High-Shear Rheometer

 a unique new tool for characterization of powder properties.  


For some impressive results that can be produced by this unit, see

Effect of Shear Intensity and Total Shear on Blend and Tablet Properties

Mehrotra, Llusá, Levin, and Muzzio

AAPS Meeting, 2005.


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Other relevant papers:


Shear-induced APAP de-agglomeration

Llusa, Marcos, Levin, Michael, Snee, Ronald D. and Muzzio, Fernando J.(2009)

Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 35: 12, 1487 - 1495


Measuring the hydrophobicity of lubricated blends of pharmaceutical excipients
Marcos Llusa, Michael Levin, Ronald D. Snee, Fernando J. Muzzio

Powder Technology 198 (2010) 101–107