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Air & Gas Filtration

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of air & gas filtration applications and technology. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in air & gas filtration.

When filtration gets heated – considering hot gas applications

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The future of filtration — How does COVID-19 change the filtration industry?

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Is filtration more effective than social distancing in preventing virus spread?

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Camfil Air Cleaner at Tönnies Meat Production Facility

With COVID-19 having an impact worldwide, International Filtration News is tracking stories relevant to the filtration industry. Filtration media for facemasks and respirators are at the forefront of the COVID-19 response effort, and meeting the demand for these types of filter media is proving to be a challenge. As manufacturers of filter media and others …

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Power generation is one of the primary applications for hot-gas filtration

Hot gas filtration is a process utilized to remove particulate in high temperature gas streams. Depending on the process, the temperature ranges can very between 250 C to 1,000 C. The lower range can be serviced by synthetic fabric filters in the form of a bag and cage or pleated elements, whereas higher temperatures require …

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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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Big Box Store with laminar flow from ceiling to floor.

At the time of this writing, the CDC predicts 135,000 deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19. McIlvaine has calculated the cost in terms of life quality reduction for those sickened, as well as those dying, plus healthcare costs at $58 million per death. The result is a $7.8 trillion cost, not including lost economic activity. …

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HEPA Filtration Efficiency

In our current global marketplace and supply chains, consumers and users require some level of fluency in the terms and standards that define the products they acquire and use. Our filter market is no different. While the design and variety of filters and the standards that govern their performance have expanded over the past several …

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