HEPA filters and electromagnetic filters are both capable of eliminating airborne particles and pollutants; however, each possesses unique advantages and disadvantages. To help you make an informed decision, the following are the benefits and drawbacks of utilizing each type of filters in air filtration systems:
- Highly efficient at removing particles as small as 0.3 microns, including allergens, bacteria, and viruses.
- Can remove up to 99.97% of particles from the air.
- Suitable for use in medical facilities and clean rooms
- No ozone emissions.
- Higher initial cost compared to other types of filters.
- Must be replaced periodically to maintain their efficiency.
- Effective at removing a wide range of airborne particles, including dust, smoke, and allergens.
- Can be washable and reusable, reducing replacement costs.
- Typically have a longer lifespan than HEPA filters
- Not as effective at removing very small particles
- Can produce ozone emissions, which can be harmful to health if not controlled.
- Can be difficult to clean and maintain effectively.
Overall, HEPA filters are the superior choice for air filtration systems, as they effectively eliminate airborne particles and pollutants, as small as 0.3 microns with an efficiency rate of 99.97%. Additionally, HEPA filters don’t produce any harmful byproducts, whereas electromagnetic filters generate ozone, which can be harmful to humans and the environment. When it comes to air filtration, HEPA filters provide a more effective and safer option.
All MatrixAir units are built without a three-phase filtering system which includes a pre-filter, carbon filter and HEPA filter to efficiently deliver clean air back into your environment. For more information on HEPA filters and all our air filtration systems, please contact us at [email protected].