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Foam filters are air cleaner filters that use polyurethane foam elements as the filtering material to trap unwanted air contaminants and particulates. Foam filters are made up of tiny interlocking cells that prevent the passage of dirt particles and distribute these throughout the entire volume of the foam. Foam materials are used in many performance air filters for engines on appliances such as lawnmowers, power tools and other power equipment. Read More…

Foam Filters Foam filters are air filters that use foam as the filtering material. Foam filters are made up of tiny interlocking cells that trap and distribute dirt particles throughout the entire volume of the foam. Foam is used in many performance air filters and in automobile intake systems due to the unique properties it offers.
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Chula Vista, CA  |  619-628-1917

Since 1986, we have been manufacturing washable metal air and grease filters. Our products are used in range hoods, heating and ventilating systems, computers and a multitude of custom applications. We use aluminum, galvanized steel and stainless steel to manufacture our products. We sell our products to qualified distributors and manufacturers throughout the US, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.

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American Metal Filter Company $$$

Sterling Heights, MI  |  888-928-4708

For more than 25 years, RoboVent's focus has been on the delivery of clean air and healthy environments in manufacturing facilities. This has earned us the leading position in the collection and filtering of airborne contaminants generated by metalworking and other industrial processes. We are passionate about providing clean air solutions to the industry, and this dedication to the cause brings about results.

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RoboVent $$$

Spring, TX  |  713-253-0100

Clean Liquid Systems is a leading manufacturer of air and liquid filters. Our number one priority is to create the best filters that match the needs of our customers. We strive to have a fast turnaround while not reducing the quality of our products. Filtration is the only thing we do and ensure that we make our products right. We provide our customers with hundreds of years of experience and great prices to keep them competitive.

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Clean Liquid Systems $$$

Raleigh, NC  |  800-829-0225

A nationwide distributor of industrial air cleaning equipment and industrial air filters with on-site engineering for your most challenging indoor air pollution problems. Dust Collectors, wet collectors, mist collectors, smoke collectors, environmental control booths and downdraft tables.

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Air Purification, Inc. $$$

Wesley Chapel, FL  |  877-570-9755

American Fabric Filter offers air filtration products for many industries, including food processing, transportation, industrial, and pharmaceutical industries. We commit to quality craftsmanship and customer satisfaction. Our product lines include air filtration, liquid filtration, screens & classifying, connections and rubber products, process equipment, and even custom production options.

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American Fabric Filter $$$

Glasgow, DE  |  302-731-1700

Founded over three decades ago we have been providing exceptional air filters since our inception. We are dedicated to ensuring that our customers are receiving the highest quality products and services in the industry in order to keep them coming back to us for all of their needs. We provide some of the quickest turnaround times in the industry; allow us to put that service to work for you! Visit our website today!

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Graver Technologies $$$

Denver, CO  |  800-496-7666

MCR inventories a large stock of Cleanroom Fan Powered and Ducted Air Filters. The Mac 10 FFU is known for being the quietest filter available and has been tested below 5O dBA with a rated flow of 90 FPM. Its modular design fits conveniently into 2`x4` to 2x2 T-Bar drop ceilings, and with a low profile of less than 13" it permits installation into tight ceiling spaces. Contact our company today!

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Modular Cleanrooms, Inc. $$$
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Paper filters are also used in theses applications but foam filters tend to have a much higher dirt retention level and so make ideal exhaust filters. In automobile intake systems, foam filters are widely used to prevent the entry of dirt and dust particles into the motor system. In vehicular sports such as off-roading, rallying and other motor sports in rugged and high dust environments, foam filters are a popular choice due to their dirt retention capacity.

As with other filters, a retentive additive can be combined with the foam in order to increase the filtration levels without preventing air flow. Performance filters in particular use mostly foam due to its long lasting and high filtering properties. The air intakes of internal combustion engines and compressors often use foam filters as well, along with many buildings in HVAC filter equipment and in man-made environments like satellites and space shuttles.

It is an ideal material choice for air conditioners, fan coil units and ventilator systems. Filters composed of foam materials offer a number of advantages over other materials used in filter fabrication such as carbon filters or plastic filters.

Foam can be water resistant or non-absorbent, it allows liquids to pass through without become clogged or blocked, making it ideal in filtering applications which may include liquids. Porosity is a key factor in determining the best type of filter foam for an application and this will be chosen based upon the desired ease of filtration and speed of airflow.

Foam can vary from open cell with minimal air restriction, only preventing the largest particles from passing through, to fine porosity foam which gives a high level of filtration. Many types of foam are washable and as such can be used repeatedly. Depending on the intensity of the application for which a foam filter is used, it can have a relatively long lifespan. Foam materials are typically durable and lightweight and once in place can remain fairly low maintenance system elements.

Depending on the setup of the filtration system, foam filter elements should be easy to replace or repair. In addition, foam is typically fabricated to be non-allergenic, non-toxic and will not break down if cleaned with most common solvents or detergents.

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