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I Can See Clearly Now! Microfiber Wipers Parts I & II

The cleaning cloth that came with your new glasses is made up or polyester/nylon blend or of just polyester alone. These microfibers are extremely small due to their unique structural makeup. Just as these wipers help you have a clear … Read More

Compounding Pharmacies: Exploring the Insanitary/Unsanitary Conundrum

Introduction

When it comes to pharmaceutical products, medications, or nutritional supplements, as members of the contamination control industry – and as consumers – we like to believe that they are health-promoting, safe, and pure. From a professional standpoint, we understand … Read More

When is a Pharmacy Not a Pharmacy? Or ‘A Horse of a Different Color.’

Back in the ‘Old Country,’ polo is considered the ‘sport of kings.’ On any given day, weak sunshine bathing the pitch in a pale golden glow, the upper crust of the English horsey elite will gather for this centuries-old game … Read More

Honey, I Shrunk the Lab!

Aside from the perennially famous ‘death and taxes,’ there are two other givens in our modern world: continual miniaturization and impoverished eyesight. It might, in fact, be contended that one precedes the other but that would be a discussion for … Read More

Out of this World – When Cleanroom Technology Enters a Whole New Orbit

Imagine the scenario: it’s a Saturday morning, you’re flat on your back staring up grimly at the underside of your car chassis. Various components are scattered around as you wrestle to loosen with some rusted widget that’s all that … Read More

‘Automotive Cleanrooms’ – A Contradiction in Terms?

When it comes to automobiles, we all have our favorites. A convertible with the top down is the only way to travel the California coast or the switchbacks on Maui’s Road to Hana. Electric hybrids are perfect for those … Read More

Getting High – The High-Tech Way

Since the earliest recorded times, as humans we have sought ways to change our perception of reality. From our distant ancestors’ use of psychoactive plants and opium during the Stone Age (accounts of which later surfaced in the Neolithic era) … Read More

Keeping our Hands on the Wheel – Should We Resist the Rise of the Robots?

Last week, in tracing the rise of the robot in the cleanroom, we looked back in time to the roots of automation in the late nineteenth/early twentieth century’s ‘Second Industrial Revolution.’ And it got us thinking. What could be the … Read More

I-Robot?

Our technological environment is a rapidly developing, always diversifying arena in which the only constants are growth and change. And this is nothing new. Although we consider our technological advances as being relatively recent – viz the growth of Silicon … Read More

Trouble in the World’s Best Cleanroom?

In the contamination-control industry, we all understand the importance of and difference in ISO classes. These global standards were devised and adopted when the U.S. General Service Administrations standards – then known as FS209E – were no longer adequate in … Read More

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