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Working in a safety or maintenance position within any facility, you are aware of the standards and regulations set by your country’s government in order to protect your employees and the environment from harmful dust, mist and fumes. Camfil’s database of credible people and projects will work with your facility to find the solution that meets your regulations and standards, wherever you are.

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ISO 29461-2 the first international Standard for filter performance in fog and mist environments

Created Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The first international test standard that rates a filter’s endurance in fog and mist environments and determines a filter’s resistance to water penetration

Standard and regulations Energy and Power Systems

ISO 29461: Turbomachinery Air Intake Filter Standards

Created Wednesday, September 14, 2022

ISO 29461: Turbomachinery Air Intake Filter Standards

Standard and regulations Energy and Power Systems

Whitepaper: ISO 29461-1 First GT Air Filter Efficiency Standard

Created Monday, March 21, 2022

For the first time, there is a GT-specific filter efficiency standard. Discover how ISO29461-1 can help you select the right filters for any turbomachinery application.

Standard and regulations Energy and Power Systems

ISO 29461-1:2021 - The first International test standard for turbomachinery filter efficiency & dust holding capacity

Created Thursday, November 18, 2021

ISO 29461-1 is the first international test standard for reporting the efficiency for the entire range of air intake filters for gas turbines, compressors, and other turbomachinery applications.

Standard and regulations Energy and Power Systems

SELECT THE RIGHT AIR FILTRATION SOLUTION USING LIFE CYCLE COST

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

The most important task for a filter is to reduce the amount of particles and pollutants in the ventilation air, but you can also reduce your energy costs if you look at which filters you have in the property by looking at the life cycle cost.

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The international test standard ISO 16890 for air filters for general ventilation

Created Monday, March 15, 2021

ISO 16890 is an international test standard for air filters that from 1 July 2018 has replaced EN 779. ISO 16890 classifies air filters based on particulate matter (PM), which makes it possible to directly see connections to our health and air pollutants.

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Camfil ProSafe 

Created Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Some processes are more sensitive than others. If you work in the food and beverage or life science industries, you know how tough the demands on clean air are. To be sure you have the right filter, look for the ProSafe symbol.

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Global Moves Aim to Strengthen IAQ

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Two important international initiatives are set to impact on filtration in the home and at work to protect occupants from poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Whether small or large, the end product of our air filters is clean air.

Air cleaners and air purifiers Standard and regulations Air quality

Chris Ecob on ISO 16890

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Chris Ecob, our IAQ expert, introduces the new ISO 16890 standard for testing and classification of air filters and offers interesting perspectives on the benefits for specifiers and users of filters.

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Camfil Welcomes Clean Air Strategy's Focus on IAQ

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Following the launch of the UK government's Clean Air Strategy 2019, Camfil welcomes its recognition of the effect of Indoor Air Quality on people's health.

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PM1 - The new focus to protect human health

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Ambient air quality has improved considerably in the last few decades by a range of measures. However, there is convincing evidence that current levels of air pollution still pose a considerable risk to human health.

Take a breath Standard and regulations

Camfil Welcomes ISO 16890

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

This standard provides the first opportunity for global harmonisation as it proceeds to replace the two existing localised standards; ASHRAE 52.2 which is dominant in USA and EN779:2012 which is dominant in Europe.

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What is PM1?

Created Monday, December 3, 2018

Humans eat approximately 2 lbs. of food each day, drink about 4 lbs. of fluids per day and breathe more than 33 lbs. of air per day. We care about the food we eat and the water that we drink, but rarely do we consider the air we breathe. Find out more with our Take A Breath infographics.

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