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International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of filtration technology research and development. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the latest filtration R&D.

How filter manufacturers are leveraging virtual reality for product development

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Student Spotlight: Soft particle impact on fuel filter systems filtration

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Student Spotlight: Droplet mobility on nonwoven surfaces

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Parker Hannifin utilizes VR to optimize manufacturing

One of the most exciting advancements in the tech world happening today is not a new technology at all. Rather, it is the unique application of something that has dominated and excited the gaming industry since the mid-90s—virtual reality (VR). VR augments computer modeling by allowing engineers and designers to interact more intuitively with their …

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Soft particle deposit in truck fuel filter system.

Botond Csontos is conducting research at KTH, Royal Institute of Technologies, in the Department of Machine Design. His group focuses on the research and development of the internal combustion engine, with specific attention to renewable fuels. In his current project, Csontos is in close collaboration with one industrial stakeholder, Scania. Scania is a manufacturer of …

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High-speed images of a ferrofluid droplet penetrating into a layer of parallel Polystyrene (PS) fibers electrospun for 3 minutes are shown in the figure.

Mohammad Jamali is pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he is conducting research on understanding droplet mobility and penetration in nonwovens via numerical simulation and complementary experiments at the Porous Media and Multi-Phase Flows (PMMF) Laboratory. His project is supported by The Nonwoven Institute at North Carolina State University. After …

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Brine (NaCl) aerosols captured on (A) as-spun and (B) polarized PVDF filter media

Harshal Gade is pursuing his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at University of Akron, where he is in his third year working in the Multiphase Transport Research Group under Prof. George Chase, Ph.D. Gade’s research topics involve polarization of electro-spun polymeric nanofibers and using them in various filtration and separation applications, such as air filtration and …

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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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