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HealthMate Austin Air Purifier

First Class General Purpose Air Cleaner

Top rated air purifier for sub-micron control of airborne contaminants in larger rooms.
Excellent control of allergens such as pollen, dust mites, pet dander, and mold.
Comprehensive protection from toxic chemicals, traffic exhaust and gases including formaldehyde and ammonia.
Highly effective, low maintenance air cleaner for large and open concept living areas, small apartments and offices.
Robust construction including steel housing and toxin-free components thoroughly sealed to prevent leaking of uncleaned air.
Five year mechanical warranty for the machine and five year pro-rated guarantee for the true HEPA/carbon/zeolite filter provides the best long term value, performance and build quality in the air purification industry.

This machine has 3 fan speed settings which draw in air from all four sides totalling over 5 square feet of intake area for exceptional air gathering capacity. On the highest setting up to 250 cubic feet of air are cleaned every minute by passing through a multi stage process including approximately 15 pounds of Activated Carbon/Zeolite blend and 60 square feet of True Medical Grade HEPA. Cleaned air exits through a louvered upper outlet on one side of the housing.

How it works.

austin-airThis machine has 3 fan speed settings which draw in air from all four sides totalling over 5 square feet of intake area for exceptional air gathering capacity. On the highest setting up to 250 cubic feet of air are cleaned every minute by passing through a multi stage process including approximately 15 pounds of Activated Carbon/Zeolite blend and 60 square feet of True Medical Grade HEPA. Cleaned air exits through a louvered upper outlet on one side of the housing.

About the HealthMate Filter

The HealthMate Filter consists of multiple layers of air filtration and purification material guaranteed for five years of exceptional performance.

Permafilt Pre-filter
removes hair, pet dander, dust, pollen, allergens and mold.
This prefilter is designed to be vacuumed from outside of the unit at least once a month.

15 lbs (6.8 kg) of Activated Carbon/Zeolite Blend
Removes odours, toxic chemicals and gases

60 sq ft (5.6 sq metres) of True Medical Grade HEPA
Removes 99.97% of all airborne particles down to 0.3 microns in size (95% effectiveness at 0.1 microns) including bacteria, viruses and harmful micro-organisms.

No Maintenance Costs for Five Year Performance

Austin machines come with a 5 year mechanical warranty and a 5 year pro-rated filter guarantee for normal residential use. This means up to five years of top rated performance without replacing any parts. The ONLY upkeep required for Austin Air Machines is to vacuum the prefilter from outside the machine at least once per month.

Estimated Five Year Filter Replacement Cost
True HEPA/Carbon/Zeolite combined filter (includes PermaFilt prefilter) $285

Construction Quality & Mobility

Dedicated to providing real health benefits, Austin Air machines contain NO off-gassing plastics. Austin Air housings are solidly built from perforated 23 gauge steel with a baked-on powder-coat finish. Properly sealed to prevent dirty air bypass. Four easy roll castors for simple manoeuvering. Made in the USA.

Dimensions

23” (58.4 cm) high x 14.5” (36.8 cm) wide x 14.5” (36.8 cm) deep

Room Coverage*
Up to 1500 sq ft (139 sq metres). The smaller the area, the more effective the filtration.
For effective general air cleaning this machine performs best in spaces up to 470 sq ft (44 sq metres).
For chemically sensitive individuals this machine performs best in rooms up to 235 sq ft (22 sq metres).

Air Flow and Air Exchanges*
This machine can process 250 cubic ft (11.3 cubic metres) of air per minute which is equivalent to:
8 air exchanges per hour in a 235 sq ft space (22 sq metres).
6 air exchanges per hour in a 315 sq ft space (29 sq metres).
4 air exchanges per hour in a 470 sq ft space (44 sq metres).
2 air exchanges per hour in a 940 sq ft space (87 sq metres).

*based on high speed setting and 8 ft ceilings (2.44 metres)
Air Intake/Outflow
360°air intake. Purified air exits through louvered vent on one side of upper deck.

Fan Rating
400 cubic feet per minute on high speed
200 cubic feet per minute on medium speed
75 cubic feet per minute on low speed

Sound levels

50 dB (low) to 66 dB (high)

Weight

45 pounds (20.4 kg)

Motor

Permanent split capacitor mounted on shock absorbers.
Rated for continuous high RPM and long life duty.

Power

56 watts – 135 watts
0.51 amps – 1.3 amps
120V

Safety
CSA and UL approved

Made in USA

Austin Air is a family owned business founded in Ontario in 1990. Today Austin Air is based in Buffalo NY where it maintains the largest manufacturing plant of its kind in the world.

Owners Manual (PDF)

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