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April 1, 2014
While air-sensitive materials may not be a part of every chemical process, certain catalysts, OLED (organic light-emitting diode) applications, inert gas welding, lithium-ion battery applications and other chemical processes do, indeed, require the inclusion of air-sensitive materials. And, when such materials are present at either research or mass-production scale, it can create an abundance of challenges...
October 1, 2013
The CSD Aseptic Series of hygienic centrifugal pumps is suitable for transferring liquids in food, beverage, pharmaceutical, ultra-pure and other process applications where hygiene is critical...
April 1, 2013
Single-use equipment has come a long way from its modest origins as a convenient storage and transportation method. As a matter of fact, recent market trends and business drivers have made disposable equipment, with its inherent benefits, so attractive to the biotechnology and biopharmaceutical industries that they’ve begun requesting and implementing entire systems for use throughout the process...
February 1, 2013
The newly launched Sartoguard NF prefilter series feature a unique combination of high-performance polyethersulfone (PES) membranes and nanofleece technology. This is said to be the first time that PES nanofleece material...
November 1, 2012
The MBPX 810H separation system is a mobile, easily installed plug-and-play module developed for microbiological applications, such as cell cultures, bacteria, rDNA products and vaccines. It is used for removing suspended...
October 1, 2012
The P-Series Venturi Loaders are designed specifically for conveying powders in sanitary food, pharmaceutical and chemical applications. The P-Series products can be used for loading hoppers, as...
September 1, 2012
The new GEMÜ 505 (hand-operated; photo) and 555 (pneumatic) angle seat valves were developed for pure steam shutoff valves, and are available in nominal sizes from DN 8 to DN 80. The valves provide an alternative to the...
September 1, 2012
The MFO actuator from the proven 812/813 Series is a pneumatic actuator that was specially designed to be compatible with sterile and fine-chemical applications, and is particularly well suited for the tight space...
September 1, 2012
The CakeStand Tray Dryer utilizes a unique heat-transfer system that heats uniformly across all heating plates. The patent-pending design of the system features enhanced ergonomics through optimal...
August 1, 2012
This company has introduced the world’s first single-use diaphragm valve with pneumatic actuator, which allows a paradigm shift to single-use technology: from manual systems that can be automated for fault free operation and with complying documentation. In the manufacture of small...
July 1, 2012
This bioprocessing tubing is weldable Watson-Marlow Tubing, PureWeld XL tubing is a weldable tube for the biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries, and is designed for high-purity and secure peristaltic pumping. A high-quality tube capable of completely secure welding, PureWeld XL allows for connector-free fluid paths to be assembled in minutes. PureWeld XL was developed in the company’s...
April 1, 2012
This company’s latest retrofit containment project included a Bosch capsule-filling machine that was completed for a U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer. The...
April 1, 2012
This company has developed an adapter system for measuring instruments with hygienic connections, which meet the stringent requirements of sterile processes. The adapter consists of a...
February 1, 2012
Solutions for high-purity piping code You ran a most illuminating article based on the new ASME code (July 2011, New Piping Code for High-Purity Processes, pp. 49–53), and I have been examining the welding industry’s response to the new challenges. Recent years have witnessed an exponentially increasing demand for improvements in piping fabrication quality. The introduction of a new ASME piping...
February 1, 2012
The GFD (glass filter dryer) FilterBox containment system is a small-scale solution to this company’s larger FilterBox products. The FilterBox consists of an agitated nutsche filter dryer (ANFD) or GFD completely integrated within a PSL...
February 1, 2012
The Bio aseptic transfer valve is said to set new standards for the safe and clean transfer of sensitive product from process to process. The Bio overcomes issues with traditional methods of transfer where there is a brief time period prior to docking the device...
December 1, 2011
The Flexel for Magnetic Mixers product range now includes two new volumes of 1,500 and 2,000 L, as additions to the existing 50–1,000-L range of capacities offered as standard. Flexel for Magnetic Mixers is a...
September 1, 2011
Maintaining high-purity conditions in the chemical process industries (CPI) depends in large part on the techniques used for sterilization. As a method to inactivate or eliminate potentially harmful microbes, sterilization can be achieved through a number of different approaches, such as moist-heat (steam), radiation, ethylene oxide treatment and newer technologies. Each approach has advantages and...
September 1, 2011
The CakeStand Tray Dryer uses a unique heat-transfer system that ensures uniformity across all heating plates. The ergonomically designed unit has features, such as a pivoting...
May 19, 2011
With the new Duo-SAS-360 Isolator, it is now possible to monitor the critical microbiological quality of air in cleanrooms and isolators...
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