HEPA Filter requirements for Biosafe Engineering, Pathological & Medical Applications

For most professionals in the medical industry, the focus is on patient care—whether it’s before, during, or after surgery.  A sterile environment for health and safety is very important in the prevention of airborne contaminates to patients and hospital staff, which is why HEPA filters are used in hospital HVAC systems and operating rooms. The…

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Air Filtration Guidelines for Gun Ranges

Our last blog discussed the importance of air filtration in shooting range facilities, and we wanted to continue on with the topic to bring attention to another important point in that industry: government regulation. While many facilities take advantage of how our products keep the breathing air safe, some might not realize the U.S. Department…

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Air Filter Solutions for Gun Ranges

Across the globe, shooting ranges serve as facilities to fire artillery in a controlled and heavily supervised environment. While it varies from country to country on the specifics, regulations and function of gun ranges, both military and private operations fire off hundreds of rounds per day. With all the contaminates that come from explosions in…

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No Boundaries: The State of Global Air Pollution

The World Health Organization is just one example of an initiative that has long challenged governments to adopt stricter environmental standards, with the goal of improving healthy living conditions. But now, their message, along with many from other organizations, is made more urgent today as the estimated number of yearly deaths from air pollution rises.…

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Getting UL Certified for our Biodegradable Vacuum Cleaner Bag

Our entire business centers on making the world a better place to live and breathe in.  APC progresses forward with research and development initiatives to make our environment more “green” these days. Although we’ve always been eco-conscious, APC diversified our business to include biodegradable products for the JAN/SAN commercial cleaning industry. After 18 months of…

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How Is HEPA Filtration Used in Food Processing?

High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filtration dates back to the 1940s, when this specific filter was used to prevent airborne contaminates from spreading during the Manhattan Project. The system, which traps microscopic particles and eliminates 99.97% of gas particulates with a diameter greater than 0.3 micron, evolved to suit consumers’ needs. The efficiency of HEPA…

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Improper Filter Design: A Costly Problem

If you own an air-cleaner, car, hot tub, vacuum cleaner, or anything that needs a filter, you know the frustration of constantly having to clean filters. This is especially the case if you live in an area with higher levels of dust and pollutants. Imagine living in China today with its air pollution problems. The…

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