Handbook for Critical Cleaning, Second Edition - 2 Volume Set

Barbara Kanegsberg, Edward Kanegsberg

June 21, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 1136 Pages - 300 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138074576 - CAT# K34020


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  • Explains the "how", "why", and "when" of product cleaning during manufacturing
  • Delves into topics including cleaning agents and systems, process validation and monitoring, analytical techniques, cleanroom design/operation, specific applications, worker safety, and sustainability/environmental considerations
  • Addresses today’s manufacturing challenges, including increasing performance requirements, miniaturization, complex supply chain, economic pressures, and safety/environmental constraints
  • Offers a balanced perspective that helps manufacturers make sound business decisions that optimize productivity, quality, cost-effectiveness, and competitiveness of new and existing cleaning processes


NOTE: This set consists of two volumes: Cleaning Agents and Systems and Applications, Processes, and Controls

Should you clean your product during manufacturing? If so, when and how? Cleaning is essential for proper performance, optimal quality, and increased sales. Inadequate cleaning of product elements can lead to catastrophic failure of the entire system and serious hazards to individuals and the general public.

Gain a competitive edge with proven cleaning and contamination-control strategies

A decade after the bestselling original, the Handbook for Critical Cleaning, Second Edition helps manufacturers meet today’s challenges, providing practical information and perspective about cleaning chemistries, equipment, processes, and applications. With 90% new or revised chapters plus supplementary online material, the handbook has grown into two comprehensive volumes, Cleaning Agents and Systems and Applications, Processes, and Controls.

Helping manufacturers become more efficient and productive, these books:

  • Show how to increase profitability and meet both existing and expected product demand
  • Clarify the sea of print and Internet information about cleaning chemistries and techniques
  • Address challenges of performance, miniaturization, and cost, as well as regulatory and supply chain pressures
  • Offer clearly written guidance from the viewpoints of more than 70 leading industry contributors in technical, management, academic, and regulatory disciplines

Overview chapters by the editors, industry icons Barbara and Ed Kanegsberg, meld the different viewpoints and compile and critique the options. The result is a complete, cohesive, balanced perspective that helps manufacturers better select, implement, and maintain a quality, value-added cleaning process.


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