K-Tron in Collaboration with NETZSCH, Malvern and Particle Sciences  Drug Development Services to Present Complimentary Technical Seminar, “Nanotechnologies: Advances in Pharmaceutical Processing & Measurement”  

PITMAN, NJ USA (September 19, 2013) — K-Tron formally announces collaboration with NETZSCH, Malvern, and Particle Sciences Drug Development Services, presenting a complimentary technical seminar, “Nanotechnologies: Advances in Pharmaceutical Processing & Measurement” offering processors detailed information on the advances in material handling and nanotechnologies for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries.

This one-day event will be offered twice for added flexibility:

Tuesday, October 15th and Thursday, October 17th

Wyndham Garden Exton Hotel
815 North Pottstown Pike
Exton, PA 19341
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
*Seminar is free-of-charge and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
Online registration is required.
Register online: www.ktron.com/nano

Technical seminar examines a wide variety of important processing technologies, and offers an objective technical overview introducing participants to methods of both improving current operations and utilizing new process technologies. It is recommended for anyone handling dry powders in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries, including scientists, engineers, production and manufacturing personnel, researchers, formulation scientists, product development and process transfer personnel. Program covers feeding and conveying API’s and difficult powders, grinding and dispersing, thermal analysis, particle size analysis and contract manufacturing.

There will be a wet media milling demonstration of the DeltaVita 15-300 which will include the following:  slurry preparation, mixing technique, mill assembly, grinding media selection and loading, flow circuit and processing, parameter evaluation and QC analysis including particle size measurement. A separate demo will showcase high accuracy feeding for the low rate addition of powders / API’s via twin-screw loss-in-weight feeding.