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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 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...

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Dec 24, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: New GMP Annex 1 2020 Draft and its effect on Cleanroom Classification and Monitoring

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  In this free webinar, Hasim Solmaz, General Manager of Lighthouse EMEA will be presenting on: New GMP Annex 1 2020 Draft and its effect on Cleanroom Classification and Monitoring   Register today to secure your seat! For the North America Webinar: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM / Wednesday, January 20, 2021...

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Dec 18, 2020

Webinar Rerun: Digitalize Your Environmental Monitoring Contamination Control Strategy

We have a Webinar Rerun for You!   On this webinar, Jason Kelly, (VP of Services) Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions will present essential tips on how you can “Digitalize Your Environmental Monitoring Contamination Control Strategy” to streamline and take your Environmental Monitoring data to the next level. Digitalize your data to make quick, accurate and informed decisions about the quality of your product in order to safeguard...

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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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Dec 5, 2020

Keep in Mind Series No#6

HEPA Filter Testing Standards & Regulations
Filter Media and Efficiency Testing (Production) and Onsite Installed Filter Testing (Application) are different subjects. Review the below table to see the main differences between efficiency testing and installed filter integrity testing in 5 subjects; * Test Location, * Aim, * Particle Generation, * Leakage Type / Potential...

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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...

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Nov 19, 2020

[Upcoming Webinar] Digitalize Your Environmental Monitoring Contamination Control Strategy

On this webinar, Jason Kelly, (VP of Services) Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions will present essential tips on how you can “Digitalize Your Environmental Monitoring Contamination Control Strategy” to streamline and take your Environmental Monitoring data to the next level. Digitalize your data to make quick, accurate and informed decisions about the quality of your product in order to safeguard end-users.   Register today to secure your seat! For the...

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Nov 16, 2020

Keep in Mind Series No#5

Cleanroom Classification Tables "All-in-One"
GMP Annex 1 current version (2008) and ISO 14644 Part 1 2015 revision have tables to define particle limits for Classes (ISO) and Grades (GMP) for considered particle size. ISO also defines sample locations based on the cleanroom area and GMP also applies the same Table A1 to define a number of locations. Print this table and keep it as...

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Nov 13, 2020

Kap Kapak Bütünlüğü ve Derin Dondurucuda Saklama

Pharmaceutical Technology E-kitap

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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!

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Nov 4, 2020

Keep in Mind Series No#3

How to Test HEPA Filter Integrity?
How to Test HEPA Filter Integrity? ☑ Measure the aerosol concentration upstream of the filters ☑This aerosol concentration should be used as the upstream 100 % reference for the photometer. Downstream measurements are then displayed as percentage penetration of upstream concentration ☑The probe should then be traversed at a scan rate...

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Nov 4, 2020

Keep in Mind Series No#4

Good Sampling Practice : Particle Counter Sampling Tube
Good Sampling Practice: Particle Counter Sampling Tube Always mount your isokinetic probe directly to your particle counter and use trolley/SSL CART for sampling in a room. Particle Counters always come with a 3-meter sampling tube. Cut the tube with the shortest possible length, not more than 1 meter. Never use the entire...

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Oct 29, 2020

Knowledge Hub

How do particle counters work?
Understanding how particle counters work is crucial to making informed decisions in the operation of a cleanroom. Jason Kelly, director of systems, Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions, explains the technology and stresses the importance of data integrity in Cleanroom Technology magazine. Click for the article!  

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Oct 28, 2020

"Microbiology & Biocontamination Control in Cleanrooms: From ISO 14698 to a new EN 17141"

Greetings,   Join us on November 18th! Hasim Solmaz, General Manager of Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions and Conor Murray, Principal Consultant of 3dimension Cleanroom Ltd. will present on: "Microbiology & Biocontamination Control in Cleanrooms: From ISO 14698 to a new EN 17141" Register today to secure your seat! For the North America Webinar: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM / Wednesday, November 18, 2020 (PDT),  45 Minute Webinar / 15...

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Oct 28, 2020

Keep in Mind Series No#2

Cleanroom Classification vs Minimum Sample Duration
Table showing minimum duration (minutes) if you are using 1 CFM (28.3LPM) Particle Counters. According to ISO 14644-1:2015; If concentrations are leading to large air sample volumes for classification, a sequential sampling procedure may be applied. You can find it in Annex D. The volume sampled at each location shall be at least 2...

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Oct 27, 2020

[Webinar Rerun] "Strategize like the Pros: Path to Paperless for Better Contamination Control Strategy"

Greetings, We have a Webinar Rerun for you! Feel welcome to share our links to your colleague and network.  Join us on November 4, 2020  to understand how to implement a paperless monitoring system and mitigate against lost data and human errors associated with paper-based systems. "Strategize like the Pros: Path to Paperless for Better Contamination Control Strategy" Jason Kelly (VP of Services) Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions and Robert...

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Oct 20, 2020

Keep in Mind Series No #1

Sample Volume
According to ISO 14644-1:2015 cleanroom classification standard, Required Single Sample Volume (VS) is the only formula (Formula A.2) that you should calculate as; Vs=(20/Cn)*1000 Where, Cn is the class limit for the largest considered particle size. If you print the below table out, you don’t have to calculate every single...

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Oct 19, 2020

New Faculty of IEST ISO 14644 Fundamentals Training!

New ISO 14644-3:2019 - Basic Information and Implementation
Hasim Solmaz, General Manager of Lighthouse EMEA Operations received an invitation to join The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology Contamination Control Institute (IEST CCI) as a faculty. As a secretariat of ISO TC209, IEST is the leading technical, nonprofit membership association that connects professionals who are...

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Oct 8, 2020

EMEA Trainings

ISO 14644-3 Filter testing with Light-scattering airborne-particle counter (LSAPC) method
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 the 'Cleanroom Standards' and LSAPC method for...

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