New materials provide comprehensive options for all biopharmaceutical production processes offering confidence in fluid path validation

Falmouth, UK, 2nd May 2019 / Sciad NewswireWatson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) announces the launch of the expanded BioPure gasket range, using new materials to cover a wider range of applications to meet the high level of demand for consistent quality in bioprocessing components. The broadened range reinforces WMFTG as the leading provider of fluid management components for any production process.

The new PTFE and Viton® gaskets use innovative materials, polytetrafluoroethylene and a synthetic rubber and fluoropolymer elastomer, to provide the highest level of chemical and steam resistance. BioPure gaskets support leak resistant connectivity within pharmaceutical and biotechnology production processes, reducing validation risks in contamination-free applications. Each of the high-purity gaskets have been engineered to deliver unparalleled sealing performances under clamping compression. The BioPure range offers:

  • LOT traceability on every component
  • Silicone products manufactured and packed in an ISO 14644-1 Class 7 cleanroom
  • Compliancy with FDA regulations CFR 21 177.2600
  • Dedicated validation and qualification data to help achieve cGMP requirements
  • USP Class VI compliance and animal derived component free (ADCF)

Mark Lovallo, Product Manager, commented, “This extension to the BioPure range of gaskets further strengthens WMFTG’s portfolio, enabling complete end-to-end fluid management for all high purity biopharmaceutical fluid applications. The new range of materials on offer will provide our customers with greater choice to design fluid paths which satisfy their production needs at a more competitive price, whilst still providing the confidence in quality and regulatory compliance that comes with WMFTG’s engineering expertise.”


For further information, contact:

Corporate Contact:
Joanne Lucas, Group Marketing PR Coordinator
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group
T: +44 (0) 1326 370 214


Media Contact:
Deborah Cockerill / Juliette Craggs / Sophie Protheroe
Sciad Communications Ltd
T: +44 (0) 20 3755 0571

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About Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group
Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is part of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, a FTSE 100 company. The company is an award-winning, global leader in fluid management technology and for over 60 years has engineered components and systems for customers in a wide range of pharmaceutical and industrial markets. Learn more at or @WMFTG_news.

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