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Foamtec International Contamination Control Division

Reduce Defects and Productivity Bottlenecks Related to Contamination

Foamtec leverages its core expertise in material science, encompassing foam, abrasives, and microfiber materials, as well as a profound understanding of particle identification, elimination, cleaning, and precision manufacturing. We are dedicated to assisting manufacturers in the precision optics industry to enhance the handling and cleaning of optical substrates, critical tooling, and a range of specialized equipment, including vacuum coaters, Egun Equipped Evaporators, Ion Beam Sputtering tools, and optical assemblies.

At Foamtec, we are:


The sole swab manufacturer with vertical integration.


Extending back to the raw foam materials.

Ensuring the highest level of consistency in our products.

With in-house design, engineering, and tooling capabilities, we can swiftly produce custom swabs tailored to your specific needs.

Our range of solutions includes:


1. Vacuum Coaters PM Solutions: Say goodbye to PM time and particle contamination associated with using Scotch-Brite™ and other commercial abrasives in your PM process. Foamtec’s ScrubPADS and ScrubDISKS are designed to eliminate these issues efficiently.


2. Bead-Blasted Vacuum Components and Shields Cleaning: Our UltraSOLV sponges and wipers are the only cleanroom wipers qualified to clean bead-blasted vacuum components and shields, ensuring optimal performance.


3. Polishing Equipment Maintenance: The Sahara Sponge eliminates the need for Scotch-Brite™ and brushes to remove hardened slurry deposits from scratch-sensitive surfaces during polishing, preserving the integrity of your equipment.


4. Equipment Cleaning: MiraWIPE and DrySAT reduce particle defects by enabling operators and technicians to thoroughly clean surfaces, with a proven track record of lowering fibers and metal-to-metal generated particles.


5. Optical Surface Cleaning: For coated and uncoated optical surfaces, our MiraSWABS provides streak-free, scratch-free cleaning, ensuring the pristine quality of even the most delicate surfaces.

Foamtec’s commitment to excellence in material science and precision manufacturing is your gateway to superior handling and cleaning solutions for the optics industry. Experience the difference with Foamtec and unlock the full potential of your optical substrates and critical equipment.

MiraSWAB® | Microfiber Swabs

Microfiber cleaning performance brought to the world of swabs. Acetone compatible.

MiraSAT™ | Presaturated Wipers

MiraSAT™ is a pre-saturated cleanroom wiper to provide innovative cleaning solutions for the contamination control industry.

Sahara® Sponges

Sahara Sponge is a specially cross-linked ester, polyurethane foam.


Patented scrubbing tools for use in PM procedures on process equipment.


ScrubPADS® Quickly & Safely Remove Process Residues from Vacuum Chambers in the Semiconductor, LCD and Solar Cell Industries.

UltraSOLV® Swabs

Foam swabs that are excellent general purpose cleaning tools for cleanroom assembly applications.

UltraSOLV® Wipers

Highly absorbent, ISO Class 5 foam wiper constructed from a naturally reticulated, hydrophillic, polyurethane foam.

About Foamtec WCC

Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by solving surface contamination challenges. The Wilshire Contamination Control Division of Foamtec International supplies clean room mops, foam swabs, microfiber swabs, foam wipers, microfiber wipers, UltraSOLV® ScrubPADS to address clean room cleaning and the critical cleaning of process equipment.


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6575 IH-35 North
Waco, TX 76705