Russell Compact Sieve® provides solution to high-capacity containment sieving

Engineering house combines high containment isolator with hygienic and efficient pharmaceutical sieving solution to provide customized unit With a reputation as one of the original pioneers of containment technology, Powder Systems Limited (PSL) hold a wealth of experience designing and…

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How to achieve high containment for HPAPI production?

On Wednesday 16th November, PSL Containment specialist Sylvain Querol will discuss how you can achieve high containment for HPAPI production? Presenting at the HPAPI World Congress 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. Over 25% of the total drugs produced worldwide are being classified...

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Meet Your New Lab Assistant

Lab scale filtration and drying process can be a real challenge… The GFD® bench top nutsche filter dryer overcomes challenges with commonly used methods of Buchner filtration and oven drying. The new GFD® efficiently performs laboratory process development combining filtration,…

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Increased demand for high containment from Asia-Pacific region

Powder Systems Limited (PSL), an international award-winning manufacturer of filtration, drying and high containment isolators for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, recently delivered a high containment filtration and drying installation in Australia. The project consists of a small scale pressured…

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PSL Complete Full Microsphere Formulation Production Lines

Powder Systems Limited (PSL), an international award-winning manufacturer of filtration, drying and high containment isolators for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, recently delivered several aseptic microsphere formulation process facilities in Asia and USA. The MicroSphere Refiner™ range was awarded the…

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Has 3D printing gone beyond its theoretical applications in the pharma industry?

With PSL’s continual drive for innovation we have embraced the latest technology in 3D printing to develop rapid prototypes for the Pharmaceutical sector. Our engineering team are leading the development of bespoke engineering solutions to maximise yield for high value…

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Filter Dryer upgrade, Austria

The PSL Agitated Nutsche Filter Dryer with Heel Removal GloveBox, was being moved from the USA to be re-installed in Austria, Europe. The equipment needed refurbishment to comply with the EEU(ATEX) and TÜV (Austria) pressure vessel certification. The Filter Dryer…

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PSL appoint Zefa-Laborservice as their distributor in Germany for the GFD range

Zefa announced as PSL’s distributor in Germany Zefa Laborservice GmbH is a company specialising in supplying German scientists with top quality laboratory products, consumables and services. Don’t miss your chance to see the Powder Systems team. Mrs Hayat Meguellati, PSL…

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PSL Support Singapore increasing pharmaceutical manufacturing

Powder Systems Limited (PSL), is international award-winning manufacturer of filtration, drying an high containment isolators for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, recently delivered several advanced process installations in Singapore. The first project consists of a pilot scale pressure agitated nutsche filter…

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PSL talked about Microshpere Refiner technology in Tokyo.

On Wednesday 30th September 2015, Pierre Landais, PSL APAC Manager, attended an event organised by Nara Machinery Co. Ltd. in Tokyo, Japon. Pierre Landais talked about the Microsphere Refiner, this award-winning innovation is designed for sterile formulation of polymeric microspheres…

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New Glove Integrity Testing System

PSL Serve, the dedicated customer and product care team at Powder Systems, are pleased to announce their new Glove Integrity Testing System. The new PSL Glove Testing Systems provides a quick, safe and easy method to test fitted pharma gloves….

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Award-Winning Microsphere Technology

The MicroSphere Refiner technology developed by PSL was announced as best Mechanical Processes at the 2015 ACHEMA Innovation-Awards, for its advanced aseptic formulation solution for polymeric microspheres.  Suspended microspheres obtained from various micro encapsulation processes require unique handling that differ…

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PSL, Capsugel and Innomech collaborate to develop new Xceloprotect™ containment system

Powder Systems Limited (PSL) worked with the automation consultancy GB Innomech (Innomech) to help Capsugel to develop and launch a new high performance containment system for use with its Xcelodose® precision powder micro-dosing system.   The Xceloprotect™ has been designed…

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Vacuum Drying Oven/ Tray Dryer – Product of the Month

PSL’s CakeStand Tray Dryer is a vacuum drying oven with an innovative hanging shelf design providing enhanced drying for high grade, temperature and oxygen sensitive products. We achieved a maximum recorded temperature variation of +/- 1.0°C across the 4 heated…

