Studies show that alternating between sitting and standing every hour will help reduce fatigue and may increase productivity. In demanding control room environments such as security, process control, power and military, employees are often required to sit tethered to their consoles and workstations for extended periods of time.
BinMaster has announced custom-configured 80 GHz non-contact radar level sensors in three different types of housings. Although the metal-jacketed is the most popular, a compact 1-1/2 in. NPT housing may be an easier option to install on an existing fitting and is suited to bins up to 98 ft tall.
To fight the coronavirus pandemic, Ginolis Ltd. in Oulunsalo, Finland, has converted existing rapid testing equipment lines to produce COVID-19 testing kits. Compact automation technology from Beckhoff contributes significantly to the production equipment’s modularity, flexibility and high quality.
Sterile/pharma facilities use clamps to connect miles of piping and tubing in facilities to prevent leaks. But some tend to experience “galling,” when the clamp’s bolt and nut become bound and hard or even impossible to open.
Canadian life sciences company Rapid Dose Therapeutics (RDT) has secured government funding of $400,000 from The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance (NRC-IRAP), to support a project focused on commercial development and scale-up manufacturing of cannabis infused QuickStrip oral dissolvable film strips.
Ingredients stored in silos are notoriously difficult to measure. Powders, granules, and other solids are prone to uneven distribution when added to or emptied from the silo during processing. 3D level sensing technology was created to address these difficulties bringing volume accuracy to a new level.
As anyone who has been tracking the shopping habits of millennials will reveal, avocados are now among the most popular superfoods. In fact, around 1.7 million tonnes of Mexican avocados are sold every year to the Canada, U.S., China and Europe.
The Washington, DC-based American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) has updated its Safe Handling of Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) and Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) video series. These two training programs are designed to inform employers and employees of the potential hazards associated with transporting these materials and best practices to minimize potential risk.
The Endress+Hauser Proline Prosonic Flow G 300/500 flowmeters with optional integrated pressure and temperature sensors are said to provide highly accurate, real-time values in even the most demanding environments.
For pharmaceutical and biotech sanitary-clamp companies, maintaining aseptic process control is an ever-increasing challenge. If sterility is compromised it can lead to cross-contamination, product recalls, short term loss of product, long term drug shortages, lawsuits and adverse health effects.