Spray Drying Technology
We have a deep understanding of particle science and technology and can act as a collaborative extension of your research and development team. Our experts in the field of spray drying technology and particle analysis develop customized processes and products to fit our customers’ needs. Our laboratories are equipped for detailed particle and performance analysis, including microencapsulation, particle size & porosity, surface area, charge, composition, emulsion stability, dispersion, and dissolution.
What is Spray Drying
Spray drying is the process of converting a liquid into a dry powder. Lipid systems designed for use in sports nutrition beverages are examples of this technology in application. Our spray drying process starts with the combining of an aqueous phase and oil phase to form a properly balanced emulsion that will withstand the drying process while also performing well in a customized formulation. Spray drying greatly extends shelf life through low water activity. In addition, spray-dried powders have improved handling characteristics and free-flowing properties.
We have a broad understanding of fats and oils as applied to emulsion stability and spray dried lipid systems. With our manufacturing capabilities, we create products with a wide range of particle sizes targeting the required density, sink, and dispersion for target applications. We have the flexibility to produce powders with traditional type ingredient statements or powders having shorter clean labels.
Our manufacturing capabilities include:
- State-of-the-art spray drying and agglomeration technology with blending, milling, and particle sizing
- Segregated packaging space including bags and bulk totes
- Multiple complementary processing steps allow for delicate particle size control
- Environmental controls
Spray Drying Features & Benefits
We’ve all experienced drink mixes or powder blends that clump on the surface when added to water. For the manufacturing of quality products, it is very important to work with powders that are specifically formulated and designed for a fast rate of dissolution.
Experience solutions to common industry problems and the exceptional convenience that our spray drying technology provides. When working with us, you will find our unparalleled processes will save you time and money. Formulation and process development are combined to maximize efficiencies and performance.