AstroCel I: High Capacity

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The High Capacity AstroCel I is constructed in the same manner as the standard AstroCel I. The filter consists of water-proofed, fire-retardant fiberglass media formed into a series of pleats. Unique to the High Capacity model is a special design shallow crimp separator that allows for the use of more filter media. Gasketing is available on the upstream, downstream or both faces.

AstroCel HEPA filters are used primarily in “cleanrooms” and “clean benches,” areas which require the very highest levels of contamination control. High Capacity AstroCel I filters can be used in place of standard HEPA filters to obtain higher air flow at the same resistance or for lower resistance and longer life at the same air flow.

“H”-level filters are scan tested at 99.99% efficiency to insure the filter is free from pin hole leaks. AAF uses a proprietary static scan test with a challenge aerosol of non-toxic, polyfunctional alcohol. For pharmaceutical and those applications requiring PAO, AAF offers scanning with this material using a light scattering photometer.

Available in the following models …

  • Wood Sides
    The media is enclosed in and foam bonded to a filter frame made of 3/4” fire retardant particle board.

  • Metal Sides
    The media is enclosed in and foam bonded to a filter frame made of aluminum, galvanized or stainless steel.

Type: Wood Sides Wood Sides Scanned Metal Sides Metal Sides Scanned
Pack Depth: 11-1/2” 11-1/2” 11-1/2” 11-1/2”
Efficiency: 99.97 on 0.3µm 99.99% on 0.3µm 99.97 on 0.3µm 99.99% on 0.3µm
Max Temperature: 200 °F 200 °F 200° F 200° F
UL Class: 1, 2 1, 2 1 1
Filter Type: HEPA HEPA HEPA HEPA
Header: No No No No
Antimicrobial: No No NO NO

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