Posts Tagged ‘Sterilizers’

Sterilizers back on track

Modernization is a cost-efficient way of revamping existing equipment. But what to do if the original machine manufacturer no longer upgrades the machinery? Family-run Norbrook Laboratories from Newry, North Ireland, opted for a creative approach when it had to modernize sterilizers for aseptic filling operations and terminal sterilization of antibiotics and anesthetics for domestic animals. …more


Tailor-made sterilization

SBM

Do you want to know which sterilization process works best for your newly developed product? Or do you want to optimize existing methods to manufacture more efficiently? For any questions associated with terminal sterilization, the Bosch affiliate Schoeller-Bleckmann Medizintechnik (SBM) can help you out. With tests carried out in its dedicated “process X-pert center”, SBM makes for processes that perfectly match your products. At its site in Ternitz in Austria, SBM provides state-of-the-art equipment covering the most common sterilization processes, including vacuum steam, steam/air mixture and hot water shower. …more


A pioneer in the fight against medicine shortage

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Ebola, AIDS, malaria – the people of West Africa are repeatedly affected by particularly severe epidemics. The reasons, above all, are insufficient medical care as well as the limited local production of medicine. In order to overcome these drawbacks, the physician Dr Guy Dovi-Akué returned from Germany to his home town Lomé in Togo in the early 1990s. “Most doctors from Africa who work in Europe never go back. But I had the feeling of being needed in Togo”, he reports. …more


Then and now – visionary tunnel technology

sterilization tunnel

The history of Bosch’s well-known sterilization tunnel began in the beginning of the 1970s. The engineer Ingbert Pennekamp was assigned to design a new tunnel for ampoules. In the greatest secrecy, the new model started taking shape in the assembly hall. Instead of developing the current equipment further, Ingbert Pennekamp set out to develop a groundbreaking technology. “It was our goal to provide customers with one solution for the entire process, thus facilitating their daily work,” Ingbert Pennekamp reports. The revolutionary result was a linear tunnel without any manual intermediate steps – at first with radiant heaters, later based on the laminar flow method for hot air sterilization. …more



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