DIY Air Filtration




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1111q2: So why when I try this does the fan smell like the motor is burning up?

Kevin S.: i been reading up and 'they' say you need an Activated carbon filter to catch the gases from smoke. i find that material in 'cut your own size' rolls but to make up 20", i'd have to, what, tape back together? Anyone here have experience with this aspect of the diy purifier? glue? tape? sew it? 

Also, what if i use one of the half size box fans? would that work for a 15'X15' room. thanks

Kevin S.: I love this idea! what type filter can i find that will filter the harmful effects of tobacco smoke..pipe smoke? thanks!

Fringe Wizard: So simple that even with all my mental fog and other problems due to extremely crapty air quality here I might be able to actually put this together and solve my indoor air quality issue long enough to think clear and pursue more complex solutions if necessary afterwards. We'll see...

MARK “Mark 1” ONE: It's probably best if the fan doesn't blow it out like that. It would be best if the air was calmly put back into the room, giving the DIY Purifier more of an advantage to filter the calm air, as to not dis turn or hit the particles in the air with the fan blowing like that.. But yeah, I actually built one of those, even with a pre-filter (activated carbon) filter. But I just basically do it like you do it now, it's very expensive to replace the pre filters, they're like $20 each.

Rick Rude: Great idea! Always take the fan and filter outside to change it, to prevent fine dust from getting back into your air.I also take my vacuum outside to change the bag.

Andrew Gould: Genius!

Ron PaulPwns: Viva la R3VOLUCION!!! Ron Paul 20XX! Great video


LinuxUser269: sweet glad to hear that

LinuxUser269: sure just got to fix it to the fan with tape or clips or wire hangers

Jacobwish93: Is putting the filter on the front ok?

Chris Vaillancourt: if you add a el cheepo filter to the input side you filter the large particles and then tape/device a way of holding the merv 11 to the output side then you get longer life on the higher efficiency and can replace the el-cheepo every 2-3 months and keep the more expensive for longer.. :-) my 2 cents..

reizp: bro i use this same set up in my room works great .. within a night i can breath better when using this .. gotta love the cheap and easy fixes

mlopinto2k1: TROLL.

mlopinto2k1: The filter in the back needs to be sealed up, the air DOES draw slightly from the front but the gaps in the back is where the dust is coming from. Make a channel to slide the filter "into" on the back or tape it.

chris cahill: have you thought of getting some activated carbon if you do a bit of ringing around you will find it cheap at large pet supply shops and aquariums i can get something like 15kg aquarium grade for like $20 or $30 a thin layer would be all that is needed on top of what you have already even less smell for you

Rtiomas: Damn, and the noise doesn't get on any of your nerves?

WillyMaykit: You have said this multiple times in every DIY-fan video on Youtube! Guess what? These fans cost 10 bucks! Who cares? Do you sell vintage fans for 10 bucks?

Bryce Ring: I wonder if you could use some tape or paper or ?? to reduce the amount of air being drawn in from the front.

nick cali: you said it brother or sister whatever u are. BUT why cant others understand?

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DIY Air Filtration 5 out of 5

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