R&D and Pilot Scale Manufacturing

LATITUDE R&D and pilot scale manufacturing capabilities include developing processes for R&D scale production through pilot scale production prior to transfer to a CMO facility.

Our process development equipment includes:

  • Autoclave
  • Bag-On-Valve Aerosol Filling Machine (semi-automatic)
  • Ball mill minicer (NETZSCH)
  • Blenders (V- and bin-)
  • Biosafety hoods
  • Capsule fillers (powder)
  • Capsulgel filler/sealer system (Capsugel CFS-1000)
  • Centrifuges (low speed to ultra)
  • Coaters
  • Co-mill
  • Dessicators
  • Low shear extruders, pelletizers
  • Fitzmill
  • Fluid bed processors/coaters
  • Freeze-dryers/lyophilizers
  • HDPE bottle heat sealer
  • High shear granulator
  • High shear mixer granulator (GEA)
  • High pressure extruder (Avestin)
  • Hot melt extruders with choppers
  • Homogenizers
  • Jetmill
  • Laminar flow hood
  • Microfluidizers (pilot to manufacturing scale)
  • Microfuge (refrigerated)
  • Minibeader
  • Mixers (regular, high shear, pilot scale, planetary)
  • Planetary micro mill
  • Resin grinders
  • Robotic liquid handler
  • Rotavaps
  • Sonicators
  • Soni-Sifter
  • Speedvac
  • Spheronizer (Marumerizer)
  • Spray dryers
  • Sterilizers
  • Tablet presses (single, 4- and 16-station)
  • Vacuum ovens
  • Complete sets of 1-200 emulsion/liposome manufacturing equipment including microfluidizers available for lease for GMP use

Complete listing of LATITUDE’s Equipment List