Found everywhere on the planet, minerals are natural resources used extensively in the manufacture of everyday and specialist products, ranging from dietary supplements, pharmaceuticals, liquid detergents, paint, glass and cosmetics, to Lithium batteries, smartphones, nuclear reactors, insecticides, weapons systems, sandpaper and precision instruments such as thermometers.
Hard and soft minerals – such as calcium carbonate, gypsum, quartz, ceramic clay, silica and graphite – represent a diverse spectrum of powder characteristics and each presents its own unique processing challenges. Very specific handling is required to achieve optimum results for the application required, which includes the fiercely competitive filler market, along with the agrochemical, construction, healthcare and battery materials industries. As requirements become more high-tech and intricate, so too is the need for extremely in-depth powder processing and equipment expertise.
Experts in Powder Characteristics
Hosokawa Micron offers more than a century of specialist powder processing expertise, including for the highly competitive minerals industry. At the forefront of powder and particle processing technology, we have spent decades collaborating with our customers to successfully realise their very specific requirements, developing innovative batch and continuous processing techniques and designing bespoke high-performance powder processing equipment and systems solutions that are energy-efficient, cost-effective, reliable, quick, versatile and long-lasting.
From the AFG Fluidised Bed Opposed Jet Mill and Turboplex ATP ultrafine classifier, to the ground-breaking Drymeister (DMR-H) flash dryer and pioneering Nauta® Conical Screw Mixer and our comprehensive range of containment equipment, laboratory instruments and mills, we have developed and manufactured equipment to suit every mineral application and processing stage and have the expertise to innovate our products even further as the market dictates.
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