The design of a cleanroom is of utmost importance. These sensitive environments need a lot of consideration when you delve into the design process. However, designing a cleanroom is possible with careful planning and a logical layout. You will need to match the stringent environmental conditions that cleanrooms require, as well as factor in human workflow and material pathways. Here are a few considerations in cleanroom design.
Are you struggling with organizing your workbench? Unsure how to store your tools and equipment for proper use in the workplace? Operating a workbench in a lab, cleanroom, or warehouse can be a struggle. However, there are optimal storage ideas you can use to organize your workspace.
Finding the best quality chair for your workplace can be difficult. Since industrial chairs can be quite expensive, you want to ensure that your purchase will prove durable. With many types of industrial chairs available, how do you know if your chair is built to last? There are a few qualities that indicate that your industrial chair purchase is a smart investment.
Proper cleaning procedures and maintenance are crucial to preserving the cleanliness, contamination control, and efficiency of cleanroom processes. Each cleanroom receives a different cleanliness classification based on the industrial application that the cleanroom operates in, as well as other environmental considerations. Each cleanroom class has a slightly different protocol when it comes to gowning, protocol, and supplies. For ISO 7 (Formerly Class 10,000) cleanrooms, these gowning requirements need careful consideration.
Humans feel the effects of static electricity every day. From shuffling across a carpet to shock a friend, to working in environments with high amounts of electricity, this unpleasant physical phenomenon requires special consideration to prevent.
For employees working in an environment such as an electronics assembly line or in electronics repair, the effects of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) pose a serious risk to the equipment, electronics, and materials necessary for operations. These incidents are common in the semiconductor, automotive, medical industries and on electronic assembly lines.
It is important for these work environments to equip themselves with high-quality materials and furniture scientifically designed to dissipate the effects of ESD. These industries will save thousands of dollars in repair costs and increase their productivity by taking simple steps for ESD protection. Adding ESD chairs to compliment an existing ESD program is one way to prevent ESD from damaging expensive electronic components.
The industrial tote box is a versatile storage option for any manufacturing purpose. Whether storing electronics, small parts or large assemblies these 15 tips will give you the power to make the most of your facility’s storage containers.
Packaging workstations are the cornerstones of warehouse operations. Processing, collecting and shipping out products and other materials are key functions of any business.
Customizing a packaging workstation is a solution to increasing workplace productivity and employee efficiency. However, certain considerations need to take place before you begin this process. You have to consider ergonomics and comfort, the needs and function of the workstation, and the materials necessary for the workstation to perform at full capacity.
Vacuum sealing otherwise know as dry packaging is the process of removing oxygen from a bag with the goal of extending the shelf life and preserving the material or product inside the bag. Industrial vacuum sealers are available in a variety of sizes and styles with features that can accommodate most any sealing application.
The materials that pass in and out of a cleanroom are subject to strict regulations. The furniture that cleanroom specialists use during their daily operations are subject to these standards as well.
Cleanroom employees spend hours a day sitting at their workstation. As a result, the chair they sit on is crucial to their productivity and daily work experience. To increase employee morale and work quality, cleanroom supervisors should consider investing in high-caliber, ergonomic, and comfortable cleanroom chairs.
Finding a cleanroom-approved chair depends on a variety of factors, including its materials, its durability and flexibility, its ESD qualifications, and how employees fit and feel in the chair itself.
Operating a warehouse requires an eye for detail, as well as a clear vision of the big picture. Managing the floor is a constant fight between disorganized chaos and your attempts to keep things neat and tidy. The enterprising floor manager knows the solution to these problems lies with maximizing storage space.
No one strategy works for every facility, but there are certain tricks to getting the most out of your storage options that apply to every site. Here are some ideas for saving space, reducing waste, and running a more efficient warehouse.