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Proper dry scrubbing technology selection requires a detailed understanding of the application and related technologies.

Operators of combustion equipment are tasked with removing acid gases and particulate. Traditionally, wet scrubbers were used to absorb the gases, but the problem with wet scrubbers is the resultant water pollution. The exception is the limestone gypsum process, which produces wallboard quality gypsum. However, even this process has some water pollution due to washing …

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ITMA Barcelona 2019

ITMA, the textile technology exhibition that takes place once every four years in Europe, was held from June 20-26 this year, attracting more than 105,000 visitors to Barcelona, Spain.With 1,700-plus exhibitors from 45 countries, featured technologies supported a wide range of fiber-based products ranging from clothing and home furnishings to more technical products such as construction materials and reinforcements for composites. And, of course, both nonwoven and woven filter media.

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digital sensor environment

By Chris Plotz, Director of Education & Technical Affairs, INDA

My name is Chris Plotz. In February, I took on the role of director of education and technical affairs at INDA, The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry. This is a fancy of way of saying I’m the technical guy at INDA, and as such the folks at INDA Media, our b2b publishing arm and umbrella for International Filtration News, asked me if I would be interested in writing a regular column. I accepted the offer, and I thought it would be interesting to kick off what has been dubbed the “Tech Talk” column by touching on the issue of Indoor Air Quality. Why?

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FiltCon 2019 exhibit

By Matt Migliore

The American Filtration & Separations Society marked its 32nd anniversary with the presentation of its FiltCon 2019 conference April 1-3 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. The event featured short courses, technical sessions in four tracks, six plenary presentations and an expo. Leveraging subject matter experts from academia and commercial backgrounds, FiltCon touched on a wide range of topics related to industrial, air, gas, and liquid filtration.

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blood plasma

Plasma is the component of blood which contains the proteins that make blood clot. The UK’s National Health Service Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) has embarked on a three-year project in collaboration with the Nonwovens Innovation and Research Institute (NIRI) and Macopharma, a supplier of blood packs and associated filters, to produce a ‘universal’ plasma filtration …

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