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HVAC / HEPA / ULPA

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of HVAC/HEPA/ULPA applications and technology. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in HVAC/HEPA/ULPA filtration.

Instant isolation with the Rediroom brings big benefits in patient care

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The MERV-13 filtration challenge

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Preparing for the next pandemic

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The structure’s HEPA and carbon filters remove 99.995% of particles down to 0.3 microns making it more efficient than an N95 respirator. Photo courtesy of GAMA Healthcare

Having been fully field-tested and proven by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) under extremely testing circumstances over the past two years, the Rediroom is now being launched into key territories across EMEA, Asia and the Americas by GAMA Health-care. Over 400 orders have so far been secured for this ingenious mobile cart that can …

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MERV-rating and capacities

The MERV rating system extends from 1 to 16, with the highest (16) being the rating used for filters in places such as hospitals where it is critical to efficiently capture very small particles. A filter receives a specific MERV rating based on a 1999 specification brought forth by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, …

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Coronavirus COVID-19 & Filtration

With COVID-19 having an impact worldwide, International Filtration News is tracking stories relevant to the filtration industry. Filtration media for facemasks and respirators are at the forefront of the COVID-19 response effort, and meeting the demand for these types of filter media is proving to be a challenge. As manufacturers of filter media and others …

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Pandemic Preparedness

The next edition of FiltXPO, North America’s technical conference and exhibition for the filtration and separation industry, will be presented March 29-31, 2022, in Miami Beach. The event will feature five panel sessions focused on how filtration can address today’s societal challenges related to the pandemic, environmental sustainability, climate change and other issues. As we …

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Emerson Helix Home in Environmental Chamber

As the importance of indoor air quality becomes more widely understood, high-efficiency HVAC filters are rising to prominence. However, some critical questions still need to be answered. Researchers from 3M, Emerson and LMS Technologies have recently collaborated in a series of scientific studies to answer critical questions regarding the performance of high-efficiency HVAC filters and …

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