Cleanroom Air Showers

  • Cleanroom Air Showers
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Air showers are a vital component in maintaining the cleanliness of cleanrooms and other clean-critical environments. Using high-velocity jets of air, air showers remove loose particles of contamination from people and products before they enter a cleanroom, reducing or eliminating product defects for increased yields.
 
Additionally, air showers reduce the need for cleanroom maintenance because the contamination load will be lower. Your cleanroom’s HEPA filters will last longer, and overall energy costs will be reduced.

For more information on Clean Air Products’ air showers, view our air shower brochuretechnical documents, or white paper, or read our air shower FAQs
 
Clean Air Products offers high performance standard and custom cleanroom air showers. Request a quote or contact us for the air shower you need.

 


How Do Air Showers Work?

Clean Air Products’ cleanroom air showers are self-contained air recirculation systems. Installed as cleanroom entry systems, these phone booth-shaped units reduce contamination as personnel enter the clean production space.

A worker passes through the entry door, the door closes, and high velocity streams of HEPA filtered air is blown onto the worker from numerous precisely placed, adjustable nozzles. This high velocity air creates a flapping effect on the worker’s clothing, which allows contaminant to be removed from their cleanroom garments. As the cycle ends, the exit door unlocks and the worker exits the air shower into the cleanroom.

Typical cycle time is ten seconds. An adjustable microprocessor allows for easy “on-site” adjustment of cycle times and other critical process controls.

Air showers can also be used to remove particulates as personnel leave areas before going out into the general public, or to prevent cross-contamination when workers move from one workspace to another.

Air Showers from Clean Air Products

Not all cleanroom air showers are the same, and not all air showers perform the same in every situation. Only Clean Air Products’ air showers combine high-quality, all-metal construction with high performance, custom options and versatile configurations.

The Clean Air Products design advantage makes these cleanroom entry systems easy to install and maintain. Our air showers deliver maximum efficiency and value for your cleanroom or other controlled environment.

Cleanroom Air Shower Features

  • Durable, heavy-gauge painted steel construction
  • High velocity and air volume for fast, efficient cleaning
  • Microprocessor controlled cycle times
  • Touchscreen controls
  • Magnetic interlocks
  • LED lighting
  • Inspection panels for high-pressure supply ducts
  • Silicone-free urethane sealant
  • Standard-size HEPA filters and prefilters with zero-leak, negative pressure reliability seals
  • Easy service/maintenance access
  • The industry’s best customization options—contact us to discuss your custom requirements

How to Choose the Right Air Shower 

When selecting a cleanroom air shower for your application, there are a number of factors that should be considered.
  • The system should be modular, allowing for easy configuration (and reconfiguration), shipment, and assembly
  • The shell of the air shower should be constructed of stainless steel or painted steel
  • Blower system must supply high velocity, high volume air to ensure effective decontamination
  • Recirculating filtration system should utilize pre-filters, followed by high-capacity HEPA filters
  • The air shower should have a high number of adjustable, evenly-spaced air nozzles
  • The unit should have a magnetic door interlock system, with appropriate controls

Contact Us for Cleanroom Air Showers & More

Clean Air Products designs and manufactures a full line of standard and custom air showers, as well as softwall and hardwall cleanroomsfan filter units, and more. Request a quote or contact us for air showers for your unique application.