Point-of-care testing (POCT) is a rapidly expanding segment of
the healthcare industry. This expansion is driven by an
increasingly diverse array of advanced medical diagnostic equipment
that can be...
On July 8, 2019
Liquid valves are a critical component in the next generation of
analytical equipment used for clinical diagnostics, analytical
chemistry, environmental monitoring, agent detection, and other
On June 27, 2019
Market globalization, increased regulatory requirements, more
educated consumers, and today’s cultural demand for immediate
results and satisfaction are fueling the whirlwind pace of
On June 27, 2019
We are coming up on two years since the birth of FF156-75 and this
compound is one worth celebrating. If you don’t know what
FF156 is, thank you for taking a few minutes to read this blog.
On June 12, 2019
A self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) has long been standard
equipment for firefighters, rescue personnel and divers. SCBA has
even found its way into the health care industry for use by...
On May 31, 2019
Filter qualification typically involves demonstrating bacterial
retention of a filter under process simulated conditions. A crucial
first step in this is in the hands of the filter vendor, who...
On May 15, 2019
What type of flow measuring device should I use? This is a
recurring question. The choice is bounded by customer needs,
product variables and different technologies available on the
market today. It’s...
On May 7, 2019
Valve technology has come a long way with many available features.
Gas and liquid multimedia valves that are used in chemical analysis
such as Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) and
On March 8, 2019
Reliability is the quality of being trustworthy or of performing
consistently well. Here at Parker, we’ve made reliability the focus
of our products since the company was established; this has...
On March 7, 2019
Drinking water is one of the most controlled food products. The
materials of products in contact with drinking water can generate
impurities and microbial growth. This makes a significant health
On February 20, 2019
Clinical and analytical laboratories are under constant pressure to
increase throughput. Throughput is the amount of material or items
passing through a system. In this case, it’s analyzing a
On February 1, 2019
The consequences of failure during downstream processing are
severe. Following the Affinity Chromatography stage, the value of
the product increases significantly at every step. A failure at the
On January 17, 2019
Mycoplasma contamination events, although rare, can have an
enormous and immediate negative impact on biomanufacturers leading
to reduced productivity and delays in products
reaching patients. Parker...
On January 7, 2019
In a world of constant technological advances, the photonics
industry is seeing rapid growth with no signs of a slow-down.
Photonics is the branch of technology concerned with the properties
On January 4, 2019
Medical-care settings are often stressful, making it hard to rest
or sleep—both of which are important for healing and recovery. And,
as the portability of medical technology continues to...
On December 11, 2018
Throughout the world, various types of metrology applications share
a common need for increased precision. Metrology is the scientific
study of measurement. Metrology applications take some type...
On October 11, 2018
One of the challenges faced in any biopharmaceutical process is
bioburden control and containment — or how do you keep what is out,
"out" and what is in "in". For a stainless steel-based
On September 13, 2018
Gas chromatography (GC) uses a wide range of gases including
helium, hydrogen, and nitrogen as the carrier gas. The most common
carrier gas is helium. In recent years, however, the availability
On June 18, 2018
In today’s medical device industry, there is strong demand for
smaller, sleeker designs and speed to the market with the newest
breakthrough products. Engineers designing respiratory equipment,
On June 14, 2018
In radiographic tilting beds the table upon which the patient
is placed needs to be moved and controlled with smooth
precision. In this type of application, servo motors and drives
play a key role....
On May 23, 2018