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Personal Protective Equipment

International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of filtration technology for personal protective equipment (PPE). Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in filtration for PPE.

Behind the Mask: Which to filter out?

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Preparing for the next pandemic

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Electrospun nanofibrous filters for mitigating viral aerosols

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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 …

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Coronavirus COVID-19 & Filtration

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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Pandemic Preparedness

The next edition of FiltXPO, North America’s technical conference and exhibition for the filtration and separation industry, will be presented March 29-31, 2022, in Miami Beach. The event will feature five panel sessions focused on how filtration can address today’s societal challenges related to the pandemic, environmental sustainability, climate change and other issues. As we …

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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 …

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Better Mask High Filtration System

Medical device startup Fix The Mask and PPE manufacturer Armbrust American announced the debut of the Better Mask High Filtration System, a kit that increases the protection of a surgical mask when worn with a mask brace. The kit is one of the first devices to meet the new Workplace Performance Plus mask standard from …

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