Texwipe offers training video on how to clean the cleanroom
Upper Saddle River, NJ–The Texwipe Company announced the availability fo a videocassette, “A Systematic Approach to Cleaning,” which demonstrates the proper use of cleanroom wipers in the semiconductor, disk drive, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. The 12-minute instructional video is designed to be used as an employee training tool for thsoe who work in cleanrooms and their managers. Viewers are alerted to the high cost of contamination in the various industries and how minute amounts of contamination such as fibers, particles, molecules or viable bioburden can greatly affect product yields and quality. SEM photos provide vivid illustrations.
Video highlights include: common wiping mistakes; dry wiping vs. wet wiping with cleaning solutions; safety concerns in hazardous spill removal and the proper disposal of hazardous solutions; choosing the correct cleanroom wiper, based on performance characteristics (absorption, wiper strength, particle shedding potential, ESD risk and non-volatile residue) as determined using the latest metrology techniques. n