Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier uses a blend of the carbon filter with zeolite and added potassium iodide and the HEPA filter. It is mainly meant as an air purifier that can remove the chemicals from the air make the air comfortable for the people who have chemical sensitivity. This will also remove the dust and other allergens. With the many stage thorough air filtration, the air inside a room can be cleaned faster than other air purifiers. With this air purifier, the air will feel fresher with no trace of chemicals, lint, or dust particle in the air. 

Features of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier

  • Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is truly a healthmate that helps improve the health by reducing the allergens and promoting immune strength. People suffer less asthma attacks and allergic reactions with this air purifier working. 
  • The size of the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is 14.5 wide, 14.5 inches deep and 23 inches in height. The total weight of the device is 47 lbs. 
  • The coverage area of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is 1500 sq ft under closed surroundings. It is meant as indoor air purifier only. 
  • There would be less coughing, sneezing, wheezing, running nose or dry mouth henceforth. This way the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is a great immune booster. 
  • Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier uses a 3 speed centrifugal fan that can be adjusted manually by a knob attached. 
  • Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier combines the use of True medical grade HEPA filter and granular carbon to effective scrubbing of odors and chemicals from the air. 
  • The granular carbon filtering layer has an additional potassium iodide that can remove additional chemicals and vapors like the harmful formaldehyde and other volatile organic compounds. 
  • The granulated carbon and the additional potassium iodide makes the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier ideal for people with chemical sensitivity. With regular use of this air purifier the complete removal of the chemicals from the air is assured. 
  • The Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is made of solid steel with powder coating over it. All the parts are made in USA. 
  • The Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is available in different colors of white, black, silver, sandstone and midnight blue.  
  • The Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier comes with a 5 year mechanical warranty on the make and parts. It also has 5-year warranty for the filter. 

The filter system of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier

  • The air filtering in Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is done in 4 different stages and in each stage, the air pollutants are filtered according to their size. 
  • The primary filtering is the removal of larger particles like dust, hair, and pet dander, by the pre-filter. The medium-sized air particles will be removed by the perma-filter on the filtering system. 
  • The third layer of filtering is the odor removing the carbon-zeolite layer with added potassium iodide. The carbon filter layer is impregnated with potassium iodide that adsorbs the gases, chemicals, and other compounds from the air. 
  • The last filtering layer of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is the true medical-grade HEPA filter which will capture the remaining air particles and the microbial members to make the air clean and sterile. 

The unique feature of the filter system of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is that it can run for 5 years before replacing. With regular cleaning of the perma-filter, the working of this filter can be maintained well for these years. Unlike other air purifier brands, Austin Air offers this longer-lasting air purifier that needs very less maintenance. It saves money in not having to purchase the replacement filter every 3-4 months. A simple vacuuming of the pre-filter from time to time is all the effort it needed as maintenance. 

About the carbon filtering layer

The carbon filter layer of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier has the activated carbon and two additional ingredients like zeolite and potassium iodide. Both these are added as additional air filtration. The carbon itself can absorb many chemicals and odor. The same is increased with the addition of zeolite that can effectively adsorb more odor-causing chemicals in the air. The added potassium iodide increases both the surface area and the ability of the filter to catch the harmful chemicals. The chemicals like formaldehyde from the carpet, wood polish, and other common household items will be absorbed by the potassium iodide making the air purification truly effective. Thus Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier can make a huge difference in the indoor air quality and serves well in homes with babies, kids, and elderly. 

The combination of carbon, zeolite, and potassium iodide can clean a variety of gases and chemicals from the air, making it suitable for people having Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. Where other air purifiers fail to find a solution, Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier works to do the same all alone.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 plus blend air purifier outside USA?

Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier is meant to be used in an inlet power of 120V and using it outside USA may be risky. Though a converter may be used to work the device in other power configurations, it may affect the warranty terms of the product. 

What are the speed ratings of the 3 speed fan in Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier?

The 3-speed fan in the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 plus blend air purifier runs at 75 CFM at low speed and 200 CFM on medium speed. At highest speed, the CFM rate is 400 for the same. The power consumption of the device is dependent on the speed of the fan. The power consumption would be 56, 83, and 132 watts at the low, medium, and high speeds respectively. 

Can the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier clean the air of different levels as long as it covers the maximum area?

No, the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier can clean the air of the same level. For different areas, one may have to use separate devices for effective cleaning of the air. It is also noted that the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier can work better in a closed room than an open area. 

Which is the ideal mode of speed for Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier?

The ideal speed mode depends on the person. At the low speed, it works whisper quiet and will be good for office or study and even bedroom. At the high speed, it is a bit noisy but the same can be good for those who get other sounds from outside. This high-speed noise from Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier will block other noises from outside and can make a familiar sound that helps to sleep. 

What is the actual life period of the filter?

The company claims that the filter of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier needs change only in 5 years. But depending upon the area it is used, one may need replacement within 3-4 years even after cleaning the filter regularly every month. But the same may be covered by the 5-year pro-rated warranty and can have a pro-rated replacement filter. 

Does the Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blend air purifier has casters?

No, this model of Austin Air Healthmate HM450 Plus blends air purifier does not have casters by default. It has rubber soles that kind of sticks to the floor where it is placed. The casters may be bought additionally to move the device from one place to another.