Not happy with Beamo Air filter

Hi everybody. I have the original FLUX air filter attached to my Beamo. In addition I use a seperate air cleaner. The air cleaner finds usually 001 ppm as the basic “pollution” in my workshop. As soon as I start the Lasercutter (with air filter on), the pollution goes up to 020 or 030 ppm. Still not that much, but there is in addition a quite heavy smell when I cut acrylic glas. I googled studies about the toxicity of acrylic fumes, the say that there is no harm (under normal circumstances). But still I don’t feel happy.
So I am bit disappointed of the FLUX Airfilter. As a work around I will now extend the exhaust pipe for six meters and bring so the fumes in a store room I don’t use. But as said: That’s a work around. I would prefer a better filter…
Any suggestions?
Thanks
Christian

I went with this one after speaking with Matterhackers, as I had my doubts about the Flux air filter. I am cutting acrylic indoors with no smell.

Edit: I had to 3D print custom adaptors for the hose.

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Thanks. Will check it out.

Adding my disappointment here for the air filter - £800, and it’s basically useless. I used it with wood, at first and the smell filled the house, Acrylic emitted a smell so strong I had to stop using the flux beamo

The point of the Air filter is to help with the fumes - I am so disappointed,

Andy

I was previously venting outside but am currently evaluating a carbon filter from the Big A ( Hon&Guan 4 Inch Air Carbon Filter Odor Controller in Air Scrubber Activated Carbon FOR Hydroponic Indoor Plant Growth Tent Room HVAC Intake and Inline Fan Exhaust Duct Fan Vent System - Includes Pre-Filter)
Seems to solve the smell problem with acrylic inside and it has plenty of filter area - putting the fabric on the interior traps small fines when I cut ply but the smell is definitely MUCH lower - 100mm inlet. T

Forgot to add - I use a 4" axial Hon and Guan fan to held with the air flow - super quiet! T