Filtration

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...
On February 18, 2020

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...
On February 11, 2020

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...
On February 5, 2020

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...
On February 4, 2020

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...
On February 4, 2020

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....
On January 28, 2020

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...
On January 21, 2020

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....
On January 17, 2020

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...
On January 16, 2020

Clean Air Makes Boston Hotel a Friendly Neighbor

The Four Seasons Boston Hotel is located in a 13-story structure situated in the heart of historic Boston, Massachusetts. This prestigious hotel group dedicates itself to the highest quality...
On January 10, 2020

SmogHog Eliminates Kitchen Emissions at Sandia Resort and Casino

The Sandia Resort and Casino opened to great anticipation. The Indian gaming operation’s new property in Albuquerque, New Mexico featured multiple dining options, a huge casino and over 200 sleeping...
On January 9, 2020

How to Perform a Cold Corrosion Test for Cylinder Oil

The oil used to lubricate the cylinders of large 2-stroke marine diesel engines has to contend with high temperatures and acidic products formed during the combustion of sulphur-rich bunker...
On January 8, 2020

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...
On January 7, 2020

Is Your Laboratory Lean?

Depending on how your laboratory interfaces with the manufacturing world, you may or may not have heard of “lean.” Originating in Japan decades ago, “lean management” is an ongoing, holistic approach...
On December 5, 2019

How to Solve Baghouse Airflow Restriction in Foundry Applications

Efficient operation of baghouses is an expected and necessary element of foundry productivity. These manufacturing facilities and systems assure clean and safe work environments, allowing people and...
On December 5, 2019

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...
On November 21, 2019

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...
On October 30, 2019

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...
On October 15, 2019

Extractables and Leachables - a Source of Confusion?

In the biopharmaceutical industry, extractables and leachables have come under the spotlight as stainless steel manufacturing systems have given way to single-use assemblies in...
On October 7, 2019

Best Practices for the Design and Operation of Coal Mill Dust Collectors

Today, cement manufacturing plants have to contend with a double-edged sword: How do they reduce production costs and still meet environmental regulations? How do they accomplish their goals and...
On October 7, 2019