Cleanroom Injection Moulding

Jul 1, 2014

Demand for cleanroom conditions in injection moulding packaging processes has expanded almost exponentially in recent years, as growing numbers of medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers come to rely on the technology to meet the manufacturing requirements of the European Medical Devices Directive. As a result, shows Stewart Gordon-Smith of Meech International, it is becoming increasingly important that professionals in the medical and pharmaceutical industries have at least a basic understanding of the most important elements of cleanroom injection moulding, as well as how to avoid potential pitfalls. ...

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How to Eliminate Cleaning and Be Rewarded with Substantially Improved OEE

Jul 1, 2014

“Tumbling” is a widely-used way of dry powder blending in the oral solid dosage (OSD) manufacturing environment. In his article, Wim Spook of Matcon demonstrates how IBC blenders, when compared with other methods of dry powder blending, can significantly increase your blending capacity and reduce your manufacturing costs. ...

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Novel Treatment to Help Fight Drug-resistant Bacteria

Jul 1, 2014

MRSA poses a significant public health problem around the world, yet our approach to treating infections is currently fuelling a wider issue around antibiotic resistance. In this article, Dr Paul De Bank explores how a new type of wound dressing, developed by researchers at the University of Bath, could help in the fight against superbugs. ...

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