Caleva Blog

Biomation visit to Caleva

Our long-time friend and partner Mr Moritz Schlotterbeck of BIOMATION Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH visited Caleva yesterday to discuss our work together in the pharma and catalyst fields, and in particular an exciting new opportunity in a development using activated carbon and the processes of extrusion and spheronization.  We also discussed a joint presentation of our variable density...

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...

A visitor to Caleva uses innovative Caleva technology to help investigations into the control of leaf cutting ants in Costa Rica

Ms Catherine Jimenez from the Laboratorio do Biotechnologia, Universidad de Costa Rica is working in collaboration with a company to produce a novel ant bait for use against a major agricultural pest. The requirements for the study was to have available a laboratory extruder that would be able to produce extrudate not only of different diameters but also of different densities.Using a...