Monthly Archives: June 2015

Biopharmaceutical Innovation: Quattroflow™ Pump Smooths Out TFF Process

Since 1989, SmartFlow Technologies has provided open-channel tangential flow filtration (TFF) and separation solutions to the biopharmaceutical industry. Recently, SmartFlow implemented a Quaternary (Four-Piston) Diaphragm Pump from Quattroflow™ Fluid Systems to improve its TFF design. Overcoming PD Limitations Previously, North Carolina-based SmartFlow relied on rotary lobe and peristaltic pumps for high-pressure and low- to medium-flow biopharmaceutical manufacturing applications. But the PD pump styles… Read more »

Triangle Hosts Powder Mixer Training

In early April, Triangle Process Equipment hosted a training session for area biopharm and engineering companies at the Golden LEAF Biomanufacturing Training & Education Center, located on the campus of North Carolina State University. The training session was led by Mixing/ Blending Product Manager Dan Osiedacz and Southeast Regional Sales Manager Craig Zeni, both from… Read more »

For Fast Blending, Try Fristam’s Powder Mixer

The Powder Mixer from Fristam Pumps® delivers high-performance and quick blending of wet and dry ingredients. Specifically manufactured to suit a variety of applications, the Powder Mixer features an FZX Pump with 5 to 60 HP and an FS Shear Blender that can deliver 15 to 75 HP. The FS Shear Blender’s intermeshed system of rotating teeth and stationary teeth disperses clumps and… Read more »

Quattroflow Introduces Single-Use Pump Chamber with CPC™ AseptiQuik® Connector

The new QF1200SU-XAQ Gamma-Irradiated Single-Use Pump Chamber with CPC™ (Colder Products Company) AseptiQuik® Connector from Quattroflow™ Fluid Systems enables pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes to quickly, easily and safely integrate a new single-use pump chamber into a process’s flow path. The pump chambers are preassembled with aseptic connectors, double-bagged and then gamma-irradiated. This allows the irradiated chambers to quickly and easily integrate under aseptic conditions into the… Read more »

Driven by Strong Manufacturing Market, Demand for Additional Manufacturing Space Is on the Rise

According to several recent reports, manufacturing companies are continuing to reinforce their operations, with demand for U.S. manufacturing space expected to increase this year. Businesses Are Ready to Invest in the U.S. CMD, a North American provider of construction data, projected earlier this spring that construction starts in the United States would increase 10.5 percent in the… Read more »