Particle Counter monitors air in cleanrooms.

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Computer-programmable, Model P3610 APC Portable Airborne Particle Counter measures up to 6 size ranges down to 0.3 micron at 1 cfm flow rate. Total particles are measured in 3 concentration modes: particles/m³, particles/L and particles/ft³. Model P3610 stores data for up to 1,000 sample locations. Names for each location (up to 22 alphanumeric characters) may be created and stored. Unit includes back-lit LCD touch-screen.

Original Press Release:

Biotest Introduces the APC Portable Airborne Particle Counter Model P3610

Now the market leader in RCS microbial air samplers offers the pharmaceutical, medical device, and electronics industries a complete product line for assessing contamination in cleanrooms.

Denville, NJ - June 18, 2002 - With the introduction of the new APC Portable Airborne Particle Counter, Model P3610, Biotest becomes the only company to offer a full line of products for air and environmental monitoring in cleanrooms. The new Model P3610 completes the Biotest product range, which includes a number of handheld particle counters, market-leading RCS Microbial Air Samplers and Contact Slides for environmental monitoring of clean manufacturing facilities.

Cordless operation and long battery life - up to four hours - make the new Biotest APC Portable Airborne Particle Counter convenient for sampling multiple locations. The P3610 stores data for up to 1,000 sample locations, and a unique name for each location - up to 22 alphanumeric characters - may be created and stored, to help make data analysis easier and
more accurate. Its unique back-lit LCD touch-screen provides exceptional ease of use.

The Biotest APC Portable Airborne Particle Counter measures up to six size ranges down to 0.3 micron, at a high 1 cu ft/min flow rate, and measures total particles in three concentration modes - particles/m³, particles /L and particles/ft³. It performs ISO 14644 and Federal Standard 209E calculations, and is easily computer-programmable. Optional sensors are available for monitoring temperature, relative humidity, differential pressure, and air velocity.

For product information or free trial, contact Carol Julich, Biotest Diagnostics Corp., 66 Ford Road, Suite 131, Denville, NJ 08934, call 800-522-0090, or visit

For editorial information contact Horst Tuckow, Techmarketing, Inc., 150 Boulevard, Mt. Lakes, NJ 07046; Phone: (973) 402-6060 X12; Fax: (973) 402-6783; email:

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