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As a leader in the design and development of quick disconnect couplings and fittings for plastic tubing, CPC has published several white papers to move the industry forward. Browse and download them below for more information.

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Building Reliability Into Bioprocessing – How Component Testing Improves Consistent Performance

Single-use Systems (SUS) components need to undergo a battery of tests to check that they are robust, easy-to-use, and reliable. Discover what rigorous tests performed by CPC on the SUS connectors.

Benefits of Closed System Dispensing for Bulk Chemical Applications

When liquid contents are hazardous—and even when they aren’t—closed system dispensing delivers significant economic, safety and environmental benefits to people and processes.

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MedTech Fluid Management Optimization: The Design Engineer's Guide

While connectors seem like a simple low-pressure fluid handling component, they play a crucial role in product reliability, performance and ease of use. Discover the three considerations design engineers should make when selecting a connector.

Quick Disconnects for Liquid Cooling – Design, Specification and Implementation

Specifying connectors for liquid cooling applications is a complex task. Learn about various considerations and where to begin.

Gene Therapies: A Guide to Aseptic Single-Use Connectors

Find out how evaluating processes while in smaller scale can lead to improvements, even to aseptic connections, and help make a big impact to scale-up efficiency and speed.

Liquid Cooling and the Chemical Compatibility Imperative    

Material compatibility is critical to liquid cooling performance. Read this tech guide for guidance in selecting liquid cooling system components.

Single Use Connectors to Increase the Integrity of Closed Systems

How to close your biopharmaceutical manufacturing off from the environment and the external factors that could contaminate your batch? Use a sterile connector.

Bridging the Connectivity Gap Between Traditional Sensors and Single-Use Systems

Find out how secure, leak-free connection of traditional sensors to single-use assemblies is paramount in ensuring the accuracy of measurements taken and protection of the manufacture of expensive drug products.

Effectively Securing Cell and Gene Therapies with Closed Systems

The implementation of closed systems using single-use technology has helped to deliver life-saving therapies efficiently and economically.

Scale Your Bioproduction with Large Format High-Flow Connectors

As demand increases for higher volume bioproduction, CPC answers the call with a large format high-flow connectors.

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The Use of High-Performance Polymers in HPC and Data Center Applications

Learn how performance characteristics of engineered polymer quick disconnects rival metals in liquid cooling systems.

Liquid Cooling for EV Charging— What to Know to Keep Electric Vehicles on the Go

How to pick QDs for liquid cooling EV charging systems, charging bays, battery swapping systems, cables, intelligent in-vehicle and onboard entertainment systems.

Single Use Systems for Storing and Shipping Frozen Drug Materials

Find out how decoupling drug substance manufacturing from final drug product formulation is possible using integrated single-use freeze-thaw assemblies with reliable components.

Extractables Testing on Single-Use Connectors

See how appropriating BPOG testing on single-use connectors helps mitigate the risks of extractables and leachables, crucial to delivering safe, effective drugs.

Single Use Systems: Globalization Best Practices and Technology Specifications

Learn how coordinating standards across global sites can help increase speed to market, eliminate redundant work and lower costs.

Metal or Plastic Quick Disconnects?

Couplings built from high-performance thermoplastics now offer performance that rivals, and in some cases, surpasses their metal counterparts.

The Right Terminations for Reliable Liquid Cooling in HPC   

Check out how proper specifications of quick disconnects ensure ease of use and facilitate optimal cooling.

Cell and Gene Therapies: A Guide to Single-Use Connections - 10 Transferable Lessons from the Bioprocessing Industry

Industry experts expect SUTs used in biopharma clinical trials and commercial production to play a role in the development and production of cell and gene therapies.

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Comparison Guide: Tube Welders and Aseptic Connectors

A survey of bioprocessing industry professionals asked which method they prefer for their connection needs: sealable and weldable tubing or aseptic connectors.

Critical Liquid Cooling Considerations in Electronics

Discover how purpose-built liquid cooling connector characteristics impact performance parameters of flow, pressure drop and reliability.

The Secret to Smart Design of Liquid Thermal Management Systems

Discover how purpose-built liquid cooling connector characteristics impact performance parameters of flow, pressure drop and reliability.

Using RFID-Enabled Fluid Couplings to Verify and Track Critical IVD Consumable Fluids 

See how to communicate data with intelligent fluid connectors to ensure use of proper consumables and protects brand equity with intelligent fluid connectors.

How to Overcome Validation Challenges in a Single-Use World

Learn how shared validation for single-use systems is a key step in ensuring safe and effective drug products are supplied to patients in need.

10 Tips for Improving Fluid Handling in IVD Equipment

Using the right fluid connectors is an important factor in driving higher testing productivity and reliability.

RFID Controls, Streamlines & Protects Data

The role of intelligent fluid connectors: combining fluid and data transfer to control, protect and streamline processes.

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How to Choose the Right Connectors

Selecting the ideal tubing connector can enhance product performance, ease of use and functionality in your designs.

6 Traits of Non-Spill: How Quick Disconnect Couplings Evolved for Low-Pressure Fluid Handling 

Previously reserved for high pressure hydraulics, non-spill performance is now available in quick disconnect solutions for low-pressure fluid handling too.

The Path to Genderless Sterile Connectors

Learn now shared validation for single-use systems is a key step in ensuring safe and effective drug products are supplied to patients in need.

Intelligent Fluid Couplings Communicate Critical Device and Process Data

Equipped with a control unit and RFID technology, intelligent quick disconnect coupling systems transmit information that can protect equipment, improve processes and even save lives.

4 Steps in Selecting Fluid Connectors for Medical & Device Equipment

Choosing the right fluid connectors can improve patient safety and user convenience while maximizing sealing and flow performance.

Highly Effective Disconnect Couplings for Liquid Cooling

As supercomputing manufacturers turn to liquid cooling systems to more efficiently remove heat, reliable quick disconnect couplings are playing an important role in system performance.

10 Reasons to Consider Closed System Liquid Dispensing

When liquid contents are hazardous—and even when they aren’t—closed system dispensing delivers significant economic, safety and environmental benefits to people and processes.

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Non-Spill Quick Disconnect Technology

Recent design innovations in valve design, optimized flow area calculations and isolation of the valve actuation springs from the fluid flow path have led to new low pressure, thermoplastic quick disconnect couplings incorporating flush face non-spill valve technology.

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Pipe Threads: Types and Designations

Different types of screw threads have evolved for fastening and hydraulic systems. In this paper, you’ll learn about the different types of threads and how they are used.

Closed System Technology Drives Safer Effective Chemical Dispensing

Dangerous chemicals are regularly transferred from original shipping containers into smaller jugs or buckets or applied to other end-use processes. Learn how CPC fluid dispensing systems are helping eliminate hazardous spills.

Get a Grip! An Introduction to Hose Barbs

It’s easy to take the humble hose barb for granted. After spending hours evaluating chemical compatibility, peak pressure and flow rate, you not only need to pick just the right tubing or hose, but also how to connect them.

How Single Use Connectors Advance Aseptic Processing

Check out how sterile connectors help make processing systems more flexible, reliable and cost effective while protecting media sterility and integrity.

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