Common Particles and
Their Sizes in Microns

Did you know?...The average home collects about 2 pounds of dust per week!

Particles are commonly measured in microns, a metric unit of measure.
There are 25,400 microns in one inch.
This dot (.) is approximately 1/64 of an inch wide and equals 615 microns.

Common Items and their respective particle sizes:

Postage Stamp, 1 inch high 25,400 microns
Eye of a Needle 1,230 microns
Human Hair 40 to 300 microns
Oil Smoke 0.03 to 1 micron
Fertilizer 10 to 1000 microns
Tobacco Smoke 0.01 to 1 microns
Coal Dust 1 to 100 microns
Beach Sand 100 to 2000 microns
Mold Spores 10 to 30 microns
Pollens 10 to 1000 microns
Typical Atmospheric Dust 0.001 to 30 microns

Particles 101: Did You Know?...

- Visible particles constitute only about 10% of indoor air!

- Particle visibility depends on the eye itself. In other words, light intensity and quality, background and particle type.

- Particles on furniture and those in a shaft of light are approximately 50 microns or larger.

- It may be possible to see particles as small as 10 microns under favorable conditions.

- The majority of harmful particles are 3 microns or less in size.

- Particles of 1 micron or less adhere to surfaces by molecular adhesion. Scrubbing is generally the only way to remove them.

- Larger particles tend to settle out of the atmosphere due to weight.

- Smaller, "respirable" particles remain virtually suspended in the air until breathed in.

- Approximately 98-99% of all particles by count are in the size range of 5 microns or less. These particles tend to remain in suspension or settle out so slowly that only quality electronic air cleaners and HEPA air cleaners are effective in removing these particles.

- The average person breathes in about 16,000 quarts of air per day. Each quart contains some 70,000 visible and invisible particles. That's over a billion particles per day that our lungs have to filter out!

- The average home collects about 2 pounds of dust per week!

- A 9' x 12' carpet or rug will collect an average of about 10 pounds of dust per year!

Sizing chart in microns for bacteria, spores, viruses, smoke, pet dander, & dust

You Owe It To Yourself To Breathe Clean Healthy Purified Air

Improve Your Health and Indoor Air Quality!
Control dust, mold, odor, pollen, allergy, and virus.

FREE Shipping within the United States
Proven Results, Money Back Guarantee!

Why Chlorine Bleach is Not Effective in Killing Mold   Indoor Air Quality- What You Should Know

Effects of Negative Ions   About Mold / Mold Facts      Air Oasis FAQ  

Replacement Ozone Filter Plates    10% OFF Air Oasis UV PCO Sanitizers    Bio-Fighter Replacement UV Lamps

Air Oasis Advanced Hydrated Photocatalytic PCO Technology

How TiO2 UV Photocatalytic Oxidation Works    How the Air Oasis Air Purifier Air Cleaner Works

Air Oasis Customer Reviews   Air Oasis Effectiveness in Kennels   Eliminating Cigarette Smoke

Are PCO Air Purifiers Better Than HEPA Filters?    7 Most Advanced Benefits in Air Oasis Air Purifier

Air Oasis Sanitizer Testing    Air Oasis Lab Testing Bacteria, Mold Yeast, plus Low Ozone Levels

 UV-Air-Purifiers.info and Air-Oasis-UV-PCO-Sanitizers.com offers secure online ordering and Free Shipping.

ultraviolet sanitizers air purifiers

United States of Amercia

 100% Secure Shopping/ Free Shipping

TEXAS

Peacock Enterprises Inc
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover Credit Cards, as well as Checks and Money Orders.
In Continental US Toll Free 1-855-488-8806, 8 am to 4 pm Monday thru Friday, Central Standard Time or
Contact Us
Lago Vista, TX 78645 / 2002 - 2015
UV-Air-Purifiers  Air-Oasis-UV-PCO-Sanitizers  Air-Cleaners-Purifiers  PeacockEnterprisesInc  JP-Creations