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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.

Virus filtration performance of residential HVAC filters

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The N80 cometh

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New metrics for filter selection and ‘true cost’ determination

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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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Ashish Diwanji, Ph.D., President, Lydall Performance Materials

Lydall, Inc., headquartered in Manchester, Conn., has global manufacturing operations producing specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets. The company’s Performance Materials business segment includes filtration media solutions for air, fluid power, and industrial applications, air and liquid life science applications, and thermal insulation solutions for building products, appliances, and energy and industrial …

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Attractive facemasks

The true cost of one filter as opposed to another has been traditionally limited to considerations of energy cost vs performance. Health has been a factor in filter decisions, but not dominant. In this pandemic era the concept of true cost includes health factors measured in $ billions and even $ trillions and is unlike …

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Meltblown filter media

Meltblown has risen from a commodity nonwoven material for select applications to front-and-center in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meltblown is created via an integrated extrusion process. It utilizes a stream of hot, high-velocity air to blow a molten thermoplastic resin from an extruder die tip onto a forming belt or rotary conveyor with …

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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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