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Universal Air Filter Co.: Air Filters

August 3, 2009


Quadrafoam air filters help HVAC, general industrial, and other applications meet the UL 508A safety requirements intended for industrial controls 600 V or less, in preventing arc flash and shock hazards within the prohibited approach boundary. According to the manufacturer, the filters can be beneficial in HVAC markets for variable frequency drives for controlling fan speeds and other equipment used in energy management systems. The filters provide a protective barrier between the internal controls and the panel exterior. The nonconductive filters can be installed along the interior face of the ventilation openings in the panel. A design engineer looking to evaluate a Quadrafoam filter or any other of the company’s products can access a complimentary, round-the-clock prototype service available online at www.uaf.com/safety. The prototype service provides design engineers with assistance in meeting critical design, testing, and evaluation deadlines for air filter media. 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 Co., 1624 Sauget Industrial Parkway, Sauget, IL 62206; 800-541-3478; 618-271-8808 (fax); www.uaf.com

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