The May issue is out

The latest edition of Cleanroom Technology takes a look at recent innovations in the contamination control industry

The May issue of Cleanroom Technology focuses on innovations for medical devices and tips for cleanroom interior design. The latest edition's sector focus is on contamination risks from bearings, and the monthly interview is with the CEO of start-up LexaGene on pathogen detection technology.

Industry news

G-Con and Asgard join forces
Construction companies have signed a manufacturing agreement at Interphex 2018

Micron announces cleanroom expansion
US-based semiconductor giant to expand NAND flash memory fabrication plant in Singapore

PCI opens in Ireland
Company begins operation of high-containment packaging facility in the EU

GE expands factory-in-a-box range
New KUBio BSL2 is designed for products requiring a biosafety level 2 environment

Project of the month
Telstar wins design and build contract with Baccinex

Opinion: Compliance turns digital
Mark Stevens, MD at Formpipe Life Science, on the shift from paper-based records and storage to a digital platform

Features

This month's cover: Redditch Medical

Autoclave costs running away
Operational costs determined by chamber design

Big opportunities in micro-moulding
Validation and compliance to meet increasing demand for micro-moulded parts in medical devices

VHP as sterilant for isolators?
Andrew Hopkins, GMP inspector, MHRA, explains the guidance around sterilisation with VHP

Bearings: the inside matters
A look at contamination control from outgassing in cleanroom automation

A dose of radiation
Dr Dirk Fischer on the benefits of sterilisation by radiation

Cleanroom design
Tips and tricks in cleanroom design to meet the expectation of auditors and staff alike

Interview: Jack Regan
“Pathogen detection should be fast and easy to use”

Research
A nano coating capable of killing bacteria in surfaces and water is set to hit the market soon

Watch video below for a glimpse of what's in the latest issue