The first filter in line in our
progressive filtration design is a pre-filter to capture the larger
size particulates. That would otherwise clog the final filter
and reduce its life expectancy. This filter is composed of a blend
of high loft synthetic and natural fibers for better than 90%
arrestance on particles as small as 4µ in size. This filter
has a MERV 8 rating.
The HEPA is a specially constructed air filter designed to perform with an efficiency rating of at least 99.97% on particles 0.3 microns in size. Particles of this size have been determined to be the most penetrating or difficult particle size to capture whereas particles larger or smaller are filtered out even at higher efficiencies.This assures there is a high level of protection against airborne disease transmissions.
Airephase™ utilizes a high capacity 99.99% efficient absolute filter with more than double the media content of standard HEPA filters. The media is composed of wet-laid water resistant micro-fiber glass capable of withstanding up to 99% relative humidity. The media pack is designed in a V-bank formation optimizing the airflow characteristics and ensuring uniform airflow throughout the media area. There is up to 431 sq. feet of filter media allowing a lower pressure drop and more service life, as much as 3-4 times the life of standard design HEPA filters. Each filter is individually tested, certified and serialized noting the actual tested performance values.
GERMICIDAL UV LAMPS
Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is a highly effective method of sterilization that utilizes ultraviolet (UV) light in the short wavelength (UVC) to breakdown micro-organisms. UV light is electromagnetic radiation that operates in the 2,537 Angstrom (254nm) range. UV irradiation destroys the nucleic acids by breaking their molecular bonds within micro-organismal DNA which in turn removes their growth and reproductive capabilities and renders them harmless. This allows UV to be greatly effective on micro-organisms such as pathogens, bacteria, viruses and molds.
The UV system designed into Airephase™ delivers the best and longest lasting UVC performance available at 5 times the output of conventional devices under standard operating conditions 45f @550 fpm. Increased output, more reliable performance and a longer service life that is 3-4 times that of conventional lamps makes this an ideal combination for airborne protection. The system produces no ozone or other secondary contaminants. Low life cycle cost compared to any other UVC product makes it both efficient and economical to run.
High output UVC energy eliminates and/or reduces both surface contaminants and airborne microbial organisms that are the cause of the spread of infectious diseases, as well as mold and mold spores, bacteria (including TB, Legionella, whooping cough, viruses including colds, various flu, measles and SARS).
Reflective UVC energy is created by the interior surfaces of the housing being lined with a pressure sensative adhesive mat that increases the reflective irradiance. This allows the photons to be more active and bounce reducing the shadowy areas and thereby increasing reflectivity and efficacy.