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MiraWIPE® vs Polyester Wipes

MiraWIPE® vs Polyester Wipes

MiraWIPE® vs Polyester WipesSee how MiraWIPE® cleanroom microfiber wipes can remove more residue and contamination than cleanroom polyester wipes.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean...

Troubleshooting Sources of Scratch Defects

Troubleshooting Sources of Scratch Defects

Troubleshooting Sources of Scratch DefectsWhat effect does electrostatiic charge have on hanging lint fibers? Lint fibers on wafer contact surfaces are easily transferred throughout the fab. Contact us to learn how to eliminate these fibers from your facility.About...

How to Clean Sanitary Hose Internal Dimension

How to Clean Sanitary Hose Internal Dimension

How to Clean Sanitary Hose Internal DimensionThe ErgoSCRUB® Swabs are designed to remove hardened drug product residue from the ID of the sanitary hose. Products Used:ErgoSCRUB Swabs Contact us today to order ErgoSCRUB Swabs.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is...

How to Clean Plastic Curtain Strips

How to Clean Plastic Curtain Strips

How to Clean Plastic Curtain StripsCoverMAX® Microfiber Covers allow a quick and ergonomically friendly way to clean cleanroom plastic curtain strips.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in...

PharmaMOP GO Hands-Free Cleanroom Mop System

PharmaMOP GO Hands-Free Cleanroom Mop System

PharmaMOP GO Hands-Free Cleanroom Mop SystemPharmaMOP GO Microfiber mopheads with foam scrubbing strips provide thorough cleaning for cleanrooms. Products Used: PharmaMOP GO Handle & Mophead Part Number: FT430, FS879SH & FT432 About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's...

Improved Cleanroom Cleaning in Response to COVID-19

Improved Cleanroom Cleaning in Response to COVID-19

Improved Cleanroom Cleaning in Response to COVID-19PharmaMOP GO Microfiber mopheads with foam scrubbing strips provide thorough cleaning for cleanrooms amidst COVID-19. Products Used: PharmaMOP GO Handle & Mophead Part Number: FT430, FS879SH & FT432 About...

Foamtec’s FM Identification and Reduction Program

Foamtec’s FM Identification and Reduction Program

Foamtec's FM Identification and Reduction ProgramFoamtec can help identify and reduce unknown foreign materials to increase productivity.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by...

Ergonomic Hands-Free Cleanroom Mopping

Ergonomic Hands-Free Cleanroom Mopping

Ergonomic Hands-Free Cleanroom MoppingPharmaMOP® GO is designed to allow hands-free assembly and disassembly of the mop head within seconds to reduce operator work time. The combination of hands-free mopping and Sahara+ PharmaMOP GO Cleanroom Microfiber Mop heads...

Robust Rinsing for Proactive Management of Disinfectant Residues

Robust Rinsing for Proactive Management of Disinfectant Residues

Robust Rinsing for Proactive Management of Disinfectant ResiduesTo help GMP facilities comply with the latest regulatory requirements as outlined in Annex 2 and Eudralex GMP guidelines, PharmaMOP GO Sahara+ Mop heads have been designed to dislodge, entrap and remove...

Ion Implant Source Bushing Preventive Maintenance

Ion Implant Source Bushing Preventive Maintenance

Ion Implant Source Bushing Preventive MaintenanceSahara polyurethane sponges enable equipment techs to quickly remove process by-product from ion implant bushings while avoiding scratch and abrasion damage of the polymer coating. Products Used: Sahara Sponge, MiraWIPE...

PharmaSAT Improves Wafer Fab Housekeeping

PharmaSAT Improves Wafer Fab Housekeeping

PharmaSAT Improves Wafer Fab HousekeepingPharmaSAT is a presaturated mophead designed to be used on floors, walls, ceilings and equipment while leaving the surface clean and dry within seconds. PharmaSAT's outstanding ergonomics and lightweight design allow...

Improve Ion Implant PM performance

Improve Ion Implant PM performance

Improve Ion Implant PM performanceLearn how to remove heavy deposition from Ion Implanter Chamber Doors. We take a hands on comparision between the current process versus our new Vacuum Chamber PM Products. Products Used: ScrubKITS Part Number: HT4500-SSC3 About...

