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Apr 14, 2021

9 Things To Look For In Your Particle Counter

So you are wondering what to look for in a particle counter that will get you to the perfect contamination control strategy. We get it! The particle counter you decide on will become an integral part of your strategy. Whether your strategy involves increasing yield, complying with your industry standards, or reducing risk overall. Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is here to help you along the way. We have been involved with creating and perfecting contamination control...

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Apr 2, 2021

10 Important Ways You Can Streamline Your Cleanroom Workflow

How Can You Streamline Your Cleanroom Workflow? Your cleanroom workflow sets the tone for your production and ultimately impacts your yield. Making the effort to streamline your cleanroom workflow might take some time in the process but will ultimately save you time, money, and increase your productivity.   So what are some steps you can take to streamline your workflow? Integrate Technology Into Your Cleanroom We love the new technology coming out in the cleanroom...

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Mar 22, 2021

How Do Particles Impact Pharmaceuticals?

As clean air experts, we talk a lot about making sure that the air in a cleanroom stays as clean as possible. We do this to meet Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) in pharmaceuticals and keep our products on the shelves and helping people. When we contaminants into a cleanroom, we risk harm to the product and, in turn, harm to the consumer. This also comes with painful backlash for the company. So how exactly do particles impact...

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Mar 9, 2021

10 Facts About Indoor Air Quality You Might Not Know

In the COVID-19 era, indoor air quality has become a hot button topic. There are a lot of interesting facts about indoor air quality that you might not know, but one of the most surprising facts is that your indoor air quality was impacting you long before COVID. As the world’s clean air experts, we specialize in keeping the air in cleanrooms extra clean. But we also care about the air you’re breathing in your home and workspace. So here are 10 facts about...

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Mar 5, 2021

What Are Particles?

Particles are all the physical little pieces of stuff floating around in the air. Sometimes they can be visible to the naked eye (like a large floating piece of dust or pollen), but, most of the time, when we’re talking about particles, we’re talking about the ones that are too small to see. But we’ll get to sizing in just a minute. In the era of COVID-19, the general public has been paying a lot more attention to the cleanliness of their air....

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Mar 1, 2021

5 Fundamentals Of Particle Counters

Particle counters do just that: they count particles. They are used in cleanrooms to count and size the particles in the air so the cleanroom can stay in proper working function and meet crucial certification criteria. The fundamentals of particle counters are relatively simple. You need to know how and why they work. If you have a basic grasp of these fundamentals, you’ll be on your way to better understanding particle...

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Feb 25, 2021

Keeping Space Clean: Cleanrooms And Space

This week, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) rover Perseverance, a part of the Mars 2020 mission, landed on Mars. While the world was abuzz with this incredible step for mankind, cleanroom technicians were also cheering loudly. Because there’s a tight link between cleanrooms and space as we take every precaution possible to keep space clean.  We talk a lot about cleanrooms being used in technology, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment...

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Feb 23, 2021

8 Industries That Need A Cleanroom

Who uses a cleanroom? Cleanrooms designed to keep air constantly circulating, using air filters and positive pressure to keep critical processes clean from particles and contaminants. So they are important in industries where external contaminants can ruin products, affect product  quality, or harm people. Cleanrooms are the backbone of some critical industries and our lives would look very different without them. Could you imagine buying a phone that broke...

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Feb 16, 2021

ISO 17025 Calibration

What It Means And Why It’s Important
Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is proud to announce that all of our manufacturing and service facilities have been accredited for the ISO 17025 testing and calibration of air particle counters and volumetric air samplers. We are also able to do these calibrations in the field, so we can continue to service your particle...

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Jan 5, 2021

What Is A Cleanroom? And How Using A Cleanroom Can Benefit You

If you’re working for a company already using a cleanroom, you’re well aware of the benefits of a cleanroom and how important they are. But if you’re wondering how you can improve your production, then a cleanroom might be the answer. Either way, a cleanroom is not a simple beast. It is a multi-layered room that needs to be constantly monitored and maintained. Having a basic understanding of the fundamentals of what a cleanroom is will change the way you...

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Dec 7, 2020

Watch This Video to Learn about ApexZ Enhanced Self-diagnostics

Check out our short video and learn how the ApexZ's enhanced self-diagnostics feature can help secure your data integrity and give you peace of mind.  The power of the ApexZ3 starts with the most complete system of self-diagnostics in the industry, an enclosure that is sealed, easy to wipe-down, and chemically compatible with all major cleaning solutions, and much more. Lighthouse is famous for re-defining particle counting when we launched our first products. Now...

