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The Benefits of Roller Compaction Over Slugging

By |2024-02-09T09:59:48+00:00February 9th, 2024|News|

Slugging and roller compaction are both used in the industrial, pharmaceutical, & nutraceutical industry for granulation, but they differ in their processes and outcomes. While both slugging and roller compaction are methods of granulation in manufacturing, roller compaction is often favored for its efficiency, control over particle size, and suitability for continuous processing. The IPA

Impact Milling Vs. Comil

By |2023-10-04T05:52:32+00:00September 20th, 2023|News|

PRINT THIS POST Common Misconceptions An Impact mill creates more fines than the Comil. TRUTH: Impacting the particle reduced overall fines, as compared to the Comil “crushing” method. An Impact mill creates a wider particle size distribution compared to a Comil. TRUTH: An impact mill hits each particle with the same impact force, creating a

IPA’s Quality Aftermarket Support & Spare Parts

By |2023-06-05T15:11:45+00:00June 5th, 2023|News|

PRINT THIS POST When it comes to roller compactors and size reduction equipment, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency is crucial for businesses. However, as time goes by, even the most robust machinery may require replacement parts to maintain its functionality. That's where IPA's Aftermarket Support and Spare Parts come into play. IPA is proud

A Smooth Transition: Contract Manufacturing to IPA Roller Compaction Sales

By |2023-06-06T02:19:07+00:00June 1st, 2023|News|

PRINT THIS POST Roller compaction equipment plays a vital role in transforming powdered materials into compacted sheets, offering enhanced efficiency and productivity when processing for further use. The IPA Roller Compactor is designed and manufactured in-house with equivalents to the Fitzpatrick Chilsonator. IPA can provide full- scale services with initial R&D testing, small or large

Roller Compactors for Dry Granulation

By |2023-05-18T02:11:29+00:00May 17th, 2023|News|

PRINT THIS POST Roller compaction is commonly used for dry granulation in the industrial, pharmaceutical, & nutraceutical industries. It involves a combination of compression and milling to create granules of uniform size and shape. Roller compaction is a highly efficient, cost-effective process; making it an ideal choice for many applications. Dry granulation equipment specifically

When to Consider Overs Regrind Loop

By |2022-03-28T15:25:33+00:00June 30th, 2021|News|

PRINT THIS POST A typical roll compaction system is configured with an initial feeding device, roll compactor, mill, screener, and conveyor. Material enters the compactor (via twin feed screw design), is formed into compact, milled, and screened to separate recycle from the final product. The fines & overs are blended with fresh feed and recycled

Updating PLC Controls—Fitting it into Your Long Term Plan

By |2021-10-01T05:24:07+00:00May 18th, 2019|News|

Print this Post How Old are the PLC Controls on your Roll Compactor/Mill? While you may have recently upgraded your HMI (touchscreen), it is important to understand that the PLC controls are the heart of your operation. This update is often overlooked due to high cost, however without these controls your

Spare Parts, Maintenance & When to Consider

By |2019-07-15T09:21:47+00:00August 6th, 2018|News|

Print this Post IPA roll compactors and mills are durable machines built for long lasting run time. However, all machines require maintenance and often replacing of parts to continue producing optimum product quality and throughputs. Production rates can unknowingly decline over time from a process issue or deteriorating parts.Whether you are running a compactor

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