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AIR FILTERS

(contract last updated 08/31/2018)

SCOPE: This contract is designed to offer users a variety of manufacturers and distributors from which they can purchase specialized Air Filters and related accessories. The Manufacturers identified are now or have been used on University of Wisconsin campuses for related applications. Users of the contract should note that some of the items listed may be available under mandatory State of Wisconsin-Department of Administration (DOA) contracts. State of Wisconsin Agency and Campus Customers will be required to review products offered through this contract to insure that the products being purchased are not available under the mandatory DOA contract(s).

CONTRACT # DESCRIPTION
16-5029 AIR FILTERS
CONTRACT ORIGIN: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
UW-Madison
Purchasing Services
21 N Park St, Ste 6101
Madison, WI 53715-1218
UW-Madison users contact:
Brad Bauman
(608) 265-1462 FAX (608) 262-4467
brad.bauman@wisc.edu
  Non-UW-Madison users contact: Vendor Representative
COOPERATIVE PURCHASING: YES
CONTRACT TERM: November 1, 2015, through October 31, 2018, with automatic renewal extensions to October 31, 2020, unless amended, cancelled or rebid.

MANUFACTURERS VENDORS
AIRGUARD CL Bensen Co Inc
FILTRATION GROUP Filtration Concepts
KOCH FILTER CORP Filtration Services LLC
TRI-DIM FILTER CORP TRI-DIM Filter Corp

Manufacturer(s) AIRGUARD
Vendor(s)
137581
CL Bensen Co Inc
1461 1st Ave NW
New Brighton  MN  55112
 
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Stuart Walker 608-772-6119 608-205-2094
E-mail stuartwalker@clbensen.com
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 608-772-6119 608-205-2094
Invoice Information: 608-772-6119 608-205-2094
Returns: 608-772-6119 608-205-2094
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 608-772-6119 608-205-2094
Website www.bensenairfilters.com
Commodity Code 025-60
031-44
031-45
545-20
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 41-0955422
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION

“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE
Terms: N/30
Delivery: 10 Days ARO
Warranty: 60 Days
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect prices established for items on Contract.
Return Policy: Contractor will provide for return of items ordered in error for up to 30 calendar days from receipt with the University paying only the return shipping costs.
Back Orders: Will notify ordering department within 2 working days of order/release.
Pricing Information: Click here for pricing.

Manufacturer(s) FILTRATION GROUP
Vendor(s)
039667
Filtration Concepts Inc
19806 W Main St
Lannon WI 53406
 
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Todd Orlando 262-488-5472 262-255-2039
E-mail todd@fciwisconsin.com
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 262-251-3233 262-255-2039
Invoice Information: 262-251-3233 262-255-2039
Returns: 262-251-3233 262-255-2039
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 262-251-3233 262-255-2039
Website www.fciwisconsin.com
Commodity Code 025-60
031-44
031-45
545-20
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 39-1533037
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION

“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE
Terms: N/30
Delivery: 10 Days ARO
Warranty: 1 Year
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect prices established for items on Contract.
Return Policy: Contractor will provide for return of items ordered in error for up to 30 calendar days from receipt with the University paying only the return shipping costs.
Back Orders: Will notify ordering department within 2 working days of order/release.
Pricing Information: Click here for pricing.

Manufacturer(s) KOCH FILTER CORP
Vendor(s)
134286
Filtration Services LLC
116 Frontier Rd
Luxemburg WI 54217
 
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Mark Warden 920-845-5810 920-845-5591
E-mail mwarden@filtrationservices.net
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 920-845-5810 920-845-5591
Invoice Information: 920-845-5810 920-845-5591
Returns: 920-845-5810 920-845-5591
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 920-845-5810 920-845-5591
Website www.filtrationservicesinc.com
Commodity Code 025-60
031-44
031-45
545-20
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 39-2028729
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION

“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE
Terms: N/30
Delivery: 5-30 Days ARO
Warranty: Manufacturer’s Standard Warranty
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect prices established for items on Contract.
Return Policy: Contractor will provide for return of items ordered in error for up to 30 calendar days from receipt with the University paying only the return shipping costs.
Back Orders: Will notify ordering department within 2 working days of order/release.
Pricing Information: Click here for pricing.