Cheaper & Easier Way to Clean Chambers

Cheaper & Easier Way to Clean Chambers

Cheaper & Easier Way to Clean ChambersA visual demonstration of the particles that can be left behind by using traditional cleanroom polyester wipers. While it may appear that the surface is clean when the polyester wiper stops picking up contaminants, there can...

Class 3 Medical Device Cleaning

Class 3 Medical Device Cleaning

Class 3 Medical Device CleaningClass 3 Medical Device Cleaning using our Sahara Sponge.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...

Clean & Disinfect Cleanroom Walls

Clean & Disinfect Cleanroom Walls

Clean & Disinfect Cleanroom WallsPharmaMOP® is a super lightweight, all surface mopping system designed to provide a new level of cleanliness to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. The wringerless, no drip design provides exceptional ergonomics and...

Clean and Disinfect Non-Skid Cleanroom Floors

Clean and Disinfect Non-Skid Cleanroom Floors

Clean and Disinfect Non-Skid Cleanroom FloorsPharmaMOP® is a super lightweight, all surface mopping system designed to provide a new level of cleanliness to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Non skid cleanroom floors present a particular cleaning...

Cleaning Disinfectant Residuals

Cleaning Disinfectant Residuals

Cleaning Disinfectant ResidualsIt is well understood that effective wiping is a key component of cleaning SOPs in aseptic manufacturing areas. Lint-free polyester wipers are efficient at cleaning loosely adhered contamination from surfaces. Polyester wipers offer...

Reduce Sources of Foreign Materials in Medical Device Cleanrooms

Reduce Sources of Foreign Materials in Medical Device Cleanrooms

Reduce Sources of Foreign Materials in Medical Device CleanroomsIn order to control contamination, medical device firms have cleaning protocols that require floors to be mopped multiple times per day. The objective of the cleaning SOP is to control bioburdens, fibers...

PharmaMOP GO Hands-Free Cleanroom Mop System

PharmaMOP GO Hands-Free Cleanroom Mop System

PharmaMOP GO Hands-Free Cleanroom Mop SystemPharmaMOP GO Microfiber mopheads with foam scrubbing strips provide thorough cleaning for cleanrooms. Products Used: PharmaMOP GO Handle & Mophead Part Number: FT430, FS879SH & FT432 About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's...

Improved Cleanroom Cleaning in Response to COVID-19

Improved Cleanroom Cleaning in Response to COVID-19

Improved Cleanroom Cleaning in Response to COVID-19PharmaMOP GO Microfiber mopheads with foam scrubbing strips provide thorough cleaning for cleanrooms amidst COVID-19. Products Used: PharmaMOP GO Handle & Mophead Part Number: FT430, FS879SH & FT432 About...

Foamtec’s FM Identification and Reduction Program

Foamtec’s FM Identification and Reduction Program

Foamtec's FM Identification and Reduction ProgramFoamtec can help identify and reduce unknown foreign materials to increase productivity.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by...

Ergonomic Hands-Free Cleanroom Mopping

Ergonomic Hands-Free Cleanroom Mopping

Ergonomic Hands-Free Cleanroom MoppingPharmaMOP® GO is designed to allow hands-free assembly and disassembly of the mop head within seconds to reduce operator work time. The combination of hands-free mopping and Sahara+ PharmaMOP GO Cleanroom Microfiber Mop heads...

Robust Rinsing for Proactive Management of Disinfectant Residues

Robust Rinsing for Proactive Management of Disinfectant Residues

Robust Rinsing for Proactive Management of Disinfectant ResiduesTo help GMP facilities comply with the latest regulatory requirements as outlined in Annex 2 and Eudralex GMP guidelines, PharmaMOP GO Sahara+ Mop heads have been designed to dislodge, entrap and remove...

PharmaSAT Improves Wafer Fab Housekeeping

PharmaSAT Improves Wafer Fab Housekeeping

PharmaSAT Improves Wafer Fab HousekeepingPharmaSAT is a presaturated mophead designed to be used on floors, walls, ceilings and equipment while leaving the surface clean and dry within seconds. PharmaSAT's outstanding ergonomics and lightweight design allow...

Class 3 Medical Device Cleaning

Class 3 Medical Device Cleaning

Class 3 Medical Device CleaningClass 3 Medical Device Cleaning using our Sahara Sponge.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...

