Pharmaceutical

HPMC DISPERSION

Description
OBJECT: Methocel (Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose). Provide good dispersion to achieve “clear” solution. 2% concentration.
PROBLEM: Prewet and disperse Methocel without forming “fish eyes” and reduce time required.
RESULT: Mixer placed in water and operated in down-mode. Methocel fed into down vortex and predispersed for 2 minutes. Then, ran in up-mode 5 mins. Clear solution without heating water.
AB MIXER: CJ-4B and Model C-5-1, 45″ immersion, 25 HP explosion proof motor.
EQUIPMENT REPLACED: Agri-Mixer

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