Types of dust filter commonly found on air conditioners
This is the most basic type of air conditioner filter, usually has a simple structure with a rather large mesh, so it cannot retain small or microscopic dust particles. However, this filter can still limit some dust in the air, helping the cool air from the air conditioner to be cleaner.
The high-density HD filter mesh has a smaller and more dense mesh than the coarse dust filter, so the dust filtration capacity is significantly improved. HD filters are often tweaked by manufacturers to increase their air filtration capabilities (such as the Full HD Filter on Samsung air conditioners or the HD 2-layer filter on Midea air conditioners), helping them to filter out micro-dust, bacteria or even allergens such as fur, pollen, …
The functional dust filter on the air conditioner is specially designed to filter out specific pollutants, they are often combined with the default filter to increase the air filtration capacity of the air conditioner. Depending on the manufacturer, the functional dust filter is capable of filtering fine dust standards such as PM2.5, PM1.0, and is capable of filtering bacteria, viruses and allergens.
Some functional filters on air conditioners:
This type of filter is equipped on LG air conditioners with an air purification feature, capable of removing fine dust when combined with an ion generator.
3.2. Samsung’s Tri-Care Filter
This filter is specially designed by Samsung to remove dirt, bacteria and harmful impurities in the air. In addition, the Tri-Care filter also prevents the growth of mold, ensures that the cold air flow from the machine is always fresh and very easy to clean.
3.3. Green tea catechin filter by Gree
Gree allows air-conditioned users to choose from a variety of filter options for their products, including catechin green tea extract filters. Green tea extract has the ability to remove 95% of cancer-causing agents such as staphylococcus, streptococcus and unpleasant odors.
3.4. Daikin Titanium Apatite Photocatalytic Filter
Daikin’s titanium Apatite filter is capable of absorbing extremely small dust particles and killing bacteria.
3.5. Beko Actifour 4-layer filter
Beko’s 4-layer filter includes: photocatalytic filter, Hepa filter, silver ion filter and catechin filter, helping to provide optimal air filtration, removing 99% of bacteria, dust and unpleasant odors.
Hopefully, the useful information shared by eLib above will help you better understand and clean common dust filters safely and effectively. Good luck!