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System reduces virus risk

System reduces virus risk

An advanced, positive pressure ventilation system that protects against viruses in pork production is now offered by AP (Automated Production Systems).

Positive pressure ventilation forces filtered air out of a building, reducing the chance of exposure to airborne pathogens which are more prevalent with traditional negative pressure designs.

In the AP system, outdoor air passes through Camfil high-particle capture filters and continues through an evaporative cooling system. It is then forced into the animal living space via ventilation fans and through tunnel doors and/or ceiling inlets, depending on circulation needs. Finally, air is forced out of the building via wall shutters and actuated exhaust systems.

The ventilation process is connected to AP’s integrated Edge system, which enables pork producers to set, monitor and manage all of the environmental functions in multiple barns or rooms from a single controller, using one interface.

For more information visit www.automatedproduction.com.

Iowa pork industy

Article courtesy of Automated Production Systems.



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