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Liquid Filtration

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

Elements align for a filtration boom

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The road ahead for Porex sees porous polymer filtration at the forefront

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Understanding liquid/solid separation in industrial applications

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Elements water, soil fire, air

This is Part I in a two-part series highlighting mega trends that are paving the way for significant growth in filtration applications and technology now and in the years to come. Part II in this series, “In the trends of today, we see the future of filtration,” appeared in Issue 5 2021 (pages 24-30) of …

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Robert Carpio

Founded in 1961, Porex is a global leader in developing custom-engineered porous polymer solutions that become high-value functional components for a range of products. The company’s material solutions leverage a variety of porous polymer technologies, including sintered plastics, bonded fiber, open-cell foam, and microporous membranes. By combining material science expertise in filtration, absorption, diffusion, wicking …

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liquid/solid separation in industrial applications

In the metal working industry, many operations use a fluid to perform the desired function. It is economical to clean the fluid as it can be recirculated for continued use. The cleaning device can be almost any technique that has the ability to separate the liquid from the solid – filters are not the only …

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TiO2 cake washing overall system

Cake washing normally is used to flush out impurities from a formed cake that contains soluble impurities.1 The voids of the filter cake are normally filled by the purer liquid during the cake washing process. Many examples of industrial cake washing applications are practiced, but the key ones are generally for pigments and dyestuffs, agricultural …

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Coolant Serving a Machining Operation

This article provides a brief history on the use of nonwoven roll media for metalworking coolant filters. These filters are typically employed in machining, grinding, rolling, drawing and forming applications. They apply to all types of flatbed filters – gravity, vacuum and pressure – which have unique aspects compared to other types of filters. These …

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