in Home

Connect 2 Cleanrooms assembles solution for MacTaggart Scott

Posted 14 March 2019 · Add Comment

After MacTaggart Scott (Loanhead, Midlothian) was awarded a new contract for a product with cleanroom requirements, a review of the existing process and facility prompted the firm to consider opportunities for a new cleanroom.



Connect 2 Cleanrooms was appointed because of its capability to provide a bespoke solution and integrated cleanroom lifecycle support. It helped MacTaggart Scott to understand the requirements of the ISO Cleanroom Standard and to build an appropriate User Requirement Specification (URS).

For the assembly of precision machine parts and bearings, clients expect cleanroom production and the new ISO Class 7 facility is now opening up more opportunities through improved quality and cleanliness.

The review of the process has also generated additional efficiencies and MacTaggart Scott is now benefitting from reduced overall costs and increased process confidence.

The Production Assembly Manager at MacTaggart Scott commented on the process; “The organisation of the project was really impressive. Timelines were stuck to and the whole thing went very smoothly.”

Cleanroom lifecycle: fit-out, training and validation

The cleanroom training that Connect 2 Cleanrooms delivered has increases awareness of how usage can affect contamination and has prompted the introduction of new kitting boxes for the cleanroom and workshops to reduce cross contamination.

MacTaggart Scott also now benefit from an effective cleanroom change area layout, purchasing a variety of items from Cleanroomshop – from a step over bench to cleanroom clothing. The step over bench works as a physical barrier, as well as providing storage and helping operators to apply overshoes safely. Coat hooks allow the efficient and accessible storage of Tyvek gowns in the change area.

Keeping compliant during operation
MacTaggart Scott invested in a particle counter, to meet its customer requirement of conducting weekly particle counts.

Connect 2 Cleanrooms will continue to support MacTaggart Scott’s compliance to ISO standards with a five year service contract, including annual validation visits and emergency call out cover for peace of mind.

“The full lifecycle that Connect 2 Cleanrooms provides makes it really easy to navigate around all of the different services that we need to use. They are really price competitive, have a great product range and it is easy to navigate around.

Production Assembly Manager, MacTaggart Scott said: “This support was the biggest reason for purchasing from Connect 2 Cleanrooms – the guidance with the room, service contract and the consumables has saved us a lot of hassle. This has been a massive project and the extra support and reassurance has been really special.”

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Serco acquires Sapienza

Serco Group plc has entered into an agreement to acquire Sapienza Group, from TP Group plc, to expand its offering to the European space sector.

Menzies Aviation renews Air Canada contract at Heathrow

Menzies Aviation today announced it has renewed a significant ground services contract with Air Canada at Heathrow Airport (LHR) and won new business at Copenhagen Airport (CPH).

Views sought to boost security of UK data centres and cloud services

Looking to strengthen security and resilience of UK’s data infrastructure to protect against outages and national security threats, the Government has announced it is seeking views on how to boost the security and resilience of

UK Government to host AFF22 onboard HMS Prince of Wales in New York

On 28th-29th September, the UK Government will host the Atlantic Future Forum (AFF22) on the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales in New York, bringing together senior politicians, policymakers, military leaders, academia, business

Stay ahead of the airplane

Neil Ballinger, head of EMEA at EU Automation, looks at ways of stepping up to the challenges currently facing aerospace supply chains.

Airbus launches UK ZEDC

Airbus is strengthening its presence in the UK with the launch of a Zero Emission Development Centre (ZEDC) for hydrogen technologies, to be based in Filton, Bristol.

ODU SK0105310522
See us at
Future Arm Vehicles Active Protection Systems BTAdvanced Engin BT2504031122Future Arm Vehicles Power Systems BTDVD BT2704220922Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems BT