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...

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...

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...

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...

Feb 11, 2021

What Is Particle Counter Calibration? And why is it important?

What Is Particle Counter Calibration? And why is it important? Particle counters are a fundamental part of any properly maintained cleanroom. They are intricate tools used to count the number of particles in a cleanroom and measure their size. Regular particle counter calibration is an essential part of cleanroom maintenance, so they can stay functioning at their peak productivity.   So what exactly does particle counter calibration involve? What Is...

Jan 20, 2021

How Does A Cleanroom Work?

Cleanrooms are uniquely designed to keep a workspace clean from particles and contaminants, but how does it do that? There a number of physical components that keep a cleanroom working - and we’ll cover those - but cleanrooms also use physics to keep particles away from your workspace. Two words: positive pressure. So how does that work? First, let’s cover how a cleanroom is physically built and structured to understand how physics plays a role. The Structure...

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...

Dec 29, 2020

Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions was part of Yıldız Technical University's 8th BioForm Event!

BioForm is an event with the participation of companies, academics and entrepreneurs aiming to introduce students to engineering applications in medicine, chemistry, pharmaceuticals, genetics and engineering applications in these sectors, and shed light on students' career paths. Lighthouse was one of the sponsors of Bioform and Hasim Solmaz, General Manger of Lighthouse EMEA  had a great presentation that explained the basics of cleanroom monitoring...

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...

Nov 30, 2020

Hasim Solmaz, General Manager of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions EMEA Operations' Virtual IEST training presentation was a great success!

On November 11, Hasim Solmaz General Manager of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions EMEA Operations presented during the IEST Training for the second time. The title of the course he covered was: New ISO 14644-3:2019 - Basic Information and Implementation.  This course provided information about revisions and general implementation for existing cleanroom testing procedures: Comparison between 2005 and 2019 Versions Terms and definitions, Incorporation...

Nov 12, 2020

China International Pharmaceutical Machinery Expo

CIPM was held in Wuhan on November 3-5, 2020 There was an estimated 1300+ exhibitors who participated with a record total of 80k visitors. Distributor, North River led by Mr. Shen JunQiao participated with various Lighthouse products such as the Apex Z-series and AC100H!

Nov 5, 2020

Successful Training Days!

Thanks to the simplified Light-scattering airborne-particle counter (LSAPC) method in ISO 14644-3 test method standard 2019 revision, ScanAir Pro is now more attractive than ever before for validation and qualification professionals. Lighthouse EMEA organized training days for 'Cleanroom Standards' and LSAPC method for filter testing with ScanAir Pro for its new Scanair customers. The Lighthouse team measured the effectiveness of the training with...

Jul 31, 2020

Check out our new video for GMP Annex 1 2020 Draft and how it affects Cleanroom Monitoring

Here's the part of GMP Annex 1 2020 Draft series. Previously, we covered the GMP Annex 1 2020 Draft and how cleanroom classification will be effected. This video covers the basics of how the proposed 2020 Draft of GMP Annex 1 could affect cleanroom monitoring. We encourage you to share, like, and subscribe to our Youtube channel.  

Jul 14, 2020

Check out our new video for GMP Annex 1 2020 Draft

This video dives into the proposed changes in the Annex 1 2020 Draft and how cleanroom classification will be effected. Part 1 of 2 in the Annex 1 2020 Draft series. Stay tuned for Part 2!

May 18, 2020

ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Achievement!

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 AC100 & AC100H We Have Been Accredited For Volumetric Air Samplers! Sample with confidence. Sample with the AC100! By being accredited ISO/IEC 17025, we have demonstrated to an accrediting body of auditors that we do more than just sample air – we prove our technical competence and document it through fully NIST traceable measurements.

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...

Feb 4, 2020

Lighthouse is Partnering with KENX for the "Cleanroom Validation, Disinfection, & Environmental Monitoring" Conference, February 17th - 19th in San Diego

At 12pm Wednesday, February 19th, Jason Kelly, Vice President of Services, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions will be presenting on the topic of "Environmental Monitoring System Design – to meet cGMP"
SESSION DESCRIPTION With the never ending shift towards continuous quality improvements within the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products it is worth looking at the current requirement of GMP and also 21CFR11 in the context of GAMP 5 requirements. How a Company creates, maintains, retrieves, corrects and controls data can affect...

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...

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...

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.