filter toached water

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filter toached water

Post by goerge » Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:24 pm

Hi, I put the cippap and dehumidifier on the bed in the morning and accidentally spilled water from the dehumidifier on the bed, without noticing and I only discovered it after a few hours. Luckily the device was not plugged in and even though the water touched it looked fine but I think the water touched the filter and I wanted to know if it is ok to use the filter even though I think it should not be washed (white filter of resmed 10 (its a white and tiny filter

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Re: filter toached water

Post by zonker » Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:36 pm

i believe you'll be fine. however, if it bothers you, feel free to change out the filter for another.
why folks don't like it when asked to clarify their statements?
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Re: filter toached water

Post by LSAT » Sun Jun 19, 2022 4:01 pm

goerge wrote:
Sun Jun 19, 2022 3:24 pm
Hi, I put the cippap and dehumidifier on the bed in the morning and accidentally spilled water from the dehumidifier on the bed, without noticing and I only discovered it after a few hours. Luckily the device was not plugged in and even though the water touched it looked fine but I think the water touched the filter and I wanted to know if it is ok to use the filter even though I think it should not be washed (white filter of resmed 10 (its a white and tiny filter
Filters are very cheap on Amazon and ebay.

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Re: filter toached water

Post by chunkyfrog » Sun Jun 19, 2022 10:58 pm

Easy to dry the filter--if still clean, and you only have the one, tonight.
Wrap in clean dry towel or washcloth--apply pressure until nearly dry.
Then blast it with hairdryer, on low or medium.

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Re: filter toached water

Post by RNeil » Thu Jun 23, 2022 6:55 am

Water blocks the pores in the filter, increasing the resistance to air flow. But this is only temporary until it dries.