Contamination Control Working Groups

Many IEST Working Groups meet at EDUCON (formerly known as Fall Conference) and the ESTECH Annual Technical Meeting. Observers are welcome to register for the meeting and attend the working groups.

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David Nobile, Technical Vice President

Standards and Practices Committee 1: Filtration
Donna Kasper
(WG-001, WG-002, WG-006, WG-007, WG-008, WG-021, WG-034, WG-035, WG-036)

Standards and Practices Committee 2: Operational Products
Kevin Stultz
(WG-003, WG-004, WG-005, WG-020, WG-025, WG-032, WG-044)

Standards and Practices Committee 3: Procedural
Jim Ohlsen
(WG-013, WG-014, WG-018, WG-019, WG-026, WG-027, WG-029, WG-040, WG-041, WG-042)

Standards and Practices Committee 4: Facilities
Michael Jue
(WG-012, WG-024, WG-028, WG-047, WG-901, WG-902)

Standards and Practices Committee 5: Environmental Control
Director Needed
(WG-016, WG-022, WG-023, WG-031, WG-043)

Standards and Practices Committee 6: Reference Documents
Roger Diener
(WG-009, WG-011, WG-101)

Standards and Practices Committee 7: Nanotechnologies
David Ensor
John Weaver

(WG-200, WG-201, WG-202, WG-203, WG-204, WG-205, WG-206)

Administrator, Standards and Practices/Editorial
Jennifer Sklena, IEST

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IEST Contamination Control Working Groups

WG–CC001: HEPA and ULPA Filters
WG–CC002: Unidirectional Flow Clean-Air Devices
WG–CC003: Garment System Considerations for Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC004: Evaluating Wiping Materials Used in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC005: Gloves and Finger Cots Used in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC006: Testing Cleanrooms
WG–CC007: Testing ULPA Filters
WG–CC008: Gas-Phase Adsorber Cells
WG–CC009: Compendium of Standards, Practices, Methods, and Similar Documents Relating to Contamination Control
WG–CC011: A Glossary of Terms and Definitions Relating to Contamination Control
WG–CC012: Considerations in Cleanroom Design
Subgroup 1: Cleanroom Design Considerations
Subgroup 2: Cleanroom Electrical Systems
WG–CC013: Calibration Procedures and Guidelines for Select Equipment used in Testing Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC014: Calibration and Characterization of Optical Airborne Particle Counters
WG–CC016: The Rate of Deposition of Nonvolatile Residue in Cleanrooms
WG–CC018: Cleanroom Housekeeping—Operating and Monitoring Procedures
WG–CC019: Qualifications for Organizations Engaged in the Testing and Certification of Cleanrooms and Clean-Air Devices
WG–CC020: Substrates and Forms for Documentation in Cleanrooms
WG–CC021: Testing HEPA and ULPA Filter Media
WG–CC022: Electrostatic Charge in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC023: Microorganisms in Cleanrooms
WG–CC024: Measuring and Reporting Vibration in Microelectronics Facilities
WG–CC025: Evaluation of Swabs Used in Cleanrooms
WG–CC026: Cleanroom Operations
WG–CC027: Personnel in Cleanrooms
WG–CC031: Outgassing Performance Criteria for Cleanroom Materials
WG–CC032: Flexible Packaging Materials for use in Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC034: HEPA and ULPA Filter Leak Tests
WG–CC035: Design Considerations for Airborne Molecular Contamination Filtration Systems in Cleanrooms
WG–CC036: Testing Fan Filter Units
WG–CC040: Cleaning of Equipment Surfaces in Cleanroom and Controlled Environments
WG–CC041: Recovery from Disruption to Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC042: Liquid-borne Particle Counting
WG–CC043: Surface Molecular Contamination
WG–CC044: Vacuum Cleaners and Systems for Cleanrooms and Other Controlled Environments
WG–CC045: Design Considerations for Critical Exhaust Systems
WG–CC046: Contamination Control in Controlled Environments
WG–CC047: Cleanroom Lighting
WG–CC048: Guidance for Design, Performance, and Operations of Controlled Environments per USP 797
WG–CC049: Controlled Environments for Regulated Industries
WG–CC050: USP<800> Facility Design
WG–CC051: Airborne-based Particle Measurement Methodologies
WG–CC101: Forum on Air Cleanliness Technology
WG–CC200: Overview: Planning, Design, Construction, and Operational Considerations for Facilities Engaged in Research or Production at the Nanometer Scale
WG–CC205: Nanotechnology Safety: Applying Prevention through Design Principles to Nanotechnology Facilities
WG–CC901: IEST-STD-CC1246: Product Cleanliness Levels and Contamination Control Program
WG–CC902: MIL-HDBK-406: Contamination Control Technology: Cleaning Materials for Precision Pre-Cleaning and Use in Cleanrooms and Clean Work Stations; MIL-HDBK-407: Contamination Control Technology: Precision Cleaning Methods and Procedures
WGNANO-207: Measuring and Reporting Vibrations in Advanced Technology Facilities
WGNANO-208: Testing Aerosol-Nanomaterial Containment Devices

NEW WG: Cleanroom Robotics