SCF RightSize Technology™ Enables Scale up of SCF Technology
Product News May 25, 2007
XSpray SCF RightSize™ Technology enables particle size to be chosen rather than constrained by the production technology.
Producing quality particles, smaller in size and with a narrower size range than micronization technologies, the SCF RightSize Technology has been specifically designed for consistent large scale production.
The patented SCF RightSize Technology uses supercritical fluid technology in a way not only enabling it to be scaled up, but also offering productivity while at the same time reducing in the amount of CO2 used and the time taken per gram of particulate material produced. Below a scale up comparison between the SCF RightSize Nozzle and conventional SCF technology using the same production equipment.
The SCF RightSize Technology offers:
• Productivity – the 360° spray cone is 15 to 20 times more productive than conventional super critical fluid technology nozzle designs.
• Control of particle size between 0.05 – 5 µm with minimized agglomeration.
• Generates particulates with high surface areas, that are free flowing and solvent free.
• Narrow particle size distribution at production scale – is achieved by the nozzle head construction.