Product Quality Cleaning Workshop 2021

Start date: May 10, 2021
End date: May 20, 2021

Location: Online


The Critical Cleaning Mindset

We're still putting together the complete schedule for this year's event. However, it's worth noting that PQCW21 sessions will include classroom instruction, laboratory experiences, and discussion opportunities through Q&A.

Here's a glimpse at some of the topics this year's event will cover:

The 5 S’s: Surfaces, Soils, Solutions, Safety, and Sustainability


Cleaning Agents and Processes – remove the soil, protect the product

  • Aqueous, solvent, “non-chemical” (eg. Plasma, CO2)
  • Solvents, solubility parameters

Cleaning Techniques

  • Batch, ultrasonics, vacuum cycle cavitation, benchtop
  • Degreasing, airless systems, systems for flammable cleaners
  • Designing & monitoring the process

Process Design for Your Application

  • E.g. Aerospace, electronics, medical/pharma, advanced automotive, optics
  • Your cleaning team, your customers, your supply chain
  • Selecting the process
  • Getting the process up and running

Changing Regulations, Manufacturing Sustainability

  • EPA TSCA reform, cleaning agent restrictions – making the most of available options
  • Local, regional, national, and global situations

Cleanrooms, Controlled environments – when and how to use them


How Clean is Clean? Why isn’t it clean?

  • Troubleshooting
  • Quick tests
  • Standards, specs, monitoring
  • Picking the right cleaning tests
  • Analytical testing demystified
  • FTIR, GS/MS, etc

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Start Date: 2021-05-10

End Date: 2021-05-20

Location: Online

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