Masterflex® technical articles and white papers
Masterflex® has always aimed to remain on the bleeding edge of the scientific endeavor. In order to keep customers up to date, we have a number of technical articles and white papers on a variety of subjects, including biologics. These articles will guide you through some of the Masterflex® products we carry.
Read our article titled BioPharm Plus Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing from Masterflex.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Biopharm Plus Silicone tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on C-Flex tubing.
Chem-durance tubing provides long tubing life coupled with excellent chemical compatibility
Tips and techniques for making accurate turbidity measurements.
Read our article titled FDA Compliant Viton Tubing from Masterflex.
A review of hydrogen generators as a alternative to cylinders for laboratory applications.
Technical data to help select the correct Masterflex tubing for your application.
Presents technical data on the B/T tubing and sizes to help you make an informed decision.
Flexible tubing made to handle high pressure.
Tubing life data of I/P 73 Silicone tubing in a standard pump head at various speeds and pressures.
Achieve top performance from your Masterflex I/P pump heads when you use precision-extruded tubing.
Comparison data of tubing life for norprene and tygon tubing in L/S sizes.
Masterflex L/S series peristaltic pump tubing - sizes and formulations with specifications for choosing the best custom extruded tubing to fit your Masterflex L/S pump.
Presents technical data on the L/S tubing and sizes to help you make an informed decision.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Norprene A 60 G tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Norprene tubing.
Tubing is an essential part of a peristaltic pump; however, end-users too often unknowingly select a tubing formulation that is unsuitable for their applications.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Pharmed tubing.
Reduce Pulsation, Double Drive Output, and Improve Accuracy with Double-Y Tube Sets.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on peroxide-cured silicone tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on platinum-cured silicone tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon food B 44 4x tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon fuel and lubricant tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon Lab tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon LFL tubing.
Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Viton tubing.
Advanced peristaltic pump tubing formulations to address concerns over the potential toxicity of high exposure to phthalates such as DEHP
For additional flexibility when selecting silicone tubing, we now offer two types of silicone tubing, platimum and peroxide vulcanized (cured).
Highlights Masterflex's high pressure peristaltic pump tubing
Answers to all your frequently asked questions regarding Masterflex peristaltic tubing pump systems.
Masterflex peristaltic pumps incorporate several features that make them ideal for critical filling applications. Let’s review a few of those features as they apply to filling and dosing applications where cleanliness and accuracy are critical.
Types and definitions of the liquid pumps that Masterflex offers.
It is sometimes important in research laboratories and production plants to move several fluid channels simultaneously.
One of the fastest-growing types of positive displacement pumps on the market is the peristaltic pump.
Pumps can be challenging. Some do not handle particulates, some are difficult to use with high-viscosity materials, others have valves that stick and seals that fail. A good place to start: consider a peristaltic pump.
Pumping viscous liquids can present some difficult problems. Learn more about the unique characteristics.
Masterflex Easy-Load pump heads meet the demands of fluid transfer in a fermentation process analyzer
Real-life customer comments about using Masterflex pumps for dispensing monoclonal antibody batches.
What if an integrated system, including all the parts, was custom-configured—and arrived completely assembled and ready to connect? This time-saving solution is the Masterflex® Integrated Pump Systems.
Masterflex peristaltic pumps are highly suited for the high purity and corrosive chemical environments of the semiconductor industry. For CMP, Masterflex pumps provide the linearity and repeatability required for optimal point-of-use slurry flow dispense.
Scientists in the Remote Systems Group of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory transfer mercury with the help of the Masterflex I/P® Precision Pump System.
Masterflex is a true custom engineering solutions, OEM development partner and here is why...
Why peristaltic pumps are a popular pump choice over other options for many reasons.
Get answers to help understand more about what OEM custom engineered pump solutions is.
What make the Masterflex peristaltic pump system so versatile and customizable.
Accuracies in the range of ±0.5% and better are just one reason that make these pumps ideal for laboratory and process dispensing applications.
