IEST publishes contamination control Recommended Practice on gas-Phase adsorber cells

October 18, 2007 — /IEST News/ — ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL — A newly revised Recommended Practice (RP) from the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) covers the design and testing of modular gas-phase adsorber cells in single pass or recirculating air-cleaning systems where the need for high-efficiency removal of gaseous contaminants is a requirement. IEST-RP-CC008.2: High-efficiency Gas-phase Adsorber Cells discusses three types of modular cells in detail, including new material on Type IV (vee-bed) cells.

The RP incorporates allowable materials, design, construction, quality assurance requirements, and packaging and shipping for adsorber cells. Appendixes in the document cover recommended installation requirements, calculation of residence time of adsorber cells, and recommendations for ordering, marking, and shipping.

For more information or to order the document, visit or call IEST at (847) 981-0100.

About IEST
Founded in 1953, IEST is an international technical society of engineers, scientists, and educators that serves its members and the industries they represent (simulating, testing, controlling, and teaching the environments of earth and space) through education and the development of recommended practices and standards. IEST is an ANSI-accredited standards-developing organization; secretariat of ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments; administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 209; administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases; and a founding member of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies.


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