Clean & Disinfect Cleanroom Walls

Clean & Disinfect Cleanroom Walls

Clean & Disinfect Cleanroom WallsPharmaMOP® is a super lightweight, all surface mopping system designed to provide a new level of cleanliness to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. The wringerless, no drip design provides exceptional ergonomics and...

Clean and Disinfect Non-Skid Cleanroom Floors

Clean and Disinfect Non-Skid Cleanroom Floors

Clean and Disinfect Non-Skid Cleanroom FloorsPharmaMOP® is a super lightweight, all surface mopping system designed to provide a new level of cleanliness to the pharmaceutical and medical device industry. Non skid cleanroom floors present a particular cleaning...

Reduce Sources of Foreign Materials in Medical Device Cleanrooms

Reduce Sources of Foreign Materials in Medical Device Cleanrooms

Reduce Sources of Foreign Materials in Medical Device CleanroomsIn order to control contamination, medical device firms have cleaning protocols that require floors to be mopped multiple times per day. The objective of the cleaning SOP is to control bioburdens, fibers...

How to Assemble the PharmaMOP®

How to Assemble the PharmaMOP®

How to Assemble the PharmaMOP®The PharmaMOP® is designed for all critical cleanroom surfaces allowing the operator to clean ceilings, walls and floors with ease. The system combines a patent-pending mop head optimized to meet label indicated disinfectant contact times...

How to Clean Spor-Klenz Residue from Cleanrooms

How to Clean Spor-Klenz Residue from Cleanrooms

How to Clean Spor-Klenz Residue from Cleanrooms Learn how to clean windows in a cleanroom facility with our PharmaMOP® System.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by solving...

How to Use PharmaMOP® Cleanroom Mops

How to Use PharmaMOP® Cleanroom Mops

How to Use PharmaMOP® Cleanroom MopsCheck out the PharmaMOP® system's key features.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...

Upgrade Cleanroom Mopping SOP’s Into Rust and Residue Prevention

Upgrade Cleanroom Mopping SOP's Into Rust and Residue PreventionLearn how to prevent rust and rouge with the Sahara+ System. The Sahara+ PharmaMOP is constructed using a super strong, abrasion resistant foam and a cleanroom microfiber fabric enabling cleaning and...

PharmaMOP® Key Features

PharmaMOP® Key Features

PharmaMOP® Key FeaturesCheck out the PharmaMOP® system's key features.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...

Ion Implant Source Bushing Preventive Maintenance

Ion Implant Source Bushing Preventive Maintenance

Ion Implant Source Bushing Preventive MaintenanceSahara polyurethane sponges enable equipment techs to quickly remove process by-product from ion implant bushings while avoiding scratch and abrasion damage of the polymer coating. Products Used: Sahara Sponge, MiraWIPE...

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP Facilities

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP Facilities

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP FacilitiesLearn how to remove rust and rouge from expensive stainless steel processing equipment in GMP facilities using only water and 70% alcohol.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control...

The Sahara+ System Improves Cleaning of Non-Viable Particles

The Sahara+ System Improves Cleaning of Non-Viable Particles

The Sahara+ System Improves Cleaning of Non-Viable ParticlesWatch how the Sahara+ System works.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by solving surface contamination challenges....

MiraWIPE® vs Polyester Wipes

MiraWIPE® vs Polyester Wipes

MiraWIPE® vs Polyester WipesSee how MiraWIPE® cleanroom microfiber wipes can remove more residue and contamination than cleanroom polyester wipes.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean...

How to Clean Plastic Curtain Strips

How to Clean Plastic Curtain Strips

How to Clean Plastic Curtain StripsCoverMAX® Microfiber Covers allow a quick and ergonomically friendly way to clean cleanroom plastic curtain strips.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in...

Cheaper & Easier Way to Clean Chambers

Cheaper & Easier Way to Clean Chambers

Cheaper & Easier Way to Clean ChambersA visual demonstration of the particles that can be left behind by using traditional cleanroom polyester wipers. While it may appear that the surface is clean when the polyester wiper stops picking up contaminants, there can...

Cleaning Disinfectant Residuals

Cleaning Disinfectant Residuals

Cleaning Disinfectant ResidualsIt is well understood that effective wiping is a key component of cleaning SOPs in aseptic manufacturing areas. Lint-free polyester wipers are efficient at cleaning loosely adhered contamination from surfaces. Polyester wipers offer...

