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International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of filtration technology for filter media applications. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest insights, issues and innovations in filter media.

History of nonwoven roll media for metalworking coolant filters

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Filtration innovations in 2020

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Nanofiber filtration challenges and opportunities

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Coolant Serving a Machining Operation

This article provides a brief history on the use of nonwoven roll media for metalworking coolant filters. These filters are typically employed in machining, grinding, rolling, drawing and forming applications. They apply to all types of flatbed filters – gravity, vacuum and pressure – which have unique aspects compared to other types of filters. These …

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Small-diameter carbon nanotubes

Facemask materials, surface treatments, intelligent sensors & carbon nanotubes That the COVID-19 pandemic has been a driver for filtration industry innovation is beyond dispute, and one of the commercial inventions of the year is undoubtedly the new bicomponent spunbond nonwoven material that can serve as an effective N95 facemask filter – without the need for …

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Microfiltration membranes made of 100% nanofiber

NXTNANO is driven by a commitment to deliver exceptional, industry-leading nanofiber products on an unprecedented production scale. Our industry leadership is sustained through a novel, in-house developed HYPR Spinning process. NXTNANO mass produces nanofibers from a wide variety of polymers such as PU, PVDF, PAN, PES, and PI.  This versatility combined with a unique ability …

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ATI's 100X Automated Filter Tester

Air Techniques International (ATI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of specialized test equipment for HEPA filters, media, filter cartridges, respirators, and protective masks. Recently ATI is making a name for itself in the mask testing industry where its automated filter tester has brought industry-leading accuracy and efficiency to validation testing performed …

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NXTNANO is capable of controllably producing nanofiber from 50 nanometers

Earlier this year during a conversation with our sister publication, International Fiber Journal, R Vijayakumar, Ph.D., president of AERFIL, chair of the IFN peer-review program and one of our editorial advisory board members, summed up the role of fibers in filtration pretty clearly: “No fibers, no media. We can all go home. So I would …

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