Masterflex® pumps are well suited for pumping abrasive slurries for several reasons. Learn more.
When flammable and combustible liquids flow, they may create a buildup of static electricity. To reduce the hazard levels, follow these five general safety guidelines.
Suggestions to increase the tubing life of your Masterflex pump when pumping abrasives.
Some applications for peristaltic pumps. Especially in the laboratory, are sensitive to pulsating fluid flow. A number of steps can be taken to reduce the pulsating effect.
How to keep pumps running remotely. Remote Peristaltic Pump Monitoring through the IoT Increases Productivity and Reduces Costs in R&D and Pilot Plant Operations
To produce a therapeutic solution for musculoskeletal disorders, product developers turned to Masterflex’s OEM Services Group to create a custom pump for their APIC system.
Description of factors that impact shear sensivity when pumping liquids and live cell circulation.
Each stage of the production cycle requires careful transfer of the batch fluid. Because of the nature of most vaccines – wherein they often contain either active or inactive pathogens – and because it is the presence of these disease-causing agents...
With Tangential Flow Filtration, thicker particles do not build up or cake the filter, which increases the filter usability. TFF also operates continuously and processes large or small samples.
For successful cleanroom applications, it is essential that any equipment used inside the cleanroom be tested and cleared for use in those environments.
The Masterflex Gravimetric Filling System is a new system that consists of a Masterflex peristaltic pump combined with an A&D Apollo series balance. The Gravimetric system aims to solve many problems and challenges.
Information on interpreting liquid pump curves and technical equations to predict pump behavior.
Pump-head design comparison for gear pumps.
This illustration shows a typical setup for a gravity feed system.
New Tubing Formulations and the Latest Pump Head Technology Provide For Highly Reliable Peristaltic Pump Systems
Recent advances in tubing formulations has allowed Masterflex pumps to dispel myths about peristaltic pump performance.
Highlights the benefits of Masterflex peristaltic pumps in Research and Development applications.
If you use a flowmeter to measure flow rate, you must consider the effect of back pressure.
Ultrasonic flowmeters have grown in popularity in laboratory and process areas as a cost-effective, noninvasive alternative for measuring the velocity and flow rates of liquids and gases.
Your Frequently Asked Questions about Flowmeters Answered.
When a flow meter application involves the use of high viscosity liquid, the end-user must be very careful in choosing an appropriate meter.
Selecting the right flowmeter for the liquid.
The Variable-Area type flowmeter, or Rotameter, is one of the most economical and reliable of flow measurement instruments.
Read our article titled Regulatory Agencies and Approvals from Masterflex.
When it comes to biopharmaceutical manufacturing, one thing that is of prime importance is maintaining a fluid pathway free of microorganism contamination. It’s common to hear terminology like sterile, sterilization and sterility. But what do these...
A brief overview of different sterilization techniques commonly used for fittings with a guide to help make the correct fitting choice to suit your needs.
Formulas, Fundamentals, and More
Technical Equations and Information Tables.
The basics of fluids, density, and specific gravity.
Descriptions of over 15 different pumping types and mechanisms.
To pump viscous fluids.
Relation of Pressure to Elevation
Basics of Centrifugation Articles and White Papers Basics of Centrifugation August 06th, 2019 Tutorial to introduce basic concepts of centrifugation, including vocabulary, centrifuge and rotor types, and separation techniques.
From pharmaceuticals to food and beverage to aerospace to manufacturing, custom single-use assemblies are providing process solutions that work.
An overview of pipe threads, their development, and current types.
Standard Pipe thread chart
The Importance of Wastewater Treatment
Charts showing flow rate vs speed with different tubing, and viscosity.
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A selection of the many Masterflex success stories. Learn why Masterflex is the solution many customers need.
Learn what features are important for your application and how to make the best choice.
Live webinars discuss how to improve efficiencies and understanding, covering a variety of topics.
Learn about how to use products, load tubing, standard procedures and more.