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Walk-In or Reach-In Chamber?

What to choose, a Walk-in or Reach-In Chamber

Which should I buy, a Walk-In or Reach-In Chamber? This is a question that sometimes comes from Pharma Customers but is also relevant for Plant Growth Chambers. The names of these chambers tell you the difference and the points below will add detail. Let’s deal with it as pros and cons. Walk-In Pros Size is […]

Calibration Equipment. What to Use and How to Get Them Calibrated

calibration equipment

In this blog we cover what type of sensor is needed to calibrate your chamber and what’s involved in getting these sensors calibrated. Temperature Calibrations – What to Use for your Calibration Equipment The better sensor type is a Pt100, however they can be bulky, expensive, easily damaged and they have a limited range. Bespite […]

Maintaining Your Chamber

Maintaining Your Chamber

A question often asked by our Customers is how to maintain their chamber, this blog, Maintaining Your Chamber will assist you with day to day maintenance in order to get optimal operation and minimise downtime. The answers are available in the chambers operating manual of course but we’ll give you the main points here. However, […]

Chamber Mapping & Qualification

chamber mapping & qualification

Introduction In Chamber Mapping and Qualification we describe how mapping is used in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Industries and the mapping service DACTEC provides. Each market’s regulatory authority e.g., the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) in America, the HPRA (Health Products Regulatory Authority) in Ireland mandates the validation of environmental conditions that can affect […]

Laboratory Oven for Kinetic Labs

Laboratory Oven for Kinetic Labs

In this blog we talk about how DACTEC and Vötsch Technik sponsored a laboratory oven for Kinetic Labs. About Kinetic Labs Kinetic Labs is a recently opened science innovation centre in Waterford City within walking distance of Waterford Institute of Technology, Pharmaceutical & Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre and the local IDA, Enterprise Ireland and South […]

IP Testing

Weiss Technik Splash IP Testing Chambers by Weiss Technik

Introduction What is IP Testing? IP testing means Ingress Protection Testing and refers to the tests performed on a product to ensure that neither particulate matter nor moisture get inside the product, as that could impair its performance. There are two numbers in the IP rating, a product will be marketed under, for example IP69. […]

The Art of Remote Service Support

The Art of Remote Service

Since the advent of Covid-19 Corona Virus and especially the new variants, visits to Customer’s sites have become more problematic. In this blog, The Art of Remote Service Support, we discuss the impact of Covid-19 on how we provide service support to our customers. Click here for DACTEC’s Covid 19 Support policy. It has always […]

15 Lesser Known Advantages of Buying Weiss & Votsch Chambers

Votsch and Weiss consolidation in Ireland

Introduction In this blog, we discuss 15 lesser known advantages of buying Weiss and Votsch chambers and ovens that you may not have known about. This is beause many people think that a chamber is a chamber and that all chamber manufacturers are much the same, some more pricey than others. Although Weiss and Votsch […]

Stability Testing – An Overview

Stability testing seminar

Introduction In Stability Testing – An Overview we look at stability testing requirements – chamber choice , validations requirements, IQOQPQ & IPV considerations. To prove the shelf life of a drug in a certain market, the manufacturer must store it at a relevant temperature and humidity for a specified time. This is done in a […]

Installation requirements for your new Chamber

installation requirements for your new chamber

Introduction You’ve just heard from the supplier that your new chamber is going to be delivered soon, so what are the most important steps you need to take in order to start using it as soon as possible after it arrives? What are the installation requirements for your new chamber? You may have decided already […]

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