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AS 4260-1997

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High efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters — Classification, construction and performance

Specifies requirements for the classification, construction and performance testing of fully disposable high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters. It includes those filters known as ultra low penetration air (ULPA) filters but excludes medium efficiency particulate air filters (MEPA). An appendix provides requirements for structural strength testing.
Published: 05/04/1997
Pages: 13
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Table of contents
Header
About this publication
PREFACE
1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
1.1 SCOPE
1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
1.3 DEFINITIONS
1.4 NEW DESIGNS AND INNOVATIONS
2 CLASSIFICATION
2.1 TYPE AND CLASS
2.2 PERFORMANCE GRADES
2.3 MEDIA CLASSIFICATION
3 CONSTRUCTION
3.1 MATERIALS AND FINISH OF COMPONENTS
3.1.1 General
3.1.2 Casing
3.1.3 Separators
3.1.4 Adhesives and sealants
3.1.5 Mounting seals
3.1.5.1 Compressive type
3.1.5.2 Fluid type
3.2 DIMENSIONS, TOLERANCES AND CAPACITY
3.2.1 Casing dimensions
3.2.2 Tolerances
3.2.3 Flow rate
3.3 PLEAT CONFIGURATION
3.3.1 General
3.3.2 Filters with separators
3.3.3 Self-supporting filters
3.4 CASING
3.5 MEDIA PACK
3.6 SPLICING
3.7 PATCHING MEDIA
3.8 MOUNTING SEALS
4 MARKING AND PACKAGING
4.1 MARKING OF FILTER
4.2 PACKAGING
4.3 MARKING OF PACKAGE
5 PERFORMANCE TESTING
5.1 FILTRATION EFFICIENCY
5.2 SCAN TESTING FOR FILTER INTEGRITY
5.3 STRUCTURAL TESTING OF FILTER PACK
5.4 FIRE PERFORMANCE
APPENDIX A
A1 GENERAL
A2 INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED BY THE BUYER
A3 PUBLISHED DATA
A4 INSPECTION
A5 ON-SITE TESTING
APPENDIX B
APPENDIX C
C1 GENERAL
C2 RESISTANCE TO VIBRATION
C3 PRESSURE DROP RESISTANCE
C4 STRUCTURAL STRENGTH OF FILTER PACK
APPENDIX D
D1 GENERAL
D2 PRINCIPLE
D3 TEST ENVIRONMENT
D4 TEST SPECIMEN
D5 APPARATUS
D6 PROCEDURES
D7 FAILURE CRITERIA
D8 TEST REPORT
Cited references in this standard
[Current]
Cleanrooms, workstations, safety cabinets and pharmaceutical isolators - Methods of test, Method 7: Determination of integrity of HEPA filter installations not terminally mounted
MIL-STD F-282
Filter units, protective clothing, gas-mask components, and related products: Performance test methods
[Pending Revision]
Air filters for use in general ventilation and airconditioning, Part 1: Application, performance and construction
[Pending Revision]
Air filters for use in general ventilation and airconditioning, Part 2: Methods of test
[Withdrawn]
Wrought alloy steels — Stainless and heat-resisting steel plate, sheet and strip
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AS 4260-1997 REC:2018
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