The difference between a Laboratory and a Cleanroom
There's a difference between the way laboratories and clean rooms operate, but they can both serve one purpose: experimentation. A laboratory is usually set up for research purposes while a 'clean room' will often be used in production process too - sometimes even at different times!
What is a cleanroom?
Cleanrooms are rooms that have been specially designed to maintain low levels of contamination. These environments can be found in many different places, including manufacturing plants or scientific research stations; they're often used for maintaining cleanliness during processes like prototyping machinery with microbes on surfaces where there is also open work space exposed directly to outside air which could carry other particles into your workspace (for example if you don't wear protective gear).
Cleanroom Rooms are Contaminated Controlled Environments
What is laboratory?
The laboratory is a place where scientific research and development occurs. It's an area that contains instruments used for studying, systemizing or quantifying objects of interest with controlled uniformity in conditions such as temperature, humidity etc.. There are many types laboratories around the world but modern ones use all these resources to make sure they get quality results.
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