News | June 15, 2012

Microfluidics Showcases The Latest In High Pressure Fluid Processing At ACHEMA 2012

Source: Quadro Engineering Corp.

The Fitzpatrick Company, Quadro Engineering and Microfluidics are combining the strength of three leading process equipment brands at ACHEMA 2012 (June 18 - 22) in FRANKFURT, Germany in Hall 5.0, Stand Nos. C8, C12 and D7, respectively. They will be exhibiting cutting-edge process equipment and global support service solutions for solid, semi-solid and liquid processing.

Microfluidics features a variety of high pressure fluid processors that place shear stress on fluids to permit controlled, efficient cell disruption and produce highly effective, reproducible liposome preparations, emulsions and ultra-fine suspensions(from 1mL – 50L per minute).

The Company will be exhibiting the following equipment at ACHEMA:

M-110EH - designed for particle size reduction (submicron and Nano-scale), deagglomeration, cell disruption, immiscible liquid emulsions, solid-in-liquid suspensions, and liposomes.  This is a mobile, high shear fluid processor that can achieve continuous operating pressures to 30,000 psi (2069 bar).

M-110P – designed to achieve continuous operating pressures up to 30,000 psi (2069 bar), and deliver production of stable Nanodispersions and Nanoemulsions, cell (i.e. coli, yeast, etc.), micro/Nanoencapsulation in polymers/liposomes/oils and deagglomeration.  The Processor maximizes the energy-per-unit fluid volume, resulting in uniform submicron particles.  This is a bench-top processor that works anywhere, without compressed air or hydraulic cooling water, and runs on a standard 120V, 20 Amp, single-phase power outlet.

M700 - Microfluidizer Processor for continuous high shear fluid processing in industrial environments - generates up to 30,000 psi operating pressure (40,000 psi available as a special option), for premium results.  It provides repeatable, uniform particle size results to submicron distributions, offers guaranteed scale-up from R&D to full production, operates in continuous or batch mode, and can process at a wide range of pressures and flows.

About Microfluidics
Microfluidics, a business unit of IDEX Corporation, is the exclusive producer of Microfluidizer® high-shear fluid processors for uniform particle size reduction, robust cell disruption and bottom-up nanoparticle creation.  Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, cosmetic, nutraceutical, food and energy companies use the processors to research, develop, optimize efficiency for, and guarantee scale-up of product formulations from lab to production.  Microfluidics has installed more than 3000 processors at customer sites in 50 countries around the world.  The innovative Microfluidics Technology Center near Boston, MA offers the expertise of engineers with a wide range of nanotech and application experience in proof-of-concept and process-development services.  By producing smaller particle sizes and narrower distributions than other technologies, the Microfluidizer® processor enables companies to create tiny particles that achieve big results. 

SOURCE: Quadro Engineering Corp.