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The dark art of whisky distillation and clean water for the Highlands

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The Big Six – who are the major customers for nonwoven filter media in 2020?

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Filter media pore size comparison between porometry and glass bead challenge testing

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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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Copper stills at Glennfiddich in Dufftown.

Did you know? In Scotland and Canada, it’s “whisky” … But in the Ireland, the U.S. and elsewhere, it’s “whiskey” … So while we’re not beyond the occasional typo here at IFN, in this case there is a method to our madness.  The filter practices and processes of whisky manufacturers are often closely guarded secrets …

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Cummins supplies both diesel and natural gas engines.

The filtration industry is notably fractured in terms of its supply chain, as well as the end-uses for all types of filter media. Six multi-billion-dollar companies, however – with combined total annual sales of over $90 billion – can be identified as being arguably the industry’s most influential: • 3M • Danaher Corporation • Cummins …

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Nonwoven filter media

Porometry has been used extensively for more than 25 years to assess pore size distributions of nonwoven filter media and their relation to filtration performance (Refs. 1, 2). There is even an ASTM procedure (F316) that describes the maximum pore size (bubble point), as well as the pore size distribution by measuring air flow at …

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HEPA Filter Test

At the time of this writing, 800,000 people around the world have died from COVID-19. There have been 22 million reported infections. There is growing evidence that small aerosols are a major transmission source. Social distancing, inefficient masks, and MERV 8 filters are not a viable defense when dealing with a sub-micron enemy. Without some …

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