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The Big Six – who are the major customers for nonwoven filter media in 2020?
Filter media pore size comparison between porometry and glass bead challenge testing
High-efficiency filters and laminar air flow systems needed in the battle against COVID-19
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 …
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 …
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 …
By Stephen Hubbard, Product Manager, Quantachrome Instrumentation
Due to their overall versatility of design and simplicity of operation, physical separations made by filtration media are becoming more and more attractive. Developing new materials for these applications requires ever evolving characterization techniques to best assess the properties of new and existing materials that equate to filter performance.
Environmental and regulatory requirements for indoor air quality have led to an increase in the requirement of air filtration products, which has lead to an increase in sales of air filters. One of the effects of the increase is the use of mini pleat pack filters to improve indoor air quality.