Disposable White Fine Filters for Invacare Polaris (6 pack)
The Disposable White Fine Filters for Invacare Polaris (6 pack) is a package of 6 replacement disposable filters for use with the following machine:
- Polaris by Invacare
The Invacare Polaris uses 2 different filters: A disposable and reusable filter, together. Use the following link to purchase the Reusable Black Foam Filters.
This is a package of 6 (six) disposable, fine filters and does not contain any other components.
No image(s) available for the machines using these filters.
This Product Includes...
- 6 - White Fine Disposable Filters
Filter Materials: Polypropylene/acrylic
Filter Dimensions: 5 in Length, 1 in End Width, 2 in Center Width
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Filter for older model Invacare Polaris cpap.
Tips for inserting filters:
- If you are using the disposable white filters, insert it into the filter area first, mesh-side facing in, towards the device.
- Insert the gray foam filter into the filter area, on top of the fine filter.
Contains 6 filters.
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.
This might be a newly added feature for air filtering as it was not a part of the original filtering more...