Why Thermoguard®?

 

There are many laboratories where refrigerators, incubators and climatic chambers are still monitored by hand. The consequences of this are numerous: expenditure on staff, gaps in monitoring, errors that are only discovered later on (instead of damage limitation thanks to a realtime alarm system), and discussions when QM audits are carried out.

For many years now, the same problems have been cropping up during QM audits in laboratories:

  • gaps in the records - especially over long holidays such as Christmas
  • failure to arrange replacements for staff who are away on holiday or off sick
  • irregularities because of insufficient staff motivation or discipline
  • failures to take action even though deviations from the setpoint values have been identified
  • "corrections" in the form of later additions or "suitable" entries

Temperature Control Sheet
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Thermoguard offers the perfect solution to all these problems: intelligent sensors with a network connection offer a reliable method of automatic monitoring that is independent of human beings, without any gaps. A central computer program monitors the measured values online, ensuring that alarms are reported 24 hours a day.

With Thermoguard these problems are a thing of the past: no more discussions with GMP auditors, no conditions imposed and no "Major Deviations" on your next GMP or ISO audit!

For more on this subject: Thermoguard in der Pharmaindustrie (PDF file, german language, approx. 300 KB).

What does Thermoguard offer you?

 

Thermoguard supplies high-quality network thermometers and monitoring software to record and monitor temperatures.

Applications for Thermoguard include every type of refrigeration and heating equipment for laboratories, storage rooms and production areas. Refrigerators, incubators, cold storage rooms or climatic chambers can be monitored just as easily as computer server rooms. Thermoguard offers numerous possibilities for alerting:

  • visually and acoustically, directly on the computer
  • e-mails sent to the responsible member of staff and other employees on the spot
  • voice reproduction of instructions telling staff what action to take
  • via SMS using mobil phones for a 24/7 standby service
  • connection to existing alarm systems via the "Custom Alarm Module" (CAM)
  • using 110/230V alarming devices of your choice with an optional switch interface

Thermoguard Alarm
Alarm Settings
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Here are the benefits of Thermoguard as compared with other measuring systems:

  • continuous monitoring with no dependency on humans
  • compliant with GMP; with sample SOPs and xQ qualifications
  • no need to change any leaking or empty batteries, unlike data loggers
  • no need for special house cabling (such as Easybus or house bus)
  • alarm is reported directly "online" and not if it's already too late
  • alarms are reported acoustically, via e-mail or via SMS using mobil phones
  • an alarm is reported in case of an electrical or mechanical sensor failure
  • software and sensor controller are "Made in Germany"

Thermoguard SMS
SMS alert
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Nowadays, Thermoguard has firmly established its position among users in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, in chemical or medical laboratories, and with food manufacturers and trading companies. So why not take advantage of Thermoguard's benefits yourself?