HEPA Filter, E2 Type 12 and 23P - TRUE Rated
|Retention (total)||> 99.95%|
|Retention (local)||> 99.75%|
This is the factory original OEM True H13 class HEPA filter (Neutralizer) for the two speed E2 Type 12 and 23P (Black, Silver, e2 Gold) version Rainbow vacuum. If you only have an on and off switch and not a hi and low speed, then this filter IS NOT compatible.
You should replace your filter once every 4-6 years. If you need to replace it more often, you should change your water basin in the middle of cleaning. Once the water gets thick with dirt and debris, it becomes more difficult to filter. The dirt will start to bounce off the sludge and go up through the motor and get caught by the HEPA filter.
Be careful not to vacuum up drywall dust or baby powder as the water has a difficult time filtering this type of material.
Effective serial number 1000000 with a start date of September 4th 2003 through current production. The bulk item number for this is R12647B. Some websites list this part number for a single item which is incorrect.
Which are the classes of HEPA filters by their retention at the given most penetrating particle size (MPPS)?
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Here is a link to more information about HEPA filters and the fraud within the filter industry...Wikipedia
It is better to toss your old filter and not replace it than to buy a generic filter. Generic filters do very little for the air quality while reducing your airflow and performance.
5/5 By every thing ok On May 16th 2020
" Not on time but as in advertising "
5/5 By Gerardo Gonzalez On May 7th 2020
"Perfect fit. Reccomend to anyone that has Rainbow products to use rainvac. com for parts. "
5/5 By Branden A On Apr 26th 2020
"Slight backstory...My parents purchased an e-series back in 2003. We used it as our primary vacuum for many years, and never replaced the HEPA Neutralizer. I was a teenager when we got the Rainbow, and to this day didn't know you could clean and/or replace this filter. Finally 2020 comes, and I find the Rainbow in a closet. Hadn't been used in probably 10 years. So I fill the basin, turn it on, and the smell of old vacuum/dogs immediately filled the house. I dug in to the Rainbow, and replaced this filter, and what a difference it made! No more smell, and airflow was greatly improved. The Rainbow even sounded better as it wasn't trying to blow through a clogged filter. Definitely worth it. Fit perfectly."
5/5 By Laura On Apr 13th 2020
"Excellent customer service, fast shipment and great product! Thanks "
5/5 By Art Post On Apr 13th 2020
"HEPA filter, E2 type 12, -- the replacement filter cartridge I bought from RainVac is excellent in every way! Good to know RainVac can supply parts for Rainbow vacuum cleaners--as the manufacturer is sketchy and does not maintain a conventional (reliable) market presence."
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