Through Pore Size Characterization of Filtration Materials

By Stephen Hubbard, Product Manager, Quantachrome Instrumentation

Due to their overall versatility of design and simplicity of operation, physical separations made by filtration media are becoming more and more attractive. Developing new materials for these applications requires ever evolving characterization techniques to best assess the properties of new and existing materials that equate to filter performance.…Continue Reading »

Choosing Filter Quality Adhesives

By Dan Pikula, Franklin Adhesives & Polymers

To capitalize upon expected increases in domestic and global market demand for high-performing air filtration, filter manufacturers will need to operate efficiently and fabricate quality products. The right adhesives can play a substantive role in improving both plant productivity and product performance, helping manufacturers make the most of the market upswing.…Continue Reading »

Oil, Gas & Chemical Industries Led AFS Topics

The American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) hosted its 58th Conference in Houston on May 9-11ÔÇô six months after its founding and first event in 1988. Over the years, virtually every topic and many locations have hosted the AFS across America for its spring and fall conferences. As the AFS continues its growth, this spring’s conference in Houston was the most attended in years in spite of the downturn of the oil and gas industry. Activities began with its Short Course format Monday with eight half- and full-day educational courses.…Continue Reading »