cleanroom Articles

  • World Cleanroom Markets

    Provides analyses and forecasts of the world wide markets for cleanroom systems, components, services and consumables. It addresses key questions such as how many gloves are used by a pharmaceutical class 100 worker. Based on projected numbers of workers, and price per glove forecasts are then displayed and continually revised for each country and industry. In this fast changing market place it ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Kick Contamination out of the Cleanroom

    Safety overshoes fight contamination. The steel toecap safety overshoe has been around for a long time. Its origins lie in the marriage between the venerable rubber galosh and a steel toecap similar to those used in many of today’s safety boots. However, the safety overshoe hadn’t evolved much before a slate of revisions entered the market recently. Confined mostly to the “shoes for ...


    By Safetytoes International Inc

  • Sources of Particles in Cleanrooms

    Viable particles consists of bacteria, virus, fungal spores, molds, and yeast.  These are generally obtained from people, outside air, water, equipment, tools, excipients, and active ingredients. The objectives of environmentally controlled cleanrooms are to provide a contamination-free space to test or manufacturer contamination free products.  Nonetheless, contamination has a way of ...


    By Climet Instruments Company

  • Oxygen Monitor for FOUPs in Semiconductors and Cleanrooms

    Over time, the contamination control requirements in the semiconductor industry have become more stringent. Employees now must spend more time adhering to cleaning protocols to preserve the sanitary nature of the environment and comply with regulations. The front-end unified pod (or FOUP) began appearing in semiconductors in the 1990s, serving as a transportation box to safely and ...

  • ISO to Revise Two Cleanroom Standards

    The Working Group is reviewing airborne particulate classification factors, sampling requirements, and other clauses as it develops new editions of ISO 14644-1 and 14644-2, targeted for publication in 2008. Keywords: ISO, TC 209, 14644, cleanroom, ...

  • Cleanroom Monitoring and Alarming Using a DAQ and Control System

    CAS DataLoggers recently provided the datalogging solution for a Cleanroom Monitoring and Alarming application in a major hospital which needed a data acquisition and control system to record extensive cleanroom measurement data including pressure, temperature, air humidity and particle counts at various measuring points. Users also needed the system to control the cleanroom alarm horns and ...


    By CAS DATALOGGERS

  • Differential Pressure and Temperature Monitoring in a Hospital Cleanroom

    Accsense A1-01a Wireless Environmental Data Loggers CHESTERLAND OH—April 9, 2012 CAS DataLoggers recently provided the wireless pressure and temperature monitoring solution for a hospital maintaining a surgery cleanroom to protect patients from a variety of environmental contaminants. Staff entered and exited through airlocks and were required to wear cleanroom suits before entering. Air ...


    By CAS DATALOGGERS

  • TopAir`s Pass Box

    A pass box is a structure located at the entrance to a cleanroom that enables materials to be transported between the cleanroom and the rest of the laboratory without compromising the sterility of the materials or surrounding cleanroom area. The pass box allows laboratory personnel to stay within the cleanroom instead of moving to different parts of the lab to fetch tools or materials, therefore ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • TopAir`s Fume Hood

    TopAir, Statitech Israel’s flagship brand, manufactures a full line of superior cleanroom equipment including a reliable fume hood for neutralizing potential airborne chemical hazards in the laboratory. The fume hood mechanism offers maximum protection to laboratory staff working at a cleanroom table under the fume hood.   There are two basic types of fume hood. Many industries use a ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • TopAir`s PCR Station

    The PCR station is a cleanroom area with specialized equipment for the biomedical field. The PCR station handles Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), a molecular technique for producing large quantities DNA from using an enzymatic reaction without requiring a living organism. Because of the high sensitivity of the procedure, careful attention to the work process in the PCR station is required. The ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • 5 Ways Accsense Alarm Systems Can Protect Your Business

    At CAS DataLoggers we offer our signature Accsense Wireless Monitoring and Alarm systems for temperature-critical applications in cold chain storage, process monitoring, industrial cleanrooms and many other applications. Accsense data loggers also monitor other important values including humidity, ...


    By CAS DATALOGGERS

  • TopAir’s Horizontal Cabinet

    TopAir is the flagship brand of Statitech Ltd., a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of several complete lines of laboratory equipment since 1999. The term horizontal cabinet can refer to two types of TopAir’s premium selection of cleanroom furniture and accessories. One type of horizontal cabinet is a work bench backed by a filter wall. Ambient air is cleaned through this wall ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • IEST updates recommended practices to reflect leading-edge methods

    New developments covered in Recommended Practices revised recently by the Contamination Control Division of IEST include a test method for characterizing outgassed organic compounds; design and testing of Type IV (vee-bed) modular gas-phase adsorber cells; an automated surface cleaning efficiency test procedure; and production testing of filter types H through K. Characterizing Outgassed Organic ...

  • TopAir’s Weighing Station

    TopAir is the flagship brand of Statitech Ltd., an ISO 9002 certified manufacturer of cleanroom products for the electronic, semi-conductor, biomedical and defense industries. Established in 1999 and ISO-9002 certified, Statitech Ltd. specializes in the development, production and marketing of a wide variety of standard and custom-made cleanroom products including a weighing station, and has ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • TopAir’s Clean bench

    The clean bench is a mainstay of TopAir’s superior line of cleanroom equipment for all requirements of the biomedical, electronic, semi-conductor and defense industries. TopAir is the flagship brand of Statitech Ltd., a leading provider of cleanroom furniture and accessories since 1999. Besides the clean bench, TopAir’s premium line includes fume hoods, desiccators, weighing stations ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • New ISO draft standard classifies surface particle cleanliness

    With today’s rapid technological progress and miniaturization, clean surfaces are of growing interest and vital importance for many high-tech industries and applications.The International Organization for Standardization Technical  Committee (ISO/TC) 209 is taking steps to fill the need for global standards addressing surface contamination. Since its inception in 1993, ISO/TC 209 has ...

  • Air filtration applications for membranes

    Given their unique performance attributes membranes are finding use in a growing number of high efficiency air filtration applications. One example is in respirators and personal protective equipment. Applications where intense physical demands and risk of exposure to harmful contaminants are present demand the high efficiency / low pressure drop combination of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene ...

  • Can you source a glass washer which can be accessed from two sides?

    Question: Can you source a glass washer which can be accessed from two sides? Answer: Smeg have just launched the solution to this with the GW6010 professional glass washer. The 6010 has 20 pre-set program washes and 20 free programs for customisation. The unit comes with a peristaltic pump for both liquid detergent and liquid neutraliser and an additional 2 pumps are ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • TopAir’s Ductless Fume Hood

    TopAir is the flagship brand of Statitech Ltd., a leading developer, producer and marketer of a wide variety of standard and custom-made cleanroom products for the electronic, semi-conductor, medical and defense industries. Statitech has acquired a well earned reputation as a market leader in its field. Customers include the pharmaceutical giant Teva Industries Ltd., Israel Aircraft Industries ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • Controlling Bacteria In a Clean Room Environment

    Maintaining the integrity of a cleanroom is a constant battle. The first step to deciding which method, or combination of methods, to employ is to identify the prime sources of contamination. There are three prime sources of contamination through which the integrity of a cleanroom might be breached. First, there is the human element. While many processes might be automated, many situations remain ...


    By GVS Filter Technology

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