How do air filters work?

How do filters remove particles from the air and reduce exposure - especially the small ones? As this Risk Bites primer shows as it dives into the science of aerosol particle capture, it may not be how you think! Air filters are an important tool for protecting health, improving air quality, and reducing air pollution by removing potentially harmful particles from the air you breathe. But how they work isn't that intuitive -- especially at small particle sizes. #filter #risk #dust #exposure USEFUL LINKS Video techniques for effective science communication: https://riskinnovation.asu.edu/video-techniques/ RISK BITES Risk Bites videos are devised, created and produced by Andrew Maynard, in association with the Arizona State University School for the Future of Innovation in Society (http://sfis.asu.edu). They focus on issues ranging from risk assessment and evidence-based decision making, to the challenges associated with emerging technologies and opportunities presented by public interest technology. Risk Bites videos are produced under a Creative Commons License CC-BY-SA Backing tracks: Clap Tap by Brightside Studio. https://www.premiumbeat.com/royalty-free-tracks/clap-tap Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/RiskBites

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