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Achieve optimal efficiency with the new and improved Granumill® 007. We have redesigned our impact and screening mill to maximize usability and increase performance.

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A high-shear granulator or high-shear mixer uses a rotating impeller or high-speed rotor (or both) to create flow and shear. High-shear granulation is an effective way to turn powders into dense granules for tableting or coating. Mixing processes vary from each application so when searching for a mixer, here are some key features to look for that can optimize your process and maximize your batch.

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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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Pharmaceutical companies sometimes choose to buy equipment second-hand, either from another pharmaceutical company or directly from the manufacturer of the equipment. While there exists a large and diverse market for used equipment, there are many things to consider before purchasing any used or refurbished system for processing pharmaceuticals. Here are five questions to ask which should help determine which system will be right for you.

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Purchasing a new fluid bed system isn’t easy. Fluidized beds are expensive, complex, and require a great deal of careful consideration and research before buying. Ordering a machine that can’t meet your process requirements could end up costing much more than anticipated, and there’s no single system available that will suit everyone’s needs. So, where should you start?

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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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