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History of nonwoven roll media for metalworking coolant filters
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.