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  • IEST issues guideline for designing AMC filtration in cleanrooms

    A new Guideline from the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) provides information for designing filtration systems to eliminate trace amounts (less than 1 ppmv) of airborne molecular contamination (AMC). As noted in IEST-G-CC035.1: Design Considerations for Airborne Molecular Contamination Filtration Systems in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments, AMC can affect ...

  • McIlvaine company projecting strong growth in sales of air filtration products for cleanroom applications

    Over the next five years, there will be a 65% increase in air filtration product sales into the electronic fabrication industry, according to the McIvaine Company. For bioclean applications in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, McIlvaine is forecasting sales growth of approximately 38% over the same time period. In its online report, Air Filtration and Purification World Markets, the ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Cleanroom consumables market will grow modestly in 2010

    Thanks to the pharmaceutical industry and to general activity in Asia, the market for cleanroom consumables will grow one percent next year and reach sales of $6.6 billion.  This is the latest forecast displayed online in World Cleanroom Markets.  This report is published by the McIlvaine Company (www.mcilvainecompany.com). ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Asian cleanroom purchases to reach US$7.5 billion

    According to McIlvaine’s latest report, Cleanrooms: World Markets, purchases of cleanroom hardware and consumables in Asia will reach US$7.5 billion in 2015, comprising over 60% of the global purchases. The updated McIlvaine report also suggests that Asian cleanroom hardware purchases, including cleanrooms, walls, ...

  • A Look Inside Life Science Cleanrooms By School Air Filtration Leader Camfil USA

    Cleanrooms are commonly used in the manufacture of pharmaceutical and microelectronic products as well as for many types of scientific research and life science industries. For more than fifty years Camfil has been a leading supplier of air filtration products and services to the Life Science Industry. Today, Camfil is clearly recognized as the leading global air ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • IEST updates filtration recommended practices

    Two revised Recommended Practices (RPs) covering high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters and ultralow-penetration air (ULPA) filters are now available from IEST:• IEST-RP-CC001.5: HEPA and ULPA Filters describes 11 levels of filter performance and six grades of filter construction. Filters that meet the requirements of this RP are suitable for use in clean air devices and cleanrooms that ...

  • Air Filtration and Purification Market will reach $7.5 billion by 2011

    The market for indoor air filtration and purification will reach $7.5 billion in 2011. Much of that growth will occur in the Commercial/Institutional segment, accounting for over $1.5 billion by 2011. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in its continually updated online report, Air Filtration and Purification World Markets. New commercial and institutional buildings in Europe ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Mobile Filtration Fume Hoods provide Performance and Energy Savings

    Designed by Erlab, Captair Flex® non ducted mobile filtration fume hoods ensures optimal operator protection by being able to adapt itself to the handling protection by being able to adapt itself to the handlil combined, in laboratories and clean rooms.The ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Discover pending revisions of ISO 14644 standards and more at ESTECH 2009

    Contamination control professionals will have the opportunity to find out what you need to know about pending revisions to the ISO 14644-1 and ISO 14644-2 Cleanroom Standards, including modifications to the airborne particulate classification test method and sampling requirements during the ISO Series certificate program at ESTECH 2009, the 55th annual technical meeting and exposition of the ...

  • Call for Presentations-ESTECH 2010

    The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) is seeking presentations for ESTECH 2010, the society's Annual Technical Meeting and Exposition. Slated for May 3-6, 2010 at the Atlantis Hotel and Conference Center, Reno, Nevada, ESTECH is the premier conference where industry professionals in the fields of design, test, and evaluation/product reliability; contamination control; ...

  • Merck’s New Steritest™ Symbio Pump Accessories Enable Faster, Safer Sterility Testing in Any Setting

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, has introduced a set of Steritest™ Symbio Pump systems accessories that accelerate and streamline sterility testing workflows. The new accessories address testing challenges in various ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • New Periodical Covers Issues Critical to Life Sciences Professionals

     Camfil Farr, a world leader in the development and production of air filters and clean air solutions, has published a definitive collection of articles from some of the most recognizable names in the worldwide filtration industry.  Life Sciences Industry Insights features an article by Gordon ...


  • 15,000 OEMs and Specifiers For Environmental Contamination Control And Energy Systems

    Suppliers of pumps, valves, materials, instruments, controls, and various services are often selling to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).  The critical buying decisions may be made early in the project by the architect/engineer (A/E) or other specifier. Over 15,000 companies around-the-world have been identified as either significant OEM purchasers or A/E ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Camfil Farr Podcast Discusses `Hot Topics` in Commercial Air Filters

    A new podcast from Camfil Farr — the world's leading provider of clean air solutions — is now available on the company's website. The podcast, which covers industry hot topics as well as Camfil Farr's innovations in the commercial air filter industry, was produced in conjunction with the company's ...


  • AAF International to Close Hutchins, TX Plant

    American Air Filter Co., Inc. d/b/a AAF International, announced today it will be closing its 340,000 square foot Hutchins, TX plant. The closing is scheduled to be complete by the end of September 2012 and will result in the elimination of a majority of the jobs in the Hutchins plant. AAF customers purchasing from the Hutchins plant will be supplied from other AAF plants and distribution ...


    By AAF International

  • Environmental EPCs Will Spend Over $60 Billion This Year

    Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors of environmental and contamination control systems will spend more than $60 billion in 2007 for components and services.  Recipients of these purchase orders are the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).  They will in turn spend $40 billion for components and services. Information on more than 10,000 of these companies is ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Met One Instruments, Inc. Announces Model 804 Handheld Airborne Particle Counter

    The new Model 804 handheld airborne particle counter from Met One Instruments, Inc. is being hailed as a breakthrough device that can deliver results literally in seconds. It packs some big performance into its small size. It offers the user not only portability and reliability but some of the lowest price points in the industry. The 804 is completely self-contained with an internal ...


    By Met One Instruments, Inc.

  • AAF International Celebrates 90 Years

    AAF International, manufacturer of AmericanAirFilter® and AAF® products, achieved a major milestone this year as the company commemorates the ninetieth year of improving air quality. AAF has a rich history as one of the oldest air filter manufacturing companies in the world. In 1921, William Reed founded the company in Louisville, KY and began manufacturing the Reed Air Filter. In 1929, ...


    By AAF International

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