Rubery Owen Materials Test and Research Centre Launched by Mr Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands
To celebrate the collaboration of Merlin Powder Characterisation, Phoenix Materials Testing and Rotech Laboratories, within the Rubery Owen Materials Testing Division, Mr Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, officially opened The Rubery Owen Testing and Research Centre today, 12 November 2019. Rubery Owen is proud to have developed a state-of-the art testing facility in Brierley Hill, in the heart of the Black Country.
The new site combines the latest in high temperature, humidity and pressure testing capabilities along with current fatigue and thermomechanical fatigue (TMF) testing. It also houses the Merlin Powder Characterisation test facility in which the physical properties and compressibility of pharmaceutical drugs (API’s), excipients and formulations are determined by use of a hydraulic compaction simulator, coupled with the latest in compression science technology.