Which Way Round Should a Carbon Filter Be Inserted into a Purifier?

Carbon filters, unlike HEPA filters, do not have a specific orientation they must be fitted into an air purifier. They can be placed either way round and their effectiveness at filtering VOCs and other chemicals will be the same.


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