The purpose of this Recommended Practice (RP), IEST-RP-CC028.1, is to provide a framework for describing minienvironments for microelectronics and similar applications. Applications, planning, design, and evaluation are discussed in detail. The RP is intended to stimulate discussion of specifications and configurations for a specified application between the supplier and customer. This RP does not address microbiological issues or applications.

Second printing, December 2002

Minienvironments was prepared by Working Group 028 of the IEST Contamination Control Division (WG-CC028).