UAF Offers One-Piece, Quick-Mount Assembly UnitThursday, August 28th, 2008
Thanks to Universal Air Filter’s expanding, one-piece assembly unit, which includes a filter, mounting bracket, fan guard and air flow plenum, design engineers or end-users no longer need to specify multiple parts to serve the same function. Clients also can install the air filter media quickly without complex installation kits and procedures.
To ensure a prompt mount of the assembly, Universal Air Filter® can match an existing hole pattern or provide captive fasteners and high-bond adhesive tapes. In addition, UAF offers special metal finishes to match existing enclosures and/or provide protection in corrosive indoor or outdoor environments. Filters withQuadrafoam media also provide an additional layer of protection for flammability, ultraviolet light, hydrolytic stability and fungus resistance.
“This product offers our clients an integrated and effective solution to housing air filter media,” said Mike Miano, engineer and sales manager at UAF. “It speeds up assembly in production applications and allows clients the ease of installation in the field.”
The low-profile assembly unit can be used for new design or field retrofit and can be configured to meet UL and/or other safety standards for finger and tool probe safety tests.
In addition to the numerous indoor equipment applications, products residing outside could require protection from an unexpected source of contamination. Due to the wide variety of geographical installations in outdoor environments, equipment not originally containing a filter may need some form of filtration at an air intake vent. Universal Air Filter offers an easy solution.
“We have seen an increase in filters and screens to reduce ingress of harmful water or other airborne contaminants,” said Miano. “We can provide something as simple as a thin filter or screen with a hole pattern or high-bond adhesive tapes for quick, reliable field installation. For example, we can supply a screen to keep cottonwood seed from loading the inside of an outdoor rooftop or roadside enclosure.”
A design engineer looking to evaluate a UAF air filter can access UAF’s complimentary, round-the-clock prototype service available worldwide via www.uaf.com. The prototype service provides design engineers with assistance in meeting critical design, testing and evaluation deadlines for air filter media used in power generation, military, medical, computer networkingand telecom applications. To receive a prototype, the engineer can submit a request on the Internet or via telephone, fax or e-mail. Once the prototype is submitted, it is produced and shipped within five working days.
Universal Air Filter’s non-conductive filter frames meet the following standards and classifications: UL 94 HF-1; ATCA; UL 900; CE; Telcordia; NEBS GR-78-CORE and GR-63-CORE; micro TCA; ETSI; and are RoHS Compliant.
For more information, contact: Universal Air Filter Co., 1624 Sauget Industrial Parkway, Sauget, IL 62206. Phone: 800-541-3478. Fax: 618-271-8808. Web site: www.uaf.com.
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