hepa 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

  • 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 economic benefits of HEPA-grade filtration for gas turbine operation in the power generation industry

    Everywhere we look these days, one message stands above all the rest: energy must be used with greater efficiency Global energy demand is estimated to rise between 25 and 30 percent between now and 2040, fueled by growth in economic output and by a growing population in which billions of people —despite working hard to advance their standards of living — subsequently and inevitably ...


    By AAF International Ltd.

  • How a HEPA Filter Makes the Best Steam Cleaner Even Better

    When looking for the best steam cleaner for hospitals, hotels, and other commercial areas, it’s important to look for units that have vacuum extraction capabilities as well. Ordinary steam cleaning units can soften and dissolve a range of tough deposits and stains. But it’s up to the user to manually wipe up the slurry that is left behind. This can be a relatively easy task when ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Crossflow Membrane Filtration High-Purity Water Systems

    INTRODUCTION As the electronics industry continues to provide us with such products as high resolution television, notebook size portable computers and cars with automatic navigation systems, it becomes necessary to produce semiconductors with finer device geometries to allow for efficient placement of more circuits per a given area. This requires increased control of a semiconductor's material ...

  • 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

  • Dynamic Air Quality Solutions - Celebrating Thirty Years!

    This year we are very pleased to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the first one-inch polarized-media electronic air cleaner. It was thirty years ago that the first polarized-media electronic air cleaner, produced under our “Dynamic Air Cleaner” brand, was introduced. As with many high-efficiency filtration products, polarized media has its roots in industrial applications. ...

  • Air Pollution Is Making Office Workers Less Productive

    Businesses invest a great deal of time and money in interventions that claim to increase workers’ productivity through on-the-job training, new protocols, advice from consultants, and so on. Recent research suggests that there’s a surprising input into productivity that no one ever thinks about: clean air. We all know that air pollution is bad for our health, and researchers ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • How to Get Higher Acceptable Indoor Air Quality Anywhere

    The quality of the indoor air we breathe is a concern for everyone, especially those in urban environments where contaminant and particle levels are higher due to nearly constant exposure to things like automobile and truck exhausts, construction, and fumigation. Unfortunately for most people, when it comes to the quality of the air in the buildings where they spend most of their time, ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Minimising Risks to Air Quality and Regulatory Compliance With Total Filter Management

    It has been shown in recent studies that as much as 25% of the total site operating budget (excluding raw material costs) for a typical medium-large dosage-form manufacturing facility will be spent on compliance measures for internal quality systems and external regulatory activities. (1) Market realities indicate that the pharmaceutical companies will need to address the overall cost of ...


    By GVS Filter Technology

  • Pleatable UPE membrane media in pulse-cleaned dust removal air applications

    Media Selection For initial tests, three media were selected for comparison. These structures are all designed for use in pulse-cleanable cartridges, with processing on blade pleaters. Arioso™ M7001-11 is a Solupor® ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UPE) membrane designed for F9/MERV16 efficiency at very low resistance laminated to a 200 gsm, stiff, high permeability ...

  • Portable Weld Fume Collectors

    There are some important considerations when choosing a portable weld fume collector. First, airflow: Generally you need 900 to 1500 CFM for a small, portable unit to be an effective ventilation tool for welding operations. Second, filtration: There are a few critical elements to consider here. Make sure you have a spark ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • MistEliminator removes oil mist effectively

    The challenge Bulten, situated in Sweden is a manufacturing facility. They use cold forming machines to manufacture fasteners, like screws, bolts, valves, etc. Bulten uses metalworking fluids to cool down the products themselves, and to ensure that the machinery and tools do not get rusty. During this metalworking process oil mist arises. These cold forming processes take place in ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • Cigarette smoke: size distribution and effects on filters

    Cigarette smoke is an important aerosol in the air filtration industry and research. It is an unwanted aerosol and therefore there are many applications for air filtration (ex. cigarette filters, residential and commercial ventilation filters, home air cleaners). Cigarette smoke is especially important to air filter performance for several reasons. First, the size of cigarette smoke particles ...

  • TopAir`s Pass Box

    A pass box is a structure located at the entrance to a cleanroom that enables materials to be transported between the cleanroom and the rest of the laboratory without compromising the sterility of the materials or surrounding cleanroom area. The pass box allows laboratory personnel to stay within the cleanroom instead of moving to different parts of the lab to fetch tools or materials, therefore ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • How do oil mist collectors work? Comparing the different technologies, part I

    There are multiple different physical mechanics used by the industrial tools referred to as “oil mist collectors. Over the next two entries, we’re going to take a look at the four most common technologies and why a business might want to use or avoid each one. Centrifugal Mist Collectors The first ...


    By ProVent, LLC

  • TopAir’s Weighing Station

    TopAir is the flagship brand of Statitech Ltd., an ISO 9002 certified manufacturer of cleanroom products for the electronic, semi-conductor, biomedical and defense industries. Established in 1999 and ISO-9002 certified, Statitech Ltd. specializes in the development, production and marketing of a wide variety of standard and custom-made cleanroom products including a weighing station, and has ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • The Right Choice to Maintain Hotel Rooms

    Maintaining high-traffic areas in hospitality settings, such as hotel rooms, can be a really overwhelming task. After all, impeccable maintenance of hotel rooms encompasses a multitude of applications, including disinfecting the toilets, scrubbing floors, cleaning counters, deodorizing mattresses, and more. As more and more people continue to use the facilities on a daily basis, it can be harder ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Steam Vacuum Cleaner for Maintaining Hotel Guestrooms and Kitchens

    A steam vacuum cleaner makes hotel maintenance easier. This machine emits dry steam, which dissolves dirt, and, with the right technologies, can partially disinfect various surfaces such as metal, sealed wood, tile, porcelain, glass, stone, and even mattresses and bedding. With anti-bacterial technologies, steam vacuum cleaners can remove more than 99 percent of harmful germs and bacteria on the ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Vapor Steamers for Tile and Grout Maintenance

    Tile and grout cleaning is undoubtedly a tiresome and time-consuming job. Tiled floors are normally used in areas that experience heavy traffic. As a result, the floors can get quite dull and dirty at the end of the day. Then, there is the issue of grout, a highly porous surface that quickly absorbs dirt and develops stains. Rigorous scrubbing can wear away the grout and spoil its appeal. For ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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