Fitting lights in cleanrooms

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Sam Armer, lead development engineer at Connect 2 Cleanrooms, discusses how lighting can complement and enhance a cleanroom’s functionality, benefiting the process and the operatives

Cleanroom lighting is often an afterthought in cleanroom design, as the primary function of a cleanroom is to reduce contamination. So when identifying the type of lighting fitting which is to be used, consideration needs to be given not just to the lux levels required for the process, but to how this choice of lighting may affect airflow and filtration.

The environment, application and task must be carefully considered, with many choices to make, depending on these variables. Arguably the greatest influence when choosing lighting is the ISO classification of the cleanroom.

Read the full article at Cleanroom Technology.