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Contec Cleanroom Wipe Guide

Wipe Selection Guide

Understand cleanroom wipe selection options with Contec. In our Wipe Selection Guide, we break down dry and presaturated wipes into categories by ISO Class 3-5, ISO Class 5-6, and ISO Class 6-8 so that you can easily determine how to meet your cleaning and functionality needs. Whether for semiconductor, medical device, pharmaceutical, or any mission-critical cleaning, now you can navigate the characteristics of each wipe to find the perfect contamination control cleaning wipe solution. View the features of all of our Contec wipes below, or click here to download the PDF version of the Wipe Selection Guide.

Dry Wipes

ISO Class 3 - 5

Guardrail® G2

  • Outstanding Feature or Application - Border sealed edges, ultra-clean
  • Semiconductor & Electronics

    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Best
    • Wet benches - Suitable
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Anticon® Gold

  • Softer sealed edges, ultra-clean
  • Semiconductor & Electronics

    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Better
    • Wet benches - Suitable
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Best
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Best
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Anticon® Gold Sorb

  • Excellent sorbency & cleanliness
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Suitable
    • Wet benches - Better
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Quiltec® I

  • High sorbent capacity, ultra-clean
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Suitable
    • Wet benches - Best
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Best
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Polynit HeatsealPolywipe-C Heatseal

  • Excellent general purpose wipe
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Good
    • Wet benches - Suitable
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Better
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Better
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Best
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Anticon® Sterile Gold Sorb

  • Excellent sorbency and cleanliness, sterile
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Best
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Anticon® Gold Sterile / Polynit Heatseal Sterile

  • Softer sealed edges, ultra clean, sterile
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Better
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

ISO Class 5 - 6 

Microsilk / Microsilk II

  • Split microfiber
  • Excellent residue removal and sorbency
  • Ideal for glass, optics and similar
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Suitable
    • Wet benches - Suitable
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Better
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Anticon 100®

  • General purpose wipe, cut edges, cleanroom laundered
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Suitable
    • Wet benches - Suitable
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Best
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Polynit / Polywipe-C

  • General purpose wipe, cut edges, cleanroom laundered
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Best
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Suitable
    • Wet benches - Suitable
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Better
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Good
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Best
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Better
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Amplitude Delta

  • Clean polyester nonwoven
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Better
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Better
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Amplitude Sigma / EcoCloth / Prozorb

  • Cellulose/polyester nonwoven
  • Balance of cleanliness
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Good
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Good
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Good
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Good
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Good
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Better

Amplitude Helix / Zeta

  • Polypropylene nonwovens
  • General chemical compatibility
  • Ideally suited for lab use
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Suitable
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

MicroGenesis

  • Stitched microfiber
  • Excellent for powder pickup
  • Ideal for dry wiping/mopping for visible particles
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Best

TaxFre

  • Excellent particle pickup without solution
  • Ideal for dry wiping/mopping for visible particles
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Suitable
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Good

Anticon® Sterile 100

  • General purpose wipe, cut edges, sterile
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Suitable
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

SterileSorb

  • Cellulose/polyester nonwoven, sterile
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Good
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

Amplitude Kappa Sterile LE

  • Lyocell nonwoven, endotoxin tested, sterile
  • Semiconductor & Electronics


    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Good
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

ISO Class 6 - 8

TuffStuff

  • Durible industrial grade disposable wipe
  • Semiconductor & Electronics


    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Good

Presaturated Wipes

ISO Class 3 - 5

PROSAT® Sterile™ Low Endotoxin Wipes

  • Wet wiping in critical applications
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Best
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Not Recommended

PROSAT® Sterile Polynit Heatseal

  • Wet wiping in critical applications
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Better
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Not Recommended

PROSAT® Polynit Heatseal

  • Wet wiping in critical applications
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Best
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Best
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Best

ISO Class 5 - 6

PROSAT® Polynit

  • Wet wiping in critical applications
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Best
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Better
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Better
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Best
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Best
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Better

PROSAT® Nonwovens

  • Convenient, consistent wet wiping
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Better
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Best
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Good
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Better
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Better
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Good

PROSAT® Sterile Nonwovens

  • Convenient, consistent wet wiping
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Not Recommended
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Not Recommended
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Not Recommended
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Suitable
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Suitable
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Good
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Suitable

ISO Class 6 - 8

SATWipes®

  • Presaturated roll nonwovens
  • Convenient, cost effective
  • Semiconductor & Electronics



    • Support areas, gowning - Good
    • General wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment, chamber cleaning - Not Recommended
    • Wet benches - Not Recommended
  • Medical Device
    • Support areas gowning, general wiping in primary areas, work stations & equipment - Better
    • Product contact, final cleaning before terminal sterilization - Suitable
    • Blotters, tray liners, clean rest areas - Not Recommended
  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
    • Support areas gowning - Good
    • General wiping in prmary areas, work stations & equipment - Good
    • Aseptic core, fill areas, RABs, other sterile areas - Not Recommended
  • General Clean Industrial
    • General "lint-free" wiping: furniture finishing, work statio/part cleaning in clean areas, general maintenance - Good

 

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