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How to produce consistent formulations from different mixers

Customer Quote: Mr. K.S (Aurobindo)

"It is exciting to see the correlation between the two graphs and granulation end point". 

With a major pharmaceutical manufacturer, together we characterised all their various mixers to produce a consistent formulation.

To identify three important characteristics for wet mass materials, namely:

  • The Optimum moisture point
  • The mixing time required to reach...

Caleva's Mixer Torque Rheometer and the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

A short review by:

 

Ruofei Du | Associate Researcher | Innovation Research Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine | Shanghai University

"The main research direction of my group is the preparation technology development of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The Caleva Mixer Torque Rheometer has been widely used in my research, especially in the development of formulations of TCM preparations,...

Do excipients purchased from different vendors behave in the same way?

The Mixer Torque Rheometer can be used to assess the behaviour of excipients purchased from different suppliers.

Background

Excipients from different batches or vendors may be variable in quality and it is often necessary to perform pre-formulation assessment for each batch of excipient received.  In some cases, excipients from different vendors require comparative assessment of their...

The Caleva Family of Laboratory Equipment

Whilst you may have heard of Caleva and any one of its flagship pieces of equipment, we'd like to introduce you to the family of Caleva laboratory equipment that you may find helpful for your application in your industry sector.  Choose one process or choose all of them.  Select further functions as you need them.  This adaptable and future proof suite of equipment will allow you to obtain...

Mixer Torque Rheometer used with Food Powders

Research Article University of Padova where their Caleva Rheometer was used

Caleva visit to Sandoz for an MTR install

Last week, Scott and Steve represented Caleva, by travelling to India to meet Our long standing distributor for the region, GDI. With Hirak and Prasanta from GDI, they attended meetings, gave presentations and performed an installation and training session of the MTR-3 for Sandoz, a company which is a branch of Novartis and recently purchased the equipment for their research and development...

The Importance of End Point Detection Consistency

This world is not only for us. Can you imagine world had no animals, what would it be like? Would the trees be green? Without birds or squirrels, less trees would grow. There would be no pets, no flowers and no bees. If even one part of our ecosystem is removed, we will all die. Without animals, we will surely go extinct.

Caleva Multi Lab & Bone Regeneration study Medical University Gdańsk

Drug-loaded mesoporous silica/calcium phosphate composites for bone regeneration

Adrian Szewczyk at Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University of Gdańsk has kindly allowed us to introduce this paper that introduces a study of Drug-loaded mesoporous silica/calcium phosphate composites for bone regeneration.