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March 28, 2011
The Prevas Disposable Dosing System for filling liquid pharmaceuticals is said to reduce validation and production costs. The system features a completely disposable product path and incorporates a bulk...
March 28, 2011
IN-CAP, an automatic, bench-top capsule filling machine, is made completely in AISI 304 stainless steel with the parts in contact with product made in AISI 316 L stainless steel. The unit can operate either inside or outside an...
March 28, 2011
Covered by a number of patents, the stretch hood method (photo) combines the advantages of shrink wrap and stretch wrap while avoiding the disadvantages of these traditional packaging methods. With the so-called biaxial stretch...
March 28, 2011
This line of fully powered stackers has a lifting height of 62 in. and a capacity of 1,500 lb. The Power Stak Lite line of light-duty stackers (photo) features a narrow mast design and an offset control...
March 28, 2011
H-427 and H-436 Series Thermal Transfer Label Printers (photo), suited for high-volume printing, are available in 203 or 300 dpi resolution. These all-metal printers feature a full backlit LCD display...
March 28, 2011
This packaging machine does not use separate plastic bags to produce inliners for octatainers (orthogonal containers made of corrugated cardboard; photo). Instead, the plastic film for the inliners comes from a roll. The company's Stretch Hood cuts and seals...
March 28, 2011
Cleveland Vibrator The new CVT-P-22 Mini Turbine Vibrator (photo) delivers twice the force outputs of other miniature models above 50 psi. Constructed with an acetal plastic and stainless-steel exterior parts, the...
March 28, 2011
The Aero-flex flexible screw conveyor provides an economic method of metering product from bulk bag unloaders, bag dump stations and storage vessels...
March 28, 2011
Methocel Direct Compression (DC) premium grade hypromellose polymers can reduce the costs of manufacturing pharmaceutical tablets by enabling processes that eliminate the wet granulation step. The polymers exhibit...
March 28, 2011
Flexicon A combination bulk bag and manual dump batching system (photo) weighs bulk materials that are discharged from bulk bags or manually dumped from sacks, boxes and other containers, and empties the...
March 28, 2011
Beumer Maschinenfabrik Innovative solutions for palletizing and packaging palletized goods, such as plastic granulate or high-quality pigments packed in bags, are being presented at this firm’s stand. The...
March 28, 2011
Spiroflow Systems The Model T11 Bulk Bag Super Discharger (photo) is designed for critical applications where hygiene and rapid dismantling of components without tools are essential to avoid microbial growth...
April 26, 2010
Question:  What can we do to prevent caking? When our powders are packaged into bags at our plant, they appear to be free of agglomerates.  However, our customers report that when the bags are opened at their facilities, they observe an excessive amount of caked material.  This results in rework and potential losses in sales.  We suspect that moisture is the cause, but our bags include...
March 15, 2008
An automated and precise powder dispenser Intended for distributing resins from reservoirs into reactors, reaction blocks, and microplates, The REDI automated powder-dispensing platform (photo) is available in several configurations. These include: the REDI super, which distributes powder samples from 100 mg to 100 g with ±2% accuracy; the REDI plus, a powder pipette suited for distributing a solid...
January 1, 2006
    Successful startup and operation of solids-handling processes depend on myriad small yet fateful decisions that are made during the various phases of the project. Many of these are not quantitative but qualitative in nature, and are largely based on experience and broad-based knowledge of solids handling. It is just as important to know what not to do as it is to know what to do. Since many...
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