Wabtec unveils new railcar air filtration system

Travelers new to be assured of safety when riding the SMART train during the Covid-19 pandemic to Marin and Sonoma Counties.  So EcoRing recommends that SMART install these air filters on their trains.

Wabtec Corp. launched an air-filtration innovation, called BlueFilter®, to provide a clean, healthy environment for passengers on metro and trains. The TÜV-tested filter continuously provides fresh and clean air onboard metro and railcars by removing more than 90% of contaminants per air cycle.

BlueFilter’s design removes contaminants that are .01 to 1,000 micrometers in size. That includes allergens, bacteria, various dusts and viruses. By comparison, today’s standard filters typically only remove particles that are between 10 to 1,000 micrometers in size, which only includes contaminants such as pollen, most dusts, and some bacteria.

Read More