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Walk-On Capabilities in Cleanroom Ceilings: A Crucial Aspect of Design and Safety

When it comes to cleanroom construction, every detail matters. CREST’s role as architectural cleanroom envelope contractor sees the design of ceilings with walk-on capabilities bear pivotal importance on the direct impact of the functionality and safety of such highly controlled environments. An often overlooked but critical component, CREST delve into why walk-on ceilings are such […]

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Pharma Cold Store

The Importance of N+1 Redundancy in Pharmaceutical Cold Storage Facilities

For pharmaceutical manufacturers and suppliers within the medical industry, the need to store products safely and efficiently is more vital than any other. Where the stability and integrity of such goods can be rendered ineffective or even dangerous if not regulated appropriately, this could result in significant financial loss for the business concerned. The implementation […]

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High Volume Battery Production Facility

Electric Vehicle Battery Technology & Gigafactories: The Race is On

Just nine months ago, the UK Government accelerated plans for the ban on new petrol and diesel vehicles, where the target was brought forward by Boris Johnson from 2040 to 2030. There are some exceptions though, which include plug-in hybrid and full hybrid models that will have a five-year extension. Ultimately, this forms a major […]

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Battery Component Assembly Rooms

Why Choose A Specialist Cleanroom Architectural Envelope Contractor?

Would rather watch our video version? It goes without saying that cleanroom projects require a different approach to more traditional panel-build applications. Due to the stringent nature of the environment and their applications, such as vaccine production, testing of infectious diseases and lithium battery manufacture, particular attention must be paid to the construction of these […]

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PVC vs Composite Panels

PVC Hygienic Cladding vs Composite Panel Systems for Clean Environments

A ‘clean’ environment carries different meanings for different types of applications, from the strictest ISO or GMP grade facilities required for vaccine production suites to less stringent ‘clean not classified’ spaces that must simply be kept free from dust and external pollutants. Depending on the level of cleanliness required within an area, there are several […]

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Stancold GMP Cleanroom

The Advantages of Cleanroom Supply & Installation

Where new cleanroom builds are required within the pharmaceutical, medical and high-end manufacturing industries, it is essential that they are completed to the highest quality and to the exact build specification. Where the processes undertaken within these facilities can be easily contaminated by airborne particles or are sometimes extremely hazardous, the greatest care must be […]

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Modular Build Facilities

How Modular Can Help Your Business Move Forward

In today’s modern society, circumstances within any industry can change at the drop of the hat, whether that be down to ongoing consumer trends or unforeseen breaking news. Businesses need to react quickly in these situations to be able to continue to meet clients’ demands. It could be a nationwide shortage of a specific vaccination […]

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Internal Cleanroom Shot

The Importance of Aluminium Honeycomb Core in Cleanrooms

Prefer a more visual experience? Watch our video guide instead! As we’ve visited in a previous blog post, there is lots to consider when choosing the make-up of your cleanroom. Closely regulated environments used for pharmaceutical processing, medical device testing and research laboratories, amongst others, are critical to preventing airborne particles from causing contamination to the […]

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Aeronautical cleanroom facility installed by Stancold

What To Consider When Choosing Walls For Your Cleanroom

Only have 2 minutes? Get this information in our bitesize video. When designing and planning a controlled environment such as a cleanroom, one of the most important things to think about is what materials you need for your cleanroom walls. It’s important to keep out airborne particles that may cause contamination and allow for an […]

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Designing clean rooms and labs

What Are The Differences in ISO Cleanroom Classifications?

The International Standards Organisation uses the standard ISO 14644 to outline the approach for the design, classification and operation of cleanrooms. ISO 14644 has a ranking system for cleanrooms running from ISO 1 to 9. The system is rated on the number of airborne particles per m³ and the size of those particles, with 1 […]

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