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Caleva Multi Lab at SATC Brazil

The installation and training went extremely well and SATC were very happy with both the installation and training and with the equipment itself. 

Caleva Mixer working in catalyst application for Ethylene and Propylene

Components were mixed with a specialist Caleva mixer to form a homogeneous paste

How can I be sure that the trials and development work that I do will give me comparable results when I need to scale up to production sizes?

Scale up of the spheronization process is relatively well known and understood. All of the Caleva extrusion and spheronization equipment is designed with scale up in mind.Our range of screw extruders from have the ability to modify the density of your extrudate when this is important.
  • The smallest Caleva Multi Lab (CML) with an extruder attachment designed to work with batches as little of 20...

New installation at Tupras oil refinery in Turkey

 

Extrusion–spheronization a promising pelletization technique: In-depth review

Abstract

This review article deals with various aspects of the extrusion–spheronization technique. The first part includes different steps in the production process of pellets such as granulation, extrusion, spheronization, and drying. In the second part, the parameters which can influence the quality of pellets including formulation (moisture content, granulating liquid, excipients, and...

Catalyst Pellets cracked! The strange apple sauce method

Over the past couple of years I have worked with a huge number of chemical engineering teams, trying to crack the optimum base for a catalyst pellet. After hours of trials and research, I am pleased to say, we’ve done it!

Alejandro Lopez from Applied Materials Science, Uppsala University visits Caleva for training on the Caleva Multi Lab

In June 2016 our friend and customer Alejandro Lopez from the Division of Applied Materials Science, Uppsala University visited Caleva in the UK for training and testing of their newly purchased Caleva Multi Lab. The Department have all of the Multi Lab attachments, the screw extruder assembly, spheronizer and high viscosity mixing attachment - the mixer attachment which includes a high...

Caleva Install a Multi Lab for Catalyst Research at the University of Porto - Departamento de Engenharia Quimica

Aaron Quinn from Caleva, working with teaching staff at the University of Porto, Chemical Engineering Department (Departamento de Engenharia Química).

Caleva installation and training for new Caleva Multi Lab at University of Durham

Aaron Quinn met with Laboratory Technicians Hannah Rigby and Alison Bradley and Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, Dr David Berry at the School of Medicine to assist with the installation and testing of the new Caleva Multi Lab for the University of Durham.  Aaron also provided additional training in the use of the equipment, including how to attach and set up the various tools - the...

Pharmacy Students from University of Reading visit Caleva’s Laboratory

We were delighted to welcome Akhil and Mohammed to our laboratory in the UK for training on our laboratory equipment. They both worked with the Mini Coater Drier and Mixer Torque Rheometer as well as the Caleva Multi Lab. It was an enjoyable day for all and we appreciate their visit and they are welcome to visit us again in the future. Indeed, if any pharmacy student would like to come and...

Medical University of Gdansk visit Caleva

 

University of Reading

Caleva are very happy to report that the extrusion and spheronization (and tablet coating) equipment installed at the University of Reading by Dr Steve Robinson is proving to be a great success. Associate Professor, Dr Alex Edwards, confirms

Visit Caleva at the CRS Conference - 2015 July 26-29

This year is the 42nd annual CRS conference and exposition. It showcases technology, products, and services for the pharmaceutical industry from organisations around the world. The 2015 Annual Meeting this year is in Edinburgh, Scotland, at the EICC.

Talk to us at Achema 2015

This year the ACHEMA 2015 – World Forum and 31, widely known as the leading show for the chemical engineering and process industries, will take place from 15 – 19 June 2015 – Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The show is generally busy and full of interesting new technologies and is one of the most respected world forums for the chemical engineering and process industries.

The Utility of the Caleva Multi Lab continues to be recognised amongst British Universities with Schools of Pharmacy – A new delivery at the University of Lincoln

The Utility of the Caleva Multi Lab continues to be recognised amongst British Universities with Schools of Pharmacy – A new delivery at the University of Lincoln

January 2015 - Increasing confidence shown by Caleva customers in Vietnam

Caleva have recently delivered and installed a Caleva Mini Mixer (now replaced by the much improved new Caleva Multi Lab and an additional Caleva Mini Coater Drier.

University of Copenhagen and the new Caleva Multi Lab

The Pharmaceutical Department of the University of Copenhagen have become the first Scandinavian institution to receive the new Caleva Multi Lab (CML). Combining this with their other recent purchase of the Caleva Mini Coater Drier (MCD-2) they can now demonstrate the 5 main processes of pharmaceutical pellet production in a practical setting for their international students.

University of Sussex - School of Life Sciences

Caleva were recently approached by members of the pharmaceutical department from the University of Sussex and asked for assistance on how best to demonstrate to their students the theories and practices of pharmaceutical pellet production.

A visit of a senior academic from Thailand’s Chiang Mai University to Caleva Process Solutions

Caleva were indeed fortunate to have a visit from one of Thailand’s leading academics from Chiang Mai University .

The unique Caleva Multi Lab - Update - Now Available

Update: Now shipping as fast as we can make them!