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"The Value of Powder Testing" - Freeman Technology Releases a New Industry Guide

Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder characterisation, has published ‘The Value of Powder Testing’, the third in the company’s series of educational guides on powder characterisation for industrial applications.

‘The Value of Powder Testing’ booklet from Freeman Technology

The new booklet focuses on how to assess the economic benefits that a powder tester can deliver and explains how these may vary considerably depending on the instrumentation selected.  All three guides, including, ‘An Introduction to Powders’ and ‘Choosing a Powder Tester’, are written in an easy to understand, straightforward style and are now available for download at: www.freemantech.co.uk/_ebook/.

The new guide addresses key questions associated with an investment in a powder tester. These include: What makes powder test data valuable? How does powder testing deliver an economic return?  And, how can I identify ways in which powder testing might deliver value for a specific process or R&D laboratory?  Example studies show how to estimate potential gains. The aim is to survey the ways in which a powder tester might pay back its initial costs, and examine the attributes of particular instruments and/or techniques that make this more or less likely.

Visit www.freemantech.co.uk to download your complimentary copy of the new guide.

About Freeman Technology

Freeman Technology specialises in systems for measuring the flow properties of powders and has over a decade of experience in powder flow and powder characterisation. Expert teams provide detailed know-how alongside the company’s universal powder tester, the FT4 Powder Rheometer®.

The FT4 Powder Rheometer uses patented dynamic methodology, a fully automated shear cell and several bulk property tests to quantify powder properties in terms of flow and processability. Systems are installed around the world across many different industries. They deliver data that maximise process and product understanding, accelerating R&D and formulation towards successful commercialisation, and supporting the long term optimisation of powder processes.

Freeman Technology’s headquarters are in Gloucestershire, UK, with operations in the USA and China, and distribution partners in Brazil, France, India, Ireland, Japan and South-East Asia. In 2007 the company received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation and in 2012 the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

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