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VariCel® VXL

AAF’s Varicel VXL is designed for use in commercial and industrial HVAC installations, this filter delivers the desired air quality in difficult operating conditions.



AAF’s VariCel VXL is available in MERV 11, MERV 13, MERV 14, and MERV 15 efficiencies.


Dust Holding Capacity

VariCel VXL filter media is made of microglass paper with a water-repellent binder which is formed using dual density media. This allows particles to be collected throughout the full thickness of the media, substantially increasing dust holding capacity.



The VariCel VXL is available in a 12” depth.


Initial Resistance

The initial resistance of the VariCel VXL is 0.29” In W.G. for MERV 11, 0.34” In W.G. for MERV 13, 0.38” In W.G. for MERV 14, and 0.38” In W.G. for MERV 15 at 500FPM.


Final Resistance

The recommended final resistance of the VariCel VXL is 2.0” In W.G.

Key Features & Benefits

  • 50% more media area provides greater airflow capacity and low resistance
  • Maximum dust holding capacity extends the life of the filter, minimizing operating costs
  • Excellent performance in difficult operating conditions
  • Can be used in high velocity systems, operating at up to 750 FPM
  • Lightweight and easy to install
  • Single and double header models
  • MERV 15 and MERV 14 available with antimicrobial
  • MERV 13 and higher meet LEED® Project Certification efficiency requirements
  • For size and performance data, download PDF spec sheet

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