Manufacturer(s) TRI-DIM FILTER CORP
Vendor(s)
119855
TRI-DIM Filter Corp
11800 Hannan Rd
Belleville MI 48111
 
Sales Representative: PHONE # FAX #
Jennifer Wurslin 847-772-1354 734-345-4358
E-mail j.wurslin@tridim.comt
  PHONE # FAX #
Ordering/Expediting: 734-442-1021 734-345-4358
Invoice Information: 734-442-1021 734-345-4358
Returns: 734-442-1021 734-345-4358
Supplier Diversity Reporting: 734-442-1016 734-345-4358
Website www.tridim.com
Commodity Code 025-60
031-44
031-45
545-20
Federal Employee ID # (FEIN) 52-1551452
F.O.B.

“D” F.O.B. DESTINATION

“V” F.O.B. SERVICE/MAINTENANCE
Terms: N/30
Delivery: 120 Days ARO
Warranty: 12 Months
Invoicing: Invoices shall reflect prices established for items on Contract.
Return Policy: Contractor will provide for return of items ordered in error for up to 30 calendar days from receipt with the University paying only the return shipping costs.
Back Orders: Will notify ordering department within 2 working days of order/release.
Pricing Information: Click here for pricing.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 1 - AUTOMATIC ROLL FILTERS  

 

Specifications:  The words “media roll” or “roll media” refer to an assembly consisting of the filter medium wound on a spool, tube or core with end plates and auxiliary devices to meet the requirements of this specification.  When ordering automatic roll filters the University of Wisconsin will specify the size, type and manufacturer of the air handling equipment.  It is the contractor’s responsibility to furnish automatic roll filters with the correct spool size, rotation of unrolling and compliance to physical specifications.  The replacement media roll shall be completely operational without any adaptation in existing equipment.  This includes relationship of rotation, materials, dimensions and shape of all parts and other factors pertinent to installation and operation.  Adapters, tools, or similar devices shall not be required or provided to achieve the performance specified. All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction requirements: 15/40 polyester media only. Dual ply media with tackifier, and a heavy duty scrim backing.  For extremely high dust holding capacity and high efficiencies are needed.

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 2 - BAG FILTERS

 

Specifications:  The required physical characteristics for extended area, dry type media, disposable, collapsible, bag type filters for use in air conditioning, heating and ventilating systems.  All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction Requirements:  Filter units shall consist of a rigid corrosion resistant metal header to which individual pockets of filter media supported by a woven or non-woven backing. Filters shall be UL Classified.  Media shall be adhered to all frame components to eliminate by-pass and maintain integrity throughout life.  Media shall be fiberglass with a carrier that does not support microbial growth. No polypropylene or any synthetic media allowed. The media shall be sewn together to form pockets and stitch lines shall be covered with adhesive as to not allow for by-pass. Frame shall be made fully of 26 ga. galvanized steel. Filters shall be available in MERV13 (85% Efficiency) and 15 (95% Efficiency) when tested in accordance with ASHRAE 52.2 - 2012. Filters shall be available with varying depths from 15” to 22” Filters shall be rated to withstand a continuous operating temperature of up to 180°F. Filters shall have a recommended final resistance of 1.5” W.G.  The filters must fit existing frames without adjustment or modification to filter racks or holding mechanisms.

 Performance tolerances shall conform to Section 7.4 of ARI Standard 850-78 (or most current standard in place).  All testing is to be performed on filters with a 24”x24” header dimension.

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 3 – THROW AWAY POLYESTER FILTERS  

Specifications:  Replacement panel filters are for use in air conditioning, heating, and ventilating system.  All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

UW Madison Facilities Planning and Management (FPM) will use Polyester Filters.  Other customers may use fiberglass equivalents if offered by Bidders.  Bidders are must bid Polyester and may elect to also bid Fiberglass filters meeting the specifications below:

Construction Requirements:  Filter shall be made from polyester fibers in a cardboard frame. The media shall be formed in a graded density pattern, growing progressively denser from the air entering side to the air leaving side. ½” Filters made with Polyester Fibers will be made with a 4 oz. blend; 1” Filters made with a Polyester Fibers will be made with a 6 oz. blend. 2” Filters made with a Polyester Fibers will be made with an 8 oz. blend. All frame edges shall be taped with a filter tape.  The media shall be supported, on both sides, with an expanded metal grill securely fastened to the frame, or cardboard support structure and having at least an 82% open area.  

