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Solid State Technology
A firsthand look at successful USP 797 compliance
The pharmacy services department of Brigham and Women’s Hoa comprehensive USP <797> compliance program, the experiences of which stand to greatly benefit spital (BWH), a major urban hospital in Boston, MA, has initiated many other hospital pharmacy facilities and managers.
Your Market Analysis
World market for AMC control
Airborne molecular contamination (AMC) is non-particulate chemical contamination in the form of vapors or aerosols that has a detrimental effect on a product or process. The need for AMC control in cleanrooms continues to grow as technology advances.
From The Editor
We call it the cleanroom question
Last month I spoke about the relative role of tool manufacturers in the quest for efficient contamination control in the manufacture of ever more sensitive microelectronics.
Setting The Standard
Update on ISO nanotechnology standards activities
In 2005, Technical Committee (TC) 229, Nanotechnologies (ISO/TC 229), was established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) with the British Standards Institute (BSI) serving as the secretariat and Dr. Peter Hatto of the United Kingdom as the chairman.
Contamination Control Ev
Contamination control event offers USP 797 seminar
ESTECH, the IEST’s 53rd annual technical meeting and exposition, will take place April 29-May 2 at the Indian Lakes Resort in Bloomingdale, Illinois.
Ispe Releases Water And
ISPE releases water and steam guide
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) has released its latest technical publication, ISPE Good Practice Guide: Commissioning and Qualification of Pharmaceutical Water and Steam Systems.
New Lithography Strategy
New lithography strategy could double contamination challenge
When it comes to next-generation lithography, the semiconductor industry may be doing a double take-and that could mean double duty for contamination control.
Applied Mechanical Acqui
Applied Mechanical acquires cleanroom certification company
Applied Mechanical Corporation (Austin, TX), provider of outsourced technical, engineering and project management services to the semiconductor industry, has announced its acquisition of Phoenix-based Cleanroom Sciences (CRS).
Growing Demand For Optic
Growing demand for optical, automotive and medical products spurs Fabrinet expansion
Fabrinet, provider of manufacturing services for complex optical components, recently announced that its third and latest factory, completed in Nov 2005, is near capacity.
News snippets from the world of contamination control.
Cip Systems Critical To
CIP systems critical to validatable, cost-effective cleaning
Clean-in-place, commonly referred to as CIP, is an automated method of cleaning processing equipment without disassembly using validated procedures.
Environmental control systems and their use in cleanroom applications
Every cleanroom or special environment utilizes some type of control system to operate the mechanical equipment that maintains the environment.
Facility Design Critical to Food Safety
A few years ago, members from across the food industry did something radical: They set aside competition and worked together to find better ways to battle contamination in food processing facilities.
Each month, Cleanrooms brings you a collection of the latest product innovations in the contamination control industry.
Pass-throughs specifically designed for clean processing environments can help prevent contamination events from occurring as a result of the transfer of product or equipment from one area to another.