Welcome to our Astro Pak location in Downey, CA. Residing on 3 acres, the California facility has over 35,000 square feet and includes ISO 14644-1: Class 5 and Class 6 cleanrooms.
The California cleanroom is augmented by an additional large component Class 6 cleanroom that measures 40’ x 30’ x 18’ (height) and supports a 2,500 psi high pressure spray system. Additionally, a 4,000 lb bridge crane was installed to move heavy hardware and components.
In addition, Astro Pak’s high-volume component/hardware processing cleanroom houses 1,500 square foot Class 100 space and 2,100 square foot Class 1000 space – supported by a modern 6,000 square foot preclean area. The preclean area includes 8 work stations, 4,000 lb bridge cranes, 3 large Ultrasonic cleaning units (3’ x 3’ x 8’), and a high purity, high pressure spray system integrated into the area that houses additional immersion tanks.
A safety containment pressure test room was built for pneumatic pressure testing, and a new hydrostatic pressure test stand was also designed. Pneumatic testing is performed up to 10,000 PSI and Hydrostatic testing up to 30,000 PSI.
About Astro Pak
Astro Pak was founded in 1959, providing precision cleaning, testing and packaging services for the first NASA space programs. Today, Astro Pak has grown into a nationwide service company meeting the critical cleaning and surface reconditioning requirements for many industries via our time-tested passivation, derouging, bio-cleaning, mechanical and electropolishing technologies. Above all, we are known for our proprietary Ultra Pass® passivation process which is capable of producing an optimized passive layer on the surface of stainless steel, yielding unmatched corrosion resistance. Our certification documentation packages are QMS/cGMP compliant for your systems and equipment maintenance records.
For your installed systems, our Field Services division deploys highly trained technicians and specially engineered equipment on-site to your facility to perform chemical cleaning, surface reconditioning, and testing services. Whether it’s for maintenance during shut-downs, pre-commissioning of new construction, or emergency situations for critical utilities, we have nationwide resources ready to meet your needs.
For equipment, parts and sub-systems that can be cleaned out-of-place, our shop facilities across the nation are well suited to affordably meet your cleaning requirements. Most of our shops are over 10,000 square feet, featuring high capacity bridge cranes and processing tanks of various sizes to accommodate large and uniquely shaped hardware.
For cleanliness critical components, Astro Pak’s state-of-the-art AS9100 Certified ISO 5, 6, and 7 cleanrooms are among the most advanced contract precision cleaning facilities in the United States. We specialize in meeting the most stringent requirements for cleaning, passivation, assembly, packaging, pressure and cleanliness verification testing.