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 4 – HEGA INCORPORATED FILTERS

 

Specification:  Carbon Rigid Cell, Gas Phase, supported pleat type air filters which are a component of Museum air conditioning, heating, and ventilating systems.  All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction Requirements: Filters shall be odor removal pleated air filters. Filters shall be available at a nominal depth of 12”. Filter Material Media shall be a carbon-loaded nonwoven consisting of 100% synthetic fibers that do not support microbial growth. Media shall be loaded with at least 500 g/m2 of coconut shell activated carbon with at least 1100 m2 /g of available surface area and appropriate chemical enhancement. Media shall have no other adhesives that reduce the available surface area of the sorbent. Frame shall be either headered or box and of rigid galvanized steel construction. Pleat separators composed of high impact polystyrene (HIPS) shall be inserted at regular intervals on both upstream and downstream sides to ensure pleats remain open to air flow. A low off-gassing sealant shall be used to encapsulate the media within the frame to prevent bypass. Filters shall be sealed in a non-porous bag to inhibit contamination during shipment and storage. Filter initial pressure drop shall not exceed 0.40” w.g. for headered filters or 0.35” w.g. for box filters when tested at 500 fpm. Filters shall have a recommended final resistance of 1.25” w.g. Filters shall demonstrate effectiveness against key contaminants when tested as recommended in ASHRAE 145.2 Test Standard

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOTS 5 AND 5A - STANDARD PLEATER FILTERS/HIGH CAPACITY PLEATED FILTERS   
 
Specifications:  Pleated panel filters that are components of air conditioning, heating, and ventilating systems.  All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction Requirements:  Filters shall be extended surface pleated air filters. Filters shall be available in standard and high capacity configurations and available in depths of 1”, 2”, and 4”. Media shall be 100% synthetic, mechanical media that does not support microbial growth. Frame shall be a heavy duty, high strength, moisture resistant paperboard with a cross member design that increases filter rigidity and prevents breaching. Frame shall be made with 100% recycled paperboard with an average of 35% post-consumer content. Frame shall be recyclable. Filters shall have a 100% post-consumer recycled expanded metal support grid bonded to the air-exiting side of the filter to maintain pleat uniformity and prevent fluttering. No automated Self supported media allowed. Filters shall be MERV 10 in a high capacity configuration and MERV 8 in a standard capacity configuration when tested in accordance with the ASHRAE 52.2-2012. Initial resistance of filters shall not exceed 0.18” and 0.15” W.G. in 1” standard and high capacity configurations, respectively, at 375 fpm airflow; 0.19” W.G. and 0.17” W.G. in 2” standard and high capacity configuration, respectively, at 500 fpm airflow; and 0.18” and 0.17” W.G. in 4” standard and high capacity configurations, respectively, at 500 fpm airflow. Filters shall be rated to withstand a continuous operating temperature up to 200°F. Filters shall have a recommended final resistance of 1.0” W.G.

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SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 6 – SLIP-ON SLEEVE ROLL FILTERS
  
Specification:  Slip-On Sleeve Roll Filters to be used on existing internal wire support frames.  All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction Requirements:  The media will be a 2 ply dual media combination of 1” polyester media attached to create a sleeve for an internal wire ring. There must be sufficient spacing between the parallel stitch, or attachment means of the media, to allow for the ordered width to accommodate the given size of the internal wire support frame.  The polyester media is made from high bulk polyester synthetic fibers bonded together with a fire retardant resin to form a high loft concentration of resilient fibers.  The media must withstand direct moisture and be operational in a temperature range from -40ºF to 220ºF.  The rolls are to be available in lengths not to exceed 135 feet per roll.

Packaging Requirement: Place Sleeve rolls inside a protective lined clear bag and cardboard cartons to protect the media during shipment and storage.1 roll per bag, per box. Box size cannot exceed 24”x24”x24”

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 7 – V BANK FILTER   

 

Specification: V-Bank filters are a 4-V, mini-pleated final filter to be in air conditioning, heating and ventilating systems.  All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction Requirements
Filters shall be Mini-Pleat V-Bank filters. Filters shall be available in depths of 12” only. Media shall be wet-laid micro-fiberglass with separators to maintain pleat uniformity and spacing. Frame shall be 100% high impact, HIGH TEMPERATURE plastic with built in header on top and bottom and supports on front and back. Media shall be adhered and sealed to frame using rigid polyurethane. Filters shall be MERV 15 as desired by end user when tested in accordance with the ASHRAE 52.2 – 2012 Test Standard. Filter shall have a low initial pressure drop that shall not exceed 0.34” in MERV 15 at 500 fpm airflow. Filters shall be rated to withstand a continuous operating temperature of up to 250°F. Filters shall have a recommended final resistance of 2.0” W.G.