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Pilot Plant SimpleFilter Dryer – Product of the Month

As an alternative to more complex and costly technologies, the SimpleFilter Dryer (SFD) is designed for a simplified filtration and drying synthesis process.   This pressure/vacuum filter dryer has a heated insulated vessel, with a filtration media attached to a…

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A new addition to Lab Scale Filtration & Drying Process

The GFD technology changed the filtration and drying process in laboratories worldwide and in 2014 we welcome a newcomer: the Metallic Lab Nutsche Filter Dryer.   The GFD technology combines filtration, cake washing and drying all in one step and…

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CakeStand Tray Dryer Heating Uniformity

      View our Emailer featuring the temperature mapping tests on our Cakestand Tray Dryer  

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Announcing Microsphere Formulation Summit Speakers and Sponsors

On Thursday 18th September delegates from international pharmaceutical groups will learn about new technologies and how to optimize their manufacturing process of polymeric microsphere drug delivery devices in an aseptic environment, from R&D to large scale production.          

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Microsphere Formulation Summit 2014

On Thursday 18th September, celebrating their 25 years of innovation, PSL will host the Microsphere Formulation Summit in Liverpool, UK. Demonstrating microsphere formulation process scale-up technologies. Delegates from international pharmaceutical groups will learn about new technologies and how to optimize…

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Microsphere Formulation Technology

Decades of experience in sterile production has led PSL to develop a unique microsphere washer dryer used for microsphere formulation. View our emailer highlighting the features and benefits of using this new technology. 

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Contained Glass Filter Dryers

        View our Emailer highlighting the specific feature benefits of the GFD®        

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Agitated Nutsche Filter Dryer

View the Emailer covering the Filter Dryer range _________________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________________ From lab scale synthesis to kilo-lab and pilot plant operations through to large scale commercial production, our Filter Dryers enable an easy and direct scale-up of the process. _________________________________________________________________________________________________  …

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Filtration Simplified

Why not simplify your filtration process with the simplefilter, a single plate pressure/vacuum filter with contained off-loading via a nitrogen purged ‘GloveBag’? As a simplified alternative to more complex and costly technologies, the simplefilter is designed for: hydrogenation, carbon filtration,…

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High Containment Retrofit for Capsule Filling Machines and Tablet Presses

Utilise your existing capsule filling machine or tablet press through retrofitting a high containment solution for the safe handling of highly potent APIs. PSL’s latest retrofit containment project on a Bosch capsule filling machine is shown below. Our client required…

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High Performance Small-Scale Production Filter Dryer

PSL’s 0.03m² Filter Dryer for kilo lab application and commercial production of highly active product. High performance operations through drying efficiency, complete heel removal, high containment processes and clean-in-place. 0.03m² filtration area with 15L liquid volume, 6L wet cake volume…

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Tray Dryers

New Tray Drying Technology PSL’s new CakeStand tray dryer provides exceptional drying abilities through a unique heat transfer system, generating total heat uniformity across all heating plates. The CakeStand tray dryer has been expertly designed by experienced process engineers to…

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Contained Powder Handling

Dispensing Isolator HIGH CONTAINMENT DISPENSING & SAMPLING – the optimum solution for laboratory to production requirements. – Expertly designed using the latest technology – Lift-up windows for easy cleaning & maintenance – Functional safety interlocks – Ergonomically located display &…

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Groundbreaking High Containment Filtration & Drying Technology

Contained Filtration PSL’s FilterBox – providing the optimum high containment filtration and drying solution for handling highly potent APIs and other highly active or cytotoxic compounds Production FilterBox 0.125m2 – 0.3m2 Fully Contained Operations Including: charging, sampling, filtration, drying, discharging, base opening and…

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Filter Dryers/Filter Driers

  Filter Dryer Scale-up Solution Optimum scale-up from lab through to production with PSL Agitated Nutsche Filter Dryers (ANFDs). – Reduce time-to-market due to reliable and repeatable technology. – Maximum productivity through PSL’s pioneering direct heel recovery system. – Optimum…

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