Planning double-door autoclave for cleanrooms

Lee Oakley looks at the factors involved in planning the installation of a double-door autoclave.

Ensuring sample integrity in cleanroom environments

La-Pha-Pack stainless steel crimping tools provide secure vial closure

Mass spec certified vials presentation online

Following the recent launch of the industry's first pre-cleaned chromatography vials - the National Scientific MS certified vials - data...

Robots offer vaccination packaging accuracy

When it comes to packaging life-saving and expensive pharmaceuticals, robots provide a precision that not only meets stringent safety guidelines but also improves efficiency. Claudia B Flisi reports.

Capping technologies rise to throughput challenge

As demand continues to grow for reagents, the latest capping technologies are focused on speed and accuracy. Sean Ottewell reports.

How to avoid and respond to FDA criticisms

Ken Appel reports on how manufacturers can keep on top of regulations for temperature, humidity and controlled environments.

Measures bought valuable time

Containment measures introduced in Vietnam to prevent the spread of the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza did not succeed in halting the virus, but may have bought health services and clinical researchers valuable time.

Bacteria could improve digestive health

The researchers used a colony of mice raised in a large plastic bubble, called an isolator, that was completely sterile, lacking even a single bacterium.

Seeing disease may trigger immune response

Just seeing someone who looks sick is enough to make your immune system work harder, according to a new study in which volunteers looked at pictures of sick people.

Sticky problem for biscuit manufacturer

An international biscuit company wanted to transfer a highly viscous jam concentrate and an unusually high viscosity yoghurt from 200 litre drums to a twin hopper system on a biscuit enveloper.

No spout required with new aseptic filling technology

JBT FoodTech's new patented Aseptic filling technology has been tested through the Italian 2009 Tomato season. This aseptic filler is specifically designed to fill pouches without the need for a spout.

Membrane Filter - Performance Validation Guide

Porvair Filtration Group, a leader in filtration and separation technologies, has developed a new 24-page validation guide for its Fluorofil membrane cartridges.

Cleaning Services for Critical Environments

EP Scientific offers a fully flexible custom cleaning service for any facility utilizing critical environments, whether its cleaning needs are high or low volume.

Studying protein folding

A new technique to study protein dynamics in living cells has been created and evidence yielded from the new method indicates that an in...

Simplex Isolation Systems

Simplex products - cleanrooms, softwalls, strip doors, aluminium framing, hardware and more - are designed as modular units for easy...

Antiviral that fights multitude of viruses

One potential weapon against viruses is a small-molecule broad spectrum antiviral that will fight a host of viruses by attacking them through some feature common to an entire class of viruses.

Automated filling and capping systems for clinical trial facility

A novel vial filler and capping unit installed at a bio-therapeutic product manufacturing plant has done away with cleaning validation and cross-contamination at the same time as simplifying product changeover. Sean Ottewell reports.

Planning a double-door autoclave for clean rooms

In the majority of cases double-door autoclaves can generally be considered to be a bespoke design. Terry Ashenden looks at planning.

No spout required with new aseptic technology

New patented aseptic filling technology from JBT FoodTech is specifically designed to fill pouches without the need for a spout.

Fighting Ug99 and other wheat rusts

Wheat experts from 26 countries warn that rapidly-moving, wind-borne transboundary wheat diseases continue to threaten food security and wheat genetic diversity worldwide as they vowed new action to isolate and interrupt the steady march of...




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