Modular Cleanroom Construction

Modular construction has been around for years, and many businesses have used modulars for their offices, shops, as a cost efficient means to maximize their space. Using modular construction for cleanrooms is a great option offering many features that traditional construction does not.One of the best advantages of modular construction is that it is significantly less intrusive than traditional construction methods. Modular construction works by creating the main components (walls, doors, accessories) off site by a skilled construction crew. The cleanroom is then assembled on site by a professional installation team. This translates to a significantly faster on site build time (usually 20% – 40% faster) that doesn’t interfere with the operations and business that are already occurring at the facility.With modular construction you have the freedom to expand, move, or add on to your cleanroom quite easily. Adding things like pass through’s, air showers, and separate gowning areas are accomplished quite easily. Because these rooms are moveable, they offer some great tax advantages. Modular construction allows you to take advantage of extra space in your facility and it is significantly more cost effective that building a few external structure.Green seems to be the popular way to do things nowadays, and the modular option doesn’t disappoint. The materials modular walls are made out of generally weigh less than traditional materials like concrete blocks, lumber, and drywall. This translates to a lower transportation cost and smaller carbon foot print. Modular walls have a longer life span as they are typically resistant to warping, termites, rot, and water damage. Furthermore, modular walls are typically made with gypsum which incorporates recycled materials.Because much of the heavy construction is done off site, on site construction generates minimal waste on site and virtually no head aches. Lastly, modular walls are often known for their superior noise reduction and insulation.Modular clean rooms can be easily built to your specifications, with all the required HVAC units, HEPA filters, and micro environments. Micro environments are areas within the cleanroom that operate at a higher cleanliness standard. This can be accomplished through laminar flow tables or incorporating soft walls.Modular cleanrooms also offer the flexibility to create smaller “micro environments” which are segregated from the rest of the room. These micro environments are often kept at a higher cleanliness standard and are more efficient to maintain instead of the whole room. Additionally, these micro environments are great for more intense processes.