Powder handling

Powder handling and containment are critical aspects of pharmaceutical and chemical processes. In addition to conveying powder in an efficient way, there is also the need to keep the product free from contamination as well as keep the operator free from exposure to the product, especially when hazardous media is involved.

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As an innovator in the field of powder handling, De Dietrich Process Systems is dedicated to continued improvement of transfer solutions and bulk handling solutions through incorporating proven concepts with cutting-edge technologies.

Safe and customized solutions

De Dietrich Process Systems can design a solution that safely moves your powder from one place to another in an ergonomic and contained manner, utilizing the dense phase flow operating principle.

Simply define the constraints of your process and De Dietrich Process Systems can incorporate your requirements into a transfer solution that fits your needs, while maintaining product integrity and operational safety.

Additionally, our engineered systems team can provide an entire powder handling system fully supported by De Dietrich Process Systems, with a variety of customizable options (cGMP design, PLC controls or pneumatic controls), and validation packages for FDA services including Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).

Our three main areas of expertise in powder handling are

  • Transfer Solutions

De Dietrich Process Systems' multipurpose powder transfer solutions are designed to handle a range of applications, from rigorous, high purity pharmaceutical applications to the bulk requirements of the chemical industry. The Powder Pump is the basis of our transfer capabilities: this technology maximizes your product handling safety, effectively preventing cross contamination and improving the cleanliness of your facility.

  • Bulk Handling Solutions

Charging and discharging process equipment with powder is an essential and regular industrial operation. During production it is invaluable to be able to fill and empty a wide range of receivers. Each process or package has different handling requirements, making flexible integration critical. De Dietrich Process Systems' bulk handling solutions provide the flexibility needed to manage your process needs in a safe, productive and contained manner.

  • Powder Handling Services

De Dietrich Process Systems offers a range of comprehensive services, giving you support throughout the life of your equipment. Our range of services includes project management, process engineering, controls (PLC/Pneumatic), validation (FAT/SAT), testing, seminars, demonstrations and more.


In order to design the best solution, De Dietrich Process Systems have equipment available for trial on customers sites, as well as testing facilities in several countries (USA, UK, India…).  Please contact us.







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