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Cleanroom Clean Food

  Subscribe to FREE newsletter  Oct 08, 2014

Although most people don’t know it, cleanrooms are a necessary part of the production process for a wide variety of products people use every day. Although there are a number of common things cleanrooms are associated with, like satellites and other electronics they are also used for food.

Unfortunately, food contamination stories are seen quite often in the news. The cause of the contamination can come from many different places, but the end result could have drastic effects. Preventing contamination is very important, and cleanrooms can certainly help in the process.

For food packaging and creation, cleanrooms provide an environment that is highly controlled. Besides keeping contaminates at bay, cleanrooms also provide the optimal environment for packaging food. Some cleanrooms, like modular cleanrooms, offer high degrees of customization which creates a custom solution for food packaging.

As you might expect, different foods, drinks, and other consumables all come with their own set of cleanliness needs. Modular cleanrooms can provide an environment that is conducive to all these products. Cleanrooms have various needs for air handling which range from humidity, a very tight temperature range, or even positive or negative air pressure within the room.

Cleanrooms are ranked on their cleanliness by classes or ISOs, which correlate to the level of particulates in the air. As mentioned above, the air in cleanrooms is very important, and particulates are kept out through the use of HEPA filters.

Each operation is set up a little differently, but modular cleanrooms offer varying degrees of cleanliness (different ISOs/classes) throughout the cleanroom. This means that parts of the room could be tailored for a specific process, and then other parts of the cleanroom could be used for less critically clean aspects of production.

Modular cleanrooms also have the added benefit of flexibility. Modular walls can be moved, removed, or rearranged based on future needs of the company. Traditionally built cleanrooms are quite rigid, and once walls are up they can’t be changed without a major remodel.

As to be expected, each cleanroom is a little different, and each have their own unique design. At Allied Cleanrooms we’ve been skillfully designing and installing cleanrooms for over 25 years. We’ve created cleanrooms for a wide variety of industries, including electronics, medical devices and pharmaceuticals, as well as food and beverage. Our cleanrooms are custom made for each of our clients, and we have worked with companies big and small.

Would you like to learn more about our cleanrooms? Visit our website for more information, or give us a call at 800-962-3058.

About Allied Cleanrooms

Allied Cleanrooms creates custom modular cleanrooms ranging from Class 10 (ISO 4) to Class 100,000 (ISO 8). Our modular construction clean rooms are used for the following: Environmental Test Chambers, Pharmaceutical Storage Rooms, Temperature Controlled Rooms, Bio-Safety Labs, Pharmaceutical Research Labs, Stem Cell Research Labs, Server Rooms, Organic Chemistry Labs, Laser Rooms, Microbiology Labs, Nutraceutical Facilities and Dry Rooms. Additionally, our rooms comply with USP 797 standards and requirements.

We've been building cleanrooms for over 20 years, and we've served host of large clients such as Johnson Controls, Boeing, Atomic Energy, Saint Gobian, GE, Bremo NA, Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory, Jet Propulsion Laboratories. Allied Cleanrooms posses a talented staff of in house designers and engineers that offer limitless design capabilities. We can construct clean rooms to be hard permanent structures or soft, flexible, re-locatable structures depending on your needs.

Allied Cleanrooms offers a turn key solution that starts with building your cleanroom to your exact specifications. If you require an installation of your clean room, but don't want to have to worry about subcontractors, we offer factory trained installers. Our teams of factory trained certified installers endure weeks of rigorous construction and safety training and emerge experts in modular building construction. Installers are also certified forklift drivers and equipment operators.

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