Step-by-step selection of cleanroom disinfectants

Within a critical environment, cleanliness is of utmost importance and nowhere is more critical than an area where intravenous drugs are prepared or developed. Karen Rossington reports.

Wipes for cleanrooms: how to select the best wipe for the job

Much has been written about the use of wipes in the electronics industry, but little or nothing about the requirements for wipes within life science cleanrooms. The assumption has also been made that life science requirements are very...

Berry fibre concentrates without additives

Berry fruit juices and purees with their natural fibre content are available from Bayernwald, as well as berry fibre concentrates in a water solution.

"cleanroom market bouncing back faster than originally predicted, says online forecast"

In February, the McIlvaine 2006 world forecast for cleanroom hardware and consumables was$9.1 billion.

New plant for bulk production and purification of insulin

A new E300 million plant in Denmark combines advanced control, three dimensional design,clean-in-place technology, water purification and sterilisation in one insulin production and purification plant. eLab takes a look inside.

Latest developments in carbon filter technology for recirculating fume cabinets

Robert Monks reports the development of a range of filters with environmentally friendly carbon.

Liquid food products: premium possibilities through packaging

The liquid food industry is characterised by an increasing focus on product differentiation, achieved through new packaging materials and design, increased shelf life, consumer convenience and new products. An increased rate of innovation...

Manufacturers must continually refine equipment to retain loyalty

The feature that characterises major manufacturers of food equipment is the range of options available to bolt onto a basic platform. Driven by the increasing fickleness of today's customer, and increasingly competitive markets, most food...

hygienic containers for safe transport

Your aseptic production line is 100per cent safe and reliable but what about your packaging? Container users should be able to rely on the reliability of packaging used to transport their goods.

"aGold standard' in drug production is unnecessary, research claims"

Over-engineering in pharmaceutical companies is pushing up the cost of drugs. But these could be lowered, saving as much as £3 million on a £20 million plant.

safe weighing environment

Weighing hazardous or potent substances within conventional fume cupboards is problematic.

The design of standard cabinets creates a roll in the airflow, which disrupts the operation of sensitive analytical balances.

plastic consumables

Manufacture of precision plastic consumables by Treff is carried out by automated processes and is ISO 9001:2000 certified.

Service wing can be key to the successful laboratory operation

Modern laboratories must be able to cope with diverse requirments and, as Stefan Holler reports, the service wing is key to their sucessful operation.

Improved packaging helps eliminate damage to product in transit

There is a a huge of amount of development work going on throughout Europe to improve packaging machines. Here,

Eric Russell looks at the some of the innovations being offered by the suppliers of packaging equipment.

Eliminating mycoplasma from tissue culture

Members of the genus Mycoplasma are the smallest organisms that are capable of self-replication. They are known to cause various diseases as well as myriad problems in tissue culture. Incidence of mycoplasma contamination in cell culture...

Test facility for fluid bed drying

The MP-Micro fluid bed is a bench-top machine which allows laboratories to optimise formulations and identify process parameters for a wide range of products. It is designed for research and development projects and is claimed to have the...

High-tech laboratory systems awill meet all future demands'

Herbert Hofmann looks at a range of laboratory furniture and technology systems structured in a multi-modular way to include logistical systems, services supply and disposal systems. they also incorporate ventilation systems and facilities...


In addition to laboratory disposable products, Treff develops and manufactures customised injection-moulded components and assemblies as OEM-partner for many leading diagnostic equipment manufacturers. Manufacture is carried out by entirely...

On-line preparation techniques for plasma and in vitro sampling

The development of, and the need for, faster drug discovery techniques in a highly competitive pharmaceutical industry has resulted in ever increasing numbers of pre-clinical biological samples to be analysed. By Dr Denise Wailwroth.

Safe vacuum aspiration of liquids in biosafety level 1, 2 and 3 laboratories

The VACUSAFE Laboratory Aspiration System from INTEGRA is designed to provide simple, reliable and safe aspiration of hazardous waste...



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