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9084944 Spray-drying apparatus and methods of using the same  
A spray-drying apparatus includes a drying chamber that has a first end, a second end, and at least one side wall extending between the first and second ends to define an interior of the drying...
9034224 Method for making polyamide particles  
This disclosure relates to a method of preparing polyamide particles. The method include spray drying a solution containing a polyamide to form polyamide particles having an average diameter of...
9034799 Thermoset nanocomposite particles, processing for their production, and their use in oil and natural gas drilling applications  
Use of two different methods, either each by itself or in combination, to enhance the stiffness, strength, maximum possible use temperature, and environmental resistance of thermoset polymer...
9023258 Spray drying vancomycin  
A method and formulation for preparing spray dried vancomycin. In various embodiment, the formulation includes vancomycin HCl (10-20%) and one or more of the following PEG (0-5%), mannitol (0-5%),...
8986587 System and method for making polyethylene terephthalate sheets and objects  
A system for making PET objects including a means for reacting a first PET precursor and a second PET precursor to produce a PET melt; a means for flowing the PET melt to a valve having at least...
8974986 Method for producing metal-supported carbon, method for producing crystals consisting of fullerene molecules and fullerene nanowhisker/nanofiber nanotubes, and apparatus for producing the same  
A method for producing metal-supported carbon includes supporting metal microparticles on the surface of carbon black, by a liquid-phase reduction method, in a thin film fluid formed between...
8968769 Orally disintegrative dosage form  
The present invention features an orally disintegrating dosage form including from about 5% to about 40%, by weight, of at least one hydrated salt and a pharmaceutically active agent, wherein the...
8946200 Pharmaceutically active nanosuspensions  
The present disclosure is directed at a pharmaceutically active nanoparticle suspension that may be optically clear. Such suspensions may be formed by selective dissolution of a pharmaceutically...
8894893 Method of preparing silica aerogel granules  
A method of preparing transparent or nontransparent silica aerogel granules. The method includes forming a granular wet gel by spraying a silica sol into alcohol, the silica sol being prepared by...
8883052 Polyvinyl butyral resin pellet, and method for producing the same  
According to the present invention, a polyvinyl butyral resin pellet is provided that gives off little odor when produced and handled, as well as has a high apparent density and favorable...
8877243 Cross-linked polysaccharide composition  
A process for making cross-linked polysaccharide gels, particularly cross-linked hyaluronic acid gels, under basic conditions. The resulting gels possess improved degradation characteristics, and...
8846035 Methods for preparing polymer microparticles  
The present invention describes methods and tools for preparing a population of monodisperse polymer microparticles, which are of particular interest in the field of drug delivery.
8840816 Making nanocrystalline mesoporous spherical particles  
Spherical particles of one or more elemental metals and carbon are prepared from a precursor in the form of a metal oleate. The metal oleate precursor is dispersed in a liquid vehicle and aerosol...
8841378 Polymeric particles and processes for preparation of polymeric particles that involve molding  
Polymeric particles having a size of about 0.1 to about 100 microns comprising at least two different phase separated polymers, at least one pigment, and at least one additive, where the pigment...
8828443 Method for making homogeneous spray-dried solid amorphous drug dispersions utilizing modified spray-drying apparatus  
Conventional spray-drying methods are improved by incorporation of a pressure nozzle and a diffuser plate to improve the flow of drying gas and a drying chamber extension to increase drying time,...
8828285 Particulate production apparatus and particulate production method, and toner preparation apparatus and toner preparation method  
A particulate production apparatus, including a droplet discharger to discharge a liquid including a particulate element which is solidified to become a particulate; and a pressure controller to...
8821771 Flame spray pyrolysis method for forming nanoscale lithium metal phosphate powders  
A flame spray pyrolysis method for making nanoscale, lithium ion-conductive ceramic powders comprises providing a precursor solution comprising chemical precursors dissolved in an organic solvent,...
8784894 Methods and devices for forming treatment agent carriers  
A method is described including passing a solution having a biodegradable polymer, a solvent and a treatment agent through an electrocharged nozzle to form particles encapsulating the treatment...
8778239 Particulate production method  
A method of producing particulate, including introducing an initial liquid including a particulate component in a lower concentration than that of a liquid including a particulate component or no...
8778478 Assemblies comprising block co-polymer films and nanorods  
Provided is an assembly including a block co-polymer film and a plurality of nano-rods; where the plurality of nano-rods are oriented at the surface of the block co-polymer film, substantially...
8728361 Making nanostructured porous hollow spheres with tunable structure  
Hollow, porous, spherical metal-carbon composite particles, having nanostructures, are prepared from suitable precursor solutions containing metal-organic ligand coordination complexes with...
8721937 Method for making polyamide particles  
This disclosure relates to a method of preparing polyamide particles. The method include spray drying a solution containing a polyamide to form polyamide particles having an average diameter of...
8721936 Devices and methods for forming non-spherical particles  
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide for devices, methods for forming non-spherical particles, and the like.
8715545 Systems and methods for forming high performance compressible objects  
The present systems and methods utilize a polyamic acid solution as a precursor to form a polyimide bead having desired properties. The polyamic acid solution may be formed into a polyamic acid...
8709310 Spray drying vancomycin  
A method and formulation for preparing spray dried vancomycin. In various embodiment, the formulation includes vancomycin HC1 (10-20%) and one or more of the following PEG (0-5%), mannitol (0-5%),...
8685293 Control of particle formation at the nanoscale  
Our invention allows for control of particle formation at the nanoscale, providing a means to control nanoparticle and nanostructure formation using feedback on the fly from nanoparticle...
