Warm and Colorful Goodbye from Bart

After 136 posts filled with knowledge, Bart announced his retirement. Read here his goodbye message. →

Go Big or Go Home: Scaling-up Spray Drying Processes from Laboratory to Industrial Scale

Bart explains the differences between performing spray drying on a laboratory and industrial scale. →

Don’t be a Drip: Perform Chromatography in a Flash

Bart describes the processes of open column and flash chromatography and explains the critical factors that need to be considered when switching approach. →

Protein Preservation: Critical Factors Affecting Freeze Drying Formulations

Bart compares freeze drying formulas with soil preparation to explain how best to preserve and freeze dry proteins and peptides. →

In Pursuit of Purity: Chiral Column Screening and the Separation of Ketaprofen using SFC

Bart explains the importance of column screening in SFC, using the example of separating ketoprofen. →

Understanding Energy Balance to Optimize Lab Efficiency: Rotary Evaporation

Bart explains how the Laws of Thermodynamics influence energy balance in the laboratory. →

Keeping your Cool: Essential Tips for Freeze Dryer Maintenance

Bart gives some useful tips for how to maintain freeze drying equipment to ensure its longevity and guarantee optimal performance. →

A Tale of Two Techniques: How to Choose between prep HPLC and prep SFC

Bart explains how to choose between prep HPLC and prep SFC. →

The Explosive Truth: Unpacking the importance of ATEX certification.

Bart explains the ATEX directives and how EX-proof instruments ensure safety in high-risk environments. →

A Breath of Fresh Air: Formulating Inhalable Drugs through Spray Drying

Bart explains how inhalable drugs work and how to create them using spray drying. →

As Easy as ABC: How to Use the Van Deemter Equation to Optimize Your Chromatography

Bart explains the Van Deemter Equation and explains how it is used to optimize different chromatography methods, such as, prep HPLC and prep SFC. →