Recent Articles

April 21, 2017 3:40 pm
Raffe Khazadian, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, O+M, CDT, TRIA
Cleanrooms offer an indoor environment unique to any other indoor environment — and with it, pose some unique design challenges.
April 21, 2017 3:38 pm
Steven Andersen, AIA, Leo A Daly
The Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) is a sprawling complex of underground labs that occupies the former Homestake gold mine in Lead, S.D.
April 12, 2017 7:00 am
Mark A. Vickers
Sales success relies on your ability to communicate effectively with your prospects. The problem is we often get in our own way by not being intentional about the intent of a meeting.
March 28, 2017 3:10 pm
Jan Eudy, Cleanroom/Contamination Control Consultant
Our company is expanding its assembly line into an ISO Class 7 cleanroom. When should training begin? What and who should be trained?
March 27, 2017 5:11 pm
Jeanne Moldenhauer, Excellent Pharma Consulting Inc.; and Brian G. Hubka, Contamination Prevention Technologies Inc.
The pharmaceutical industry is slow to change, even when new technologies are superior to the methods that are currently being used. One of the areas that shows this is the practices used for the cleaning and disinfection of cleanrooms.
March 27, 2017 5:17 pm
Jennifer Nunes, UltraTape
Contamination of various origins seems to find its way into even the most meticulous cleanrooms.
March 27, 2017 1:56 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
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 controlled environment designed for non-sterile Rx pharmaceutical-grade oral products.
March 27, 2017 2:53 pm
MaryBeth DiDonna
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.
March 27, 2017 3:11 pm
Eric Vozzola, Evan Griffing, and Michael Overcash, Ph.D., Environmental Clarity Inc. In conjunction with the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA)
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 areas of lower energy, improved water footprint, and landfill reductions.
March 27, 2017 1:13 pm
Daniel Clay, Inert
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.
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