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09.01.2014

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Made to Order: Milling Nougat and Almonds with an Oscillating Sieve Mill

In order for nougat to give the sensation of melting in one’s mouth, it must be ground to a precise fineness. One of the secrets behind the full flavor release lies in the correct grain size. The same is true for roasted almonds. Read the article and find out, why a oscillating s...

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17.05.2013

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Milling of Active Ingredients: A Matter of Heartfelt Importance

Every day, a team of more than 3,000 researchers in a particular pharmaceutical factory attempt to improve the effectiveness of medication. This article will highlight how the effectiveness of process steps is also closely examined, which may at first appear insignificant — espec...

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25.07.2012

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Gentle Size Reduction and Grinding of Pharmaceuticals in a Single Device

The deagglomeration and grinding of raw materials are decisive factors as far as quality is concerned in the preparation of medications. This is illustrated by a practical example: metformin, an active substance used by Novartis for manufacturing medications for adult-onset diabe...

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09.06.2011

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Milling the Gentle Way - A Sieve Mill for Heat Sensitive Products

New, yes, but based on tried and tested principles yet with improved ergonomics — that was the thinking of the designers at size reduction specialist Frewitt as they developed the OscilloWitt, their latest technology for the gentle milling of heat-sensitive products.

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03.05.2011

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Three-in-one Solution

The HammerWitt-LAB from Frewitt is a hammer mill for R&D and small production quantities of up to 300 kg/h.

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09.10.2010

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Heavy-Duty Oscillating Sieve Mills Fit the Bill for a Manufacturer of Herbal Products

Instant herbal teas from Swiss natural products manufacturer Ricola are very popular with consumers. To allow the teas to unfold their full soothing effect, they are produced with the help of a special method which ensures a consistently high fraction of active ingredients and fl...

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24.03.2010

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Continuous Metering of Particle Size — a Special Optical System Combines Speed and Accuracy

Laboratory analysis using graduated sieves is a tried and tested way to determine particle size distribution in the management of grinding operations. But although it is accurate, sieving is time-consuming. A new inline particle size measurement system brings the accuracy of siev...

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20.01.2010

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Statistical Analysis — a Suitable Method to Determine Milling Process Parameters

The reason for unsatisfactory results with milling process optimizations lies in the critical quality parameters. Using a conical sieve mill as an example, the article will show that it is possible to determine the correct process parameters by means of statistical analysis.

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01.02.2007

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A New Hammer Mill from Frewitt Resists Pressure Shocks up to 10 bar

The new MFH-6 pressure shock resistant hammer mill from Frewitt Ltd provides size reduction to meet the highest standards of quality and safety. For milling products where there is a risk of dust explosions, the machine can withstand internal explosion pressures of up to 10 bar. ...

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