Application Notes

Application Notes

Granutools has published many application notes. They are all available for our customers. If you are interested to review them, just let us know. Here are some examples:

Additive Manufacturing:

Linking aluminum powder flowability and processability in additive manufacturing processes
Measuring additive manufacturing powder flowability with Granutools instruments: Case study
Measuring metal powders flowability with Granutools instruments
Investigation of Powders Ageing for additive manufacturing process
Understanding and improving powders spreadability for a recoater process in Additive Manufacturing

Metal powders:

Interparticle cohesion in metal powders (Granuheap analysis)
Determination of flow ability and cohesion in metal powders using the Granudrum
Flowability and cohesion determination of metal powders using Granuheap and Granudrum.

Food:

Flour flow properties modification by small particles addition (Granupack analysis)
Effect of additive and drying on flour flowability using Granupack
Effect of additive on flour flowability using Granupack
Fast methods for powder rheology of sugar blends for R&D and QC using Granudrum and Granuheap

Rice flowability characterization using GranuFlow

Minerals:

Electrostatic and flowing properties of limestone and lime powders.
Spray-drying technique for modifying powder rheology analyzed with Granudrum powder rheometer and Granuheap
Milling effect on the flow ability of a superconductor powder analyzed with Granudrum and Granupack

Pharmaceutical:

Ageing study of lactose’s blends by using dynamic compaction curves (Granupack analyses)
Dynamic Tap Density Tester as a useful tool for analyzing pharmaceutical powders (Granupack analyses)
Rheological Study of Blends for Dry Powder Inhalers (DPI) Applications (Granupack and Granudrum analyses)
Lactose Powders Flowability Classification using Granuflow

Instruments

GranuCharge: The New Powder triboelectric charger
GranuDrum : The New Powder rheometer
Fast and easy determination of the flowability and the cohesion of Granular Materials: clay, flour, lactose, polymeric and metallic powders using Granuheap
GranuPack: High resolution tapped density analyzer: Comparison vs Densi-Tap
GranuFlow: Improved Laboratory Silo: Comparison vs Hall Flowmeter

Miscellaneous:

Fast and easy determination of the flow-ability and the cohesion of granular materials: clay, flour, lactose, polymeric and metallic powders.
Influence of humidity on powders surface properties