What is an Intensifier Pump and How Can It Help Homogenization?

Posted by David Shechter on Jul 11, 2016 12:30:00 PM

intensifier pump and homogenizationAs a researcher/scientist who uses (or may use) a homogenizer in experimental technique and product manufacturing, you can appreciate the value of a diverse and high-quality machine. BEE International (BEEI), a company which both designs and manufactures homogenizers, uses proprietary technology to elevate its products above the competitors. In particular, BEEI’s intensifier pump introduces unique and specific benefits to the homogenization process. Below is an overview of these benefits and insight into how they can improve your own applications.

BEEI’s intensifier pump is one component of a homogenizer pumping system that produces constant pressure and eliminates contamination. It is found in each DeBEE model, which means that it is accessible to applications in each stage of the product development process. From the laboratory DeBEE used for R&D to the pilot-plant DeBEE for clinical testing, and to the industrial homogenizer used in manufacturing, the intensifier pump found in a homogenization system helps to impart pressures of up to 45,000 PSI. This intensive pressure is key to the unique power of the DeBEE homogenizer model, as it is not only effective but also efficient. While many other homogenizer models require more than 3 passes for a desired outcome, the 1-2 passes achieved by the DeBEE saves time and money on reagents and chemicals.

At this point, you may be wondering how specifically the intensifier pump can be helpful in your own homogenization applications. The pressure created largely through the intensifier pumps helps to achieve both particle size reduction and a homogenous mixture. The need for these two results is seen across fields, primarily within the pharmaceutical, food, and biotechnology industries; for example, synthesis of drugs like tablets and spray development of nanoparticles to be incorporated into innovative medicines is dependent on reduced droplet size. And homogenization of milk, pharmaceutical syrups, and various food products is dependent on the intensifier pump’s constant process.

BEE International: The Homogenizer Advantage

On determining which homogenizer will be right for your lab, begin your search with BEE International Technology. We are globally recognized among laboratory managers and researchers for their high quality products and excellent customer support. Particle size reduction is just one of a variety of applications for our homogenizers; nano/micro emulsions, cell lysis, lipids, suspensions, and dispersions are also easily achievable. Additionally, the homogenizer processes can be controlled to suit your product, which will allow you to customize to your cell type. And finally, the equipment is easy to use, produces higher yield in less time, and achieves results that are reproducible and scalable.

Learn more about how BEE homogenizers can improve your experimentation by contacting us today. 

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