Controlled Environments magazine for April 2012 edition has been released. You can read latest news, trends, technology, and applications in cleanrooms and critical environments industry from this issue. Here are feature articles for this month.
Sophisticated Gas Detectors Measure Coating Thicknesses on Drug Tablets
By Tom Probst
Sophisticated gas detectors are helping a pharmaceutical manufacturer measure coating thicknesses on drug tablets.
Ask the Facilities Guy: Integrated Project Delivery
By Richard Bilodeau, PE
Question: There’s a lot of talk out there about Integrated Project Delivery, or IPD, as the latest and greatest method to deliver a construction project. Can you give me a high level overview?
Obsolete Chemicals and Processes, Part 2
By Barbara Kanegsberg, Ed Kanegsberg
In the previous column, we began our answer to the question posed by Controlled Environments readers, “How do we address chemicals and processes that have become obsolete due to regulatory restrictions?” This month we explore the scope of restrictions, including what is meant, or not meant, by the term “banned.”
Exposure Limits: Should We Take the Bypass?
By John B. Durkee, Ph.D., P.E.
Exposure limits are crowd-sourced, sometimes based on incomplete data, and often not developed within public view.
Why Do Cleanrooms Fail to Meet Owners Expectations?
By Raymond K. Schneider, P.E.
While new installations typically are well engineered, modifications required to support new production equipment and processes frequently are made “on the fly” with insufficient forethought.
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Controlled Environments is main resource for professionals working in cleanrooms and other critical environments. This publication covers everything from pure materials through protective packaging, from state-of-the-art facility construction through day-to-day cleaning and control challenges affecting quality and yield. In every issue, the magazine provides relevant and timely content on trends, technology, and applications in industry.