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  • BinMaster Introduces BinLink Web-Based Bin Monitoring

    January 4, 2010

    BinMaster Level Controls of Lincoln, NE, has introduced BinLink – a Web-based monitoring solution for bins, tanks, and silos that enables remote wireless inventory management of stored material from any computer connected to the Internet anywhere in the world. The core components of the...

  • Powder Flow 2009 a Success

    January 4, 2010

    Capacity attendance, a delegate list drawn from diverse sectors of industry and academia, and a special appearance by Emeritus Professor Derek Geldart, one of the founding fathers of fluidization technology, combined to make the recent Powder Flow 2009 a success. Held in London on December 16, this...

  • Malvern Instruments' Rheology Specialist Wins Award

    December 10, 2009

    Malvern Instruments’ product technical specialist for rheology, Dr. John Duffy, has been awarded the prestigious Vernon Harrison doctoral prize given annually by the British Society of Rheology (BSR). He will receive his award, and give his award lecture, at the BSR Midwinter Meeting at the...

  • Freeman Powder Tester Plays Key Role at Australian University

    December 9, 2009

    Pharmaceutical science researchers at Monash University in Australia are using the FT4 universal powder tester from Freeman Technology to investigate novel techniques for improving the flow properties of excipients for inhaled product formulation. The team, led by Dr. David Morton, has recently...

  • UWT Germany Opens UK Sales Office

    December 4, 2009

    The German bulk goods level measurement specialist, UWT Level Control, has announced the opening of its first sales office in the United Kingdom. Based in the historic Shropshire town of Shrewsbury, Graeme Hughes has been supporting UWT clients since October 2009. His objective is to increase...

  • Leading Scientists to Present One-Day Powder Flow Measurement Conference in London

    November 9, 2009

    Powder Flow 2009: Practice, Theory, Visualisation and Meaning is a one-day conference organized by The Formulation Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in partnership with Freeman Technology and in association with Dechema. The event takes place on December 16, 2009 at the RSC headquarters...

  • Malvern Instruments, Kaiser Optical Systems Collaborate on Advanced Range of Raman Microscopes

    October 27, 2009

    Materials characterization company Malvern Instruments (Worcs, UK) and Kaiser Optical Systems (Ann Arbor, MI), a leading supplier of Raman analyzers and components for spectroscopy, have announced a development collaboration that will enhance the product portfolios of both companies. As part of the...

  • Novel Test Regime Helps Specifying Low-Friction Construction Materials for Pharmaceutical Powder Processing Plant

    October 27, 2009

    In a poster presentation at the 2009 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 8-12, 2009, Los Angeles), materials scientists from Freeman Technology will describe collaborative work with machinery manufacturer Harro Höfliger. The joint development project was established to address the...

  • Powder Rheometer Leads to New Insight at Clarochem Ireland

    October 13, 2009

    Use of the FT4 powder rheometer from Freeman Technology is enabling organic chemists at Clarochem (Ireland) Ltd to incorporate some fundamental aspects of material science into their crystallization work. This is proving to be a significant point of differentiation in their field.   ...

  • Horiba Receives Patent for Dry Particle Supplying Device

    October 2, 2009

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has granted a new patent to Horiba Instruments Inc. for a device that disperses dry particle samples into an elementary particle state during the introduction of the sample to a particle size measuring apparatus.      In a...