Are Universal Air Filter products RoHS Compliant?

All Universal Air Filter products –Quadrafoam™, Unifoam, Polyester, Windowpane,Flexframe, and Dual EMI – are RoHS Compliant with the EU Directives for banned substances. Whether a framed air filter assembly, or media only pad, all air filter products are RoHS Compliant. Framed filter assemblies containing special metal finishes are treated with a RoHS Compliant or chrome-free, chemical conversion coating. All Telcordia NEBS, UL […]

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What features in addition to air filtration can I receive if I specify Universal Air Filter?

Air-Diffusion – Proper thermal management should also consider air-straightening capabilities of the air filter to ensure sufficient cooling. Many ventilation systems generate turbulent flow at the inlet when air rapidly enters the enclosure while being sliced by fan blades, then is forced to turn sharp corners. This turbulence creates noise, slows the airflow before exiting, and […]

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How can air filter effects on overall system pressure drop be predicted?

 Thermal analysis software is available for thermal / mechanical designers to simulate and predict cooling requirements. The thermal software packages, configured with component thermal libraries, enable users to predict pressure drop through air filter elements quickly and accurately. Universal Air Filter has provided filtration performance data to thermal analysis software suppliers, including Flotherm, Icepak, Macroflow […]

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What is the shelf life of foam and what is the recommended method of storage?

Since air filter foam can be subjected to a variety of environments beyond our control, Universal does not publish a life expectancy. “Shelf life” is not typically used to describe longevity because it is a relative term.  The ideal storage condition for polyurethane foam is a cool, dry, dark environment. Conditions that adversely affect the […]

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Does Universal Make HEPA or Other High Efficiency Air Filters

High efficiency pleated media is available from Universal Air Filter Company in MERV 11, MERV 13, and MERV 15 efficiency ratings.  Visit our High Efficiency Filters product page for more details. Universal makes also washable pre-filters for HEPA and cleanroom systems. Filters are designed to extend the life of the more expensive, throw-away HEPA filters. 

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What are Framed Air FilterAssembly and Pad Air Filter Manufacturing Tolerances

Framed Filters +/-.06″ length & width, +/-.03″ thickness  Pad Filters +/-.12″ length & width, +/-.06″ thickness 

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UAF and UV Angel Working on Innovative Solutions to Mitigate COVID-19 – Now and In the Future

Perhaps today more than ever, hospitals and other healthcare providers are in a daily battle to control the spread of potentially deadly viruses and bacteria throughout their facilities. The CDC issues comprehensive guidance on cleaning for healthcare environments, and individual hospitals and departments often build on those guidelines to ensure the safety of their patients.  […]

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Protect Employees from Airborne Pathogens

The cases of COVID-19 continue to escalate. Essential businesses are scrambling to find ways to help protect their workforce in order for them to maintain productive efficiencies and keep them safe from possibly contracting the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus. Right now, the #1 concern for workers is health safety in the workplace. What else can be […]

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UAF and COVID-19

At UAF, we take the risk associated with the continued global spread of the COVID-19 infection very seriously.  Our employees’ health and safety are core to our company values and remain our priority.  We continue to monitor the WHO, CDC, and government protocols to inform our own decisions regarding the health and safety of our […]

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Future City Electric Buses Move Masses

Those of us who live in a city with a robust public transportation system know a good portion of that system involves buses. And for those in cities still running bus fleets on traditional fuel, we know what that exhaust does to our air and our lungs. With less than half of US buses running […]

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