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.
For more than 30 years, J. McCoy Equipment has built concrete batch plants and ready-mixed concrete facilities. Oshawa Bearing provides the plant automation component, joining both electrical and mechanical components. Add Siemens weighing and automation technology to the mix, and the result is a partnership with innovative solutions.
The handbook, Large Enclosure Selector Guide, from Rittal Systems was created to guide users through the advantages, explanation of principles, and application tips.
Festo has created the Simplified Motion Series of electric drives for jobs requiring very simple motion or positioning, with the added bonus of being exceedingly easy to commission.