And no box fan is engineered to withstand the extra workload of driving air through a dense filter so we can t claim this won t damage the fan s motor and we wouldn t consider it a long.
Box fan air filter plans.
I have been running this fan continuously for about two months now and i am shocked at how much dust it has actually collected.
The diy box fan filter was able to drop pm2 5 particulates down 77 the hepa filter dropped the pm10 down 94 46.
One with the box fan and one with the hepa filter.
Using our lighthouse 3016 iaq laser particle counter air samples were collected for 2 minutes with a 2 min delay.
This setup is working better that i thought it would.
Three stage double box fan air filter.
Start off by unpacking the fan and making sure that it works.
There will be a little arrow on the filter showing which way the air should flow.
This diy air filter is made from a 20 inch box fan plywood and two 20 inch air filters.
Some have wondered whether we should tape it onto the back of the box fan filter.
On of the things i wanted to do was provide a way to filter the air in the microshop.
Point that in the right direction and then tape onto the front of the box fan filter.
Building the box fan air purifier.
So anything we can do to remove dust and particulates from the air is a step in the right direction.
To get started all you need are a 20 inch box fan and a 20x20x1 furnace filter merv 13 or higher once you have your materials place the filter in front of the fan with the airflow.
Not only would it clean the air but it would also help to keep the shop itself cleaner by catching the dust before it settles.
Fan 20 x 20 box fan any model and manufacturer filters depends on your needs and research findings.
This article is based on the 3m merv 12 20 x 20 pleated filter and the web absorber cut to fit 20 x 25 filter.
I m not talking about venting that s still something else i will do shop storage garage storage window fans workshop organization workshop ideas yard sheds basement workshop furnace filters cat perch.
The easiest way to make a low cost air cleaner is to just use a cheap box fan with a furnace air filter attached in some way to the inlet side.
The only problem is that i already have to buy a new filter and at 20 per filter it.
20 by 20 by 1 merv 13 furnace filter.
20 inch box fan.