Our Equipment

Key Equipment TypeBrandComment
Crystallisation, Solid State and PreformulationParallel Crystalliser – Crystal 16TechnobisUsed to build solubility curves. 16 parallel screens in volumes 0.5 – 1.5 mL
CrystallineTechnobisCrystallisation process design up to 8 mL with overhead stirring
FTIRShimadzuUsed to confirm the identity of a material and to differentiate between polymorphs
DSCMettler ToledoThermal and thermodynamic stability of materials with autosampler
EquaVAP EvaporatorEquaVAPUsed to evaporate solvent from vials in plates
XRPDMalvern PanalyticalIdentification of solid state forms
VacMaster Filtration UnitBiotageUsed to assess filtrations before scale-up
TGAMettler ToledoLevels of loosely bound solvent
Hot Stage MicroscopeLeicaAssessment of crystallinity, particle shape and size, and polymorph change at varying temperatures
MicroscopeZeissAssessment of crystallinity and particle shape, and futureproofed for hot stage work
Lab scale fluid energy millFPSUsed to control the size of seed used in crystallisation studies
Tapped bulk densityAnton-PaarUsed to assess flowability of powders handled
Malvern 3000 particle sizerMalvern PanalyticalParticle size measurements
Stability chambersCamlabInvestigational stability of drug substance and drug product
Stability ovenMemmertUsed to evaluate the stability of API over time under controlled temperature, humidity and light environments
Blaze 900 probeBlazeUsed for in-process particle characterisation by imaging and chord length distribution analysis
Radley Reactor-ReadyRadleyUniversal reactor work station with a range of easily interchangeable vessels from 250 mL to 5 L which can be configured to suit the chemistry and scale needed for each project
microDISS ProfilerPionUsed to measure the dissolution profiles of API in physilogic media
DVS Intrinsic PlusSurface Measurement Systems Ltd.Gravimetric vapor sorption analyser used to measure the hygroscopicity of a solid
Mya 4 Reaction StationRadleyA 4-zone reaction station offering safe and precise heating, active cooling, software control and data-logging for 24/7 unattended chemistry