Category Archives: Berkshire Products

Nonwoven or Knitted? When It Comes to Wipes, What’s the Difference?

Within the cleanroom or contamination-controlled environment, one of the most useful pieces of equipment is the wiper. From preparing work surfaces to cleaning up after spills, the wiper is expected to perform perfectly whatever the task. We depend on them every day, but how much do we really know about them? What’s the difference between [Read More…]

Useful Methods for Positive Results in Cleanroom Cleaning Verification

Over the last several articles in this series, we have addressed several things related to pre-wetted wipers: the convenience and consistency of presaturated wipers, how to unlock the best wiper for your cleanroom, the powerful wetting solution of isopropyl alcohol, important wiping techniques for effective cleaning, unlocking the most from your pre-wetted wipers packaging, and [Read More…]

Sterile Pre-Wetted Wipers: What You Need to Know for Your Cleanroom

Up to this point in this 8-part series, we have addressed several things related to pre-wetted wipers: the convenience and consistency of presaturated wipers, how to unlock the best wiper for your cleanroom, the powerful wetting solution of isopropyl alcohol, important wiping techniques for effective cleaning, and most recently unlocking the most from your pre-wetted [Read More…]

Important Wiping Techniques for Really Effective Cleaning

Throughout this series, we have addressed several things related to pre-wetted wipers, including the convenience and consistency of presaturated wipers, how to unlock the best wiper for your cleanroom, and the powerful wetting solution of isopropyl alcohol (IPA). So, now that we’ve explored some foundation elements related to pre-wetted wipers, what techniques can we apply [Read More…]

Powerful Wetting Solutions: The Soaring Popularity of IPA

In last week’s article, Unlocking the Best Pre-Wetted Wiper – Part 2, we shared some insight about essential cleaning requirements to consider in the cleanroom. And we touched on the relevance of IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol) concentration when choosing a pre-wetted wiper for your cleanroom needs. That’s why this week, we will dive a bit deeper and [Read More…]

Unlocking the Best Pre-Wetted Wiper – Part 2

Unlocking the Best Pre-Wetted Wiper – Part 2

Last week we introduced you to Part 1 of Unlocking the Best Pre-Wetted Wiper, where we offered a few key considerations when choosing a pre-wetted wiper. And we took a closer look at why the ISO Cleanroom class is essential and what to consider when using the wipers for a critical cleaning application, such as [Read More…]

Unlocking the Best Pre-Wetted Wiper – Part 1

It is likely that when the process equipment is opened for servicing, the interior will be coated with process residue. For this reason, the pre-wetted wipers recommended above incorporate a wetting solution of 70% IPA, which is highly effective in removing these residues and leaving the surface clean and dry. Both recommendations offer the benefits [Read More…]

Prewetted Wipers – Proven to Be Convenient and Consistent

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We’ve seen the introduction of wipes as one of many solutions to combat the COVID-19 virus. At the outset of the pandemic, everyone was encouraged to wipe down all touchable hard surfaces – food containers, doorknobs, tabletops, counters, packages, etc. Wipes pre-wetted with antiviral solutions of bleach, alcohol, or quaternary ammonium salts are the most [Read More…]

Prewetted Wipers – 8 Simple Ways to Energize Cleanroom Cleaning

Sterile SatPax MS WFI pharma wipe

Pre-wetted cleaning wipes offer many benefits instead of spraying chemistry and using dry wipes for contamination removal. Pre-wetted wipes help increase convenience in cleanroom cleaning, reduce airborne VOCs, reduce solvent use and handling, and increase process control and reliability. Pre-wetted or saturated wipers have established themselves as highly useful and efficient for removing surface contaminants [Read More…]

Storage Protocols for SatPax® Presaturated IPA Wipes

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Berkshire’s line of SatPax® pre-wetted wipers contain a variety of materials including nonwovens and knitted, as well as different IPA saturation levels. Section 7 of each Safety Data Sheet (SDS) states the Handling and Storage precautions that need to be followed. Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in a segregated and approved area. Store in original [Read More…]