HEPA Filters

As we have seen earlier in Air Purifiers Filters, we will go through more details about HEPA Filter in this Article.

HEPA  filter media is made of micro glass fiber paper the benefits of hepa filters are a constant performance a large filter surface due to folded micro glass fiber paper low energy consumption

HEPA stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Arrester  this filter traps dust (up to PM2.5), smoke, pet dander & Pollens.

HEPA filters are composed of a mat of randomly arranged fibers. The fibers are typically formed of fiberglass and possess diameters between 0.5 and 2.0 micrometers.

The life of HEPA filter is 2 to 5 years depending on the usage and environmental condition.

HEPA filters, as defined by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) standard adopted by most American industries, remove at least 99.97% of airborne particles 0.3 micrometers (µm) in diameter.

HEPA class retention (total) retention (local)
E10 > 85%
E11 > 95%
E12 > 99.5%
H13 > 99.95% > 99.75%
H14 > 99.995% > 99.975%
U15 > 99.9995% > 99.9975%
U16 > 99.99995% > 99.99975%
U17 > 99.999995% > 99.9999%

Filter Types for Air Purifiers

There is misconception that pollution exists in outdoors . But actually, the air is as polluted indoors as it is outdoors.

To fight this there are Air Purifier available, and important part of Air Purifiers is Air Purifiers Filters.

Air Purifiers Filter is used to filter the air of dust, smoke , pollen, odors,and other harmful pollutants.

There are different types of air cleaning technologies that you can choose from.

HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Air) Filters

 

HEPA filters remove at least 99.9% of all the particles as small as 0.3 microns.

HEPA clean allergens such as pollen, animal skin and dander, mold spores, and dust.

The larger the HEPA filter, the more particulate it will be able to remove.

You have to change HEPA air purifier filters time to time.

The size,  material, and construction of HEPA Filter of  plays a vital role in the air purifier’s performance.

Activated Carbon Filters

Activated Carbon Filters  used in combination with other filters. Activated carbon/charcoal filters help in absorbing odors and gases thereby neutralizing smoke, chemicals, and fumes.

How this works?

Carbon Filters reacts with oxygen to open up millions of pores that are capable of trapping a large amount of gas and odor.

And  it the ideal surface for bonding with chemical or vapor molecules.

This Filter also need to be updated regularly

Antibacterial and Germicidal Filters

This is in hospitals, kitchens, labs and daycare schools to remove the risk of airborne infections.

This filter will remove harmful bacteria and germs.

Pre-Filters

Pre-Filter used to filter large particles human hair, pet hair and large particle  before the next stage of filtration its made of foam and non-woven polyester.

Pre-Filters are recommended for person who is living with pets and also Pre-Filter increase life of other filter by absorbing large particles.

This Filter also need to be change regularly

Ion and Ozone Generators

The negative ions combine with impurities such as dust and smoke particles and stick to walls and carpets.

They may create dirty spots on these surfaces which need to be cleaned.

 

Whirlpool Air Purifiers launched with two variant

Whirlpool launched two Air Purifiers W440 and W210′, which are perfect for the finish of one’s home. Design is also plus point it offer color Rose Gold, which will suit any color combination and add aesthetics to your interiors.

Air Purifier W440

  • 4-1 Filter
    Its 4-1 filter comprises of pre-filter, carbon filter, hepa filter, & freshonizer which not only absorb harmful gases, volatile organic compounds and bad odor. HEPA filter with PM 2.5 filtration combats PM 2.5 pollutants , bacteria and virus along with freshonizer making the air organic and fresh.
  • Air Quality Indicator
    Senses the air and changes color accordingly.
  • Comfort Mode
    Intelligently operates in low noise mode and switches off Indicator lights after 10 seconds ensuring easy and comfortable sleep.
  • Filter Alert
    Smart screen filter alert promptly indicates end of filter life.
  • Auto Lock
    Prevents wrong operation of appliance so you can use it worry – free around your children.
  • Timer
    Conveniently adjust the operation of your appliance which can be set for 1 hour, 4 hours and 8 hours.

