Table of Particulate Sizes 

 

When it comes to particulates, we know what we're talking about. Our particulate sizes table is designed to help you easily understand what the average sizes are for common and uncommon dusts present potentially in your environment. 

Confused by the sizing? Take a look at our Jargon Buster page which simplifies the language used when measuring particulates.  

 

Particle Particle Size (μm)
Asbestos 1 - 90μm
Atmospheric Dust 0.001 - 40μm
Auto & Car Emissions 1 - 150μm
Beach Sand 100-10000μm
Carbon Black Dust 0.2 - 10μm
Cement Dust 3 - 100μm
Coal Dust 1 - 100μm
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Fibreglass Insulation  1 -1000μm
Fly Ash 1 - 1000μm
Ground Limestone  10 - 1000μm
Human Hair 40 - 300μm
Iron Dust 4- 20μm
Metallurgic Dust 0.1 - 1000μm
Milled Flour  1 -100μm
Oil Smoke 0.03 - 1μm
Paint Pigments 0.1 - 5μm
Pollen  10 - 1000μm
Red Blood Cells 5 - 10μm
Saw Dust  30 - 600μm 
Silt  4 - 30μm
Tobacco Smoke 0.01 - 4μm
Typical Atmospheric Dust 0.001 - 30μm