Should air purifiers have the filter on the front or back?

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Ignacio Pena

Hi, I tried to make my own and I placed the filter on the front. It turns out that 99.5% of the air gets kicked back and only 0.5% passes through the filter. What is wrong? The filter belongs to an air filter machine for home use (around 40 watts) and my fan is 52 watts!
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Ignacio Pena

If you take a fan and while working place a hand in front of it and another in the back of it, the strength of flow is much larger on the front. It is therefore more efficient to place the filter in front of the fan. Just don´t use it to hard so that the filter doesn´t get damaged, seal anything between the filter and a bit more that where the fan is and clean the fan once every 6 months. The only question I have is how far the filter must be from the fan for better results. Any… Read more »