Air Scrubber

by Karen Bates
(last updated January 4, 2016)

Air quality is very important to a lot of people. The air we breathe can have an impact on our health, and contaminated air can cause issues like allergies, asthma, headaches, coughing, sneezing, eye irritation, and more. Some types of air particles are especially harmful and may cause long-term health problems if breathed in.

Because air quality can even affect the air indoors, a lot of people put effort towards cleaning air inside the home, office, or other indoor environments. This can be achieved through various means, but one of the most popular is air filtration and purification systems. These systems are available in many sizes, shapes, and with varying functions to meet your needs.

Although an air purifier can work great in your home or office, there are situations where these machines just aren't enough to deal with the problem. In certain situations, like industrial, laboratory, disaster cleanup, warehouse, or whenever potentially harmful particles and contaminants are being regularly released into the air, a more powerful machine may be required to keep the air clean and safe to breathe. In these cases, an air scrubber could be the right choice.

An air scrubber does a job much like an air purifier, but on a larger scale and with different capabilities. Air scrubbers contain filters that can effectively capture and collect particles from the air in an area, releasing only clean air back out again. Air scrubbers can take bad air and release clean air at the same time, and can handle several cycles an hour. These machines are quite efficient, and great for keeping the air free of harmful fumes, chemicals, contaminants, mold, gases, and any other potentially dangerous particles that could be in the air. Not all air scrubbers are able to remove all of these, however, so careful research is required before you choose an air scrubber for your situation.

When looking at air scrubbers to purchase, be sure you consider the area that the scrubber will be maintaining and the job you need it to do. Select a scrubber that has the portability you need, as well as the specific functions, filtration system, speed, warranty, and price you require.

An air scrubber can effectively keep the air clean where other purifiers might not be powerful enough. Research the options that are available, and you will be able to find an air scrubber that is just right for the area that you need to keep clean.

Author Bio

Karen Bates

An English student who enjoys writing and art, Karen has had her poetry published in her university's literary journal and has several novels in the works. ...


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