The 3M corporation sells their air filters under the brand name Filtrete™.
The materials include electrostatically charged particles that behave like small magnets. They claim their systems are more effective than other filtration systems in trapping the tiniest of particles.
3M Furnace’s Corporate History
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. was founded in 1902. Their first successful venture was
in sandpaper products. Over the years they began to provide a range of products for home,
government, and commercial use.
Replacement Furnace Mount Filters
3M makes several Filtrete replacement filters with MERV
ratings of 8 to 11. They feature a pleated electrostatic model as well as disposable designs made
from polyester or fiberglass that should be changed every two to three months. They also make a
washable, reusable filter, designed to last several years.
Where to buy 3M Furnace Filters
Purchase them at major home, hardware, and variety stores. Prices range from $6 to $22.
3M Furnace Filter Warranty
Need to be changed every 3 months at a maximum. Contact the retailer if you encounter problems
with the filter.
Contacting 3M Furnace
3M Corporate Headquarters
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000