HEPA filters for controlled environment testing

What is Controlled Environment Testing?

A controlled environment, also known as a critical environment, refers to any area that must have specific parameters controlled. Most often, these parameters are pressure, temperature, and segregation, although other factors come into play depending on the industry. Some examples of controlled environments include cleanrooms, isolation suites, biological safety cabinets, fume hoods, and laminar flow…

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ulpa filters for surgical plume

ULPA Filters for Surgical Smoke

Hospitals and medical facilities have some of the strictest rules regarding indoor air quality and management. Airborne particles can be harmful and viruses, bacteria, and other hazardous pathogens will wreak havoc on patients and staff if not contained properly. A large concern recently has been regarding smoke from laser and electrosurgical procedures. Surgical plume, or…

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air filters for the aerospace industry

How Custom Air Filters Are Used in the Aerospace Industry

Have you ever heard of “aerotoxic syndrome”? It’s a pseudoscientific medical term that was coined around the year 2000. It emerged because some people claimed to have health problems as a result of breathing poorly filtered air in aircraft cabins. Fortunately, the myth of aerotoxic syndrome was medically debunked in 2013. Any perceived symptoms of this alleged…

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The History of HEPA Filters

HEPA filters, or High Efficiency Particulate Air filters, are some of the most popular air filters on the market for homes, businesses, and custom use. They are required to filter a minimum of 99.97% of particles down to 0.3 microns to be considered True HEPA, although many industrial and custom HEPA filters will perform even…

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Where Are Air Filters Used In Food And Beverage Processing?

Clean air and high indoor air quality are key components to successful food and beverage production and processing. It’s important to keep outdoor contaminants from entering the building and protect your products, equipment, and people from air particles that can harm them. All sectors of the food and beverage processing industry rely on custom air…

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APC Filtration at the AALAS National Meeting in Denver

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science has held its annual National Meeting each fall since 1950. This meeting is designed to bring professionals together from multiple industries to have workshops, lectures, exhibits, and topics relevant to the entire base of people who work within laboratory animal science. APC Filtration is excited to be an…

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Custom Air Filters for Animal Caging Systems and Research

A properly-ventilated caging system means a reduced cost in labor, money, and resources. Finding long term cost solutions by designing the right air filter is the key for success. APC Filtration works with global OEM’s to design custom air filters for animal caging systems and the caging industry. There are a variety of considerations to…

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Air filters for preventing allergies

Air Filters for Preventing Allergies and Asthma at Schools

From daycares to universities, allergens can be very problematic in schools and educational institutions. While educators have taken great lengths to help accommodate children with food allergies, there are also millions of children suffering from airborne allergens. This includes pollen, dust, dust mites, dirt, dander, mould, and more. Students suffering from allergies in the classroom…

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How Hurricane Categories Can Help You Prepare for Damage and Disaster Recovery

With hurricanes a large concern for many parts of North America this upcoming season, having a solid disaster recovery plan in place for your company is key to its success. Being prepared for the worst is an important part of disaster prep. But how can you predict the severity of the impact of a hurricane…

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HEPA Filters and Carbon Filters for Clean Benches

Clean benches provide filtered air across a work surface in laboratories to protect samples from contamination. They are used in a variety of laboratories, including medicine, research, manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, food processing, and more. Their broad spectrum of uses means that each clean bench and industry has their own custom needs, processes, and equipment. This…

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