Gas/liquid delivery

Keeping process gases and/or water free from contamination is vital, regardless of the classification level of the surrounding environment or cleanliness of the equipment. This month’s product spotlight highlights some of the latest liquid and gas delivery products for ensuring that your process remain pure.

Compiled by Angela Godwin

Liquid-handling verification system

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ARTEL, a technology leader in liquid-delivery quality assurance, has announced a new laboratory innovation to improve the performance of automated liquid handlers. The MVSTM ADVANCED is the first system capable of verifying multichannel instrumentation using non-aqueous test solutions, such as DMSO. The system enhances data integrity and allows laboratories to optimize automated liquid-handling equipment with up to 384 channels. User-intuitive and portable, the system can be used bench-top to quickly provide accurate and precise volumetric measurements, strengthening confidence in laboratory data and eliminating the need to remove dedicated liquid handlers from cleanroom environments for calibration. Fully customizable, the MVS ADVANCED can optimize automated liquid-handling instrumentation with test solutions with the same viscosity as solutions used in actual assays. The system can be used with standard microtiter plates and is easily integrated with existing automated liquid handlers. Frequent checks are possible because verification is completed in less than ten minutes. Also, the MVS ADVANCED provides traceable data, facilitating regulatory compliance.

Westbrook, Maine

Specialty gas delivery system

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BOC Edwards has introduced the SpectraSure LCTM line of specialty gas delivery systems designed with high performance, safety, reliability and economy in mind. This system features the unique iGLCCTM intelligent controller utilizing a self-contained, micro-PLC-based controller capable of operating in conjunction with other gas cabinets and valve manifold boxes (VMBs). The iGLCC is able to communicate with facility control and/or monitoring systems through RS 422 or Ethernet communications, providing a flexible and reliable data source for operational monitoring programs. SpectraSure LC gas cabinets feature an 11-gauge steel enclosure and utilize an advanced-engineered 5-valve gas supply manifold system that provides an economical, simplified design that minimizes internal volume and provides faster dry-down and longer system operating life. Operator interface is achieved through use of an economical, intuitive, 6-inch color touch-screen panel. Two-cylinder and three-cylinder cabinet versions are available. All SpectraSure gas delivery systems are manufactured in an ISO 9001-certified facility and are designed to meet stringent industry standards.

BOC Edwards
Wilmington, Mass.

Filling assemblies

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Disposable Sterile Batch Filling Assemblies from AdvantaPure are designed for processing applications in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. The assemblies are custom-made to meet individual requirements and are available in a wide variety of styles. Platinum-cured, Class VI silicone tubing is combined with molded fittings, stoppers, and other components in a process that permanently bonds the parts into a single, leak-free unit, eliminating entrapment concerns. Other features include: a secure, closed system for a pure product; different fitting styles (Y’s, T’s, cross T’s, reducers, mini and standard Tri-Clamps®) available in various sizes; a smooth interior, without seams or crevices, for uninterrupted flow; silicone’s wide range of temperature resistance (-100°F to +400°F); sterilizable by autoclave and gamma processes; and documented lot traceability.

AdvantaPure, a division of NewAge Industries
Southampton, Pa.


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