Downflow Booths - What Are Flexible Compact Isolators (FCI) and How Are They Used?

The flexible compact isolator or FCI realizes the demands for a flexible, cost effective barrier containment solution having the following features:

  • It can be efficiently utilized in companies involved in biotechnology, scientific research or pharmaceutical development.
  • It offers high quality product and personnel protection with a variety of processing applications.
  • It has a modular design that provides a unique ‘one man’ contained workstation.
  • It enables individual modules to be linked to provide a pod system with individual activities contained in individual units.
  • It has multi-linked configurations providing a cost effective option for companies that do not deal with the handling of harmful powders or when expenditure on a dedicated static isolator is not adequate.
  • It is available in rigid, semi rigid and disposable canopy options
  • Hazardous area system
  • Portable, ‘plug & play’ and contained workstation
  • Independently tested to <1μg/m3
  • User friendly
  • Ergonomic design
  • All round high visibility
  • Sizes available 1m x 0.5m footprint

Options for Hosokawa Micron’s Flexible Compact Isolators (FCI)

Options provided by Hosokawa Micron for flexible compact isolators (FCI) include:

  • CIP system
  • Nitrogen inertion
  • Air handling systems
  • Flexible glove port configuration
  • Filtration and Rapid Transfer Ports

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by Hosokawa Micron.

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