Air Purifier W210

  • 3-1 Filter
    Its 3-1 filter comprises of pre-filter, carbon filter, hepa filter, & freshonizer which not only absorb harmful gases, volatile organic compounds and bad odor. HEPA filter with PM 2.5 filtration combats PM 2.5 pollutants , bacteria and virus along with freshonizer making the air organic and fresh.
  • Air Quality Indicator
    Senses the air and changes color accordingly.
  • Silent Mode
    Intelligently operates in low noise mode and switches off Indicator lights after 10 seconds ensuring easy and comfortable sleep.
  • Filter Replace Sensor
    Smart screen filter alert promptly indicates end of filter life.
  • Comfort Mode
    Intelligently operates in low noise mode and switches off Indicator lights after 10 seconds ensuring easy and comfortable sleep.
  • Timer
    Conveniently adjust the operation of your appliance which can be set for 1 hour, 4 hours and 8 hours.
  • Double Gear Fan Speed
    Double gear fan speed : Now adjust the airflow as per your convenience, with the double gear fan speed mode.

Offer

Whirlpool online official store have some great discount as below.

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Below is list of Whirlpool Air Purifiers  available on Flipkart.

Prestige Clean Home launches Air Purifiers in India

Prestige Clean Home launches Air purifier after launch of “Clean Home” electric mope and water purifier.

Prestige is know for Kitchen solutions and in 2016 Prestige has launched cleaning solutions products under the brand “CleanHome”.

Latest Air Purifiers from Prestige Clean home offers 4 stage filtration with ioniser, Advance Hepa Filter filters even PM 2.5, Consumes unit around 1 unit of power per 24 Hrs of usages, Sleep mode to reduce noise level, Timer function, Replace filter alert, 3 speed control Coverage Area 225 sqft Clean Air Delivery Rate:200 m3/hr and price starts from Rs 10,000.

Below are list of Air Purifiers available.

On Flipkart

On Amazon India

Prestige Clean Home Series PAP 1.0 Air purifier (White/Red)

Rs. 20,995
Rs. 14,349
5 new from Rs. 14,349
Free shipping
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as of July 21, 2018 5:41 pm

Features

  • Air Purifier Type - Room; Purification method - High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestant (HEPA) filter type + Air Ionizer
  • Coverage area: 225 sq. ft. / 21 sq. mtrs., especially suitable for bedroom / other room (small)
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty on product
  • Four stage advanced filtration process with ionizer
  • Replace filter alert

Prestige Clean Home Series PAP 2.0 Air purifier (White/Red)

Rs. 15,995
Rs. 9,779
6 new from Rs. 7,731
Free shipping
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Amazon.in
as of July 21, 2018 5:41 pm

Features

  • Air Purifier Type - Room; Purification method - High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestant (HEPA) filter type + Air Ionizer
  • Coverage area: 325 sq. ft. / 30 sq. mtrs., suitable for bedroom / living room (medium)
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty on product
  • Four stage advanced filtration process with ionizer
  • Air quality indicator and Filter replacer alert

Prestige Air Purifier 5.0

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as of July 21, 2018 5:41 pm

Features

  • Air Purifier Type - Room; Purification method - High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestant (HEPA) filter type + Air Ionizer
  • Coverage area: 485 sq. ft. / 45 sq. mtrs., suitable for bedroom / living room (large)
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty
  • Four stage filteration with ionizer and humidifier
  • Air quality indicator and Filter replacer alert

Prestige Air Purifier 4.0

Rs. 17,995
Rs. 13,500
5 new from Rs. 13,449
Free shipping
View Details
Amazon.in
as of July 21, 2018 5:41 pm

