74-1800 Ambient Air Cleaner


A compact and affordable overhead ambient air cleaner for shops of all types and sizes, both as a general air cleaner as well as a supplement to fume extractor and dust collector systems.  This unit is equipped a 95% (MERV 15) main filter for the collection of airborne smoke and dust from metal, wood, plastic, ceramic, rubber, and other work applications.

  • 1800 cfm high volume ambient fume extraction and filtration capacity
  • Designed to supplement existing source capture equipment to clean and recirculate shop air
  • Also effective for general air cleaning where source capture is not a practical solution
  • Flexiblity: unit accomodates 18 filtering combinations for varying types of work applications
  • Powerful, totally enclosed, permanently lubricated motor ensures long life
  • Wide mouth inlets continually capture large quantities of dirty air
  • Adjustable return air grills recirculate fresh, clean air into the work area
  • Heavy duty all steel construction ensures long product life in rugged work areas
  • Made in USA two year limited warranty
  • 9.1 Amp, 120 Volt, 60 HZ, Single Phase
  • Dimensions: 45.25″L x 23.75″H x 23.75″W
  • Weight: 180 lbs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Aren’t used filters considered Hazardous Materials?

There are currently no “blanket” regulations prohibiting the placement of used filters into standard trash receptacles. Local authorities, however, may place certain restrictions on this […]

Can I avoid using a filtration extractor and instead collect my fumes through a wall mounted arm and blower that exhausts the fumes outdoors?

Yes you can. Local authorities, however, may place certain restrictions on this practice, so we advise checking with applicable agencies to ensure conformance with the […]

How close should my fume extractor’s hood be to the welding arc?

Welding fume extraction hoods should be placed close enough to the welding arc to be effective, yet not so close as to distrub shielding gases […]

How do I dispose of used filters?

Used filters can be easily removed from Ace extractors. We recommend the operator wearing gloves and protective eyewear, placing the removed filters into a trashbag, […]

How do I know which extractor to choose?

There are several factors that determine the best extractor to use, including location, usage, materials, and quantity of smoke/fume produced. In general, however, the rule […]

How do I know which filters to use in my extractor?

Ace makes a wide variety of filters available that work in combination to provide the best possible filtration for your work application. Generally speaking, 95% […]

How long do filters last?

There is no clear answer to this question as too many factors can influence the life of filters, including, but not limited to, welding process, […]

If I were to exhaust welding fumes outdoors through an Ace wall mounted arm and blower, can I retrofit the components to a filtration system should this method become prohibited?

Yes, the Ace stationary system is designed to accommodate such a change in regulations, so you can purchase and install Ace wall mounted arms and […]

What do the different filter ratings mean? HEPA, MERV, 95%…?

Filters are rated on their efficiency to stop and trap particulate of a particular size. Most filters used in Ace extractors base their efficiency rating […]

Why should I use a fume extractor instead of an ambient (overhead) air cleaner?

Ambient air cleaners are effective supplements to fume extractors, but should be avoided as a primary tool for fume control. Because of the nature of […]

Why should I use a fume extractor instead of placing fans in my shop to blow the fumes away from my welders?

The practice of using fans and blowers in this manner is called the dilution method, and while it is commonly used, this method may not […]

Why should I use a fume extractor instead of wearing a respirator?

The short answer is that a respirator protects the welder wearing it, but does nothing for nearby workers not wearing similar protection. The somewhat longer […]

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