air filtration Articles

  • Reduction in MRSA environmental contamination with a portable HEPA-filtration unit

    Summary There is renewed interest in the hospital environment as a potentially important factor for cross-infection with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and other nosocomial pathogens. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a portable high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA)-filtration unit (IQAir Cleanroom H13, Incen AG, Gold-ach, Switzerland) at reducing ...


    By Commercial Air Filtration

  • How to Replace Your Dust Collector Diaphragm Valve

    Is your dust collector showing signs of trouble? It could be your diaphragm valve. As your dust collector goes through it’s life cycle, your parts will start to wear out. Diaphragms are one of the 5 most commonly replaced dust collector parts. Look out for these common symptoms of a worn out diaphragm. Common Symptoms of a Worn Out Diaphragm ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • Air filtration solutions for defense manufacturing & maintenance

    Defense contractors engineer, manufacture, and maintain a wide variety of oversized military products — diverse work that requires flexible air filtration solutions. Regular processes employed during the research and development, manufacturing, and maintenance phases of a product lifecycle that require air filtration solutions include: Clean room assembly Coating and ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Technical Resources for Gas-Phase Air Filtration

    Gas-phase air filtration is a highly specialized branch of air filtration with a very short list of reputable and knowledgeable companies manufacturing the dry-scrubbing media, filters, and systems in which they are employed. The list becomes even shorter when considering where to go for the ...

  • How to Germ-Proof your office

    Have you had time off work this winter for a cold or flu? Or do you and your colleagues always feel you have to 'struggle in' or go back before you were really well, because of pressure from work? If it's the latter, then it's likely that your office is a hotbed of germs (microbes) at the moment - and that poses an immanent threat to people suffering with allergies and asthma. So I've rounded up ...


    By Commercial Air Filtration

  • The benefits of modular air filtration solutions for metal fabricators

    Metal fabrication is a dirty business, which means air filtration is essential. Many fabrication processes put fumes, smoke, and particulates into the air. Grinding, welding, abrasive blasting, sanding and spraying are all culprits. Without effective air filtration, your shop environment can quickly become hazardous to worker safety, ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Mission-critical manufacturing on a budget: Five ways air filtration increases efficiency

    In a time of uncertain government appropriations, money talks and inefficiency walks when it comes to defense contracting and manufacturing. According to recent articles in DefenseNews, military operations are facing budget cuts across land, air, and sea. Yet mission-critical projects must go forward, regardless of budgetary constraints. Contractors now face the challenge ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Pharmaceutical Applications – What filtration do you need?

    Pharmaceutical applications required a variety of air filtration depending on the specific requirements of a site or the process taking place. Some applications will require a higher level of filtration consisting of a 2 stage pre-filtration (usually a G4 panel then an F8 panel) followed by a 2 stage HEPA filtration section all with Safe Change capabilities. ...


    By Emcel Filters Ltd.

  • Clearing the air on OSHA indoor air quality

    OSHA and other environmental watch dogs don’t officially regulate indoor air quality (IAQ), but most manufacturers follow best practices when it comes to their indoor work environments, because they understand the ROI benefits of less downtime and improved productivity. Additionally, while OSHA does not currently enforce ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • The benefits of using portable air filtration systems in cellular manufacturing

    Today's manufacturers need more advanced industrial air filtration solutions to protect the health of their workers and meet compliance standards without sacrificing the health of their bottom line. The challenge is that manufacturing can be organized in many ways, from the build-in-place methods used for ships to automated assembly lines for ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Air uality in IVF Labs

    Since the birth of the first baby from in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) in 1978, Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) has grown in importance as techniques and success rates have continued to improve. Put simply, IVF involves mixing sperm and egg in a lab to create an embryo which is then replaced in a woman's womb to develop normally with success being measured in terms ...


    By Commercial Air Filtration

  • 5 Manufacturing applications where modular industrial air filtration benefits the bottom line

    In any industrial setting, cleanliness is essential to ensuring production quality and reducing operating costs. Whether you’re sanding a boat, manufacturing a jet engine, or finishing an MRAP, dust and other airborne particles can settle into every nook and cranny of your large, complex components. Tiny particulates can ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Maximize manufacturing plant layout and increase ROI with modular industrial air filtration

    Dedicated spray booths, gantry cranes, complex HVAC systems, workflow redesigns … these are just a few of the manufacturing plant layout expenditures for creating clean rooms to capture particulates from messy coating, painting, sanding, and finishing procedures. For large-scale manufacturers, clean rooms are critical not only for a compliant, safe work environment, but also for preventing ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Duroair Technology: Our customers

    At Duroair Technologies, we offer air filtration for indoor spaces using a variety of solutions to create the best cleanroom environments possible in your industrial space. Many of our customers are in the following industries: Aerospace and Aviation Uses within the aerospace community include sanding, grinding, coating, painting and ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Air filtration applications for membranes

    Given their unique performance attributes membranes are finding use in a growing number of high efficiency air filtration applications. One example is in respirators and personal protective equipment. Applications where intense physical demands and risk of exposure to harmful contaminants are present demand the high efficiency / low pressure drop combination of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene ...

  • The bottom-line impact of modular industrial air filtration on manufacturing capabilities

    Airborne particulates can be a constant challenge for manufacturers. These contaminants can increase wear rates, waste man-hours in clean-ups and rework, and cause potential health problems for employees. Unfortunately, installing a permanent clean room to control airborne particulates is not a cost-effective option, due to footprint and potential productivity disruptions. For manufacturers with ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Addressing your industrial indoor air quality questions

    Modular air filtration empowers factory workers to focus on their task at hand — free from indoor air quality (IAQ) concerns and unencumbered by clunky PPE equipment. There’s also the added benefit of keeping OSHA and other compliance watch dogs at bay. But, what are the specific IAQ requirements under OSHA? What ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • How to Measure Dust Collector Filter Bags

    Need new filter bags? Learn how to measure them and which dimensions are most critical. If you’re looking to replace your filter bags, your first step is to make sure you get the right measurements. If you have a double beaded snap band filter bag, there are three crucial dimensions you’ll need in order for your supplier to get you the right replacements. We’re ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • 9 Ways an industrial company can improve operations by choosing the right clean air solution

    In our most recent white paper on choosing the right industrial air filtration solution for large-scale manufacturers, we explore the clean air challenge. Airborne particulates create many problems in manufacturing. Coating quality, equipment reliability, and product performance are all compromised when air ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • 4 Operations every metal fabricator should contain with an industrial air filtration system

    Shops that make fabricated metal products, do fabricated plate work, or engage in fabricated structural metal manufacturing cut, grind, weld, and finish metal. These operations release particulates and fumes into the shop environment. Containing them with an industrial air filtration system can ensure compliance with environmental regulations, benefit employee health, and reduce downtime. Below ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

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