Critical Environment Equipment


800 S. Raymond Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92381-5234
Fax: 714-578-6020


Terra Universal is the leading manufacturing expert in critical environment applications with over 35 years of engineering and fabrication experience in controlled-environment applications including semi- conductor, aerospace, electronics and R&D.

One-Stop Product Source - Terra manufactures and supplies comprehensive lines of critical environment solutions, including modular cleanrooms, pass-throughs, glove boxes, laminar flow benches/fume hoods, desiccators, and furnishings and supplies designed to meet rigorous cleanliness requirements.

Custom Engineering and Manufacturing - Staffed by experienced designers and critical-environment specialists, Terra remains dedicated to meeting the challenges that customers face today through advanced-technology engineering and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques using a variety of cleanroom- and lab-compatible materials.


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BioSafe® Flush-Mount Windows

Meet your cleanroom's ISO rating by using Terra's flush-mount window frame design that minimizes crevices where particles and germs can collect. The easy-to- clean single-pane or double-pane windows add visibility and transparency to modular cleanrooms. Frames install quickly, with a minimum of hardware or tools. Select among five pane materials, including fire-rated glass or static-dissipative PVC.

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BioSafe® CleanMount® Pass-Through Chambers

  • Seamless design eliminates cracks for easy cleaning, sterilization
  • Lipless construction allows easy materials transfer
  • Doors can be removed for autoclaving
  • Flush-mount design - installs in under three minutes!
  • BioSeal edge seals against non-contaminating polyurethane set in door
  • All-Stainless Steel Construction, including latches and hinges

Flush-mount pass-throughs are easy to assemble/disassemble for replacement for repair, without cleanroom shut-down.

See drawing for details.

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Smart™ Pass-Through Chambers

Service Alerts Ensure Proper Pass-Through Operation

First-of-its-kind Smart Pass-Through monitors "blind-side" conditions (door left ajar or parts ready to unload), issues service alerts, and activates pass-through accessories, such as Air Shower, UV Sanitizing Module or Ventilation System. Double-wall construction isolates the electronic interlock outside the transfer chamber for optimal cleanliness, strength and rigidity.

Flush-mount pass-throughs are easy to assemble/disassemble for replacement for repair, without cleanroom shut-down.

See drawing for details

Smart Pass-Through' Chamber Accessories

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Smart™ Pass-Throughs with Recirculating HEPA Filtration

• Wall or floor mounted.
• Smart pass-through; touch screen controls
• Recirculating HEPA filtration.
• SS reinforced door frames and one piece gasket.
• Removeable doors. Flush mounted.
• Coved corners for strict cleaning and sterilization protocols.
• Isolated automatic electronic interlock.
• 304 stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 31 & 37"W, 26 & 48"D, 45 & 72"H.

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BioSafe® Smart™ Pass-Through Chambers

• Wall or floor mounted.
• CleanMount BioSafe Smart pass-throughs, touch screen controls.
• Removable, autoclavable doors; polyurethane gasket, knife edge seal.
• SS reinforced door frames.
• Flush or center mounted.
• Coved corners for strict cleaning and sterilization protocols.
• Automatic electronic interlock, isolated from chamber.
• 316L stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 37.5-43.5"W, 24-36"D, 25.6-51.6"H.

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Refrigerated Smart™ Pass-Through Chambers

• Wall mounted. Refrigerated.
• CleanMount Smart pass-through; touch screen controls
• SS reinforced door frames and one piece gasket.
• Removeable doors. Flush mounted.
• Rounded corners for strict cleaning and sterilization protocols.
• Isolated automatic electronic interlock.
• 316L stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 37.5-49.5"W, 24-36"D, 25.6-49.6"H.

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Air Shower Pass-Throughs

These Pass-Through Air Showers offer an effective way to remove surface-deposited particles from large materials as you transfer them into the clean room.

  • Adjustable nozzles direct high-velocity (8000 ft./min.) streams of HEPA filtered air to dislodge particles from materials entering a clean room
  • PLC panel controls interlocked doors and duration of air shower
  • Powder-coated or 304 stainless steel chamber with access ramp on both sides is perfect for carts and large equipment

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CleanMount® CleanSeam™ Pass-Through Chambers

Ideal for critical bio/pharmaceutical pass-through operations! Double-wall constructions isolates interlock outside the transfer chamber, creating ultra-smooth, easy-clean surfaces and a rigid, durable structure.

Flush-mount pass-throughs are easy to assemble/disassemble for replacement for repair, without cleanroom shut-down.

See drawing for details.

