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Electrospun nanofibrous filters for mitigating viral aerosols

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Impact of high efficiency filters on energy consumption

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The value of HVAC filters has risen

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Facemask fiber arrangements

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 …

Figure 1. Photos and scanning electron microscope (SEM) images of all the membrane samples investigated in this study.

Under the guidance of Prof. Danmeng Shuai and Prof. Yun Shen, Hongchen Shen and Zhe Zhou are working on their Ph.D. studies within the School of Engineering & Applied Science/Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at The George Washington University. Their work is focused on leveraging nanotechnology for controlling environmental pathogens. Currently, they are carrying …

Emerson Helix Home in Environmental Chamber

As the importance of indoor air quality becomes more widely understood, high-efficiency HVAC filters are rising to prominence. However, some critical questions still need to be answered. Researchers from 3M, Emerson and LMS Technologies have recently collaborated in a series of scientific studies to answer critical questions regarding the performance of high-efficiency HVAC filters and …

HVAC Air filter

A major change has taken place in the selection of HVAC filters. The coronavirus has resulted in initiatives to use more efficient filters wherever possible. New developments in nanofibers and other media are allowing purchasers to achieve high efficiency without excessive energy consumption. Lowest total cost of ownership factors in selecting an HVAC filter depend …

Andritz ME2500 filter press

Andritz introduced the ME2500 filter press, completing its A4F and the SE series filter presses for the mining and minerals industry. The ME2500 is designed for the processing of tailings or mining concentrates like iron, copper, lead or zinc. The design, with an hourly capacity of up to 450 kg/m2 and a filtration area of …