Partnering in calibration excellence at the Beamex Pharma User Forum

The biggest issues facing industry leaders from some of the largest pharma companies worldwide, including AstraZeneca, BioNTech, Novartis and GSK, include preventative maintenance, ensuring data integrity, complying with regulations and embracing digitalisation. This was on display at the 2023 Beamex Pharmaceutical User Forum….

How to Use Reliability to Offset Supply Chain Issues

With recent COVID-related shutdowns of supply lines that have crippled companies, investing in reliability becomes a vital strategy for keeping systems and production lines running. Without parts, companies cannot manufacture products or repair machinery when it breaks….Source: IR/INFO.ORG

Normal Hot Spots in Electrical Systems

In general, hot spots within electrical systems are indicative of problems such as loose connections or overloaded circuits. For some electrical components, high temperature operation is normal and an infrared imager can be used to help ensure that these devices are functioning….Source: IR/INFO.ORG

CMMS calibration module or dedicated calibration software?

When your computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) already has a calibration module, why would you buy dedicated calibration software? It’s a fair question and one that we frequently get asked! The reasons can vary, depending on the application. Are you maybe comparing apples to oranges? There are different kinds of dedicated calibration software products out there, each with somewhat different functionalities. Although they have the same name, they are all different in one way or another. Does integrating dedicated calibration software…

The most common calibration-related FDA warnings to pharma companies

  As consumers of the products from pharmaceutical companies, we all want to be sure that we can trust the products they produce. Fortunately, pharmaceutical companies are heavily regulated, and their operations are being constantly monitored. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the main authority that regularly audits pharma companies globally to ensure they are compliant.  Every year, the FDA gives hundreds of warnings to pharma companies that fail to comply with regulations. So even they are not…

Using a First Surface Mirror

Proper conduct of an infrared inspection requires line of sight access to the object(s) being inspected. A first surface mirror can often be utilized to inspect components that may be obstructed or obscured.Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

Working workshop wonders with Endress+Hauser [Case Story]

  A customized Beamex solution including hardware and software sits at the heart of Endress+Hauser’s state-of-the-art Customer Experience Centre in Ontario. In this short blog we explore the critical role Beamex solutions are playing as part of the center’s full-service calibration laboratory….

Infrared Equipment – New or Used?

Purchasing a pre-owned thermal imager can result in significant savings over the cost of a new unit. Prices for new thermal imagers can range from under $1000 to tens of thousands depending upon features and capabilities.Source: IR/INFO.ORG…

Thermosense: Thermal Infrared Applications XLV

Call For Papers- Abstracts by 19 October 2022 30 April–4 May 2023 – Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center- Orlando, Florida, USA Academic research and professional practical papers are solicited related to infrared applications (NIR/SWIR /MWIR/LWIR) in the areas listed…