Advantages of Peracetic Acid Sporicides

What are the advantages of peracetic acid sterilants for cleanroom disinfection? Where is it used? How does it compare to gas sterilization methods?

New: Minncare Sporicidal Disinfectants & Foggers

Minncare and Actril are two examples of cold sterilants used for endoscope, dialysis, and cleanroom disinfection. Both are authorized as Class A sterilants by the EPA. Cold sterilants provide non-invasive sterilization of dental/surgical equipment such as pressure clamps, tubing clamps, blood pressure cuffs, mirrors, etc.

Cannabis Drying Racks and Secure Storage

Open wire shelving designs have some advantages for cannabis processing and harvesting. Hanging, drying, and storing benefit from easy access with a steady flow of air that maintains temperature and humidity. Likewise, mobility, security, and organization occur easily through the handling and trimming process. Dry Cannabis Faster with More Reliable Yields Wire cannabis shelving curbs air … Read moreCannabis Drying Racks and Secure Storage

Staticworx ESD Flooring Installation Guide

In this guide, you’ll learn about various installation methods, find detailed instructions, and also learn where you can buy the materials you’ll need for installation at your facility. The type of installation you choose requires consideration for the environment and subflooring within your facility.

Cleanroom Fan Filter Replacement

When Should I Replace a Cleanroom Fan Filter? Pre-Filter Replacement Pre-filter media should be replaced every six months and inspected regularly. Pre-filters in gowning rooms should be inspected and replaced more frequently, as un-gowned individuals introduce more contamination before they’ve donned cleanroom attire. If pre-filters in the main cleanroom appear visibly dirty at less than … Read moreCleanroom Fan Filter Replacement

Guide to USP <1072> Disinfectants & Sporicides

USP <1072> outlines decontamination practices for critical environments.In this post, we’ll outline the types of chemical disinfectants and sterilants used in cleanrooms and laboratories. This includes isopropyl alcohol, bleach, formaldehyde, hydrogen peroxide, and peracetic acid. 

View Solutions Inspection Microscopes

Get a close up look at high-quality microscopes, LED magnifiers, and inspection devices from View Solutions.

ISO 7 Cleanroom Panel Cleaning & Maintenance

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How to Clean Acrylic Panels Dusting Use one teaspoon of mild dishwashing detergent and a pint of water. Apply this solution with an atomizer or spray bottle and wipe dry until glossy smooth. Use a clean wipe or mop depending on if you are pre-cleaning or final cleaning. Cleaning A detergent solution and clean wipers … Read moreISO 7 Cleanroom Panel Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleanroom Fan Filter Units vs Air Handling Units

A cleanroom air handling unit (AHU) is a cornerstone of temperature, humidity, and pressurization within controlled environments. Today, modular fan filter units allow more adaptable configuration with simplified maintenance procedure. Both systems serve conditioned and filtered air throughout a cleanroom facility. 

ESD Cleanrooms – Static Control for Medical Devices & Life Sciences PDF from Simco-Ion

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Our friends at Simco-Ion sent us this brilliant guide to ESD cleanrooms design, principles, and other considerations. Download the PDF you’ll find case studies and technical information about how static charges influence particle retention and impact manufacturing outcomes in controlled environments. Below we’ve highlighted important ideas in relation to medical device cleanrooms and provide additional resources.

Cleanroom Wipe Comparison – Woven Wipes and Absorbency – Pricing & Availability

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Differing package sizes, bulk counts, edge types, material options, cloth size, weights, ISO class, substrates, ionic levels…comparing cleanroom wipes is mind numbing. 50% of leading cleanroom wipe advertisers don’t even offer prices online! Here’s the guide to buying cleanroom wipes that stay on-budget.

Metro Wire Shelving – Finishes and Construction

When should you choose stainless steel over chrome? Learn more about Metro wire shelving finishes including black, MetroSeal, MetroMax, and solid steel shelves.

7 Things to Do at SMTA 2018

SMTA is a great opportunity to catch up with electronics control assembly professionals from across the US, particularly the Midwest. Over four days of sessions, you’ll get insights from industry leaders that help you reduce defects and improve control processes:

Self-Install ESD Flooring Kits

Over time, an ESD floor will incur wear and eventually require replacement. A contractor will likely recommend that the entire floor is replaced. But is there a better way? 

Satellite Cleanrooms – Design, Garments, and Contamination

For communication satellites that remain within earth’s orbit, an ISO Class 6-8 cleanroom allows sufficient particle and contaminant control. Cleanroom engineers design each space so that particles from production surfaces are whisked away from critical components. A combination of softwall production areas and hardwall cleanroom facilities provide isolation of critical tasks.

Metro Shelving Accessories Buyers Guide

View the Metro shelving accessories buyers guide. We’ve compiled the entire collection of Metro accessories onto one page for your convenience.

2018 USP Sterile Compounding Revisions

First published in 2004, USP Chapter <797> has undergone proposed revisions as of July 2018. These revisions are now available for public comment.

How Often Does a Particle Counter Require Recalibration?

For ISO 14644 compliance, all particle counting equipment requires a calibration certificate.

New Accuform Manufacturing Signage

Are you in compliance? Do you qualify for an exemption? Generic signage no longer adheres to recent Proposition 65 updates. Custom order Accuform signage is now available from PAC. Our specialists tailor hazard signage for your storage, entrance, and production areas.

70% Alcohol Battles Against Super Bacteria?

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New reports indicate that alcohol hand washes and sanitizers may be losing the hygiene battle against super strains of Enterococcal bacterial. Educating practitioners and patients on the when, where, and why of hand sanitation in healthcare has led to a pronounced decline in MIRS and HCAIs for the greater part of the last 20 years. Meanwhile, “what” we wash our hands with has required little examination.