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 8 –HEPA INCORPORATED FILTERS

 

Specification:  HEPA filters are high capacity 2000 cfm, 99.97% efficiency @ .3 micron, box type filters with galvanized frame and downstream gasket. All Filters to be manufactured by an ISO 9001 registered company, UL Listed, and must meet or exceed the following:

Construction Requirements: The size of the filter shall be _H_ x _W_ x _D_”. Overall dimensions shall be correct to within +0”, - 1/8”. Each filter shall be tested and certified to have an efficiency of not less than for HEPA filter 99.97% at 0.3 μm. Each filter shall be scan tested at the factory and certified in accordance with IES-RPCC-001. The clean filter static pressure drop shall be no greater than 1.45” Max for High Capacity HEPA’s where the airflow is 2000 SCFM on a 24x24X11.5-inch full size filter. Airflow is determined as the face area X 250 feet per minute face speed for standard capacity and the face area X 500 feet per minute face speed for high capacity. The filters shall be approved and listed by Underwriters Laboratories Class 1 when tested according to UL Standard 900. The filter frame shall be manufactured in galvanized steel and the sides of the frame shall be joined together so that any contamination of the filter by metal shavings is prevented. The frame panels are secured with rivets. Sharp edges where the edges are joined together will not be accepted. The media pack will consist of HEPA Grade media folded over a series of aluminum foil corrugations. The foil is 0.00125-inches thick. Filter media shall be micro glass fiber type folded into closely spaced pleats with aluminum foil separators. 2.4 The media pack shall be sealed on all sides with a solid UL-classified polyurethane sealant and form a completely leak proof seal with the frame. Gasket seal filters shall be provided with a ¼” x ¾” closed cell urethane gasket. Gasket joints to be dovetailed and filled with adhesive to assure a positive seal. Filter labels shall have the following information: · Tested efficiency, tested air flow, Initial resistance at tested air flow, serial number, part number, filter type according to IES-RP-CC-001. If requested manufacturer shall make available a copy of their Corporate Quality Manual.

 

SPECIFICATIONS FOR LOT 9 – ULTRASTAR CP34 CLEAN ROOM PANEL

 

LOT 9A -  HEPA INCORPORATED FILTERS
LOT 9B - CEILING OR PANEL HEPA FILTERS
LOT 9C - CLEAN ROOM

 

Specification:
This specification covers room side replaceable HEPA filters for use in cleanroom or clean space applications.

Construction Requirements: The filter frame shall be constructed of extruded aluminum alloy 6063-T5 with a clear anodized finish. The sides frame shall be joined together with black spring steel internal corner locks. External corner locks and riveted frame construction will not be permitted so that any contamination of the filter by metal shavings is prevented.. Sharp edges and riveted corners where the edges are joined together will not be accepted.

 

The filter shall have a downstream gel trough filled with a two component polyurethane gel. Filter media shall be micro glass fiber type mini-pleated into closely spaced pleats with thermo plastic resin separators. The media pack shall be 4” contained within a 4-7/8” deep frame. Formed dimpled media separators shall not be allowed.

The media pack shall be sealed on all sides with a solid UL-classified polyurethane sealant and form a completely leak proof seal with the frame. The filters must fit existing frames without adjustment or modification to filter racks or holding mechanisms.

Each filter shall be tested and certified to have an efficiency of not less than 99.99% per the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technologies Recommend Practice for HEPA and ULPA filters Type C (IEST RP CC 001.5)

Each filter shall be factory scan tested to a maximum allowable leak rate of 0.01% per IEST RP CC 0034 Section 9. Factory repairs shall not exceed 1% of the filter face area and no individual repair may exceed 2 in2 (13cm2).

The clean filter static pressure drop shall be no greater than 0.36 in w.g. when tested at a filter face velocity of 100 fpm. The clean filter static pressure drop shall be no greater than 0.58 in w.g. when tested at a filter face velocity of 155 fpm.

The filters shall be approved and listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc, UL Standard 900

 

MERV Rating

Merv 17

Actual Size

19 1/8” x 19 1/8” x 4 7/8”

Nominal CFM Rating

300

Initial Resistance (inches W.G.)

58 W.G.

Filter labels shall have the following information:
- Tested efficiency
- Tested airflow
- Initial resistance at tested air flow
- Serial number
- Part number
- Filter type according to IES-RP-CC-001.5

The manufacturer shall have implemented an approved international quality system based on ISO 9000 at the facility manufacturing this product. If requested manufacturer shall make available a copy of their Corporate Quality Manual.  If requested the manufacturer shall make available printed performance test results by a letter of compliance.

Revision History

(1/10/18): updated to add an item for Filtration Concepts Inc.
(8/31/18): updated to show length and pricing changes for Lot 6 for Filtration Concepts Inc.
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