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Fire-Rated CleanMount® CleanSeam™ Pass-Through Chambers

These steel pass-through chambers are designed for installation in a fire-rated cleanroom or laboratory wall. They allow efficient transfer of materials into and out of the controlled environment, and their rugged interlock mechanism offers high reliability with no maintenance. Doors carry the UL-10B rating and are available with or without fire-rated viewing windows.
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Fire-Rated Smart™ Pass-Through Chambers

• Wall or floor mounted.
• CleanMount Smart pass-through; touch screen controls.
• SS reinforced door frames and one piece gasket.
• Removeable doors. Flush mounted.
• Rounded corners for strict cleaning and sterilization protocols.
• Isolated automatic electronic interlock.
• 316L stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 37.5-49.5"W, 24-36"D, 25.6-49.6"H.

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CleanSeam™ Pass-Through Chambers

• Wall or floor mounted.
• Clean-duty use.
• Protrudes 2" on clean side wall.
• Continuously-welded seams.
• Automatic mechanical interlock.
• SS reinforced door frames and one piece gasket.
• 304 stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 12-36"W, 12-48"D, 12-48"H.

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Fire-Rated CleanSeam™ Pass-Through Chambers

Pass-Through Chambers with Fire-Rated Doors
  • Fire-rated access panels carry the UL-B label for 90-minute fire exposure (suitable for 2-hour wall rating)
  • 304 stainless steel chamber provides a durable, chemical-resistant pass-through hatch
  • Access door on non-rated side includes LiftLatch and static-dissipative PVC viewing window
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General-Use Pass-Through Chambers

Cleanroom Pass-Through Benefits

  • Contamination-free transfer of materials in and out of the cleanroom
  • Eliminates unnecessary personnel entry
  • Full range of sizes meets any application
  • Stainless steel doors extend service life of plastic and laminate chamber'-a must in a production environment!
  • Foolproof interlock mechanism prevents cross-contamination, is reliable and maintenance-free
  • Material options accommodate many application requirements, from chemical resistance to static control to fire safety
  • Accessories include LockLatch'', safety sprinkler, air shower, and Class 10 HEPA filter/blower module
  • Easy to install

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Fire-Rated General Use Pass-Through Chambers

• Wall-mounted.
• Fire-rated, 90 minute fire exposure.
• No viewing window.
• Flush-mounted.
• Tack welded corners or continuous seams options.
• Automatic mechanical interlock.
• 304 stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 12-36"W, 14.5-38.5"D, 12-48"H.

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ValuLine™ Pass-Through Chambers

  • Economical chambers enhance operational cleanliness by eliminating the need for garbed personnel to transfer parts into and out of the lab or cleanroom
  • Seven wall-mount sizes accommodate materials up to 22" x 22" x 24"
  • Transparent windows allow full visibility of chamber interior
  • Pass-through chambers with UL-B, self-closing Fire-Rated Doors available

Terra's ValuLine Pass-Throughs provide durable, non-contaminating transfer chambers at low cost.

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Ruggedized Pass-Through Chambers

• Wall-mounted.
• Ruggedized for heavy duty use
• Self-closing doors.
• Flush-mounted. Doors SS framed.
• Tack welded corners for general cleanroom use.
• Automatic mechanical interlock.
• 304 or 316L stainless steel.
• Dimensions: 12-36"W, 12-36"D, 12-48"H.

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Roll-Up Door Pass-Throughs

  • Roll-up door design requires no clearance, optimizes valuable cleanroom floorspace
  • Oversized ergonomic pushbuttons are easy to operate, even by gloved personnel
  • Bi-directional motor and disk brake ensure smooth, accurate door motion and full braking power in the event of a power failure
  • Electronic key-switch interlock prevents cross contamination
  • Safety circuit stops door motion if path is disturbed
  • Several sizes available, including walk-through models for large carts or other processing equipment

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Air Showers and Tunnels

Units are fully equipped and protected to allow large numbers of personnel to pass into controlled areas without sacrificing convenience or cleanliness.

  • Completely self-contained, pre-wired, fully equipped Air Shower/Tunnel systems help solve decontamination problems.
  • Modular design lets you order a system to suit your cleanroom.
  • HEPA filter/blower modules (rated 99.97% efficient @ 0.3 micron particles) wash personnel with Class 100 air to dislodge and remove particles.
  • Solid-state microprocessor panel provides programmable control over access door operation.
  • Electromagnetic interlocking doors minimize contamination and automatically release in the event of power failure or when the emergency stop button is pressed.
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting mounted on the ceiling.
  • Available in white powder-coated or stainless steel to meet various cleanroom requirements
  • Variety of sizes and door configurations
  • Economical to operate and easy to maintain
  • An ionizing bar is available as an optional accessory.

