Using Zinc Plated Steel in a Cleanroom

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Ninja

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#2
Hello prephil,
Of course...
Is there anything that makes you think that it is forbidden?

...but I'm guessing there's more behind your question ... care to share it to enable a more helpful answer?
 

prephil

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Colleague is speccing a hinge on a door of a machine that going into an ISO class 8 cleanroom. Looking at this EC thread, aluminium that is not anodised cannot be used in a cleanroom as it flakes easily.
Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with zinc plated items shedding material easily.
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Ninja

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I am not in food or pharma...so my answer should be taken with that in mind.

My living room complies with ISO8...and has a carpet, upholstered furniture and curtains...and four potted plants.
Revisit the requirements needed, and any special requirements that may be needed for Medical. Base your course on that, not hearsay.

I ran an ISO7 cleanroom for over 10yrs...(electronics, not medical) and we had wood tables, aluminum fittings and equipment and a few computer laser printers in there...and no head coverings. Passed recert every time with no issues.
 
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