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Media - Additional Information

All Air Scrubbers are NOT the Same

Although all air scrubbers perform the same task, they do not all work in the same way. Traditionally, carbon or charcoal based filters absorb pollutants as they move through the filter. This type of carbon filter system can be effective but there are drawbacks. For example, because the filter merely traps pollutants it becomes a hazard by the time its lifespan has passed. Disposing of the these contaminated filters can be a problem. Purafil air scrubbers use an innovative media in their filter developed by Purafil that eliminates these types of problems.

Purafil Air Filtration Media 

Purafil air filtration media does not absorb pollutants. Instead, the granules in a Purafil air filter are designed to react to specific gaseous pollutants and use a process known as chemisorption, or gas-phase filtration, to convert the contaminants into harmless compounds. When a Purafil filter needs to be replaced, it is not a trap filled with dangerous chemicals but a harmless piece of refuse that can be safely handled and thrown away without special precautions. This alone makes the Purafil air filtration media superior to carbon and charcoal systems.

Advantages of Chemical Filtration 

Chemical filtration has even more advantages. Purafil has created a wide range of media granules each of which reacts to a specific pollutant. After a needs analysis, custom media mixes can be created to deal with a facility's unique environment, and may be used to control corrison. Equipment can also be made to order to maximize efficiency. The Purafil media is also well suited for wastewater odor control and other specialized tasks.

Purafil air cleaning systems, and our industrial air filters can be found in office buildings, foundries, power plants and many other facilities in a wide variety of industries. The efficiency and safety of the chemical filtration system used by Purafil is ideal for extreme circumstances and you will find Purafil products in cleanrooms, hospitals and even museums. 

Why use Purafil Media?

The key to the success of Purafil has been their innovative air filtration media. Unlike other air filters which trap pollutants, the Purafil media actually converts the contaminants into a harmless compound. When combined with Purafil's made to order air filtration equipment, the result is safe, efficient and economical air cleansing.

Purafil is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified Single-Source Manufacturer of Media, Modules, Equipment and Instrumentation. Ask for only genuine Purafil factory products! Do not be confused by companies that strictly buy and resell other products that sacrifice quality and performance. Contact your local Purafil Representative today to order Genuine Purafil Products!

  • Purafil continues to invest in the research and development of new patented media, media formulations and manufacturing techniques to assure our customers the highest return on investment.
  • Purafil manufactures its media from raw materials and controls every phase of the manufacturing process to ensure media are made to the exact specifications of porosity, moisture content and hardness.
  • Third party laboratory studies prove Purafil media offers the highest capacity for control of gaseous contaminants.
  • Purafil's Complementary Media Life Analysis: Purafil’s laboratory analyzes samples of media from your air scrubber to determine the remaining life. A date for replacement can then be scheduled to ensure the protected space is not exposed to gas breakthrough or media is replaced prematurely.
  • Non-toxic and non-hazardous media.
  • Does not support bacterial or fungal growth.
  • UL Classified pelletized media.
  • Purafil Scientific can customized any media blend to meet your specific gas challenges!

Genuine Purafil Certified Factory Products

Visit our Products page to view the wide selection of gas-phase air filtration solutions to meet your specific clean air challenges.