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Challenges of Commercial Vehicle Electrification
In 1933, Kenworth Motor Truck Co. became the first American truck manufacturer to introduce the Cummins 4 cylinder, 100 hp, HA4 model diesel engine as standard equipment. By 1938 the first...
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EMI Shielding Honeycomb Air Vent Panel Design Features
Honeycomb air vent panels are used to help cool electronics with airflow and while maintaining electromagnetic interference (EM) shielding. Recently, our team of experts held a webinar on...
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Continuous Improvement Earns Aerospace Top Scores for Customer Service
For over a century Parker Aerospace has been an aerospace industry leader both as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and provider of aftermarket repair, maintenance, and overhaul (MRO) services....
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How a Self-Retaining Static Seal Efficiently Seals Bores in Non-Pressurized Applications
What can be done if a bore requires radial sealing but lack of a lead-in chamfer prevents the installation of a seal? A situation like this occurs for instance when an existing bore should be closed...
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How Tailored Single-Use Fluid Management Systems Benefit Biopharma Manufacturers
As well as pharmaceutical production based on complex organic molecules, manufacturing of advanced biologic drugs and vaccines must ensure that in-process contamination risks are mitigated...
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Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad – Your Questions Answered (Part II)
This is the second part in a two-part blog post series answering the questions you asked during the webinar Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad now, available on-demand. Missed part 1? View it...
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Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad – Your Questions Answered (Part I)
This is the first part in a two-part blog post series answering the questions you asked during the webinar Selecting a Thermal Gel or Thermal Gap Pad now, available on-demand. The objective of thermal...
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Sterilization of Cell Culture Media - Taking on the Challenges
Cell culture media is a key component of upstream bioprocessing needed to encourage the growth and survival of cells. This is vital to achieving a viable cell density and, ultimately, the...
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Reduce Downtime and Costly Seal Replacements: Seal Failure Diagnosis Part 2
As mentioned in part one of our seal failure blog series, O-ring and seal failures are often due to a combination of failure modes, making root cause difficult to uncover. It's important to gather...
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Reduce Downtime and Costly Seal Replacements: Seal Failure Diagnosis Part 1
There are many situations where an O-Ring may not last as long as one thinks that it should. When the expectation is realistic and yet the seal fails earlier than expected, the...
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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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Early Adoption Single-Use Technology Can Ensure Successful Process Scale-Up
Whether you are running a process in a 30,000 L bioreactor in fed-batch mode, a 200 L continuous process, or have scaled-out (rather than up), you will start at small scale and look to increase the...
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A Guide to Biopharmaceutical Filter Qualification
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...
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Mycoplasma Contamination: Understanding the Risks and Taking on the Challenges
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...
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How VFD Technology on Hydraulic Power Units Helps Improve Performance | Case Study
Combining electronic and hydraulic technologies can add efficiency and functionality to machinery and processes that use hydraulic pressure to operate. The hydraulic power unit (HPU), a workhorse...
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The Benefits of Changing Your Microbial Stabilisation Process to Sterile Filtration
Brewers who wish to reach their sustainability goals - and produce more stable, fresher beer - should consider embracing a technology which is changing the face of the brewing industry. New...
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Filtration and Biopharmaceutical Process Protection
Effective filtration is vital to process protection and factors such as filter selection, testing and optimization can have an impact on process risk. Here we examine the factors to consider when...
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Protecting Your Bioprocess From the Risk of Human Error
In Parker Bioscience’s webinar entitled Protect The Process, Protect The Patient, the concern that biopharmaceutical manufacturers have regarding the impact of human error on their processes was all...
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A Guide to Business Continuity Planning for Biomanufacturers
Picture the scene: Unprecedented rainfall and poor flood defences causes flooding to a biopharmaceutical facility, damaging equipment, making large areas of a site unsafe and inaccessible, and...
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Protecting Your Process From Mycoplasma Contamination
Plant shutdown, a shortage of key products, patients unable to access important drugs, profits hit … the consequences of a biological contamination can be devastating for a...
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