Decontamination Animation

Decontamination Animation

Decontamination AnimationWork surfaces on a microscopic scale are much rougher than they appear. Rough work surfaces promote growth of micro-organisms. Traditional wipers with sterile alcohol are commonly used to clean soiled surfaces. Incomplete cleaning inhibits...

How To Clean PCB Stencil Printers

How To Clean PCB Stencil Printers

How To Clean PCB Stencil PrintersUltraSORB Wipers are highly effective in removing excess solder paste left behind in stencil solder printing processes.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in...

Fiber Free Cleaning for Medical Device Manufacturing Facilities

Fiber Free Cleaning for Medical Device Manufacturing Facilities

Fiber Free Cleaning for Medical Device Manufacturing FacilitiesFiber Free Cleaning for Medical Device Manufacturing Facilities.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by solving...

VOC Free Cleanroom Wiping

VOC Free Cleanroom Wiping

VOC Free Cleanroom Wiping.Solvent Free Cleanroom Wiping. To enable microelectronic manufacturing facilities to replace IPA with DI water, Foamtec has developed MiraWIPE® Wipers, a unique microfiber fabric designed to produce ultra clean and dry surfaces....

Maximizing Post PM Surface Cleanliness in Hi-Vacuum Chambers

Maximizing Post PM Surface Cleanliness in Hi-Vacuum Chambers

Maximizing Post PM Surface Cleanliness in Hi-Vacuum ChambersMiraWIPE® is a cleanroom microfiber wipe purpose built to maximize surface cleanliness in Hi-Vacuum Process Equipment.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to...

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP Facilities

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP Facilities

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP FacilitiesLearn how to remove rust and rouge from expensive stainless steel processing equipment in GMP facilities using only water and 70% alcohol.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control...

Reduce Post PM Particles in High-Vacuum Chambers

Reduce Post PM Particles in High-Vacuum Chambers

Reduce Post PM Particles in High-Vacuum ChambersMiraWIPE® wipers better conform to surfaces to remove particles and contaminants that standard polyester cleanroom wipers leave behind.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals...

How To Clean Thick Film Screen Printers

How To Clean Thick Film Screen Printers

How To Clean Thick Film Screen PrintersTraditional cleanroom wipers do a poor job of cleaning thick films and pastes from stencil screens. Foamtec UltraSORB® wipers clean more thoroughly and with less wiping and less wasteAbout Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to...

LAM 2300 Metal Etch Preventive Maintenance BKM

LAM 2300 Metal Etch Preventive Maintenance BKM

LAM 2300 Metal Etch Preventive Maintenance BKMPM of a LAM 2300 Metal Etch Chamber.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...

How To Clean and Disinfect Biological Safety Cabinets

How To Clean and Disinfect Biological Safety Cabinets

How To Clean and Disinfect Biological Safety CabinetsComparing CoverMAX® Wipers to standard clean room Wipers using IPA. CoverMAX is specially designed to more efficiently lay down sterile alcohol, increasing contact times DECON-AHOL® WFI is a registered trademark of...

The Sahara+ System Improves Cleaning of Non-Viable Particles

The Sahara+ System Improves Cleaning of Non-Viable Particles

The Sahara+ System Improves Cleaning of Non-Viable ParticlesWatch how the Sahara+ System works.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by solving surface contamination challenges....

How to Reduce Volatile Organic Compounds in Wafer Fabs

How to Reduce Volatile Organic Compounds in Wafer Fabs

How to Reduce Volatile Organic Compounds in Wafer FabsLearn how to replace IPA with DI Water. To enable microelectronic manufacturing facilities to replace IPA with DI water, Foamtec has developed MiraWIPE® Wipers, a unique microfiber fabric designed to produce ultra...

Optimized Wiping to Improve PM Procedures in Wafer Fabs

Optimized Wiping to Improve PM Procedures in Wafer Fabs

Optimized Wiping to Improve PM Procedures in Wafer FabsReduce particle contamination and wiping costs in vacuum chamber cleaning applications. Advanced 300mm wafer fabs suffer unnecessary productivity and yield losses due to the use of standard cleanroom polyester...

