4 FAQs Regarding Softwall Cleanrooms

Hardwall and softwall cleanrooms provide a sterile space for procedures to be performed in a strictly controlled environment. Maybe you’re considering adding one of these rooms to an existing facility in the Columbus area but aren’t quite sure which type of cleanroom is best. The team at Vernick & Associates can help you choose a cleanroom for your specific needs. Take a look at these four frequently asked questions regarding our well-built and efficient softwall cleanrooms. 1. What Is the Advantage of a Softwall Cleanroom vs. a Hardwall Cleanroom?Each type of environmental room has its unique advantages. Softwall cleanrooms are portable, lightweight, and easy to assemble. With this type of space, an extra room can be easily and efficiently added, in very little time. They are also cost-efficient as they don’t require any permanent construction to take place.2. How Do Softwall Cleanrooms Provide a Sterile Environment?Softwall cleanrooms, also known as process … Continued

Cleanrooms & Universities: Cleanroom Components For Higher Education

Building and maintaining a complex system of hardwall cleanrooms in a university setting requires a company that understands the specifications unique to higher education. Vernick & Associates is proud to assist educational campuses within the greater Cleveland area with the entire cleanroom process, from start to finish. Whether your team is looking for assistance in the areas of science, engineering, medical, agriculture, or several other fields, adding the following components will keep your cleanroom working at 100% efficiency.Recirculating Air SystemRecirculating air systems are particularly helpful when the control of the air inside the cleanroom is of the utmost importance. More effective than a single-pass system, a recirculating air system does not re-use the filtered air. It tightly controls the temperature and humidity inside the hardwall cleanroom.Particle Monitoring SystemsMost airborne contaminants are invisible to the human eye. This is where an airborne particle counter can help monitor the number of particles … Continued

3 Basic Requirements of a Highly Controlled Cleanroom

Highly controlled environments are essential to the manufacturing process in a variety of industries. Although particular industries may require more stringent standards, there are three basic specifications that every single cleanroom must follow. The team at Vernick & Associates has been designing and building these highly controlled environments in Cleveland and the surrounding areas since 1985. While we have the expertise and know-how to create a variety of strictly monitored, immaculate workspaces, we also understand the top three basic requirements that each cleanroom should contain.1. Pristine Internal SurfacesEvery single surface of the specified cleanroom must be smooth and impassable to microorganisms. Any counters, tables, chairs, benches, or work areas need to be easy to clean, but also strong enough to handle any type of procedure. The materials used to create these particular surfaces cannot flake, chip, or create dust when used.2. Immaculate Air FlowIt is imperative that unwanted air particles … Continued

Cleanrooms vs. Environmental Rooms: How Are They Different?

Cleanrooms and environmental rooms are designed to maintain a highly controlled environment. While an environmental room is a more relaxed version of a cleanroom, a cleanroom offers higher restrictions to drastically reduce the number of contaminants. Although the differences between the two spaces are not drastic, they are necessary to ensure your processes and products meet specific toxin-free standards. Vernick and Associates can help you make the best decision for your unique manufacturing needs.

5 Steps to Determine the Cleanroom Classification for Your Business

It is important in any field to have the tools available for success. In a variety of industries, cleanrooms and environmental rooms are keys for driving research and growth. If you’re thinking about installing a cleanroom in your operation, it’s important to find customized solutions from the experts. At Vernick & Associates, we provide Ohio and the surrounding Midwest regions custom-built cleanroom and controlled environment spaces.

Basics of Determining Cleanroom Lighting

In the last blog post from Vernick & Associates, we talked a little about the different types of flooring for cleanrooms. In this post, we will go over the different types of lighting features and levels for you to consider for your cleanroom.As with every aspect of a cleanroom, the lighting is extremely important and requires proper cleanability. In order to prevent any type of contamination, the lighting must be bacteria-free.

What Makes a Clean Room “Clean”?

Clean rooms are “created” when clean room designers like Vernick & Associates bring together engineering design, fabrication, finish, and operational controls to convert a “normal” room to a “clean room” so that they can be used for manufacturing. These clean rooms must meet the requirements defined in the Sterile Code of Annex 1 of both the EU and PIC/S Guides to GMP and other standards and guidance as required by local health authorities.

8 Steps to Creating a Cleanroom: Part 2

At Vernick & Associates, we design and build top-quality cleanrooms to ensure that our clients’ facilities are in compliance with their particular industry standards and regulations. Because the cleanroom design-build process is so exacting and our clients are all unique, it is important for us to adhere to our 8-step process to ensure exceptional results and customer satisfaction on every project.

Pharmaceutical Cleanrooms: Construction and Design

Don’t let ISO and USP 797 regulations for pharmaceutical cleanrooms overwhelm you. Vernick & Associates, the experts in cleanroom design and construction, will work through the regulations and how they apply to your facility to ensure that you’ll have a top-quality cleanroom that complies with industry standards on time and on budget. Our professional team is on top of pharmaceutical industry regulations and changes and will help you adapt your facility as needed.

8 Steps to Creating a Cleanroom: Part 1

At Vernick & Associates, we take great pride in helping our customers get the cleanroom environment they need for optimal work and product satisfaction. Toward that end, we have designed an 8-step process that helps us be leaders in the cleanroom industry—and the reason why our satisfied customers trust us with their environmental control needs. If you’re considering our services, we encourage you to take some time to get to know our process in this two-part series.