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Hardwall Cleanrooms

Hardwall Modular Cleanrooms feature rigid, application-specific plastic panels to meet requirements for static control, chemical resistance, and visibility. Portable softwall modular cleanrooms include flexible softwall panels with parting strip shields for access. Both cleanroom designs use free-standing steel supports and ceiling grids that require no external bracing and can generally be installed in a matter of days, without special permitting.
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BioSafe® All-Steel Cleanrooms - BioSafe™

These double-wall modular steel cleanrooms are ideal for bio/pharmaceutical applications that require an easy-clean, aseptic environment. Completely free-standing, they require no external supports and can be specified and installed in a fraction of the time, at a fraction the cost, of conventional fixed-installation biopharmaceutical clean rooms.
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USP Compounding Cleanrooms

  • Complete turnkey clean room meets cleanliness standards for control of submicron particles, ensuring a clean compounding environment
  • Exhaust containment system pulls air from compounding room to create negative-pressure containment of hazardous drugs, in accordance with USP 800 regulations
  • Available with positive-pressure room for non-hazardous compounding, in accordance with USP 797
  • Select ISO cleanliness level to suit your application: ISO 7 rooms for sterile-to-sterile compounding, or ISO 5 rooms for non-sterile-to-sterile compounding
  • ISO 5 containment rooms comply with DQSA Section 503B for cGMP, FDA-resistered outsourcing operations
  • Internal walls with swing doors creates a separate gowning ante-room
  • Powder-coated steel support frame creates a rigid, durable structure that requires no external bracing or ceiling support
  • BioSafe® interior Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic (FRP) or C-PVC panels resist damage from physical contact, and stand up to IPA and other sterilizing agents
  • Includes differential pressure gauges to simplify USP certification

Terra's Compounding Clean Rooms provide a USP 800 and DQSA Section 503B-compliant environment for hazardous drug compounding.

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Cleanroom Wall & Ceiling Grid Conversions

Top off your cleanroom or modular office with a rigid, self-supporting ceiling structure designed to hold your choice of accessories

  • Ideal for modular offices, cleanrooms or equipment enclosures*
  • Built to accommodate weight and dimensions of fan/filter units, lights and panels
  • Powder-coated steel ceiling grid forms a strong, rigid structure - no ceiling suspension or internal support columns required
  • Customized to your specifications

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Cleanroom Equipment & Furnishings

Terra''s complete line of cleanroom and gowning room equipment includes cleanroom storage systems, racks and shelving, garbing stations, and a complete line of cleanroom reusable and disposable garments.

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Desiccators - Nitrogen-Purged Low-Humidity Storage Systems

Terra offers a complete line of desiccators specially configured to the requirements of the semiconductor, electronics, biopharmaceutical, medical device, and aerospace industries.

Nitrogen-purged desiccators maintain low relative humidity levels, down to 0%RH. Terra''s advanced lines of relative humidity control systems automate dry storage to maintain selected set point values automatically and with minimal nitrogen consumption. NitroWatch desiccators provide independent chamber control of humidity, reducing recovery times when doors are opened and protecting the most moisture-sensitive materials.

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Glove Boxes

Terra manufactures plastic and stainless steel glove boxes (dry boxes) to isolate contamination-sensitive materials in a controlled environment or to contain biohazards. Glove boxes are available in application-sensitive materials, including chemical-resistant and static-dissipative plastics. BioSafe' glove boxes provide all-welded seams with coved corners to produce a completely smooth interior that's easy to sterilize. A complete line of options and control modules maintain low/high humidity levels, constant temperature, or particle-free conditions.

{{}} {{this.hide}} Laminar Flow Hoods, Fume Hoods and Biological Safety Cabinets

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Laminar Flow Hoods

Laminar Flow Clean Benches, including portable laminar flow hoods, help meet cleanliness requirements by directing a horizontal or vertical airflow through a particle filter (HEPA or ULPA).
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Fume & Exhaust Hoods

Exhaust Fume Hoods, including laboratory hoods, ductless exhaust fume hoods, and ventilation cabinets, draw chemical fumes from the work area for ducting to a remote location or for purification in an activated charcoal and indoor release, in ductless operations.
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BioSafety Cabinets

Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs) protect operators from hazardous agents within the hood, while safe-guarding internal samples from outside contaminants. Terra offers Class II, Types A2, B2 and C1, as well as Class I enclosures compliant with USP 800 for non-sterile compounding of hazardous drugs. Work stations direct air as single-pass or recirculating, and pressure may be positive or negative, depending on the hood design. In Class II systems, room air is filtered prior to entering the hood, and filtered exhaust is connected to facility vent systems for safe evacuation of hazards.

