Material Center helps bridge lab development, market introduction.

Press Release Summary:

Able to process quantities from laboratory scale to pilot scale (few kilograms to 2,000 Kg), Innovative Materials Center (IMC) meets demands of clients who have developed new materials or modified existing materials and need to accelerate their market introduction. Subsequent mass production can then be moved to customer's facility or PPT's production facilities. Various ceramics powder development processing equipment is available to serve diverse industries/markets.

Original Press Release:

Powder Processing & Technology, LLC Opens Innovative Material Center

Materials Technology Companies Look Toward PPT to Overcome Hurdles to Commercialization

Bridging the gap between laboratory development and commercial success is a huge obstacle for materials technology companies. More and more these firms have reached out to PPT to assist them in making the transition. As a result, PPT, determined to provide the highest level of ceramic powder development service, has created an Innovative Materials Center (IMC). It is explicitly designed to meet the demands from clients who have developed new materials or modified existing materials and need to speed them to market. The Center can process quantities from laboratory scale to pilot scale (a few Kgs ~ 2,000 Kg) before moving to mass production in their own facility or in PPT’s production facilities.

PPT’s success is built on an experienced and capable staff surrounded by an existing investment in pilot scale processing assets that translate into successful development. PPT excels in understanding the needs of clients and converting a development plan into a successful product launch. Professional support is available from engineers with advanced degrees in materials engineering and over 150 years combined experience.

The types of ceramics powder development processing equipment available in the IMC include:

Spray Dryers

Rotary Calciners

Sintering Furnaces

Grinding Mills

Mixing Equipment

Classification Equipment


Mix/Blend Tanks

All are supported with a fully equipped analytical laboratory.

Among the industries/markets served by PPT are:

Energy Storage Materials

Fuel Cell (SOFC) Materials

Battery Materials

Super capacitor Materials

Electronic Materials

Catalyst Materials

Advanced Ceramic Materials

Abrasive Materials

Refractory Materials

Fire/flame Retardant Materials

Oxide Coating Materials

Inorganic Compounds

Agricultural Materials


Please email Ms. Kim Yim, IMC Director of Business Development, with any questions at:

Powder Processing & Technology, LLC, located in Valparaiso, IN, is a process development and custom processing company specializing in the powder processing of ceramics and inorganic chemicals. It has worked with many of the world’s leading materials technology companies in their quest to commercialize best in class materials technology.

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