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Syed Ali Ashter

Syed Ali Ashter

Principal Process Development Engineer

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About the author:

Dr. Syed Ali Ashter is a Principal Engineer at Getinge Group’s Acute Care Therapies division helping develop Endovascular and Cardiovascular applications to the market. He has experience working in product and process development of Class I and Class III medical devices. Dr. Ashter has a Ph.D. in Plastics Engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell. Dr. Ashter is a member of Society of Plastics Engineers and has been on the Board of Directors for the Medical Plastics division since 2012. Dr. Ashter is author of two books: “Thermoforming of Single and Multilayer Laminates” and “Introduction to Bioplastics Engineering”.

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Vaccine Purification – A Look Back at Multicomponent Shaped Fibers

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in New Materials & Applications

Winged fibers

Winged Fibers (Courtesy: Allasso Industries, Rayleigh NC)

With complex processes requiring specialized equipment and the need to increase yields and lower the cost, there has been a strong drive in industry to find a solution. Replacement of resin with a low-cost thermoplastic fiber in a Chromatography-based purification process can be one such area.  Continue reading “Vaccine Purification – A Look Back at Multicomponent Shaped Fibers” »