Powder Rheometry @ Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Pharmacy

Institution Trinity College Dublin (TCD) School of Pharmacy
County Dublin
Technique Category Powder Flow Analysis
Technique Powder Rheometry

Basic Capabilities

Measurement of rheological properties of powders under shear and compaction stress.


Equipment Make Freeman Technology
Equipment Model Freeman Technology FT4 power rheometer, Copley Flodex


Advantage of Technique/Equipment Non-destructive. Highly automated and easy to use. Suitable for comparative studies of processed powders, measures cohesion value, unconfined yield strength, major consolidation stress, etc.
Limitations of Technique/Equipment Relatively large sample sizes needed

Other Details

Containment Not set up to deal with samples that require containment
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Trained PhD student and Experienced postdoctoral researcher
Indicative Price Price Available on Request

Industry Recommendation


Dr. Anne Marie Healy

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place


Good Manufacturing Practice Status

Preventative Maintenance

Regular calibration



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