Clean Room is a
multi-user facility. All personnel desiring to use the Clean Room
must complete the following requirements prior to entering the Clean
Room for the first time.
Prior to using any equipment in the Clean Room, you
receive training from the Module Lead responsible for maintaining that
equipment. Refer to the MNCR
Tools Page to find the applicable module lead for the equipment you
need training on. As a general rule, most tools require a minimum
of two training sessions. The first session is strictly an
information session, where the tool's capabilities, limitations, and
processes are discussed. The second session is usually a
certification session where the person wishing to qualify on a tool
performs the required process in the presence of a module lead or
certified tool trainer for that tool. Once the trainee
successfully completes the second session, they are added to the tool
user list, and become authorized to use the tool. Some of the
more complex tools in the cleanroom may require more than two training
sessions. Check with the tool's module lead to determine specific
- Complete a Safety and Cleanroom Orientation
Course. Contact the MNCR Manager
to sign up for the next available course.
- Complete a Clean Room Safety
and Security Agreement Form
- Complete a Clean Room Access
Request and Account Information Form
- Complete and pass a Clean Room Safety
Examination. Contact the MNCR
Manager to schedule an exam.
In the course of doing research, new or proprietary chemicals or
materials may need to be brought into the Clean Room. Prior to
bringing these in the Clean Room, a New
Material Request Form must be filled out and submitted.
Chemicals brought into the MNCR must not be past their expiration date,
and must be in a properly labeled container. Any chemicals past
their expiration date or improperly labeled will be confiscated by the
MNCR staff and disposed of as Hazardous Waste.
Rate Structure determines how
individuals and/or research centers will be charged for use of the