4 Types of Air Filters

Air filters remove particles such as dust and dirt, as well as other harmful contaminants, from the air. Many industries use air filters to purify the air in order to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of all persons. There are several different filters used, with the four most common described in more detail below.…

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The Importance Of Air Quality In Dental Offices

According to the EPA, indoor air is up to 5X more toxic than outdoor air. Indoor air is full of contaminants, from bacteria to viruses to chemicals and more. This is particularly true in dental offices where poor air quality can result from the use of equipment and disinfectants. These chemicals can pose a serious…

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Why Indoor Air Quality Is Essential For The Hospitality Industry

The hospitality industry works to provide quality service to its customers. But the industry presents its own risks when it comes to the health of the people they serve. Bacteria, chemicals, and other materials can present air quality risks that can lead to secondary issues. Understanding why indoor air quality is essential for the hospitality…

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3 Ways Hospitals Can Prevent Airborne Contamination

Keeping indoor air quality in hospitals safe requires health professionals to consider many factors. It prevents contamination and infection issues that result from microorganisms and the compromised immune systems of patients. Knowing how to prevent airborne pathogens from causing these and other issues protects patients and staff. This supports the healing process and can improve…

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4 Industries That Require Custom Critical Air Filters

Critical air filters (HEPA and ULPA) are used in a wide range of industries. Unlike standard “off-the-shelf” filters, custom designed air filters provide optimal function, performance and pressure drop to meet the specific needs of agricultural, dental, and disaster recovery industries among many others. Custom designed air filters make it possible to accomplish essential requirements…

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How To Prevent Cross Contamination In The Agriculture Industry

Cross-Contamination in the agriculture industry is an issue that requires consistent monitoring and actions to protect the general public and manufacturers. It occurs as a result of a number of factors including the use of contaminated tools and the transfer of microbes from one food source to another. Knowing how to prevent cross contamination in…

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MERV Filter Ratings: What Do They Mean?

When looking for an air filter for an application, the MERV rating is one of the most prominent qualifications to consider. Depending on the environment the filter will be used in, the MERV rating can play a large role in which air filter you choose. But what exactly does a MERV rating indicate? MERV stands…

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HEPA Filters for Allergies at the Workplace

With spring on its way, many regions of North America are entering the beginning of the dreaded allergy season. Pollen from grass, trees budding, ragweed, and flowers blooming wreaks havoc on many people during the spring, summer, and even into the fall. Unlike a regular cold, allergy symptoms can last for months at a time…

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APC’s HEPA Filter Manufacturing in Practice

APC has decades of experience manufacturing air filters for a variety of industries. With the growing need for HEPA filters across industries, standard HEPA filters do not always fit the needs or equipment perfectly. Custom HEPA filters have become a necessity for a variety of modern businesses. APC is proud to manufacture custom HEPA filters…

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Do I need a HEPA, ULPA, or Antimicrobial Filter?

Changing environmental regulations and health and safety standards across industries means that air filtration requirements are becoming stricter. Industries that previously required standard air filtration methods are beginning to shift towards custom HEPA, ULPA, and antimicrobial filters. The need to prevent the spread of bacteria and air-borne illnesses also plays a role in the increasing…

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