Custom Processing Services Blog

Justin Klinger, Jan 21, 2021 6:30:00 AM

From consumer products and electronics to aerospace and automotive manufacturers, a wide range of industries rely on powder coating finishes to deliver aesthetic and functional characteristics to their products. Powder …


Justin Klinger, Jan 14, 2021 6:30:00 AM

Particle size, morphology, and size distribution are critical factors in a material’s functional performance, or the way the material behaves in its intended use. For example, very finely milled particles …


Justin Klinger, Jan 7, 2021 8:59:24 AM

2020 was a uniquely challenging year — yet for many companies, the year’s demands led to innovative problem-solving strategies that transformed obstacles into opportunities. Logistical difficulties and critical supply chain …


Justin Klinger, Dec 17, 2020 5:45:00 AM

Working with a toll processor, you can achieve a range of blending goals without a huge investment in specialized equipment or in-house experts. While blending may sound like a simple …


John Bokosky, Dec 10, 2020 6:45:00 AM

When you make a call to your toll processor, your first question is probably whether they offer the services you need — from drying to jet milling and classification, from …


Chris Lenosky, Dec 3, 2020 6:45:00 AM

If you’re working with a toll processor to dry, mill, or blend materials, and you need to achieve specific particle sizes and/or distributions, then it’s important to get a sense …


Justin Klinger, Nov 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Even though most folks don’t think about it, in many manufacturing contexts, particle size and distribution can have a critical impact on everything from ingredient costs to final product quality …


Justin Klinger, Nov 19, 2020 6:45:00 AM

Since ancient times, civilizations around the world have recognized useful characteristics of various flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots, and resins, and have incorporated them into medicinal, cosmetic, and culinary practices …


Justin Klinger, Nov 12, 2020 6:45:00 AM

Particle separation methods have been used in processing materials since the earliest days of human civilization. Think about how, for example, grains are separated from chaff in agricultural threshing, or …


Justin Klinger, Nov 5, 2020 12:43:14 PM

When you say “toll processing,” a volcano isn’t usually what comes to mind — but the image may provide the best example for explaining the ways extrusion enhances blending capabilities …