Troubleshooting Sources of Scratch Defects

Troubleshooting Sources of Scratch Defects

Troubleshooting Sources of Scratch DefectsWhat effect does electrostatiic charge have on hanging lint fibers? Lint fibers on wafer contact surfaces are easily transferred throughout the fab. Contact us to learn how to eliminate these fibers from your facility.About...

How to Clean Sanitary Hose Internal Dimension

How to Clean Sanitary Hose Internal Dimension

How to Clean Sanitary Hose Internal DimensionThe ErgoSCRUB® Swabs are designed to remove hardened drug product residue from the ID of the sanitary hose. Products Used:ErgoSCRUB Swabs Contact us today to order ErgoSCRUB Swabs.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is...

CVD Injector Nozzle Preventive Maintenance BKM

CVD Injector Nozzle Preventive Maintenance BKM

CVD Injector Nozzle Preventive Maintenance BKMLearn how to clean injector nozzles.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...

High-Vacuum Chamber Component BKM

High-Vacuum Chamber Component BKM

High-Vacuum Chamber Component BKMUltraSOLV® foam swabs allow technicians to clean hard to access areas such as Screw Threads, O-Ring Grooves, View Ports, and Vacuum Ports.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve...

Prevent scratches and damages of O-Ring Grooves

Prevent scratches and damages of O-Ring Grooves

Prevent scratches and damages of O-Ring GroovesO-ring groove cleaning challenges Proper cleaning of O-ring grooves can prevent scratch damage and high vacuum leaks. Semiconductor high vacuum systems require that O-rings be changed out frequently to prevent system...

SurfCHECK® The Cleaning Validation Swab

SurfCHECK® The Cleaning Validation Swab

SurfCHECK® The Cleaning Validation SwabThe SurfCHECK® Cleaning Validation Swab is a unique, patent-pending tool specifically engineered to support pharmaceutical cleaning validation work using various analytical methods, including TOC, HPLC, IMS & UV-Vis. The...

Improve Ion Implant PM performance

Improve Ion Implant PM performance

Improve Ion Implant PM performanceLearn how to remove heavy deposition from Ion Implanter Chamber Doors. We take a hands on comparision between the current process versus our new Vacuum Chamber PM Products. Products Used: ScrubKITS Part Number: HT4500-SSC3 About...

AMAT Endura PVD DeGas Chamber PM BKM

AMAT Endura PVD DeGas Chamber PM BKM

AMAT Endura PVD DeGas Chamber PM BKMLearn how to clean an AMAT Endura PVD DeGas Chamber.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...

Novellus Speed HDP CVD Dome Scrub PM BKM

Novellus Speed HDP CVD Dome Scrub PM BKM

Novellus Speed HDP CVD Dome Scrub PM BKMFoamtec Vacuum Chamber PM Products enable in tool cleaning of a Novellus Speed HDP CVD Dome eliminating the need for costly dome replacements.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals...

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP Facilities

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP Facilities

How to Clean Rust from Stainless Steel in GMP FacilitiesLearn how to remove rust and rouge from expensive stainless steel processing equipment in GMP facilities using only water and 70% alcohol.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control...

LAM 2300 Metal Etch Preventive Maintenance BKM

LAM 2300 Metal Etch Preventive Maintenance BKM

LAM 2300 Metal Etch Preventive Maintenance BKMPM of a LAM 2300 Metal Etch Chamber.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...

How to Remove Rust from a Stainless Steel Autoclave

How to Remove Rust from a Stainless Steel Autoclave

How to Remove Rust from a Stainless Steel AutoclaveSahara Corrosion Cleaning Kit.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...

ScrubPAD vs Scotch-Brite™ Fiber Contamination Demonstration

ScrubPAD vs Scotch-Brite™ Fiber Contamination Demonstration

Reduce PM Time and Post PM Particles by Eliminating Scotch-Brite™ from your Vacuum Coater PM ProceduresScotch-Brite™ and wire brushes are often used to clean vacuum coaters, evaporators, and ion-beam sputter tools, however many people do not realize that Scotch-Brite™...

Reduce Ion Implant Wet Clean Time

Reduce Ion Implant Wet Clean Time

Reduce Ion Implant Wet Clean TimeLearn how to remove heavy deposition with our new Vacuum Chamber PM Products.About Foamtec WCC Foamtec's mission is to enable contamination control professionals to improve particle control in clean rooms by solving surface...