Terra's automatic sliding doors are ideal for high-traffic areas and are intended for use in positive or negative-pressure cleanrooms where air movement is acceptable. They include either an external or recessed mount with automatic or manual operation.
This quick-reference manual provides cleanroom door installation instructions for Terra Universal's automatic and manual pre-hung swing doors. Part numbers for this guide are associated with the following Terra Universal cleanroom door styles.
Pharmaceutical and medical grade cleanroom several features that make them unique from prototypical cleanroom doors. Particularly, Terra Universal is one of the few cleanroom construction companies that self-manufacture doors specifically for installation in controlled environments, cleanrooms, and bio-pharmaceutical labs. Terra can provide a wide range of outfitting and engineering services to support virtually any facility or compliance requirement. When comparing hygienic versus sterile cleanroom door styles, each model and product family is designed to meet a specific fit and function.
For retrofit projects converting an existing lab space into a cleanroom or cGMP area, the conventional solutions each come with unique challenges. New facility builds are cost-prohibitive, carry lengthy timelines, and hinge on the acquisition of a suitable facility. Depending on area requirements, installing a modular cleanroom inside an existing room is a fast, economical alternative, but often creates unusable or inaccessible space.
Terra Universal provides a wide selection of hygienic windows that can accommodate virtually any hospital, pharmacy, medical office, or surgical window requirement.
Terra Universal’s cleanroom windows are designed for quick and easy installation into stick-built or modular cleanrooms. Configured for health care, pharmaceutical, and CGMP facilities, Terra’s cleanroom windows are easy-to-clean, hygienic, support aseptic environments and enhance the visibility of operations and foot traffic.
Terra’s broad portfolio of cleanroom window designs includes flush-mount, crevice-free, frameless BioSafe windows, economical, framed ValuLine windows, and special-application designs including UL-listed and fire-rated windows. Switch Glass windows and internal blinds are optional for high privacy areas.
The last thing you need is your lab equipment rusting out on you. When considering your specific application needs for new stainless steel equipment, a recurring question in the market remains—what’s the difference between 304 and 316? When should you consider 316? In scenarios demanding the utmost vigilance, you may discover you require 316L stainless steel.
304 Stainless steel is composed of 18% chromium and 8% nickel. 316 Stainless steel is made up of chromium and nickel at 16% and 10% respectively, but also includes molybdenum—a silvery-white metal that’s highly resistant to corrosion.
316L Stainless steel contains the same corrosion-resistant materials as 316, but includes the added benefit of a lower carbon content—eliminating the opportunity for excessive metallic contamination and making cracking less likely. Both 316 and 316L are able to withstand chlorides and chlorinated solutions, such as Spor-Klenz® and Isopropyl Acetate.