From a liquid product to a powder through the atomization and drying process.

It is the process according to which a liquid product characterized by a high solids content is atomized in a hot gas stream to instantly obtain a powder. It is a form of drying but used appropriately it can be exploited to encapsulate hydrophilic and hydrophobic active compounds within different vectors, avoiding thermal degradation of the active one.

In house: BUCHI Mini spray dryer B-290.

The advantages:

  • speed, efficiency, and ease of reproduction on a large scale
  • adaptability in all sectors: pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetic and food
  • possibility of drying many components, including heat-sensitive substances


  • powders with sizes between 5-50 um, payload up to 30-35%