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INDEX finally happened – and filtration proved to be a hot topic

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Student Spotlight: Thin filter media performance in interrupted flow filtration applications

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Coatings & treatments for filtration

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Nonwovens are commonly used as filtration media. Nonwoven filter media is an engineered fabric comprised of a random arrangement of filaments or fibers. The media has the specific function of filtering or separating components of a fluid (air/gas or liquid) or to act in combination as a prefilter or support for other materials in the …

Josh Ayer, President & Chief Operating Officer, Hollingsworth & Vose

Headquartered in East Walpole, Massachusetts USA, Hollingsworth and Vose is a global manufacturer of advanced materials used in filtration, battery and industrial applications. Family-owned for seven generations, the company’s origins go back to 1728 when an ”Act for the Encouragement of Making Paper” was passed by the General Court of the Province of Massachusetts Bay. …

Filtration Innovation Lab at INDEX

The INDEX nonwovens exhibition, organized by EDANA (the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association), was first scheduled to take place in Geneva, Switzerland, in April 2020. By then, however, the world had been changed beyond recognition – in just a couple of months – from what was known before. The event was subsequently rescheduled a number …

Figure 1. Droplet capture and coalescence on fibrous media

AbdulAziz AlGhamdi 4th year Ph.D. Candidate University of Akron Chemical, Biomolecular & Corrosion Department Research Group: Multiphase and Filtration Group Professor/Advisor: George Chase, Ph.D. AbdulAziz AlGhamdi earned a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2011. He was awarded a scholarship from the government of Saudi Arabia to study for …

Freudenberg’s Microair cabin air filtration technology

Filtration is essential to health and many systems. To provide some historical perspective, it has been in place for thousands of years with many different media. Coatings and treatments have been around as an enhancement to filter media for much of that time. As the technologies have become more sophisticated, so too have filter coatings …