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Air filter selection chart and Performance Ratings

Australian Standard Ratings:
AS1324.1-2001 & AS4260-1997
European
Ratings:
EN779/
EN1882
U.S. MERV
Ratings:
ASHRAE
52.1 & 52.2
Filter type:
Performance
Rating:
Average Arrestance:
No. 4 Test Dust
Average Efficiency:
No. 1 Test Dust
Performance Rating: Performance Rating: Filtermakers Product Guide:
G1
G2
<65%
65%-80%
G1

G2

MERV 1-4 FMRM Synthetic Media
FMLS Lint Screen
G3 80%-90% G3 MERV 5 FMRM Synthetic Media
FMFP Flat Panel
FMLS Lint Screen
FMVF Panel Filter
FMBD Deep Bed Bag Filter
G4 >90% G4 MERV 6-8 FMRM Synthetic Media
FMFP Flat Panel
FMVF Panel Filter
FMCB Pre Filter
FMBD Deep Bed Bag Filter
F5 40%-60% M5 MERV 8-9 FMVF Panel Filter
FMBD Deep Bed Bag Filter
FMMP Multi Pocket Header
F6 60%-80% M6 MERV 10-13 FMMP Multi Pocket Header
FMVB V-Bank Filter
F7 80%-90% F7 MERV 13-14 FMVF Panel Filter
FMMP Multi Pocket Header
FMVB V-Bank Filter
FMBD Deep Bed Filter
F8 90%-95% F8 MERV 15 FMMP Multi Pocket Header
FMVB V-Bank Filter
F9 >95% F9 MERV 16 FMHE Bio HEPA
95% DOP H11 FMHE HEPA
Grade 1 99.97% 0.3µm H13 FMHE HEPA
Grade 2 99.99% 0.3µm FMHE HEPA
Grade 3 99.999% 0.3µm H14 FMHE HEPA
Grade 4 99.999% 0.12µm U15 FMHE ULPA

The performance ratings given above are adapted from equivalent EU and MERV ratings and test classifications for filters as outlined in AS1324.1, EN779 and ASHRAE52. These values were correct at the time of printing and Filtermakers do not accept any liability for any information provided herein. This chart is a guide only and should not be used for filter selection criteria alone. All information should be checked prior to filter selection by the customer.