The use of ultrasonic atomization for encapsulation and other processes in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing

P.R. Gogate    Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India


Ultrasonic atomization can be an effective approach to get products with controlled size distribution. The chapter presents an overview of different aspects of ultrasonic atomization including mechanism, advantages over conventional approaches, reactor configurations with guidelines for selection of important operating parameters, and applications in food and pharmaceutical manufacturing. It has been established that droplet size distribution is dependent on the underlying mechanism governing generation of droplets, which can be properly controlled. Overall, ...

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