The Future of Containment: Exploring Inflatable Flexible Isolators
June 26, 2024

The Future of Containment: Exploring Inflatable Flexible Isolators

At Schematic, we pride ourselves on being at the forefront of innovation in the supply of barrier isolators, clean room equipment and ancillary products for processing highly sensitive, toxic or hazardous powders and liquid substances. Among our cutting-edge offerings is our 'pop-up' Flexible Isolator innovation - a stand out game-changer for rapid isolator deployment.

Designed for versatility and efficiency, our Flexi Popup Isolators are revolutionising how various industries handle sensitive materials and protect both products and personnel. In this blog, we'll delve into this cutting edge Flexi Popup Isolator innovation and understand why is it being so well received by our customers and the market place.

Flexi Popup Isolator: Versatility Meets Efficiency

The Flexi Popup Isolator is a testament to our commitment to innovation. This flexible barrier isolator is designed to be erected in seconds using a hand/foot pump or a compressed air supply. Its inflatable design is perfect for scenarios where permanent or fixed isolators are impractical, making it ideal for occasional use.

Key Features

  • Complete Inside Area Access: The Flexi Popup Isolator allows full access to its interior, facilitating ease of use for weighing, sampling, and testing materials.
  • Nitrogen Purging Arrangement: Ensures a controlled environment, crucial for sensitive material handling.
  • Easily Collapsible and Foldable: When not in use, the isolator can be easily deflated and stored, saving valuable space.
  • Flexible Supporting Structure: Built-in support structures maintain stability while allowing flexibility.

Inflatable barrier isolators offer several customer benefits, especially in environments where maintaining sterility and containment is crucial. Here are some key advantages:

1. Enhanced Containment and Sterility

  • Improved Containment: Inflatable barrier isolators provide a high level of containment, protecting both the product and the operator from contamination.
  • Sterility Assurance: They create a controlled environment that minimizes the risk of contamination, essential for pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications.

2. Flexibility and Adaptability

  • Versatility: These isolators can be used in various applications, including pharmaceutical manufacturing, laboratory research, and sterile compounding.
  • Modular Design: Many inflatable barrier isolators are designed to be modular, allowing for easy adaptation to different processes and setups.

3. Cost-Effectiveness

  • Lower Initial Costs: Compared to rigid isolators, inflatable barrier isolators often have lower initial costs, making them a more economical option for many facilities.
  • Reduced Maintenance: The materials used in inflatable barrier isolators typically require less maintenance than those used in rigid isolators.

4. Ease of Use and Installation

  • Quick Setup: Inflatable isolators can be quickly set up and taken down, making them ideal for temporary or emergency use.
  • User-Friendly: These isolators are designed to be user-friendly, with features that facilitate ease of use, such as glove ports and integrated air handling systems.

5. Portability

  • Transportable: The inflatable nature of these isolators makes them easy to transport and relocate within or between facilities.

6. Enhanced Visibility

  • Clear Panels: Our inflatable isolators are made with clear panels, providing excellent visibility for operators to monitor and control processes effectively.

7. Reduced Cleanroom Space Requirements

  • Space Efficiency: By containing processes within the isolator, the requirement for extensive cleanroom space is reduced, which can lead to significant cost savings.

Applications of Inflatable Barrier Isolators:

  • Pharmaceutical Production: Ensuring aseptic conditions during drug manufacturing.
  • Biotechnology Research: Containing biohazardous materials and protecting sensitive experiments.
  • Hospital Pharmacies: Compounding sterile preparations.
  • Aerospace and Defence: Handling sensitive or hazardous materials in a controlled environment.

In summary, the Schematic Flexi Popup inflatable barrier isolator offers a versatile, cost-effective, and efficient solution for maintaining high standards of sterility and containment in various settings. Most importantly, it is ideal for rapid deployment applications for ALL In-field or mobile operations such as Paramedics, Military and emergency response.

Click here to read a Blog on further applications and uses of the Flexi Popup inflatble isolator.

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