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Filtration solutions play critical role in plant machinery lifespan and productivity

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Behind the Mask: Which to filter out?

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Instant isolation with the Rediroom brings big benefits in patient care

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Hydraulic bending machine. Photo courtesy Pall Corporation

Large-scale industrial manufacturing relies on heavy machinery and automation to meet its demanding 24/7 productivity and delivery targets. All too often, vital parts of an operation can be brought to a halt by unscheduled equipment repairs or replacements due to a component failure. And in a world where environmental issues are at the forefront, industry …

Study shows that there is a lot of misinformation, or misleading information in the marketplace when it comes to facemasks.

A comparative performance assessment of various facemask technologies There are two realities when looking for a protective mask: one, people want a choice; and two, they need to be able to trust those who make the masks and the performance statements they make. Many masks that have been sold since COVID-19 first arose offer some …

The structure’s HEPA and carbon filters remove 99.995% of particles down to 0.3 microns making it more efficient than an N95 respirator. Photo courtesy of GAMA Healthcare

Having been fully field-tested and proven by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) under extremely testing circumstances over the past two years, the Rediroom is now being launched into key territories across EMEA, Asia and the Americas by GAMA Health-care. Over 400 orders have so far been secured for this ingenious mobile cart that can …

The SinterPore range of materials is produced by DDD company Porous Metal Filters. Photo courtesy of Porous Metal Filters

With benefits including precisely tailored flow rates and accuracy – wire diameters and mesh apertures can be customized to perfectly match targeted contaminants – woven metallic filter fabrics continue to be essential for many demanding filtration operations. In addition, metal mesh filters – primarily made from stainless steel – can withstand a wide range of …

MERV-rating and capacities

The MERV rating system extends from 1 to 16, with the highest (16) being the rating used for filters in places such as hospitals where it is critical to efficiently capture very small particles. A filter receives a specific MERV rating based on a 1999 specification brought forth by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, …