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PentaVent Air Filter Video

Introducing the latest innovation for Universal Air Filter customers – PentaVent™. Our thinnest outdoor framed filter, PentaVent leverages our proprietary Quadrafoam™ media in combination with hydrophobic mesh to keep dust, rain, snow, insects, and debris out of your electronics enclosures and outdoor cabinets.  UAF’s PentaVent™ air filter features: Conforms to IP44 and NEMA 3R without […]

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Introducing PentaVent™

Introducing the latest innovation for Universal Air Filter customers – PentaVent™. Our thinnest outdoor framed filter, PentaVent leverages our proprietary Quadrafoam™ media in combination with hydrophobic mesh to keep dust, rain, snow, insects, and debris out of your electronics enclosures and outdoor cabinets.  UAF’s PentaVent™ air filter features: Conforms to IP44 and NEMA 3R without […]

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How do you plan to meet the 97% charger uptime requirement?

The release of the NEVI rules on June 9th formalized the requirements for qualifying for the government infrastructure funds designated to build out the US EV charger network. One of the most stringent aspects of accessing those dollars is the need for chargers to meet a minimum 97% uptime standard. Sensitive electronics equipment… sitting outside… […]

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Protect Equipment Against Oak Pollen

Red and watery eyes, stuffy noses and nagging coughs are common this time of year for anyone who’s susceptible to oak tree pollen. Fortunately, plenty of over-the-counter antihistamines and nasal sprays can keep the most annoying symptoms under control. And as for that mountain of yellow and green pollen that covers cars and handrails all […]

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Protect Outdoor Equipment Against Cottonwood Seeds

The St. Louis area, where UAF is headquartered, is experiencing an early cottonwood tree ‘bloom’ this year: those puffy white seeds are already floating everywhere you look! In addition to causing allergies in many people, cottonwood season wreaks havoc on outdoor air-cooled equipment. Everything from 5G telecom enclosures, EV chargers, power stations, and HVAC units […]

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UAF Protects Network Equipment as it Moves to the Edge

Nothing is as constant in the networking infrastructure space as change. The current investment taking place is in moving data storage and connectivity equipment out of central offices and to the ‘edge’; as close to the point of need as possible. Successful edge networking involves hosting servers, storage, networking, routing, and data protection equipment in […]

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UAF Filters on Undercover Boss

Protecting network equipment from dust, debris and, yes, flies! Time to make some updates to IMDB as Universal Air Filter makes its network television debut on CBS’ Undercover Boss. While not technically an episode about UAF, our good friends at US Cellular clearly understand the importance of filters in the successful operations of their network […]

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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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