Particulate Filtration Articles

  • Reduce energy costs with a compressed air flow meter

    Consider the following situation. You find out you have been using way too much water at home. You discover a leaking gasket and there is water all over your basement. What is your course of action? Of course, it is to fix the leak right away. But what if this happened at your plant? And instead of water, we are dealing with compressed air? Probably nothing, because compressed ...


    By VP Instruments

  • Exhaust Air Filtration in Systec Autoclaves

    Steam sterilization in autoclaves is used – especially in biological and medical laboratories – to inactivate natural or genetically modified microorganisms. However, during the heat-up phase, in which air is removed from the pressure vessel, biological agents can potentially escape into the work area as aerosols. This means ...


    By Systec GmbH

  • Basics of an Industrial Scrubber

    With pollution on the rise, the need to abate harmful contaminants and stay in compliance with the Clean Air Act is of upmost importance. For this reason, companies are turning to experienced vendors that focus on air pollution control technologies to help keep them in compliance. While there are many viable options, many times, a wet scrubber fitted with quality  ...


    By Kimre Inc.

  • Understanding the Connection Between Air Pollution and COVID-19

    It’s known that air pollution is a contributing factor to a vast majority of respiratory health issues [1], so it’s not surprising that researchers are exploring the relationship between areas with high air pollution and the elevated health risks associated with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel ...


    By Sterlitech Corporation

  • ‘Rocket Wash’ booster refurbishment facility - Case Study

    NASA Parachute Refurbishment Facility - Kennedy Space Center, Florida \A key feature of the Space Shuttle Program is its ability to be, for the most part, reusable. The Shuttle itself returns to the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) after every mission and is processed in a very special hangar at the Orbiter Processing Facility. Two large and very important components of the system are the Solid ...

  • Ease Your Mind - Choose A Company that Specializes in Mist Elimination

    Mist is not just something in the air on a rainy day. Mist, which is a danger to your health is formed in chemical and other manufacturing processes. When it comes to health and safety, imagine mist as the suspension of chemicals and combustible liquids in lingering the air. It will settle in wherever it lands, corrode machinery and cars, and possibly cause irreversible health concerns. ...


    By Kimre Inc.

  • Then and now since 1985

    Located approximately 40 miles southwest of Portland, Carlton was a bedroom community of 1,400 people at that time, whose water-treatment story began some 40 years ago when the town faced its original water quality hurdle. It was in 1980 when the first turbidity standards were introduced in Oregon. Andrew Klein of Klein Engineering was hired by the city to research and ...


    By Filtronics, Incorporated

  • The Working Principle Of An Asphalt Mixing Plant

    An asphalt mixing plant is used to mix several aggregates with bitumen to make hot mix paving material for a number of construction industries. The aggregates used can vary depending on the grade and dimensions of asphalt required. Finer aggregates may also be added as well as mineral fillers. The two main main forms of asphalt mixing plants: continuous mix plants and batch mix plants. Both kinds ...


    By AIMIX Machine Group

  • Air Purifier Frequently Asked Questions Before Buying

    Most people don’t know whether the idea of buying an air purifier is actually good or not. They don’t really understand whether such will be a reasonable investment in the short or long run. If you are amongst such people, you have come to the right place. The reason for such doubt is because you don’t understand lots of facts about these air purifying devices. This ...

  • Baghouse Filter Bag Top and Bottom Configurations

    Filter bags are constructed in an assortment of configurations and dimensions. The top and bottom construction of your filter bag will be dependent on the type of baghouse dust collector you have. The most common types of baghouses are pulse-jet and plenum pulse, reverse air, and shaker. Pulse-Jet ...


    By U.S. Air Filtration Inc.

  • How to choose a suitable cartridge dust collector?

    As usual, for choosing a suitable cartridge dust collector, we need the following information: 1. the dust air content information: A. For what kind of processing? Such as polishing dust collection, welding fume removal, break mills dust filter, etc. B. What’s the solid particles material? Such as steel powder, copper powder, aluminum powder, welding ...

  • Advantages and disadvantages of using an air purifier at home: A device for your health and that of your family

    What is air purifier and how it works? An air purifier or air cleaner is a device which removes contaminants from the air in a room to improve indoor air quality. These devices are commonly marketed as being beneficial to allergy sufferers and asthmatics, and at reducing or eliminating second-hand tobacco smoke. Air purifiers use a system of internal fans to pull the air in ...

  • Damage of particulate pollutants to the lungs

    People often consider that particulate pollutants are the result of fossil fuels, however, natural resources, for instance, wood can present damage if burned. Every day people breathe particulates such as gases, nitrogen dioxide, produced by diesel exhausts, sulfur dioxide, released from burning coal and oil, and ozone that when formed at ground level can be very dangerous. Thus, particulate ...


    By Optromix, Inc.

  • Pinpointing a particle source with the Handilaz Mini II handheld aerosol particle counter

    Pinpointing a particle source can be a challenge in cleanrooms and laboratory flow equipment where the movement of clean air (which is the purpose of the air handling system) can mask particle generators such as faulty filters, motors, robots, operators and residual dust.  The Particle Measuring Systems Handilaz® Mini II handheld particle counter has two significant advantages to help ...


    By Particle Measuring Systems

  • Protecting Outdoor Workers from Bushfire Smoke in Australia

    As Australia suffers from the worst bushfires the country has seen in decades, those working in affected areas are asking what respiratory precautions they need to take? This article highlights ways to protect outdoor workers from the effects of bushfires. WHY IS BUSHFIRE SMOKE SO HARMFUL? Breathing bushfire smoke is particularly harmful to a ...


    By Aeroqual Limited

  • Is Your HVAC System Operating The Way It Should?

    HVAC Definition ‘HVAC” refers to the system that supplies heating or air conditioning to the occupied spaces of the building—whether office, factory, warehouse, or residence (HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning). HVAC Systems in Commercial ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Reduce Emissions and Chemicals Loss, Steel Mill - Case Study

    Munters has a long history of working closely with metal industries worldwide and has developed a number of solutions for mist elimination in steel mills and coke oven gas plants. The mist eliminator solutions can be applied in several parts of these processes and the benefits are significant both from a financial and environmental stand point. Loss of chemicals and gas emission ...


    By Munters

  • Manufacturing process of silicon powder

    Silicon powder’s manufacturing process can be simply described as: breaking & milling from silicon lump, but it’s actually much complicated in order to get the powder with required purity and ...


    By Edgetech Industries LLC

  • Trust Filter Concept for superior quality of new generation high flow cartridge filter solutions!

    Industrial filters are significant and crucial equipment widely employed in the manufacturing industry for the purification of raw materials, assistance in process isolation as well as decreasing process downtime. Filter Concept designed cartridge filters specifically for industrial ...


    By Filter Concept Pvt. Ltd.

  • Schmolz+Bickenbach - Replacing the cooling system in 10 days - Case Study

    The critical condition of this cooling system required the complete replacement of the technology. In our new project, we took both the current needs and the potential expansion of the company’s operations into account. The installation itself took place during the 10 days of a planned technical break. Unlike its predecessor, the new cooling circuit doesn’t need frequent ...


    By Aquarex WATERPROFIT s.r.o.

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