All standard size units are interchangeable with all standard size filters. So, if you purchased a standard size HealthMate® and would like to upgrade to the Allergy Machine®, simply purchase a replacement Allergy Machine® filter.
- STAGE 1 – Large Particle Pre-filter. Removes particles easily seen by the naked eye (e.g. dust, hair and pet dander)
- STAGE 2 – Medium Particle Pre-filter. Removes small to medium size particles (e.g. molds, spores and pollen) Color: gray, blue or green
- STAGE 3 – 60 sq. ft. of True Medical Grade HEPA. Removes 99.97% of all particles larger than 0.3 microns and 95% of all particles larger than 0.1 microns.
- STAGE 4 – Military Grade HEGA Carbon Cloth. HEGA (High Efficiency Gas Arrestance), providing an extremely large surface area for adsorption of chemicals, gases, viruses and bacteria.
You can check the size of your existing filter by looking for a label on the underside. Model HM400 indicates standard size filter.
When do I need to replace the filter on my healthmate?
The Allergy Machine filter lasts 5 whole years!
How do you change the air purifier filter for the Allergy Machine?
Please see the image gallery for instructions.
How does a HEPA filter work?
It works by forcing air through a fine mesh that traps harmful particles such as pollen, pet dander, dust mites, and tobacco smoke. Read more here.
What makes Austin Air filters unique?
The allergy machine filter uses HEGA. HEGA is unique to Austin Air and stands for High Efficiency Gas Absorption. A HEGA air cleaner combines a HEPA filtration system with an added military carbon cloth filter medium.