This 12" x 24" no header (box style) rigid cell air filter has a MERV 9 rating to provide high efficiency air filtration for improved indoor air quality. This filter is made of a high quality synthetic media that is crafted into a lofted filter blanket and laminated to a high-strength, reinforced backing. This filter media is then continuously bonded to an expanded metal support grid in a wedge pleat configuration that offers 95% open face area for maximum use of the filtration media. This design is also reinforced with pleat spacers for additional stability and enclosed in a sturdy galvanized steel frame. The filter media is also protected with a welded wire face grid. This 6" depth filter is ideal as a pre- or final filter for HVAC systems in hospital laboratories, commercial buildings and other operations where a clean air environment is essential.

Key benefits:

  • Rated MERV 9
  • Provides up to 45% efficiency for filtering 1 to 3 micron (µm) air particles including spores, mold and some bacteria
  • Engineered to provide high efficiency filtration
  • Prolongs HVAC system life cycle
  • Ideal for variable air volume (VAV) systems
  • Synthetic media
  • Suitable as a pre- or final filter for HVAC systems in hospitals, office complex systems, industrial facilities and more
  • Protected with a welded wire face grid
  • Durable galvanized steel frame
  • UL Classified
  • Proudly Made in the USA

Air Filters
Need to get on top of your filtration systems? Need an upgrade to improve your air quality? The Cary Company offers a wide variety of filters for your HVAC system. Our selection of air filters have a wide variety of sizes to fit your filtration system, with filters having MERV, FPR and MPR ratings. We are here to help you catch contaminants, both small and large, that pollute the air inside your facility. From Mini-Pleat and V-Bank to Disposable and Washable, our specialists will work with you to make sure your filtration needs are met.


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Additional Information

More Information
Size12" x 24"
Performance RatingMERV 9
Dimensions11-3/8" x 23-3/8" x 5-7/8" (actual dimensions)
Weight15 lbs.
Country of ManufactureUnited States
Q & A
Customer Questions
Can you ship internationally? Where are you located?
The Cary Company online ordering platform is only set up to ship within the United States. For international shipments, please contact us at 630.629.6600 or Sales@thecarycompany.com, and we will be happy to process your order. Our main warehouse and office are located in Addison, Ill. We also have warehouses in across the United States that you can see here. Thank you for choosing The Cary Company.
What are the benefits of air filters?
Air filters remove dust and other contaminants from facilities to ensure safe and healthy environments for employees or customers.
Where are rigid cell air filters commonly used?
Rigid cell air filters are commonly used in healthcare facilities, manufacturing plants, schools, office buildings, and more.
What do rigid air filters collect?
These filters effectively collect particles like mold spores, bacteria, coal dust, and more.
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