It is not uncommon for companies to spend three months making a batch of drugs worth $30 million only to have a faulty diaphragm threaten batch contamination and force the line to shut down.
TKF Inc. offers overhead monorail, power and free conveyor systems, which in many cases, are ideal for small manufacturing plants, as well as large facilities.
The use of a “Y” marking for shipping limited quantities of dangerous goods by air will become mandatory on January 1st, 2011.
Wilden® recently made full-stroke PTFE (Teflon®) diaphragms available for use on all of its standard-setting air-operated double-diaphragm pumps.
Assured Automation presents its HP Series butterfly valves with an advanced seat design that provides bi-directional interference, as well as a pressure-assisted seal.
Cleanable magnetic rods from Keller Products, Inc. greatly extend the life of filter bags when filtering iron or steel particles.
The Reach Delivery service guarantees the secure delivery and receipt of Safety Data Sheets when shipping chemical substances to European customers.
A 20,000-pound/hour fill rate demands a fully automated bulk bag filling system—no less.
To prevent blinding in dust collection systems, consider filter type, filter size and selection of the filter media used.
Digest these prevention strategies gleaned from 2010’s pharmaceutical and food processing recalls.
Hapman’s MiniVac™ pneumatic system uses an internal filter to confine dust during conveying operations.
About two dozen homes have been evacuated and two firefighters taken to the hospital after toxic fumes were released from a chemical spill on a highway.
Assmann Corporation of America offers open-top tanks molded from a choice of virgin high density cross-link or NSF/ANSI 61 certified linear polyethylene.
AdvantaPure now offers its APST platinum-cured silicone tubing in nearly 50 sizes — from 0.03 to 1.00 inches (inner dia.) — aimed at meeting various application needs.
Faster speeds, increased weight capacity and indexing capabilities are the characteristics driving Dorner’s new 3200 Series iDrive belt conveyor. Compared to the company’s 2200 Series conveyor, the 3200 Is designed for more heavy duty industrial and packaging applications. Features a
American Fabric Filter Co. has developed the AFF portable reclaim sifter — an easy and efficient tool to sift small batches of dry powders. This versatile sifter comes with The capability for batch sifting up to 600 pounds an hour.
This agitator hopper from National Bulk Equipment offers an explosion venting system, calculated on a Kst value of 170 and Pmax of 9.5, to direct and release overpressure.
Charlie Gibney from National Bulk Equipment demonstrates the fully-automated sanitary lift-and-seal container discharger at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago.
Key High Vacuum Products recently developed its ISO-MONO line of high-vacuum valves, which are manufactured from a single piece of billet aluminum.
Dorner's dust-proof conveyor frame stops dust from accumulating under the belt and uses low-profile smart slots that don't accumulate large amounts of dust.
Bausch + Stroebel's non-contact liquid weighing sensor for vials was unveiled at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago.
According to Air Science, its mobile EDU ductless fume hood is ideal for industrial training because it comes with portability and all-around visibility.
The Cognex track-and-trace vision system is a front-end interface that collects data from a 2D barcode and other product information, and complies with the FDA's 21 CFR Part 11 rule.
Made from FDA-approved paper, the Hexacomb pallet can carry up to 8,000 pounds and won't impart odors or flavors to pharmaceutical and food products.