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…

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…

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…

Critical Air Filtration for Laboratories and Research

Laboratory scientists and researchers working with hazardous pathogens and biological experiments must have the proper equipment to ensure that they, the public, and their research data are kept safe and not contaminated. Labs work with biological and chemical elements across fields of research that can present a very real danger if not properly contained. Air…

Critical Air Filters for OEM’s

Critical air filters are designed and engineered to meet airflow ranges from 1 to 5000 SCFM. Filter efficiencies range from prefilters starting at 60% ASHRA Efficiency up to ULPA at 99.999995% @ 0.1 microns in particle size. APC qualifies each filter design through in-house 3D modeling and laboratory testing to meet North America and European…

Popular 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.…

HEPA filters and cigarette smoke

Do HEPA Filters Help with Cigarette Smoke?

It’s no secret that smoke from cigarettes, e-cigs, and cigars contains harmful particles that can cause illness as well as property damage with extensive use. In large commercial buildings, like condominiums, apartments, or office buildings where indoor smoking may be allowed, it’s important to maintain a regular cleaning routine and equipment to ensure the air…