Gloveboxes and Nuclear Containment
Walker Barrier Systems manufactures unrivalled nuclear containment gloveboxes to NQA-1 Quality Standards in accordance with the ASME 2008:2009 Addenda.
- Capable of meeting (10-6 cc/sec) at 4 inch water column leak rate
- (AGS-G006-2017), Second Edition
Walker Barrier Systems provides design-build and build to print services. Our dependable Engineering, Project Management and Service Teams deliver manufacturing excellence. Over the decades, Walker Barrier Systems has worked with a number of DOE/DOD clients, Prime Contractors, R&D organizations and Radiopharmaceutical Companies providing specialized nuclear containment systems. Including capabilities for custom bespoke gloveboxes for numerous applications upholding NQA-1 Quality Standards.
Serving the radiopharmaceutical and nuclear containment markets
Walker Barrier’s engineering heritage extends back 77 years through its history in nuclear containment as Walker, Walker Barrier and Extract Technology within the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. As we moved through decades of development we began serving the North American nuclear defence market.
From 1982 Walker Barrier manufactured stainless steel gloveboxes for the nuclear industry serving several Department of Energy (DOE) sites. Later expanding our product portfolio into stainless steel isolators for the pharmaceutical, biotech and radiopharmaceutical industries.
Present day, Walker Barrier Systems operates as a brand of Extract Technology under the Wabash National group of companies. Retaining it’s reputation and decades of experience in the industry.
Maintenance access on glovebox.
NQA-1 Quality Program and Audits
Walker Barrier Systems holds nuclear manufacturing to NQA-1 quality standards following procedural guidelines in accordance with the ASME 2008-2009 Addenda.
Our NQA-1 Quality System is guided by 50+ supporting procedures. Our facility is a UL508A panel shop. All documentation is managed by our internal Document Controller at the New Lisbon, WI manufacturing site.
Prior audit information is available by contacting our team here.
National Laboratory Audits for nuclear containment and radiopharmaceuticals can be requested directly with Walker Barrier Systems here.
Further details on qualifications and government documentation for Walker-Barrier is listed under Walker Stainless Equipment Co in the US Government MSL (Master Supplier List) here.
Glovebox showing UL508A HMI touchscreen.