PARTICLE SIZE CHART
PARTICLE

PARTICLE SIZE (MICRONS)

Anthrax

1 - 5

Antiperspirant

6 - 10

Asbestos

0.7 - 90

Atmospheric Dust

0.001 - 40

Auto and Car Emission

1 - 150

Bacteria

0.3 - 60

Beach Sand

100 - 10000

Bone Dust

3 - 300

Bromine

0.1 - 0.7

Burning Wood

0.2 - 3

Calcium Zinc Dust

0.7 - 20

Carbon Black Dust

0.2 - 10

Carbon Dioxide

0.00065

Cayenne Pepper

15 - 1000

Cement Dust

3 - 100

Clay

0.1 - 50

Coal Dust

1 - 100

Coal Flue Gas

0.08 - 0.2

Coffee

5 - 400

Combustion

0.01 - 0.1

Combustion-related - motor vehicles, wood/ open burning, industrial processes



up to 2.5


Copier Toner

0.5 - 15

Corn Starch

0.1 - 0.8

Dot (.)

615

Dust Mites

100 - 300

Eye of a Needle

1230

Face Powder

0.1 - 30

Fertilizer

10 - 1000

Fiberglass Insulation

1 - 1000

Fly Ash

1 - 1000

Gelatin

5 - 90

Ginger

25 - 40

Glass Wool

1000

Grain Dusts

5 - 1000

Ground Limestone

10 - 1000

Hair

5 - 200

Household dust

0.05 - 100

Human Hair

40 - 300

Human Sneeze

10 - 100

Humidifier

0.9 - 3

Insecticide Dusts

0.5 - 10

Iron Dust

4 - 20

Lead

0.1 - 0.7

Lead Dust

2

Liquid Droplets

0.5 - 5

Metallurgical Dust

0.1 - 1000

Metallurgical Fumes

0.1 - 1000

Milled Flour, Milled Corn

1 - 100

Mist

70 - 350



Mold Spores

1 - 100


Mustard


6 - 10

Oil Smoke

0.03 - 1

One inch

25400

Oxygen

0.0005

Paint Pigments

0.1 - 5

Pesticides & Herbicides

0.001

Pet Dander

0.5 - 100

Pollen

10 - 1000

Radioactive Fallout

0.1 - 10

Red Blood Cells

5 -10

Rosin Smoke

0.01 - 1

Saw Dust

30 - 600

Sea Salt

0.035 - 0.5

Skin flakes

0.5 - 10

Smoke from Natural Materials

0.01 - 0.1

Smoke from Synthetic Materials

1 - 50

Smoldering or Flaming Cooking Oil

0.03 - 0.9

Spanish Moss Pollen

150 - 750

Spider web

2 - 3

Spores from plants

3 - 100

Starches

3 - 100

Sugars

0.0008 - 0.005

Talcum Dust

0.5 - 50

Tea Dust

8 - 300

Textile Dust

6 - 20

Textile Fibers

10 - 1000

Tobacco Smoke

0.01 - 4

Typical Atmospheric Dust

0.001 to 30

Viruses

0.005 - 0.3

Yeast Cells

1 - 50


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