Microbial Contamination Monitors

Beginner’s Guide to Particle Technology

This guide, which was built from the Beginner Guide to Particle Counting, helps those new to particle counting get comfortable with the basic details and concepts around monitoring and controlling contamination. Written by the global experts in contamination monitoring, in a simple to follow format, this guide has been the industry standard for more than 30 years, with constant revisions to keep up with new approaches, regulations, and technologies.

Beginner's Guide to Particle TechnologyIn Beginner Guide to Particle Technology, you will learn about:

  • ISO 14644-1 cleanroom classifications
  • Three types of particles: non-viable organic, viable organic and inorganic
    • The size of particles
    • The concentration of varying levels of particles in different air densities
  • Materials found in your cleanroom
    • Prolific particle generators in your cleanroom
    • The influence of gravity and other forces on particles
  • Transporting particles in air through tubing
    • The difficulty of sampling particles in your cleanroom
    • Minimizing aerosol particle loss within your tubing
  • Cleanroom environments
    • Controlling particle contamination in your environment
    • The filtration of particles to reduce contamination
    • Building a cleanroom
    • The standards and regulations for classified cleanrooms
    • Certifying your cleanroom
  • Particle detection
  • Data interpretation

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