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Enironmental Chambers

Terra''s complete line of environmental chambers includes test chambers, constant temperature and humidity chambers, laboratory incubators and vacuum chambers. Application-specific models meet the specialized demands of pharmaceutical drug efficacy testing, laboratory animal respiration studies, semiconductor hybrid package leak testing, and a host of other critical processes.

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Work Stations & Tables

Terra manufacturers cleanroom tables, laboratory tables, electrical benches, workstations and other furnishings to meet the most critical cleanliness requirements. Styles are available in electropolished 304/316L stainless steel solid, perforated and rod top designs, along with vibration-isolation and auto-adjusting work surfaces.
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Acid-resistant polypropylene is an ideal material for work stations and other furnishings in labs and cleanrooms. Casework from Terra Universal includes slide-out drawers and hinged doors for convenient storage. Sinks, faucets and spray guns may also be installed as needed. The attractive white polymer is study and functional.

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Laboratory and Cleanroom Chairs

These durable, ergonomic chairs from BioFit and Dauphin are designed specifically for cleanroom and laboratory use. Select among many designs, including static-control chairs, ergonomic task chairs, adjustable stools, and seating approved for Class 1, Class 10 and Class 100 clean rooms.

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Storage Cabinets & Shelving

Terra provides a comprehensive range of versatile stainless steel and plastic storage cabinets for the cleanroom and laboratory.

Terra manufactures HEPA-filtered and ULPA-filtered storage systems to meet strict clean room requirements (Class 100, Class 10, and even Class 1 clean rooms), along with general-purpose lab storage cabinets, storage carts, and clean room shelving.

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Carts: Cleanroom, Laboratory & Medical

These carts provide a controlled, secure environment for contamination-sensitive materials as they are transferred throughout your cleanroom or laboratory.

Specialized designs and materials provide secure transport of medical supplies, semiconductor components, and hazardous chemicals.

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Wet Processing & Cleaning Benches

Terra's Modular Wet Processing and Cleaning Benches provide economical solutions for acid etching, semiconductor wafer processing, chemical rinsing and drying, and other wet chemical processes. Their modular, ergonomic bench top design allows flexible configuration of wet processing modules, maximizes purity, and minimizes the threat of chemical carry-over and wafer contamination during wafer rinsing. Simply select the wet processing station design that works best for your application from a complete line of modular wet benches or fully enclosed wet processing cabinets and laminar flow hoods. Then, select the process baths, cascade or overflow rinsers, and other equipment. Terra will configure a complete, turnkey system, ready for operation.

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Vacuum Cleaners and Lab Decontamination Equipment

Terra''s extensive line of cleaning equipment is ideally suited for cleanrooms and other controlled environments. Select from a wide range of HEPA-filtered and ULPA-filtered vacuum cleaners, along with ultrasonic and plasma cleaners that are perfect with small, contamination-sensitive materials.

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Ion Guns & Ionizers

Select from a full range of products designed to minimize the possibility of electro-static discharge (ESD) to static-sensitive devices. Ionizing equipment uses low-voltage power supplies to generate balanced streams of positive and negative ions, which safely neutralize surface charges. Static-dissipative plastics prevent surface charge build-ups, which also attract and hold particulate contamination. Grounding wrist straps eliminate ESD damage as personnel handles or packages sensitive parts.

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Vacuum Sealers

These vacuum sealers, tote boxes, kitting trays, and bins are ideal for storing and transporting electronics, semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, biological samples, and other sensitive parts.

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Particle Counters & Environmental Measuring Devices

Terra provides versatile, economical instruments for monitoring of particles, air flow, temperature, humidity and pressure.

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Vacuum Pumps and Compressors

Terra offers a complete line of vacuum and pressure pumps and compressors for laboratory and cleanroom operations that require clean, quiet performance.

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Chemical Storage & Lab Safety

Terra offers a complete range of chemical storage cabinets, safety cans, corrosives cabinets and a wide range of hazardous materials monitoring and personnel protection products.

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Tweezers & Microelectronic Tools

These high-precision tweezers, forceps and vacuum pick-up tools are ideal for use with delicate, contamination-sensitive materials. Terra''s comprehensive line also includes wafer scribers, handling wands, liquid and epoxy paste dispensing systems, wire-bond strength testers and more.

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Product Catalogs

For product literature download Terra's Catalog Samplers (PDF format). These files are accurate at the time of print publication. To verify current pricing and specifications, please call Terra or refer to the appropriate Internet product descriptions.

Last Update: 2019-12-02