Masterflex® technical articles and white papers

Advantages of the Masterflex® Gravimetric Filling System

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.

Basics of Centrifugation

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.

The Big Time-Saver: Custom Single-Use Bioprocess Assemblies

From pharmaceuticals to food and beverage to aerospace to manufacturing, custom single-use assemblies are providing process solutions that work.

BioPharm Plus Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing

Read our article titled BioPharm Plus Platinum-Cured Silicone Tubing from Masterflex.

BioPharm Silicone Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Biopharm Plus Silicone tubing

The Case for Peristaltic Pumps

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.

C-FLEX (50 A) Tubing

Tubing life data for the different formulations of Masterflex B/T tubing

Chem-Durance Chemical pump tubing

Chem-durance tubing provides long tubing life coupled with excellent chemical compatibility

Current GMPs: Added Assurance of Quality for Masterlex Tubing

Tips and techniques for making accurate turbidity measurements

Efficiency of maple sap collection doubles using Masterflex B/T pump and FDA-approved tubing

Real-life customer comments about using Masterflex pumps in thin-film disc production

FDA Compliant Viton Tubing

Read our article titled FDA Compliant Viton Tubing from Masterflex.

Flowmeter FAQs

Your Frequently Asked Questions about Flowmeters Answered

How to Read a Pump Curve

Information on interpreting liquid pump curves and technical equations to predict pump behavior

How to Splice Microbore Tubing

A review of hydrogen generators as a alternative to cylinders for laboratory applications

The Important Role of Pumps in Vaccine Development and Production

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...

Liquid Pumps—Viscosity Handling Characteristics

Instructions on taking density measurements with a pycnometric bottle

Masterflex® B/T® Precision Pump Tubing

Technical data to help select the correct Masterflex tubing for your application

Masterflex B/T® Tubing Life Technical Data

Presents technical data on the B/T tubing and sizes to help you make an informed decision

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

Masterflex Flexible Tubing

The features and advantages of Masterflex's bulk transfer (B/T) pumps

Masterflex Integrated Pump Systems: An Easier Solution

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 I/P Brushless Process Drive & Handling the Harsh Solutions in WasteWater Applications

Highlights the benefits of Masterflex peristaltic pumps in Research and Development applications

Masterflex I/P Tubing Life vs Speed Data for Norprene Tubing Using an I/P

Tubing life data of I/P 73 Silicone tubing in a standard pump head at various speeds and pressures

Masterflex I/P Tubing Options

Achieve top performance from your Masterflex I/P pump heads when you use precision-extruded tubing.

Masterflex® L/S® Precision Tubing Life Data for Norprene/Pharmed and Tygon LFL

Comparison data of tubing life for norprene and tygon tubing in L/S sizes

Masterflex L/S Tubing Options

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.

Masterflex OEM: Questions and Answers

Get answers to help understand more about what OEM custom engineered pump solutions is.

Masterflex Peristaltic Pumps Deliver Pure Precise Control Of Liquid Flows Within Process Tools

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

Masterflex Pump Decreases the Risk of Heavy Metal Exposure

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 Silicone Tubing

Presents technical data on the L/S tubing and sizes to help you make an informed decision

Masterflex Tubing Pump Systems FAQs

Highlights the benefits of Masterflex peristaltic pumps in Environmental applications

Masterflex Tubing: Questions and Answers

Highlights Masterflex's high pressure peristaltic pump tubing

Multichannel Peristaltic Pump OEM Considerations

Why peristaltic pumps are a popular pump choice over other options for many reasons.

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

NORPRENE® (A 60 G) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on silicone tubing

NORPRENE® Food (A 60 F) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Norprene tubing

OEM Development Partner and Custom Pump Manufacturer

Masterflex is a true custom engineering solutions, OEM development partner and here is why...

Peristaltic Pump Technology Meets the Needs of Filling Applications

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.

Peristaltic Pumps Answer the Challenge

Types and definitions of the liquid pumps that Masterflex offers

Peristaltic Pumps—Matching the Tubing to the Fluid

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.

Peristaltic Pumps Offer Custom Fluid Solutions

Details the considerations necessary in selecting the correct tubing for your Masterflex pump system

Peristaltic Tubing Pumps in Dispensing Applications

Describes the temperature influence on Nunc-Immuno MaxiSorp products stored for various periods of time.

PHARMED Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Norprene Food tubing

Pipe Thread Types and Designations

An overview of pipe threads, their development, and current types.

Pumping Abrasives

Monitoring ozone near water treatment systems can be simple and inexpensive, but also frustrating

Pumping Flammable Liquids

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.

Pumping Viscous Fluids

Suggestions to increase the tubing life of your Masterflex pump when pumping abrasives

Reduce Pulsation, Double Drive Output, and Improve Accuracy with Double-Y Tube Sets

Reduce Pulsation, Double Drive Output, and Improve Accuracy with Double-Y Tube Sets

Reducing Pulsation in Peristaltic Pumping Systems

Presents a number of options for create a multi-channel pumping environment with peristaltic pumps

Regulatory Agencies and Approvals

Read our article titled Regulatory Agencies and Approvals from Masterflex.

Remote Peristaltic Pump Monitoring

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

Revolutionary Diagnostic Therapeutics Call for Custom Pumps

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.

Shear-Sensitive Pumping with Peristaltic Pumps

Description of factors that impact shear sensivity when pumping liquids and live cell circulation.

Silicone (peroxide-cured) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Pharmed tubing

Silicone (platinum-cured) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on peroxide-cured silicone tubing

Standard Pipe Thread Fittings

Standard Pipe thread chart

Sterile, Sterilization and Sterility – the Language of Keeping Things Contamination-Free

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...

Sterilizing Fittings: The Critical Factors

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.

A Sweet Success: Famous Maple Syrup Producer Enhances Production with Masterflex® B/T® Variable-Speed Pump

Steve Rascher of Rascher's Sugar House in northern New York, discovered he could enhance his production of quality maple syrup by using a Masterflex® B/T® Variable-Speed Pump.

Tangential Flow Filtration: Easier, Faster, and More Efficient

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.

TYGON Food (B-44-4X) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on platinum-cured silicone tubing

TYGON Fuel and Lubricant (F-4040-A) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon Food tubing

TYGON Lab (R-3603) Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon Fuel and Lubricant tubing

TYGON LFL Tubing

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Tygon Lab tubing

Using Masterflex® L/S® and I/P® Process Pumps in ISO Class 5 (Class 100) Cleanroom Applications

For successful cleanroom applications, it is essential that any equipment used inside the cleanroom be tested and cleared for use in those environments.

Viton Tubing Specifications

Advantages, disadvantages, general characteristics and technical data on Viton tubing

Why Switch to Phthalate-Free Tubing?

Advanced peristaltic pump tubing formulations to address concerns over the potential toxicity of high exposure to phthalates such as DEHP