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Whitepapers

We are constantly analysing the latest trends and technologies in order to produce whitepapers that can be used by the entire industry. We believe that sharing our insight and knowledge can help to drive the industry forward and promote best practice.

Here, you’ll find details of our latest whitepapers. To access them for free simply fill in the forms within the links below.

Filtration – The Forgotten Process

– By Noel Quigley

Filtration is often overlooked during the development of new processes, but at what cost? In this whitepaper OLG Consulting’s Managing Director explores how a lack of technological innovation and the overlooking of filtration’s importance within the process development is creating a ‘perfect storm’ for inefficiency.

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Continuous Reactor Modelling

– By Noel Quigley and Sam Fass

Plug flow reactors (PFRs) are the current standard within the pharmaceutical industry when developing continuous flow reactions. This paper outlines the importance, however, of applying engineering principles to tailor the correct reactor to your process using advanced process simulation. It looks at how process modelling can be using to test the reaction kinetics and highlight the impact this has on the design of the reactor.

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LOPA and High Containment – The Basis of Safety Methodology

– By Gary McRobbie

Working with ‘high potency’ biological materials requires the highest levels of integrity and containment. The consquences from a containment breach hazard are very serious. Focusing on biological materials, this whitepaper outlines an approach to meet user risk reduction obligations, using LOPA hazard analysis techniques.

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Technology Developments in Aseptic Fill-Finnish Operations

– By Andrew Stevenson

The evolution of filling equipment technology is having a ripple effect on efficiency and productivity within the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. Andrew Stevenson looks at how different types of components have been filled, inspected and packaged historically and how it may be changing.

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