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Ceramic & Inorganic Powder Process Development

Powder Processing & Technology, LLC is an experienced processor of ceramic and other inorganic powders. Our professionals have assisted the top materials technology companies around the world for over 30 years. Our customers feel that our ability to convert bench top experimentation into commercial production has made PPT a reliable partner. We have the capability to produce at the scale you require and with the quality and consistency you expect. Most importantly, you can trust us to handle your intellectual property with discretion. Our process capabilities have been used for a wide variety of applications including:

  • Fuel Cell Materials
  • Electronic Materials
  • Metal Oxide Catalysts
  • Advanced Ceramics
  • Battery Materials
  • Traditional Ceramic Materials

Working with our customers to make sure all processing parameters meet the necessary requirements and specifications, we excel in completing pre-production development in our fully equipped Innovative Materials Center for anything you ultimately require in volume. Our staff of Materials Engineers is available around-the-clock to advise and oversee all powder process stages.

Ceramic & Inorganic Powder Process Development
Ceramic & Inorganic Powder Process Development
Processor of Ceramic and Other Inorganic Powders
Processor of Ceramic and Other Inorganic Powders

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PPT Innovative Materials Center Capabilities

Powder Processing Capabilities
PPT's Innovative Materials Center is a pilot scale toll powder processing facility that is fully equipped to handle all process development requirements. We have the equipment for:
  • Size Classification
  • Wet Grinding
  • Drying
  • Spray Drying
  • Calcining
  • Sintering
  • Pelletizing
  • Classification based on size distribution
  • Dry/Wet Batching
  • Wet/Dry Milling
  • Analytical Testing
Examples of Materials
We can process all types of ceramic and inorganic powders including:
  • Ferrite
  • Minerals
  • Zeolite
  • Alumina
  • Oxides
  • Clay
  • Mixed Metal Oxides
  • Zirconia
Powder Size
We provide:
  • Spray Dried Powder - 30 - 150 µm
  • Milled Particles as small as 0.50 µm
Processing Volume
We work with small scale, single powder batches from gram scale up to large scale production runs of millions of pounds per year. We will work with any size batches or samples you have. Please contact us for more information.
Innovative Materials Center Equipment
  • Eirich R-7 Mixer / Pelletizer
  • Lab sized Pappenmeier Mixer
  • Henschel Intensive Mixer mated to 14" indirect fired Rotary Calciner capable to 1093º C8" tube diameter indirect electric fired Rotary Calciner
  • Two Harper Elevator Kilns capable to 1371º C and nitrogen atmosphere capability
  • Nabertherm Shuttle Kiln capable to 1340º C and nitrogen atmosphere capability
  • Q-1 Union Process Batch Attritor with YTZ balls
  • Q-6 Union Process Recirculating Attritor with YTZ balls
  • Various laboratory sized wet Ball Mills with hardened alloy steel grinding media
  • 1,000 liter capacity Ceramic Ball Mill with high alumina spherical grinding media
  • Laboratory size Bowen tower Spray Dryer
  • 9'6" Anhydro Spray Dryer
  • De-lumper
  • Prater Mill (dry mill)
  • Mag-Separator
  • 24" Sweco multiple deck Screener Separator

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