The University of Massachusetts Amherst

LSL2 Dry Room

Dry and Wet labs enable process development under controlled environments for repeatable, reliable results. Dry room space further enable advanced materials development for applications such as batteries where moisture can cause detrimental outcomes.

Dry Room Specifications

  • Interior Dimensions: 8’ D x 10’W x 10’H
  • AirLock Dimensions: 4’D x 8’W x 10’H
  • Windowed Door: 3’W x 7’ H Self Closing
  • 4” Thick Wall Panels – Baked White embossed Galvanized Steel Interior and Exterior Finish
  • Flooring: Crevice Free, Non-absorbent, Slip Free 90% Virgin Vinyl having temperature/dimensional stability from -40°C to +60°C
  • 2 - 2.5’ W x 6’ L Lab Benches
  • 2 - 1.6’ W x 6’L Open Wire Floor Shelving
  • Temperature: Target 68 F (20°C)
    Control +/- 1° C
    Uniformity No greater than +/- 2° C
  • Humidity: Not to Exceed 2.0%RH at -28° C Dew point
  • Maximum Personnel Load: 2 people
  • Exhaust Air: Minimum 50 CFM
  • Maximum Allowable Door Openings: 2 per hour
  • Door Opening Recovery Period: 3 minutes after a 15 Second Door Opening.
  • Nitrogen Gas Lines: 2 available

Institute for Applied Life Sciences

N510 Life Science Laboratories
240 Thatcher Road
Amherst, MA 01003-9364
contactials@umass.edu | 413-545-1710

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center