Novel Techniques for Containment


Fig 1: Perkin Elmer Janus G-3 Liquid Handling System inside a Flow Sciences Custom HEPA Filtered UnitUnit Mission: Patient Covid 19 Sample Processing Dr. Robert HaugenFlow Sciences, Inc.6/24/20…


Laboratory Containment Trends – The Next Ten Years


Dr. Robert HaugenFlow Sciences, Inc.6/11/20 Abstract: Today, we all find ourselves in a reflective mood!  Our business is, after all, containment. Covid 19 and we are therefore at…


Evolving Containment in Pharma Manufacturing Facilities


Dr. Robert Haugen Flow Sciences, Inc. 5/26/20 Abstract: Pharmaceutical manufacturing is now undergoing significant transformation. COVID-19 and its pressure on nearly every aspect of human…


Bulk Powder Containment: Key Factors for High Potency Handling and Processing


Figures 1 & 2: The EHP Hybrid Powder Units by FSI under Factory Test and Field Certification Abstract: Today, many Flow Sciences customers must safely handle powdery materials. The…


Collaborative Performance Validation


Collaborative Performance Validation Collaborative Performance Validation – Safebridge Consultants, Inc. and Flow Sciences, Inc. Employees of a pharmaceutical…


Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing; Challenges to the Containment Industry


Abstract: Methods and techniques used in pharmaceutical manufacturing are broadly reviewed. There are two basic models of pharma manufacturing: batch and continuous. Both approaches are…


Five Tests for Containment


Abstract: As active pharmaceutical ingredients increase in potency and become more hazardous to work with, pharmacological and chemical containment devices are required to meet containment…


Issues with Weighing in a Ventilated Enclosure


Dr. Robert Haugen, Flow Sciences Inc. Abstract: The use of weighing equipment in all chemical and pharmaceutical endeavors is critical. In chemical research, the…


Fume Hood Sash Glass: What Do Standards and Specifications Require?


Robert Haugen, Ph.D., Flow Sciences Abstract: The most obvious barrier between a lab worker and a potential experimental accident is the fume hood sash. Ideally,…


Containment Using a Non-Reactive Atmosphere


Dr. Bob Haugen Director of Product and Technology Development Gary Dean Mechanical Designer What happens when the air itself becomes a threat to whatever process…


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Designing Engineering Controls for High Potency Containment


As Potency Increases Across the Industry, the Need for Personnel and/or Product Protection Grows. Flow Sciences is the World…


Summary, Containment Testing of Saf T Flow Chemical Fume Hoods


DR. ROBERT HAUGEN Director of Product and Technology Development Robert K Haugen  currently designs chemical laboratory containment equipment and develops new…


Thinking Outside the Box: 10 Considerations For Balance Stability


ABSTRACT: Stability of your weighing balance is paramount when it comes to collecting reliable data for project. As the old adage goes, “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”. Depending on the…


Red Lights and Green Lights – The Keys to Superior Containment in Compounding Applications


Abstract: In a previous White Paper 2, we reviewed in detail how Flow Sciences vented balance enclosures can allow accurate measurement of samples in…


10 Worst Containment Engineering Mistakes


Abstract Engineering is a process to develop a design to solve a problem. In the world of containment engineering, careful premeditation is important to the completion…


Critical Considerations When Selecting a Vented Balance Enclosure


Robert K. Haugen, Ph.D. Steve Janz Ray Ryan Flow Sciences, Inc.  2025 Mercantile Drive Leland, North Carolina 28451 5/17/2018 Read more…


Designing and Testing Containment Systems for High Potency Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (HPAPIs)


Designing and Testing Containment Systems for High Potency Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (HPAPIs) Dr. Robert K. Haugen, Director of Product and Technology Development Flow Sciences, Inc.  2025…


Vibration Isolation for Enclosures – Anti-Vibration


 Vibration Isolation for Enclosures   Robert K. Haugen, Ph.D.        Director of Product and Technology Development       Flow Sciences, Inc.…


Validation of a Glovebox Workstation


VIEW / DOWNLOAD THE WHITE PAPER   VALIDATION OF A GLOVEBOX WORKSTATION Clinical researchers are creating ADC’s (antibody drug conjugates) that consist of…


Stainless Steel in Pharma


On June 21, 2017, Barry J. Cadden, the owner and head pharmacist at the New England Compounding Center (NECC) will face sentencing for a conviction on more than 50 counts of mail fraud and…