COVID-19 UPDATE: Study shows commercial air filters reduce presence of airborne particles with coronavirus

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Movers & Shakers – August 2020: Lydall breaks ground on Filtration Center of Excellence

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Student Spotlight: Leveraging membrane filtration to unleash the potential of Copper-67

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Henkel & Sonderhoff at Filtech 2019

Henkel and Sonderhoff jointly-presented their filter manufacturing products for the first time at Filtech 2019. Henkel offers the world’s widest range of adhesives and sealants while Sonderhoff, which has been part of Henkel since 2017, is a system provider for materials, machines and contract manufacturing. Together they are providing customized solutions from a single source, …

Brine (NaCl) aerosols captured on (A) as-spun and (B) polarized PVDF filter media

Harshal Gade is pursuing his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at University of Akron, where he is in his third year working in the Multiphase Transport Research Group under Prof. George Chase, Ph.D. Gade’s research topics involve polarization of electro-spun polymeric nanofibers and using them in various filtration and separation applications, such as air filtration and …

Porvair microfiltration cartridge

Porvair Filtration Group recently announced the addition of the 4-lug adaptor to its Junior Cartridge Filter range for small-scale applications. Following feedback from end users and distribution channels, Porvair designed and manufactured this series to compliment the already comprehensive range of junior cartridge filters. The new 4-lug filters are suitable for applications that require the …


More than 200 lectures from 35 countries will be presented at this year’s FILTECH conference, held October 22-24 in Cologne, Germany. The lectures will cover a cross-section of procedures, applications, technology and research from the separations and filtration sector. There are four plenary and keynote lectures scheduled. Professor Herman Nirschl, Ph.D., from the Karlsruhe Institute …

Reverse osmosis process

Reverse osmosis (RO) is a process that is commonly employed for desalination of seawater. RO systems leverage asemi-permeable membrane to remove ions, molecules and unwanted contaminants and particles (salt in the case of desalination) from water. In a u-tube with unsalinated water on one side, salinated water on the other side, separated by a semi-permeable …