Deep Fryer - filtering material

icefoxSeptember 11, 2012

I am not able to find an answer to my question on the Internet, so I would like to ask

Please, I have a deep fryer that I am not able to reorder the filters for a reasonable price anymore. It is an older model and the filter pricing went up quiet bit.

I research the Internet and found possibly suitable filtering sheets to cut the filters out of them by myself.

The material I need is oil-vapor filter about 1/16" thick and charcoal filter about 3/16" thick.

I am wondering if anyone tried to make their own filters for the deep fryers to save money and what material they used. Below is a listing of material I think could be used.

I found these sheets:

POLYFIBER FILTER PAD (HBH Cut to Fit Filter Pads) @ http://www.yourfishstuff.com/products/HBH-Cut-to-Fit-Filter-Pads.html

Cut-to-Fit Foam Pre-filter Air Cleaner Replacement Filter @ http://www.amazon.com/Cut-to-fit-Carbon-for-Air-Purifiers/dp/B000U204W2/ref=pd_sim_hi_5/188-3989728-7558011

Cut-to-fit Carbon for Air Purifiers @ http://www.amazon.com/Cut-to-fit-Carbon-for-Air-Purifiers/dp/B000U204W2/ref=pd_sim_hg_4/188-3989728-7558011

3M Filtrete Air Conditioner Filter, 15-Inch by 24-Inch (9808-12) @ http://www.amazon.com/3M-Filtrete-Conditioner-15-Inch-24-Inch/dp/B000BO96IW/ref=pd_cp_hi_1/188-3989728-7558011

HBH Enterprises Cut your own Carbon Filter Pad 10x18in @ http://www.amazon.com/HBH-Enterprises-Carbon-Filter-10x18in/dp/B0002DH3DC/ref=pd_sim_sbs_hg_16/186-9131611-7861119

HBH Cut-To-Fit Polytech Pad @ http://www.amazon.com/HBH-Cut-To-Fit-Polytech-Pad/dp/B0002DH3D2/ref=pd_sim_petsupplies_4/186-9131611-7861119

Thank you in advance for any help or suggestion.

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Debbi Branka

We have the charcoal filter and I just washed it out with soap I think. The other filter, I have used a coffee filter.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 12:50PM
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icefox

Thank you deb, how often do you replace the coffee filters? I assume after each frying?
I did wash the charcoal filter in the dishwasher, however it still stinks from the grease and it is about half the thickness now. So I will have to find a replacement for that.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 4:45PM
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