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The True Cost: Determining the true cost of dry scrubbing technology

There could be as many as 150,000 factors to consider when specifying dry scrubbing technology.

By Bob McIlvaine, President, The McIlvaine Company

Operators of combustion equipment are tasked with removing acid gases and particulate. Traditionally, wet scrubbers were used to absorb the gases, but the problem with wet scrubbers is the resultant water pollution. The exception is the limestone gypsum process, which produces wallboard quality gypsum. However, even this process has some water pollution due to washing of the gypsum to remove excess chlorides.…Continue Reading »

The True Cost: Considering the Cost of Ownership for Hot Gas Filters

By Bob McIlvaine, President, The McIlvaine Company

“The true cost analysis needs to be as site specific as possible. In fact, it can be created in tiers with a top tier being a process, such as fuel combustion, and then segmented by specific industry, and then by specific fuel. Ultimately, a customized version needs to be presented to accurately represent the true cost of a given filtration technology.”

This is the second article in our “True Cost” series, which will appear in each issue of International Filtration News with the aim of highlighting the “True Cost” of various filtration options. This article is an introduction to hot gas filtration. …Continue Reading »

Automation Runs the Show at ITMA 2019

By Adrian Wilson, European Correspondent

ITMA, the textile technology exhibition that takes place once every four years in Europe, was held from June 20-26 this year, attracting more than 105,000 visitors to Barcelona, Spain.

With 1,700-plus exhibitors from 45 countries, featured technologies supported a wide range of fiber-based products ranging from clothing and home furnishings to more technical products such as construction materials and reinforcements for composites.…Continue Reading »

AFS Fall Conference 2019

The American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) is a technical, educational, nonprofit organization which began in 1987, to provide a forum for exchange of information among engineers, scientists, and technologists in all areas of filtration and separations. The AFS has …Continue Reading »


FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event worldwide for those involved in purchasing, selling, designing, improving or researching filtration and separation equipment and services.

Aquatech Amsterdam 2019

Aquatech Amsterdam is the world’s leading water trade show for process, drinking and waste water. Connect with water professionals from over all over the world, in the exciting city of Amsterdam. We offer you 4 action-packed days that provide the …Continue Reading »


If it filters, it’s here Three power-packed days at the crossroads of many industries. It’s where transit meets healthcare. Where industrial meets residential. Where designers meet ideas. And where everyone makes contacts.

WFC13 World Filtration Congress

The American Filtration and Separations Society will host the 13th World Filtration Congress (WFC 13), April 20 – 24, 2020 at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, California, USA. We cordially invite you to participate in the congress, which …Continue Reading »