What’s the Difference Between Sterile and Aseptic?
"The terms “aseptic” and “sterile” are often used interchangeably. They both refer to a similar objective—eliminating/reducing potentially harmful microorganisms, but the differences are crucial in cleanroom and pharmaceutical environments. While both are commonly used contamination-control techniques, they are, in fact, different concepts. Aseptic vs. Sterile Any cleanroom staff must understand the key distinctions between the two. The industry recognized definitions..."READ MORE
What Is Microfiber?
"Found in everything from clothing to cleaning products, microfiber is a synthetic fiber that is made of polyester—a type of plastic—and polyamide, which is also known as nylon. The strands are extremely fine, at about ten micrometers, or smaller than the diameter of a human hair. These make for highly efficient cleaning products, such as microfiber towels and mops, from..."READ MORE
Fabric Guidelines for Cleanroom Apparel
"In a cleanroom, every single element must be carefully scrutinized to ensure that it does not pose a contamination risk. This scrutiny extends to the people who occupy and move about in the cleanroom—as well as the clothing they wear. It’s likely that you already know that cleanrooms call for specialized apparel, but you may not be clear about what..."READ MORE
Alcohol-Free vs. Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers: Which Is Best?
"At Prudential Overall Supply, we’re proud to offer bulk hand sanitizer and other cleanliness products your business can depend on. Keeping your hands clean can prevent COVID-1 and other germs from spreading. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends washing with soap and water or using hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. However, with alcohol-based and alcohol-free..."READ MORE
Glossary of Cleanroom Terms
"Cleanrooms must meet many standards and regulations. By cleaning internal surfaces, controlling air within the facility, and operating the cleanroom within tight guidelines, contamination levels can be kept acceptable. However, the essentials don’t end there. From ordering cleanroom supplies to understanding terminology, being knowledgeable helps get the most out of your facility. Here are some terms you’ll need to know..."READ MORE