FILTECH 2018

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FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This Exhibition is a must for all those concerned with designing, improving, purchasing, selling or researching filtration and separation equipment and services. FILTECH is the international platform and solution provider for all industries covering every market segment.

Event Type:
Conference/Seminar
Date:
Mar. 13-15, 2018
Venue:
KoelnMesse - Hall 11.1
Location:
Cologne , Germany

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Filtech Conference Features the Latest Advances in F&S Technology
FILTECH 2018 Conference will feature once again the latest advances and techniques in liquid/solid and gas/particle separation (dust, gas & air filtration). You profit from high-level knowledge transfer and learn about future trends and perspectives!

The FILTECH Conference is a Must for all those concerned with designing, researching, purchasing, selling F&S equipment and services and attracts presenters and an audience from all over the world. Technology and know-how transfer is a main target.

Solid-Liquid-Separation
by Vacuum and Pressure, Press and Centrifugal Filtration, Cartridge and Bulk Layer Depth Filtration, Gravity and Centrifugal Sedimentation, Hydrocyclones, Flotation & Adsorption

  • Fundamentals
  • New Equipment and Processes
  • Combined Mechanical-Thermal-Separation
  • Steam Pressure Filtration
  • Solid-Liquid- and Liquid-Liquid-Extraction
  • Solid and Liquid Purification
  • Separation Enhancement by Electrical & Magnetic Means
  • Surfactants and Filter Aids
  • Slurry Pretreatment by Coagulation and Flocculation
  • Separation of Nanoparticles
  • Liquid Quality Regulations

Filter Media

  • Filter Media
  • Woven & Nonwoven Filter Media
  • Granular and Fibrous Filter Media
  • Membranes
  • Characterization of Filter Media
  • Media Production Technologies

Special Topics

  • Selective Separation
  • Micro Process Technology
  • Nanofluidics
  • Mist and Droplet Separation
  • Biological Waste Gas Purification – Biofilters

Solid-Gas-Separation

  • by Surface Filters, Fibrous and Granular Bed Depth Filters, Bag Filters, Electrostatic Precipitators, Wet Scrubbers, Cyclones
  • Fundamentals
  • New Equipment and Processes
  • Particle Separation at High Temperatures
  • Simultaneous Removal of Gaseous Components
  • Separation of Nanoparticles
  • Air Quality Regulations
  • Emission Control
  • Product Recovery

Testing; Instrumentation; Control

  • Characterization Instruments for Particles, Pores,
  • Interfacial Phenomena
  • Filter Media Testing Methods and Instruments
  • Separation Test Methods and Instruments
  • Standardized Test Particles
  • Operation and Control of Filtration &
  • Separation Equipment

Simulation and Modelling

  • Computational Fluid and Particle Dynamics
  • Computer-Aided Design, Selection and Operation of Separation Equipment
  • Process Simulation
  • Flowsheeting Expert Systems

Membrane Processes

  • by Crossflow, Dead End, Shear Stress Filtration, Micro-, Ultra-, Nanofiltration, Reverse Osmosis and Dialysis, Pervaporation, Gas Permeation, Membrane Reactors
  • Fundamentals
  • New Equipment and Processes
  • Separation Enhancement by Electric. Means, Vibration
  • Combined Processes
  • Membrane Design

Product Related Processes

  • Bio-Materials and Fermentation Separations
  • Food and Beverage Production
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Ultraclean Liquids for the Electronic Industry
  • Pigment Separation
  • Production of Nanoparticulate Systems
  • Municipal and Industrial Waste Water Treatment
  • Potable Water Treatment
  • Automotive & Aeronautical Separation Systems
  • Clean Room Technology
  • Mineral and Ore Separation
  • Separations in the Chemical Industry
  • Drilling Mud Processing&Separations in the Oil Industry
  • Recovery of Fluids in the Metal Industry
  • Produced Water Treatment
  • Oil Cleaning Processes

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Short Course I:

Solid/Liquid Separation
This 1-day Course is of interest to engineers, scientists, managers and other technical personnel involved in solid-liquid separation in the process and other industries. You will find this Course informative, regardless of whether you design, purchase, research or use F&S equipment. Plant engineers, technicians and operators will find the material directly applicable. Research students will value the expert introduction to the technologies. It is a comprehensive review of the processes involved in the separation of solids from liquids.

Programme
8.30 h Welcome Coffee

Introduction and Overview
9.00 h Systematic survey of separation processes, apparatus examples and separation strategies.
10.30 h Coffee Break

Particle Characterization
10.45 h Characterization of single particles, particle collectives and particle separation.

Density Separation – Static Thickeners and Solid Bowl Centrifuges
11.30 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.
12.15 h Lunch

Depth and Cross Flow Filtration
13.15 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

Cake Filtration – Formation, Washing and Demoisturing
14.00 h Separation mechanisms, consequences for practical use.
14.45 h Coffee Break

Cake Filters
15.00 h Separation mechanisms, equipment, mode of operation, application.

Filter Media
15.45 h Overview and fields of application, influence of media properties on separation results.
16.30 h Coffee Break

Suspension Pretreatment to Enhance Separation Properties
16.45 h Additional techniques for enhancing solid-liquid separation processes, physiochemical influences on slurry stability, flocculation.

Apparatus Combinations, Alternative Solutions and Apparatus Selection Criteria
17.30 h Strategies for process optimization and selection of suitable separation techniques.

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Short Course II:

Fine Dust Separation
This 1-day Short Course is of interest to engineers, technicians, scientists, managers, and other personnel involved in gas-solid separation in the process and other industries. This Course is informative, regardless of whether you design, purchase, research, or use dust separation equipment for product recovery, emission control, air cleaning or process gas cleaning. This course is a comprehensive review of the processes involved in the separation of solid or liquid particles from gases.

Programme
8.30 h Welcome Coffee

Introduction
9.00 h Particulate Matter (PMx); Dust Separation; Air Cleaning; Overview of the course.

Evaluation of Dust Collection Equipment
9.15 h Particle size characterisation, concentration measurement, overall and fractional collection efficiency.

Centrifugal Collectors (Cyclones)
10.00 h Mode of operation, basic designs, application, collection efficiency, pressure drop.
10.45 h Coffee Break

Fibrous Filters (Deep-Bed Filters)
11.00 h Mode of operation, basic designs, application, collection efficiency, pressure drop.

Fabric Filters (Surface Filters)
11.45 h Mode of operation, basic designs, application, operating characteristics, design calculations.

Questions and answers
12.30 h An open-floor question and answer session.
13.00 h Lunch

Wet Scrubbers
14.00 h Mode of operation, basic designs, design calculations, application, droplet separation.

Electrical Precipitators
14.45 h Mode of operation, basic designs, design calculations, application, operating characteristics.
15.30 h Coffee Break

Selection of Dust Collection Equipment
15.45 h Comparison of the different techniques, strength and weaknesses, fields of application, selection procedure.

Raw Gas Conditioning
16.30 h Additional techniques for enhancing dust separation equipment (Electrical and acoustic enhancement, additive dosing, precoating,…).

Discussion
17.15 h An open-floor question and answer session.

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