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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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Taking a Discrete Path to IoT ROI in Manufacturing
Author IoT Team
As the management of manufacturing plants and other assets grows more complex, integrating automated monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) at the discrete level provides a built-in safeguard...
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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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How to Eliminate Water & Vacuum Leaks Between the Brine Valve and Brine Tank
Since the advent of the semi-automatic water conditioning control valve followed by the automatic control valve, a common weakness has been the brine tubing connections between the brine valve and the...
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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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Tackling the Source of Mycoplasma Contamination 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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Industrial Manufacturing Competitiveness Requires Strategic Investment
The industrial manufacturing landscape is transforming against a backdrop of uncertainty. The shifts taking place globally in technology, advanced manufacturing, and government policy changes have...
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How Condition Monitoring Can Transform the Food and Beverage Industry
Our sense of taste is changing. We’re becoming more health-conscious of the foods and beverages we consume to living a better life. No more perplexing and hard-to-pronounce food labels. Rather,...
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Deploying a World-Class Maintenance Strategy Enables OEM Competitive Gain
Manufacturing and operations professionals are focused on how to deploy maintenance strategies that will provide advantages to their operations on a global scale. Advanced digital and...
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Is Your Compressed Air Purity Validated?
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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Six Points to Consider When Applying ISO8573-1 in a Manufacturing Facility
ISO (International Standards Organization) is the world’s largest developer and publisher of international standards. There are three ISO standards that relate to compressed air quality and testing...
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Listening, Learning and Applying Knowledge in Product Development
Although bulk filtration of a product prior to shipping was one of the first bioprocessing steps to benefit from single-use technology, it has been one of the last to benefit from...
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How to Streamline Inventory Management Through Digital Asset Tracking
As a packaging OEM, it's likely you're under intense pressure to provide the best level of service to your end customers as possible, from entire processing lines to the smallest of critical parts. At...
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How Greener Materials and Technologies Are Impacting the HVACR Industry
As forward-looking city planners react to the news of climate change by tightening building codes for heightened energy efficiency and air quality, contractors and distributors are on the front lines...
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The IoT is Transforming the HVACR Industry--Are Stakeholders Ready?
The Internet of Things (IoT) – referred to by some as Factory 4.0 or Industry 4.0 – is ushering in a revolution on the factory floor -- one with clear implications for HVACR contractors...
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Safe in the Knowledge
As an engineer, the responsibility to adopt not just the latest, but the safest technologies, never goes away. Protecting people and machinery has become, quite simply, industry’s number one...
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How Digital Assets Advance Inventory Management and Customer Retention
You've heard about digital asset tracking, and its ability to serialize parts for OEMs when they order them. But what about the longer-term benefits of these digital asset management programs? How can...
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HVACR Trends in Green Building with GreenStar and LEED
Conventional buildings, and the construction process that creates them have a substantial impact on the health and wellbeing of people and the planet. They’re costly to maintain and operate, generate...
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Making Connections? Make the Right Choice for Your Single-Use Process
Single-use solutions have been widely adopted on a global scale within the biopharmaceutical industry due to the many advantages and process improvements they offer. Key applications for single-use...
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