Reusable Black Foam Filters for Apex XT, ComfortPAP, Puresom and Zzz-PAP CPAP Machine (2 Pack)
ComfortPAP & ZzzPAP Foam Filters (2pack) Overview
The Reusable Black Foam Filters for Apex XT, ComfortPAP, Puresom and Zzz-PAP CPAP Machine (2 Pack)) is a package of two reusable foam filters. This filter is designed to be cleaned and reused.
On a weekly basis, rinse the filter under clear running water. Do NOT use soap to clean the filter as it could decrease the air intake of the machine. Allow the filter to air dry before reinserting in the machine. Discontinue use of the foam filter when it begins to show signs of wear.
This foam filter works with the following machines:
- Apex XT
Some of the machines listed above use both a white fine filter and a foam washable filter. If a white filter is also used, inset it into the machine first. Next inset the foam filter into the filter well on the back of the machine after the disposable filter has been installed.
Images of compatible machines:
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Filter Materials: Polyurethane
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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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