Mica powder and flakes are the versatile ‘go to’ choice for the colouration and sparkle of fine powder cosmetics, such as shimmery eyeshadows, nail polishes and bronzing powder, as well as soaps, candles and metallic car paint, watercolour and oil paints, rubber stamps, clay for pottery-making and resin jewellery.
Pigment characterisation, the correct particle size and shape for the application and the overall quality of the pigment or mica powder is critical to the end product quality, which is why choosing specialist powder processing equipment is crucial for this complicated production process.
Hosokawa Micron offers an excellent range of bespoke standalone equipment and process systems that provide a consistently accurate performance, can incorporate special features and are time and energy saving.
Our portfolio of reliable, versatile equipment and systems for the containment and handling of pigment powders are trusted by many industry sectors and includes filling and weighing and drum handling solutions, isolators, gloveboxes, smart downflow booths and laminar flow cabinets.
We also offer bespoke wide chamber milling machines that prevent the formation of deposits, air classifiers for separating oversize particles and contaminants, plus a wide range of different sized mixers and dryers. Our range of laboratory equipment is perfect for pigment R&D and includes the Mechanofusion AMS Mini, Air Jet Sieve, Cyclomix and Minimix.
Our services also include in-house contract manufacturing – we are Europe’s preferred high performance, anti-corrosion pigment manufacturer and also produce raw materials for the world’s leading cosmetic companies. To learn more about our contract manufacturing services, please click here.
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