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    Hammock Filter Material

    Recently purchased a custom made aluminum frame filter with screen and hinged sides. Am I correct in assuming that the direction of air flow should be first through the filter material and then screen with screen closest to coil? Material is 1 inch spun fiberglass and is only Merv 2. Is this OK to use on variable speed handler?

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    I would into putting a better filter in.

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    sure won't impede the airflow!

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    Recently purchased a custom made aluminum frame filter with screen and hinged sides. Am I correct in assuming that the direction of air flow should be first through the filter material and then screen with screen closest to coil
    That is correct. Fiberglass media is practically worthless though.
    I've discovered a natural law - everything gets progressively worse. Things only break down and become depleted. Life isn't worth living and everything is going to hell.

    Death is the messiah. Everything else is irrelevant and arbitrary.

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    So what would the recommended material to be used in this frame? Pleated media?

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    Isn't hammock spun fiberglass same as inexpensive bue $1 filters? Is present hogshair filter better than cheap disposable filters?

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    I like the 3M Hammock media - expensive, but superior to fiberglass and not too restrictive. (http://shopping.sympatico.msn.ca/spe...ter&fulldesc=1)

    Trublue also makes something similar.
    I've discovered a natural law - everything gets progressively worse. Things only break down and become depleted. Life isn't worth living and everything is going to hell.

    Death is the messiah. Everything else is irrelevant and arbitrary.

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    I ordered some pleated material from air sponge. Will have to cut and fit to frame.

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