Pennsylvania, USA

Powder flow specialists, Freeman Technology will continue their ‘Powder Flow Seminar’ series on October 3rd 2018 at LPW Technology’s facility in Imperial, PA. The free one-day event will hear leaders in the field discuss the applications of powder rheology in AM.

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15.08.2018

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The Influence of Storage and Handling

Freeman Technology is pleased to announce the release of ‘The Influence of Storage and Handling’. When working with powders, in-process performance and final product quality will be influenced by properties of the raw materials delivered to the process.

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01.08.2018

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Free Powder Flow Seminar in Dettelbach, Germany

Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will be hosting a ‘Powder Flow Seminar’ on the 12th September 2018 at the Akzent Hotel Franziskaner in Dettelbach, Germany. The free one-day event will introduce delegates to the benefits of powder rheology.

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