Features

  • Air Purifier Type - Room; Purification method - High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestant (HEPA) filter type + Air Ionizer
  • Coverage area: 385 sq. ft. / 36 sq. mtrs., suitable for bedroom / living room (medium)
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty
  • Five stage filteration with ionizer, UV light Filter and humidifier
  • Air quality indicator and Filter replacer alert

Samsung launched two Air Purifiers Premium and Portable

Samsung India, country’s most trusted consumer electronics brand, announced the launch of its premium Air Purifier today. Samsung’s Air Purifier, AX7000, provides faster purification through advanced PM2.5 filters. PM2.5 filter is a mechanical air filter that works by forcing air through a fine mesh and traps harmful particles in the air.

Available for INR 41,990, the new flagship AX7000 gives faster air purification with higher Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) and covers a large area with the three way air flow. The Digital Invertor Motor ensures durability and long-term energy efficiency to the consumers. The four-step air filtration provides double protection and results in a fresh and pollution-free air.

“At Samsung, we listen to consumers and deliver meaningful innovations to make their lives better. Samsung range of air purifiers, with cutting edge technology and design excellence, will protect consumers from indoor pollution and help them adopt a healthier lifestyle,” said Mr. Rajeev Bhutani, Vice President, Consumer Electronics Business, Samsung India.

samsung-AX3000

“The indoor allergens and irritants pose greater danger today because we are spending more time indoors due to rise in pollution level outside. As modern homes are airtight, these irritants can’t easily escape and demand an advanced purification process. Samsung air purifiers are designed to combat indoor pollution in the most effective way with the least power consumption,” he added.

Powerful Air Purifying

AX7000 purifies the air faster with a CADR (Clean Air Delivery Rate) of 773m3/h and covers a wider area of 93m2 through its front air inflow, dual fan and three way air flow technology. The Dual Power Fans, which can be operated together as per the convenience, with the 4 step filtration system, powerfully purifies the air. The 3 way Air Flow ensures faster distribution of the clean air.

samsung-3-directional-air-purifier

Intensive Purification with Low Energy Use

AX7000 is equipped with the outstanding filter that traps 99% of PM2.5 (ultra-fine dust). Powered by a Digital Inverter Motor, it ensures durability and long-term energy efficiency.

Air Quality Indicator with Intuitive Display

AX7000 comes with a digital indicator and various colour lights that shows the pollution drop on a real time basis and the 3 sensors give an exact numeric measurement of the PM2.5 (ultra-fine dust) and PM10 (fine dust) levels.

Space Efficient and Easy Maintenance

AX7000 is so slim that it fits anywhere. It also has a front–sided air inlet, hence there is no need to move or pull it away from the wall. It can easily be cleaned or changed by opening the door on the front.

samsung-AX7000-and-AX3000.

With the launch of AX7000, Samsung also offers AX3000. Both products are available across leading offline and online stores. AX3000 is available for INR 15,490.

Live demo of Samsung Air Purifiers have been arranged across Delhi/ NCR at popular locations such as Select City Mall in Saket, Mall of India in Noida, and Cyber Hub & Galleria Market in Gurgaon for consumers to experience the efficiency and effectiveness of Samsung Air Purifiers.

Source

 
Brand* Samsung Samsung
Model/PJT AX7000 AX3000
 Coverage Area 93 m2 39 m2
Warranty 1 year# 1 year#
Power/ Energy 80w 34w
Display Digital Display Y N
Led Indicator Y Y
Control Control Touch Touch
Remote N N
Max. Noise (db(A)) 54 45
Ionizer Virus Doctor Virus Doctor
Filter Change Indicator Y Y
Modes Auto Mode Y Y
Sleep Mode Y Y
Air Flow Control/ Fan Speed 3 Step 2 Step
Filters Pre-Filter Y Y
Deodorization Filter Y Y
PM 2.5 Filter Y Y
Sensor Odor Y Y
Dust PM2.5/PM10 Dust