Tablet Presses: A (Very) Basic Guide

Here at Federal Equipment Company, when we talk about tablets, we are not referring to handheld electronic devices.  We are talking about solid dose pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, vitamins and supplements and a wide array of chemical and household products including batteries and detergents.  Here are some of the basics on how tablets are made. Tablets are formed […]

Fluidized Bed Granulation for Pharmaceutical Applications

Fluid bed granulation has been a part of solid-dose pharmaceutical manufacturing for decades. The equipment mixes and granulates materials with almost no moving parts. Inside the fluid bed, particles are “fluidized” using a stream of air and a granulating solution mist is added. The liquid binder causes the particles to aggregate and form granules. The […]

Bliss Pellet Manufacturing Equipment

Pellet Manufacturing Equipment for Biomass Industries The biomass industry creates fuel from scrap lumber, forest debris, and other organic, renewable and sustainable materials.  That fuel can be used to generate electricity and other forms of power.  Additionally, hardwood pellets are rapidly becoming home-barbecue phenomena.  Bliss Industries has been a trusted name advancing the wood pellet and biomass industries with reliable […]

Surplus BASF Equipment For Sale

Federal Equipment Company partners with numerous companies to provide used assets from prominent companies, such as BASF Inc. Below are several featured items from Federal Equipment Company’s BASF-supplied inventory. Review Federal Equipment Company’s BASF Assets  15 HP Ross Disperser, S/S, Model PBA-140 Used 15 hp Ross slow speed disperser Model PBA-140 15 hp, 230/460 volt […]

GREAT OPPORTUNITY: Pamasol Aerosol Foam Filling Line

Pamasol Aerosol Foam Filling Line Item # 2620-1 Used Pamasol DHI line, installed brand new in 2011 Has run only 40,000 cans (approximately), then shut down Class 1, Div 2 line; can run 120 cans per minute Current set up: 35mm-45mm diameter x 40mm-60mm can height Product includes: Accumulation Table Pamasol Cleaner and Printer Groninger […]

AUCTION ANNOUNCEMENT: Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing Equipment

Cleveland, Ohio – Cleveland-based Federal Equipment Company is partnering with Heritage Global Inc. to auction the assets of a Major Sterile Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturer in Bedford, OH (Cleveland), which was formerly owned by West-Ward.. The online auction will be held July 26-27. In order to bid on this online auction, which is more than 1000 lots, […]

Used-Equipment Dealers Offer Cost Savings – BioProcess International – March 2012

Used-Equipment-Cost-Savings Federal Equipment Company frequently authors and/or contributes to significant thought leadership pieces in prominent industry magazines/sites. Attached is an excerpt and pdf download of a piece our COO Matt Hicks wrote for BioProcess International. Used with permission from BioProcess International. EXCERPT: “The loss of a patent for a branded drug product leads to opportunities […]

Federal Equipment Company, Corporate Capabilities Brochure.

Federal Equipment Company Capability Brochure. Federal Equipment Company has been a trusted source for reliable, used equipment for more than 50 years and is one of the largest suppliers of pharmaceutical processing and packaging machinery. We are a company with a history of industry expertise and the resources to support our global customers.