Monthly Archives: September 2016

Direct from the…3D printer – Pizza, Hot and Fresh?

Chicago Style Deep Dish Cheese Pizza

A process only though possible on science fiction television shows and movies is coming to a spacecraft near you.  Well maybe not near you quite yet, unless you are 270 miles above the planet.  A NASA engineer has won a 6 month, $125,000 grant for creating a food synthesizer prototype.  Pizza, a global food obsession […]

Microfiber Wipers Parts I & II – I Can See Clearly Now!

eye glasses and microfiber

The Microfiber Revolution is upon us. A polyester/nylon blend or just polyester by itself is what makes up the cleaning cloth that came with your glasses. The unique makeup of these microfibers allows for the cleaning of your sensitive optics. Find out the real difference these microfiber wipes make by examining our two part series […]

Exploring the Insanitary/Unsanitary Conundrum – Compounding Pharmacies

black mold

Insanitary. Unsanitary. Do you know the difference? As members of the contamination control industry it is important for us to realize the gravity of preparing, packing, and housing materials that are used in critical environments. With contamination risks on the rise the Food and Drug Administration is keeping a close eye on compounding pharmacies. As […]

When is a Pharmacy Not a Pharmacy? Or ‘A Horse of a Different Color.’

ack in the ‘Old Country,’ polo is considered the ‘sport of kings.’ On any given day, weak sunshine bathing the pitch in a pale golden glow, the upper crust of the English horsey elite will gather for this centuries-old game of speed and tactic. Dukes and earls rub shoulders with up-and-coming titans of industry and […]

The Microfiber Revolution

Microfiber Clean Room Wipes

Microdenier cleanrom wipers do not appear much different than standard knit polyester wipers but they are very soft to the touch. This makes them ideal for cleaning applications of delicate surfaces. Furthermore, microdenier wipers can be dampened with (i) deionized water (DIW) or (ii) isopropyl alcohol – DIW mixtures of any proportion. Another benefit is […]