Cleanrooms

Grieve Corp.'s No. 962 is a 500°F electrically-heated, Class 100 cleanroom cabinet oven, used for pass-through depyrogenation of glassware.
10:07am
5.12.2017
Terra Universal offers a foam pad to use in cleanrooms for making maintenance, cleaning, and work tasks more comfortable.
6:12am
5.10.2017
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Potatoes can easily carry bacterial and viral diseases in their starchy flesh from generation to generation. The solution is exacting cleanliness and rigorous testing at every stage of potato propagation.
by Eric Hamilton, University of Wisconsin-Madison
11:32am
5.4.2017
Blue Thunder Technologies offers Cobalt Blue FS-ULT70-99CB validated sterile presaturated wipes for ultra-critical aseptic areas and where sterile compounding is performed. They are approved for use in a variety of sterile cleanroom applications...
6:23am
5.4.2017
The objective of a controlled cleanroom is to provide a contamination-free space in which to test or manufacture contamination-free products. Here are some more hidden causes of contamination, continued from our last issue.
by Jennifer Nunes, UltraTape
2:50pm
5.2.2017
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In its third year, the Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the cleanroom equipment and supplies that readers judge most effective and trusted in their work.
2:46pm
5.2.2017
The HVAC system is at the heart of the cleanroom. Although many clients are unenthusiastic when broaching the subject, the HVAC system should not be overlooked given its central role.
by David Arrouart, Mecart
2:27pm
5.2.2017
Optimizing workspaces to match requirements leads to improved equipment.
by Jeff Elliott
12:52pm
5.2.2017
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Environmental system designers decide where to place sample points for particle monitoring. However, the process is not always straightforward.
by Gilberto Dalmaso, PhD, and Mark Hallworth, Particle Measuring Systems
12:01pm
5.2.2017
There is no one-size-fits-all answer for determining the classification level of cleanrooms.
11:29am
5.2.2017
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Health and lives could be endangered if cleanroom environments are allowed to fall below required standards of cleanliness and sanitation.
11:24am
5.2.2017
Now in its 51st year, the Laboratory of the Year Awards continue to recognize excellence in research laboratory design, planning and construction.
by Laboratory Design
10:58am
4.28.2017
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Cleanrooms offer an indoor environment unique to any other indoor environment — and with it, pose some unique design challenges.
by Raffe Khazadian, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, O+M, CDT, TRIA
9:30am
4.26.2017
The Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) is a sprawling complex of underground labs that occupies the former Homestake gold mine in Lead, S.D.
by Steven Andersen, AIA, Leo A Daly
9:56am
4.25.2017
Setting inappropriate Alert and Action alarms on your Environmental Monitoring System (EMS) could be a big contributor to lost revenue, longer downtimes, and a lot of discarded product.
by Jason Kelly, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions
3:13pm
4.18.2017
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In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective and trusted in their work. HURRY, the deadline is March 30!
9:47am
3.29.2017
To help laboratories avoid cost and downtime, Corning Life Sciences is now testing and calibrating its PYREX Volumetric Glassware in an ISO/IEC 17025 certified laboratory.
by Corning Life Sciences
3:28pm
3.28.2017
An often-asked question is, “What is the best practice regarding the frequency of particulate and viable aseptic monitoring?”
by Jim Strachan, Climet Instruments Co.
3:23pm
3.28.2017
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Our company is expanding its assembly line into an ISO Class 7 cleanroom. When should training begin? What and who should be trained?
by Jan Eudy, Cleanroom/Contamination Control Consultant
3:10pm
3.28.2017
In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective and trusted in their work.
9:49am
3.28.2017
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Cleanroom coveralls are an essential component in facilities for the bioprocessing, life sciences, and semiconductor sectors. By simply adopting reusable garments, the cleanroom facilities can add directly to their sustainability score sheet in the...
by Eric Vozzola, Evan Griffing, and Michael Overcash, Ph.D., Environmental Clarity Inc. In conjunction with the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA)
3:11pm
3.27.2017
Sometimes it’s easy to decide, “You know what? I just don’t care anymore.” For those involved in cleanrooms and contamination control, however, apathy is a dangerous risk that may endanger health and lives.
2:53pm
3.27.2017
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Pharma Tech Industries recently introduced a high-speed bottling line for the production of Rx, OTC, and nutritional ingestible products at its facility in Union, Mo. The bottling line is housed in a new, specially-built ISO 8 Class 100,000...
1:56pm
3.27.2017
While a Class 10 cleanroom is designed to maintain low levels of pollutants, sometimes more rigid atmospheric control is called for within a cleanroom space to best fulfill a process or application.
by Daniel Clay, Inert
1:13pm
3.27.2017
These cleanroom products were featured at INTERPHEX New York, held at the Javits Center on March 21-23, 2017.
11:40am
3.17.2017
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Custom-printed Tacky Traxx Mats from High-Tech Conversions are designed to showcase a company logo or slogan in the entryway to a cleanroom. They feature a custom printed frame at the base and 30 multi-layered clean-film adhesive sheets per mat.
8:58am
3.7.2017
In its third year, the Readers’ Choice competition highlights the cleanroom equipment and tools that readers of Controlled Environments judge most effective and trusted in their work.
4:22pm
3.1.2017
Preparations at NewAge Industries are underway to expand and renovate 40,000 square feet of space for more cleanroom suites, inspection areas and warehousing.
1:22pm
2.23.2017
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Continuous monitoring is a worldwide-accepted standard for non-viable particle testing, and can now be applied to viable air monitoring.
by Particle Measuring Systems
1:32pm
2.17.2017
With the critical nature of hitting a window with certain products, the faster the project completes the better.
by Blake G. Hodess, Hodess Construction Corp.
5:07pm
2.13.2017
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Since 2002, the Laboratory Design Conference has provided a dynamic educational and networking event for those involved in planning, designing, engineering, constructing and operating laboratory facilities, including cleanrooms.
1:35pm
2.2.2017
As the federal murder trial of a pharmacist who oversaw a compounding center deemed responsible for a deadly meningitis outbreak continues, one former employee has testified that the company’s lax atmosphere played a role in the cleanroom’s...
12:19pm
1.25.2017
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For over 50 years, the Laboratory of the Year Awards have recognized excellence in research lab design, planning and construction. This annual award recognizes the best new and renovated laboratories that combine all aspects of the building into a...
1:24pm
1.12.2017
A former executive and a supervising pharmacist at a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts are headed for trial, after the facility was deemed responsible for a national meningitis outbreak in 2012 that killed 64 and sickened over 700 people.
11:53am
1.3.2017
As we look into the future of the cleanroom industry, which is expected to change at its fastest rate ever, we examine how best practice can be better sustained to meet innovative heights.
by Michael Rodd, M+W Products
2:17pm
11.16.2016
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Develop the right sampling plan for your facility.
by Shane Morris, Champion Aire
1:06pm
11.16.2016
Maintaining the quality of Purified Water and Water for Injection.
by James Cannon, Mettler Toledo
1:29pm
11.15.2016
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