Filtration
Perform a Cat Fines Test for Sail or no Sail Indication
Cat fines can still remain undetected in heavy fuel oil (HFO) and consequently enter the marine engine system, even when the ignition and combustion characteristics of fuel have been tested and proven...
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Optimizing a Cell Culture Media Filtration Process | Case Study
A biopharmaceutical customer was reviewing its process for tryptone soya broth (TSB) and vegetable soya broth (VSB) production. The existing process incorporated five-step filtration, using...
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Standardization and Control - Protecting Your People, Product and Reputation
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it”. Wise words from Warren Buffet. And in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, these words certainly ring true. Process variation or...
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Understanding Hydrophobicity and Oleophobicity
Medical device manufacturers rely on membrane microfiltration media to filter, vent and protect a wide range of sensitive equipment and instrumentation. The combination of consistent airflow,...
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Improve Accuracy and Efficiency by Tackling the Eight Wastes of Lean
The principles and practices of lean manufacturing are widely used in industries across the globe to continuously improve processes, drive efficiencies and reduce costs. Even in...
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How to Select Membrane Vents to Protect Automotive Components
One the biggest challenges for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in automotive manufacturing is ensuring reliable operation and long-term performance of equipment. Liquid and...
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Extraction of Emulsion Mist From CNC Machine Tools Improves Air Quality
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining is a process where computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programs are used to control the steps and functions of machine tool...
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How to Perform a Ferrous Wear Test for Oil Samples
Do you need to detect ferrous wear particles in machinery? Are you working remotely, onboard a vessel, or onsite in a less than ideal environment? Ferrous wear meters allow users to measure ferrous...
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Top Frequently Asked Questions About PCO2 Quality Incident Protection
Carbon dioxide (CO2), a colorless, odorless, noncombustible gas, is widely used in the food and beverage industry during the bottling process as a carbonation agent for soft drinks, beer and...
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Mycoplasma Contamination - Detection and Elimination
When compared to bacterial contamination, Mycoplasma contamination isn't immediately obvious. The outcome of any contamination event is the same — the disposal of the contaminated media...
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Preventing Product Losses During Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
In a world where we measure on-time delivery, is 98 percent really acceptable? It sounds good but in the supply chain of the pharmaceutical industry, what is the impact on the 2 percent of patients...
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How to Lower Energy Consumption Without Compromising Compressed Air Quality
Compressed air is used throughout industrial manufacturing, often for applications that cannot be replaced by electricity. The drive to reduce energy consumption and costs creates a dilemma...
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Mycoplasma Contamination - Why So Serious?
Mycoplasma contamination poses a serious threat to biopharmaceutical manufacturers. But it's the specific characteristics of Mycoplasma that make it such a challenge. Mycoplasma characteristics differ...
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CO2 Quality Incident Protection for Fountain Drink Dispense
Carbonated soft drinks (CSD) are popular around the globe with billions sold each year. Carbonated beverages are available in bottles, cans or through fountain dispense — often used in quick-serve...
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Tackling the Source of Mycoplasma Contamination in Biopharmaceutical Processes
Mycoplasma contamination can have a devastating effect on drug manufacturers but what are the factors make a bioprocess vulnerable to Mycoplasma contamination and what measures can be put in place to...
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From Saltwater to Safe Water - Disaster Recovery Efforts
A key part of Purpose is recognizing that Parker people and technologies have a vital role to play in making the world a better place. We call it Leading with Purpose and it's one of the core ideas at...
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Air Cleaning System Improves Air Quality at a NYC Restaurant
Being a caring and responsible neighbor is always important, especially when you are a newcomer looking to make a big splash in the New York City restaurant scene and develop a faithful clientele....
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Microfiltration and Venting Solutions for Medical Devices
Over the years, medical device manufacturers have improved their products to become highly reliable, compact and non-intrusive. Users benefit from preemptive monitoring of critical measures, proper...
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Air Collection System Improves Air Quality at Metal Fabrication Plant
Many metalworking facilities feature large, open workspaces. While ideal for large scale production, this setting presents challenges for air quality and in assuring clean air in the work environment....
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Is Your Compressed Air Purity Validated? Infographic
Is your manufacturing plant's compressed air purity validated? Perhaps the methods you are employing to check the purity or quality of the air in your facility are only indicative? Is there...
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