The AAF Flanders PREpleat LPD (low pressure drop) High Capacity Air filters are designed for dust holding, low pressure drop and have a MERV 8 rating. AAF Flanders’ PREpleat LPD HC filter is the lowest initial resistance MERV 8 pleated filter in the industry. Combined with its high DHC, the PREpleat LPD HC filter provides an extended life cycle and energy efficient performance.
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Media: 100% synthetic non-woven, proprietary media that can be recycled. Engineered with a gradient density composition that achieves a MERV 8 rating using the mechanical method of particle capture. Media does not rely on an electrostatic charge to capture particulate, since electrostatic charge dissipates over time.
Media Support: Expanded metal is continuously laminated on the air leaving side to provide pleat stability during operation. Pleat shape is maintained allowing full media utilization which maximizes DHC.
Pleat Design: V-Pleat design aids in pressure drop while reducing energy cost. Design allows for maximum airflow and DHC during the life of the filter.
Frame: Heavy-duty, two piece, moisture-resistant frame with diagonal support members. Frame is bonded to the media at all points of contact for unsurpassed frame strength. Interlocking corners and positive media-to- frame seal reduce the possibility of air bypass.
Operating Temperature Limits: Maximum operating temperature is 180°F (82°C).
The PREpleat LPD HC high capacity pleated panel filters are excellent prefilters and are best suited for heavy duty, commercial, industrial, pharmaceutical applications, as well as other industrial applications where high dust holding is required. PREpleat LPD HC filters can be installed in both front access holding frames and side access housings.
- Lowest initial resistance MERV 8 pleated filter in the industry
- High Dust Holding Capacity (DHC) for energy efficient performance
- Ecologically friendly frame components made from recyclable materials
- Expanded metal grid maintains pleat shape during operation for full media utilization and high DHC
- Diagonal support members and wire-backed media contribute to overall strength of construction
- Filter media pack is bonded to the frame at all points of contact to eliminate air bypass
- Nominal Size: 16 x 18 x 1
- Actual Size: 15-1/2 x 17-1/2 x 3/4
- Quantity: 12 Filters
- MERV 8
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