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Is Your Air Purifier Working Well?

Are you using your air purifier effectively? The demand for home air purifiers is rising nowadays because more and more people are worried about the air quality. We tend to inhale a lot of pollutants and dust particles because we spend most of our time inside our homes. Some of them can also trigger lung-related illnesses. Using an air purifier, then, makes sense. Tropika Club finds out in this article if those units really work. For more details please read on.

How effective are they? 

Bear in mind that these devices can not neutralise or eliminate from your home any kind of harmful particles. The explanation for this is that some of the particles are bound to soft surfaces such as carpets, bedding and furniture while some are stuck to the walls. We can say, then, that these devices can filter various types of particles. Some of them are referenced below:


Besides allergens, mould can also be hazardous to the lung conditions sufferers. Though to some extent these filters are efficient, filtration offers much more efficiency. So, it is a much better idea to use a HEPA filter.

What does HEPA mean and where did it come from?
HEPA, which stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air, is a designation used to describe filters that are able to trap 99.97 percent of particles that are 0.3 microns. Though the HEPA standard and certification process wasn’t established until 1983, development of HEPA filters dates back to World War II, when American scientists with the Manhattan Project created the first HEPA filter to capture radioactive particles released during the creation of the atomic bomb.

Why 0.3 microns?
That micron size (0.3) is referred to by scientists as the MPPS, or the most penetrating particle size. Scientists have found that particles of that size evade air filters more than larger or smaller particles. We’ll get into why in a little bit.

What are HEPA filters made from and how do they work?
Most modern HEPA filters consist of interlaced glass fibers that are twisted and turned in myriad directions to create a fibrous maze. As particles traverse this web, they’re taken out of circulation in the following ways:

air purifier can help to remove particles from the air

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