Single-use technology (SUT) offers improved flexibility, reduced risk of contamination and lower costs.in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. SUT fluoropolymer bottles are used for the storage of bulk drug substance where blast freeze conditions are required. Savillex PurillexTM PFA and FEP bottles were designed specifically for BDS storage and are used widely in the biopharma industry due to their superior sealing and ultra-low particulate content.
Fluoropolymers, and PFA in particular, are becoming more widely used in the chemical industry, as the need for cleanliness higher temperature capability and chemical inertness has increased. Savillex makes the widest range of fluoropolymer components for the chemical industry, enabling chemists to build their own custom systems for fluid handling, filtration and gas sampling.
In recent years, ICP-MS has become the standard technique for trace metals analysis in the environmental testing industry. The greater sensitivity of ICP-MS has also put greater emphasis on the quality of reagents used. Savillex’s DST range of acid purification systems provide fresh, high purity acid at a fraction of the cost of commercial bottled acid, resulting in significant costs savings for the lab, while Savillex’s PFA labware and filtration products are widely used in the industry for sampling and storage.
Savillex products are used in just about every geochemistry lab worldwide, from sample digestion vials, storage bottles and cleaning systems to microcolumns and ICP sample introduction systems. Savillex’s expertise in PFA molding and contamination control during manufacturing has enabled it to produce many products that have helped improve the accuracy and precision of measurements in geochemical research.
Fluoropolymers are widely used in the nuclear industry, where the need for low metals background and chemical inertness – particularly for HF – are critical. Savillex makes the largest range of fluoropolymer components, enabling chemists and chemical engineers to construct their own custom systems for fluid handling, filtration and gas sampling, while in the analytical lab, Savillex products are used widely with ICP-MS and many areas of sample prep and sample preservation.
Semiconductor users push the limits of trace metals determination more than any other industry. Savillex’s know-how in fluoropolymer molding, in-house tooling, design and manufacturing enables it to produce the cleanest available PFA products – helping semiconductor labs to meet ever lower measurement targets. For the past 10 years, Savillex has focused on designing the highest performing PFA sample introduction products for ICP-MS. Savillex inert ICP-MS sample introduction systems are used in more semiconductor labs worldwide than any other manufacturer.
Fluoropolymers, and PFA in particular, are becoming more widely used in the aerospace industry. Growth in the use of fluoropolymers in aerospace is driven by the need for materials able to operate in very demanding environments in terms of temperature and chemical resistance. In addition, they are able to meet specific tribological requirements due to their excellent lubricity. Savillex provides custom solutions that solve very difficult application challenges in aerospace.
Chemical inertness, wide temperature range and the best biocompatibility of all plastics, are properties of fluoropolymers that are finding applications in the medical and med device industries. Savillex’s custom molded fluropolymers products can be found in diverse medical applications, from tiny ear drain tubes to supporting surgeons in the operating theater with cooling media delivery components that help prevent organ damage. PFA, FEP, ETFE and PVDF are all Class VI approved and all these fluoropolymers are molded by Savillex.