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Mar 17, 2020

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is featured on the cover of the current edition of Cleanroom Technology, as well as in a corresponding advertorial!

Congratulations to Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions for another front cover feature on Cleanroom Technology's March 2020 edition!   Lighthouse paperless clean room solutions can eliminate most of the manual and time-consuming tasks associated with sampling, data collection, excursion  management and data consolidation.   If you would like to learn even more, please sign up for our Upcoming Webinar: Particle Monitoring - Going Paperless in the...

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Dec 23, 2019

General Manager of Lighthouse EMEA, Hasim Solmaz published an excellent article titled "Cleanroom Monitoring: Data Analysis and Assessment Explained"

  Most end-users are collecting particle count data from their state-of-art online particle monitoring systems. However, due to lack of data analysis and assessment, either they overestimate conditions and take unnecessary actions that create a chain of failures, or neglect major issues and assume that they are safe, just because they have a monitoring system in place. In this article published online for Cleanroom Technology magazine, Hasim Solmaz,  General...

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Jun 5, 2019

Introduction to ISO 14644-1 Room Classifications

This video provides a brief introduction to ISO 14644-1 Room Classifications. Lighthouse products detect and monitor particles, as well as numerous other environmental factors in order to protect products and people. Learn more about how our more than 35 years of award-winning innovation and expertise can be leveraged to ensure your cleanroom operations success. If you are searching for stand-alone particle counters, microbial samplers or a fully integrated...

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May 17, 2019

Introduction to Demarcation Lines

This video provides a brief introductory overview of the purpose of demarcation lines in the anteroom of a USP 797 regulated cleanroom environment. Lighthouse products detect and monitor particles, as well as numerous other environmental factors in order to protect products and people. Click here to view this introductory video.

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Apr 17, 2019

Check out our new 1 minute intro video for Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions Handheld Particle Counter.

The ergonomically designed and lightweight Lighthouse Handheld 3016 particle counter features a minimum sensitivity of 0.3 μm and is the most dependable and user friendly handheld particle counter on the market.  Please follow this link to our product configurator page to learn more about these instruments:  https://www.golighthouse.com/en/airborne-particle-counters/handheld

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Mar 28, 2019

Lighthouse is currently featured on the cover of the March 2019 issue of Cleanroom Technology

Lighthouse is currently featured on the cover and in an excellent advertorial in the March 2019 issue of Cleanroom Technology.   Founded in 1982, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of real time air, liquid, gas and microbial contamination monitoring systems and particle counters. Our company has leveraged superior software design, data integration ability and worldwide support offices to provide our customers...

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Mar 27, 2019

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is Exhibiting at INTERPHEX 2019

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions will be showcasing the new ActiveCount25H, which is our next evolution of the most awarded microbial sampler on the market (the ActiveCount100H) at INTERPHEX in NYC, April 2 - 4, 2019.     We will also be showcasing the ApexRemote with Pump sensor (which just won the Controlled Environments Readers Choice Award for 2019) as well as the incredible new User Interface for the award winning ApexZ3 and ApexZ50 portable particle...

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Mar 26, 2019

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions is the Winner of Controlled Environments 2019 Reader's Choice Award for Best Monitoring / Instrumentation!

Lighthouse in honored to have won (for the third year in a row) the Readers Choice Award from Controlled Environments for our new ApexRemote with Pump sensor. Controlled Environments Readers' Choice Awards highlight the cleanroom equipment and supplies that readers judge most effective and trusted in their work.  We sincerely appreciate the votes of all of our loyal customers! Apex represents everything that is important in a world class Environmental...

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Mar 21, 2019

In the March edition of Cleanroom Technology, Jason Kelly, VP of Services, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, talks about particle counter management for better data integrity and reliability.

In this article, Jason Kelly reveals the best housekeeping methods that users of particle counters can apply to help mitigate against loss of data integrity and accuracy. Numerous events can affect the data integrity and accuracy of an instrument set up for particle detection. Cleanroom operators and personnel interacting with the device should consider the following conditions when using and managing a particle counter: Transportation while in use Capping the sample...

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