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What is a Fan Filter Unit?

Posted by Price Critical Environments on June 15, 2021 at 10:43 AM

Understanding a Popular Solution for High Volume Filtered Air Needs

A fan filter unit, or FFU, is essentially a filtered laminar flow diffuser with an integrated fan and motor.
The integrated fan and motor provide enough static pressure to overcome the pressure drop of the internally mounted HEPA or ULPA filter.

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Topics: HVAC Fundamentals, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Training, Tech Tip, Critical Environments, Filtration

HEPA Filters versus Particle Size

Posted by Price Industries on May 19, 2020 at 11:49 AM

Understanding the Fundamentals

High-efficiency particle air filters, or HEPA filters, are used for air filtration where room particulate control is of the utmost importance, including in cleanrooms, laboratories, pharmaceutical compounding facilities, protective environment isolation rooms and airborne infectious isolation rooms.

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Topics: Outlet Conditions, System Efficiency, HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Training, Engineering Update, Critical Environments, Filtration

Fan Filter Units in Retrofit Isolation Rooms

Posted by Price Industries on March 31, 2020 at 1:46 PM

Application of Fan Filter Units in Airborne Infectious Isolation Rooms 

Airborne infectious isolation rooms (AIIRs) are used for patients with easily communicable airborne diseases. When there is a shortage of AIIRs, existing patient rooms (or hotel rooms in temporary care facilities) can be converted to negative pressure isolation rooms. Price Fan Filter Units (FFUs) can be used in three configurations to retrofit these existing spaces.

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Topics: HVAC, Engineering, Design Engineering, Training, Tech Tip, Catalog, Engineering Update, Critical Environments, Filtration

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