Disposable White Fine Filters for Puritan Bennett 418 Standard (5 Pack)
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418 Standard Fine Filters (6 pack) Overview
The Disposable White Fine Filters for Puritan Bennett 418 Standard (5 Pack) is a package of 5 replacement, disposable filters for use with the following machine manufactured by Puritan Bennett:
- 418 Standard
The Puritan Bennett 418 Standard CPAP machine can be identified by the carry handle on the top of the machine.
This is a package of 5 (six) white filters and does not include any other components.
Please Note: Images are not available for the machine using these filters. These machine is no longer in production with the manufacturer.
This Product Includes...
- 5 - White Fine Disposable Filters
Filter Materials: Polypropylene/acrylic
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Cleaning and changing filters is the only maintenance required for a CPAP machine.
The filters are located at the back of the machine at the air intake.
If the paper filter has a tab, fold it facing out of the machine for easy removal. The foam filter is inserted into the filter area after the paper filter is installed. The foam filter will catch the larger dirt particles first.
If you are using a two colored filter, the colored side faces out as shown in the image below.
Disposable filters and bacteria filters are not intended to be cleaned but rather changed out, disposing of the used filter. Manufacturers recommend changing the disposable filter once a month, more frequently if used in a very dusty environment.
Disposable fine filters and bacteria filters should be discarded as soon as they become discolored or at least every 30 days.
If you live in a house with pets or smoke, you may need to replace the filters more often.
An example of a reusable foam filter is shown below.
An example of a disposable fine filter is shown below.
Bacteria filters are housed in a plastic frame and are placed at the CPAP air outlet, rather than the air inlet. They may be used with humidifiers, but should be removed and allowed to air dry during the day.
This filter is placed at the air outtake for your machine if you are not using a humidifiers. If you are using a humidifier, it is placed at the air outake for your humidifier. The bacteria filter is placed in the air outtake and the CPAP hose is placed on the other end.
The entire housing is disposable and should be discarded as soon as matter becomes visible. A clogged Bacteria filter may affect the amount of air delivered by the CPAP.
An example of a bacteria filter is shown below. Follow by an image showing how it installed.
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