8663702 Microparticles, microparticle dispersion and method and apparatus for producing the same  
A method and an apparatus enabling manufacture of a microparticle dispersion liquid at high efficiency in a short time while suppressing drug degradation, etc., are provided. In a dissolving step,...
8663511 Encapsulated materials and methods for encapsulating materials  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a method for applying a force to at least one of an inner stream, an outer stream or both of a combined...
8652366 Aerosol-mediated particle synthesis  
Disclosed are aerosol-mediated methods for synthesizing particles for biomedical and drug delivery applications. The method is based on the production of particles from sprayed polymeric micro or...
8642091 Method for producing solid-lipid composite drug particles  
A method of producing solid composite lipid/drug nanoparticles that includes the steps of: (1) dissolving a lipid and a drug in a suitable organic solvent to form a solution; (2) emulsifying the...
8632326 Manufacturing device of spherical magnesium fine powder  
A device for manufacturing finely powdered spherical magnesium includes a gas compressor that compresses argon gas, a gas heating unit that heats the compressed argon gas, and a tundish that...
8628851 Method for encapsulating a liquid  
The invention provides a method for encapsulating a liquid, which method comprises the steps of providing a suspension of droplets of the liquid to be encapsulated; stabilizing the suspension of...
8613953 Method for obtaining solid micro- or nanoparticles  
The invention provides a novel method for obtaining solid micro- or nanoparticles with a homogeneous structure. A method is provided for obtaining solid micro- or nanoparticles with a homogeneous...
8608993 Mechanically strong, thermally stable, and electrically conductive nanocomposite structure and method of fabricating same  
A nanocomposite structure and method of fabricating same are provided. The nanocomposite structure is a polymer in an extruded shape with carbon nanotubes (CNTs) longitudinally disposed and...
8603373 Method for producing particles, method for producing toner, and apparatus for producing particles  
A method for producing particles, including: bringing a compressive fluid into contact with a pressure plastic material, so as to produce a melt of the pressure plastic material; and discharging...
8585942 Process and arrangement for producing particles utilizing subcritical fluids  
A method for producing particles of predetermined sized and/or morphology of a substance in a production arrangement comprising the steps of: i) mixing within a spray nozzle and under flow...
8580476 Method for preparing particulate release agent, toner using the particulate release agent, and method for preparing the toner  
A toner for developing an electrostatic image is provided. The toner includes at least a binder resin; a colorant; and a particulate release agent. The particulate release agent is prepared by...
8562874 Method for preparation of well-dispersed, discrete nanoparticles by spray drying techniques  
A method for preparing uniquely sized nanoparticles of CaF2 by simultaneously spray drying a first NH4F and a biocompatible salt solution and a second Ca(OH)2 and biocompatible salt solution to...
8562772 Process for applying a layered structure on a lens  
This invention relates to an improvement for applying a layered structure onto a convex surface of a lens. After thermoforming the layered structure, a curvature direction of the layered structure...
8557154 Process for production of polyolefin pellets  
A process for the production of polyolefin pellets by cuffing a raw material which contains a molten polyolefin resin and which is extruded from an extrusion orifice (121) of a die (12) into...
8535720 Method and apparatus for enhanced size reduction of particles  
The present invention provides methods and apparatus for producing particles via supercritical fluid processing. In one embodiment, the method includes expanding a supercritical fluid plasticized...
8501055 Toner manufacturing method, a toner manufacturing apparatus, and a toner  
A toner manufacturing method, a toner manufacturing apparatus, and a toner are disclosed. The toner manufacturing apparatus includes a droplet generating unit that includes a thin film in which...
8500427 Method and apparatus for forming nano-particles  
Nano-scale particles of materials can be produced by vaporizing material and allowing the material to flow in a non-violently turbulent manner into thermal communication with a cooling fluid,...
8501232 Process of forming and modifying particles and compositions produced thereby  
The present invention relates to processes for forming particles including drugs in a solution, changing the bulk or surface properties of a drug particle, and/or microencapsulating drug...
8492316 Method for the fracture stimulation of a subterranean formation having a wellbore by using impact-modified thermoset polymer nanocomposite particles as proppants  
A method for fracture stimulation of a subterranean formation includes providing a thermoset polymer nanocomposite particle precursor composition comprising a polymer precursor mixture, dispersed...
8476367 Pelletized plastic compounds and method of manufacture  
A pellet is formed by a method includes, in one embodiment, dispersing up to about 95% by weight of thermoset rubber particles into a carrier resin to form the plastic compound. The carrier resin...
8466093 Thermoset nanocomposite particles, processing for their production, and their use in oil and natural gas drilling applications  
Use of two different methods, either each by itself or in combination, to enhance the stiffness, strength, maximum possible use temperature, and environmental resistance of thermoset polymer...
8461087 Method for the fracture stimulation of a subterranean formation having a wellbore by using impact-modified thermoset polymer nanocomposite particles as proppants  
A method for fracture stimulation of a subterranean formation includes providing a thermoset polymer nanocomposite particle precursor composition comprising a polymer precursor mixture, dispersed...
8454344 Magnetic clamp for underwater pelletizer  
An underwater pelletizer is presented having an electromagnetic clamp that includes an electromagnetic ring body having a series of electromagnets disposed along a contact surface of the...
8454866 Process for the preparation of particles based on a thermoplastic polymer and powder thus obtained  
The invention relates to a process for the preparation of particles based on a thermoplastic polymer with a mean diameter of less than 1 mm. The process of the invention comprises more...