Vacuum pump used by Glaxo at two pilot plants at t

Made:
c. 1920

Vacuum pump used by Glaxo at two pilot plants at their Greenford site during 1956-1970 and 1970-1994 for new drug development. Some of the principle drugs developed and marketed by GlaxoWellcome in which this pump would have played a part in the R&D process include: Becotide (asthma drug which recieved the Queen's Award; Zinacef (antibiotic); Fortum (third generation inhectable antibiotic which received the Queen's Award); Zinnat (oral antibiotic which received the Queen's Award); Flixotide (asthma). The pump was refurbished by APM Electro Mechanical Services Ltd.

Details

Category:
Vacuum Technology
Object Number:
1998-495
type:
vacuum pump
credit:
Glaxo Wellcome Research and Development

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