It’s all in the combination – Coating in the food and pharmaceutical industries, part 1 (German article)

Fluid bed equipment is widely used in many areas of industry. A particular focus of the use of fluid bed technology is the coating of particles as well as encapsulation. Especially in the food and pharmaceutical industries there are many applications. In addition, complementary technologies can be used to achieve special product properties. The first part of this article describes the basics of coating, the second part in the next issue (P+F 7/2008, p. 62) will deal with the plant technology.

» Author: Dr. Michael Jacob, Head of Process Technology Food, Feed & Fine Chemicals, Glatt Ingenieurtechnik GmbH

» originally published in the trade magazine ‘Pharma+Food’, issue 06/2008, Hüthig GmbH