What ISO Class or Cleanliness level is needed?
Refer to ISO Compliance under our company tab to determine an ISO Class/Cleanliness level.
What are the temperature and humidity requirements for the cleanroom?
ISO does not require any specific values. This question can be answered in two ways; 1) For personnel comfort in the room 2) Or to meet the process criteria of the product.
What are the room requirements, size, and special needs?
The most economical cleanroom is the one that is built around the process and the needs of the customer.
Will the cleanroom be subject to government inspections or requirements?
Only those that need to meet USP Compliance (797 or 800), FDA, or other regulatory requirements.
What do the MERV ratings mean?
MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value. The rating measures how effectively the filter stops dust or other contaminants from passing through the filter and into the air. The higher the rating, the more effective the filter is. See our MERV Rating Chart page for reference.
What filters are needed to fight odors?
Activated carbon filters or molecular filters are designed to get rid of problem odors in the workplace or in the home. These filters are made up of porous sponges or black beads injected with carbon that help trap contaminants.
How often are my filters meant to be changed?
The shelf life of filters varies by the environment in which they are being placed. A home with one pet (cat/dog) the filters should be changed every two months. Commercial and industrial applications are usually changed on a specific change-out schedule or by a pressure drop reading registered from a Magnehelic gauge.