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International Filtration News provides ongoing coverage of standards and regulations for filtration technology and applications. Visit filtnews.com regularly to stay on top of the standards and regulations related to filtration.

FiltXPO heads to Miami Beach, co-locating with IDEA for 2022 edition

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Filtration standards – friend or foe?

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While mask types may vary, consistency is key to ensure test accuracy

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This year, FiltXPO, will be co-located with INDA's flagship event, IDEA in Miami Beach, Florida.

FiltXPO will take place Mar. 28-31, 2022, in Miami Beach, Florida. As North America’s only regularly scheduled conference and exhibition dedicated exclusively to filtration and separation, the event will provide three days of provocative debates, with five panels covering pressing topics in the world of filtration and separation, as well as a full exhibition and …

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Filtration standards - friend or foe?

The next edition of FiltXPO, North America’s technical conference and exhibition for the filtration and separation industry, will be presented March 29-31, 2022, in Miami Beach. The event will feature five panel sessions focused on how filtration can address today’s societal challenges related to the pandemic, environmental sustainability, climate change and other issues. As we …

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The societal and, in some cases, legal requirement of wearing facemasks in public to protect the user from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has led to an unprecedented increase in demand for high-quality masks. With demand on the rise, there is also an increased need to ensure what is being sold to the public meets the relevant …

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With the ASTM 3502-21 barrier face covering standard, testing is faster and less expensive

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, INDA, The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, was hard at work connecting nonwovens producers with medical facemask, surgical gown and wet wipe manufacturers. Electrostatically charged meltblown media was especially critical, as it is the workhorse of N95-rated facemasks here in the U.S., as well as other high-performance masks …

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Evaluation of air filters in accordance with EN 779 will soon be history. ISO 16890 is coming and will replace the old standard by the middle of 2018 at the latest. Freudenberg Filtration Technologies is actively supporting customers and end-users in informing themselves about important changes and ensuring that they are ready to adapt to …

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