Nanofiber filtration challenges and opportunities

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‘Protecting places and spaces’ – Lydall drives on innovation as filtration rises into the mainstream consciousness

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Testing the limits of facemask filtration

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NXTNANO is capable of controllably producing nanofiber from 50 nanometers

Earlier this year during a conversation with our sister publication, International Fiber Journal, R Vijayakumar, Ph.D., president of AERFIL, chair of the IFN peer-review program and one of our editorial advisory board members, summed up the role of fibers in filtration pretty clearly: “No fibers, no media. We can all go home. So I would …

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Ashish Diwanji, Ph.D., President, Lydall Performance Materials

Lydall, Inc., headquartered in Manchester, Conn., has global manufacturing operations producing specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets. The company’s Performance Materials business segment includes filtration media solutions for air, fluid power, and industrial applications, air and liquid life science applications, and thermal insulation solutions for building products, appliances, and energy and industrial …

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Andritz EvoLute

ANDRITZ has developed the EvoLute NT dilution system, a new solution for diluting thickener feed that uses the overflow liquid from the thickener to dilute incoming slurries or suspensions to the optimum solid-liquid ratio. It is designed for flow rates between 600 and 9,000 m3/h, with different flow rate configurations available. It does not interfere …

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Facemask for medical use

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread worldwide in the early part of this year, one of the first things to become clear was the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – facemasks in particular – was not ready for the ensuing surge in demand. In many parts of the world impacted by the coronavirus, …

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Coronavirus

In light of the recent coronavirus pandemic, it seems there is opportunity for technology development in the area of filtration to protect against the spread of airborne viruses. While there is some debate about how viable COVID-19 is as an airborne threat, the shortage of facemasks and supply chain challenges in acquiring needed raw materials …

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