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FILTECH 2019: The media is the message …

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The outlook for nonwoven filter media

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Mann_Hummel filter media display at FILTECH 2019

Despite the vast scale, complexity and diversity of today’s filtration system installations, the simple filter media is the key to everything. Or the not so simple filter media, as became evident when assessing just a handful of the over 200 presentations running parallel to this year’s FILTECH exhibition, which took place in Cologne, Germany, from …

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These drivers and developments have resulted in the nonwoven filtration market consuming an ever-greater amount of nonwoven material, reaching 1.3 million tonnes in 2018, an annual increase of 7.5% from 2008. The filtration end use is the fifth largest (in tonnage) of the nonwoven segments, consuming 9% of the world’s nonwovens production in 2018, and …

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Delstar high-capacity media

In an industry using high power inputs, even small capacity increases can mean big savings for customers. The introduction of layering techniques is a game changer for the industry. Liquid filter manufacturers face constant pressure to produce longer lasting, more efficient filters, as end-users typically want the most effective filtration technology that also minimizes change …

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Nanofibers

A useful illustration of the still untapped potential of nanofibers in applications such as nonwoven filter media – not to mention other markets for nonwoven such as baby diapers, 1.4 billion of which are consumed every a day – has been made by Brian Haynes, director of global nonwovens research and engineering at Kimberly-Clark. A …

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In order to meet increased demand for its ultra-premium MicroVantage line of filters and cartridges, Shelco Filters has expanded its manufacturing facility by more than 20,000 square feet.  The expansion, which was completed late in 2017, will be dedicated to the production and testing of the company’s pleating operation for the popular MicroVantage filter cartridges …

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