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Improve your spray drying capabilities with the new Model 0.1

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Fluid Air again proves inexorable in its quest to shape the future. It is with immense pride that we report our PolarDry® line of electrostatic spray dryers as a winner of the Innovation Award at the Pharmaceutical Industry Awards Ceremony!

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Designing a spray drying process for heat-sensitive products has always been a big challenge. Traditional spray dryer technology always made use of intense heat, which ended up damaging or decreasing the quality of the end product. With this in mind the next big change in spray drying has reached the Australian and New Zealand market, the PolarDry™ Electrostatic Spray Dryer by Spraying Systems Co. After years of development and refinement this new system is set to change the way many companies dry their product, making the process easier and more effective while no longer sacrificing your product’s end quality.

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Spraying Systems, the source of the new drying process specifically adapted to the production of active ingredients concentrates, opened an affiliate in France three years ago. With the start-up next October of a testing center, located at Treillières at the edge of Nantes, the American manufacturer is getting ready to cross over to a new stage: offering companies in the agribusiness sector, specifically, the opportunity to conduct tests under real manufacturing conditions.

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One of the final stages of producing any pharmaceutical or nutraceutical tablet, coating is the essential process that seals a raw tablet, often in order to protect the active ingredients in the drug, protect the stomach lining of the patient, or provide a delayed/time-sensitive release of the medication. In order to achieve these results, the coating process must run smoothly and evenly. Avoiding issues isn’t always an option, but eliminating them when they arise is possible. Here are a few troubleshooting tips to resolve three common tablet coating problems.

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With the large variety of milling equipment on the market, it can be difficult to know which type of mill is appropriate for your process. Here are a few things to look for to help you determine which mill might be best for your application.

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With the ubiquity of personal computers and mobile devices like smartphones and tablets at an all-time high, nearly everyone has become well-acquainted with the experience of computer glitches. While these issues can be frustrating when they happen on a personal computer, the consequences of a potential controls malfunction when it comes to your pharmaceutical processing application can be far greater.

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Wurster coating can be tricky, even in small-scale R&D batches. Learn how the Fluid Air MAGNACOATER® has overcome the potential for poor air distribution.

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Everyone wants their equipment to look, feel, and run like it did when it was brand new, but years of operation and wear can take their toll on a system’s effectiveness. Here are just a few of the ways that Fluid Air can revitalize your existing equipment, often at a fraction of the cost of a new machine.

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