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  • BHS Pharma Rotary Pressure Filter

    Abstract In the manufacturing of this bulk active pharmaceutical ingredient (Bulk-API), the plant needed to increase production and to improve the washing efficiency of the process. The current process required two (2) inverting-basket centrifuges operating in parallel from one reactor to a downstream pelletizer. Process testing was being conducted simultaneously in the laboratory and in the ...


    By BHS-Sonthofen Inc.

  • Palas to expand product range for discharge systems for aerosol conditioning

    X-ray neutralizer XRC 049 Electrically charged aerosols can seriously distort measurement results, e.g. in filter testing. Discharge systems produce a balanced and reproducible charge distribution in the aerosol and thus enable reliable measurement data. With the new XRC 049, Palas offers a discharge system that is particularly suitable for mobile measurements. The X-ray neutralizer is ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • News on filter (media) test systems - Brand-new brochure available!

    Filter Test Systems Nature is also home to effective filters. For example, the leaves of a tree can absorb up to 700 kg of dust per year. But even the best filtration and separation system is useless if its function cannot clearly and reproducibly be validated. This is what the modular test rigs for complete filters and filter media that Palas® has already been building and developing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • The Palas system MMTC for testing cleanable filter media

    The operational conditions in the system such as the particle size distribution, the profile and material of the dust feed, the inflow speed of the medium, the composition and temperature of the carrier gas and the manner of compressed air cleaning have a considerable effect on the service life and the separation characteristics of a filter element. So, the manufacturer specially selects the ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • December issue of Palas Particular available!

    Read more about newest innovations and developments Topics in this issue: GKN is developing filters for extreme conditions Reproducible tests of filter media under extreme conditions Complete filter test rigs for ambient air filters Reliable testing of ambient air filters MFP 3000: modular ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • Automated Filter Tester for Quality Control AFC 132

    This new air filter test system is designed to meet requirements of EN1822-4 Appendix E “efficiency leakage test for particle sizes from 0.3 µm to 0.5 µm”. This part of the standard is related to filter elements which cannot be scanned due to its geometrical design. In this case determination of integral filtration efficiency is sufficient for quality control. ...


    By Topas GmbH

  • Fit for Filtech 2015!

    We have invested lots of energy and thoughts in our new appearance. Come and see our new booth at Filtech 2015 in Cologne (Germany), hall C9, booth No. 11.1! Get information about newest developments in filter testing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • FILTECH 2013 – Magnet for the Filtration World

    With FILTECH 2013 taking place from 22-24 October 2013, the City of Wiesbaden will turn into the world’s top meeting-place for all those involved with Filtration & Separation and adjacent sectors. 300 companies will present their cutting-edge products and innovations to an international audience of buyers, sellers, users, designers, R&D experts, and the academic world. The ...


    By Filtech Exhibitions Germany

  • POWTECH, 23-25 April 2013, Nuremberg (Germany)

    The mechanical processing technology experts meet again at POWTECH 2013 from 23 – 25 April 2013 in Nuremberg. Some 700 companies from more than 20 countries show their product spectrum and we will be there too! You are kindly invited to visit us at our booth 5-156 in hall 5 and convince yourself on site of the quality and performance of our products in the range of filter testing ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • ASTM D7752 - 11 standard practice for evaluating compatibility of mixtures of hydraulic fluids

    Hydraulic fluid compatibility is important to hydraulic equipment users because a mixture of incompatible fluids may produce a substance that is markedly inferior to its constituents. Even in identical base stocks, the formation of a precipitate may occur as a result of additive interactions. In this practice, compatibility will be determined using ISO ...


    By ASTM International

  • IFTS expands its facilities

    The Institute of Filtration and Techniques of Separation (IFTS) is to move into two new buildings in Agen, southwest France. The IFTS’s income has grown by around 15% in average over the last 10 years to reach €3 million in 2011.This continuous growth of both income and team has made the current building, extended in 1999, too small. ...

  • Agilent Technologies introduces three new LTE design verification and conformance systems

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced its new design verification and conformance systems for LTE. The three systems extend Agilent's GS-8800 series for cellular design verification and conformance and are intended for engineers ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Updated IEST recommended practice covers filter media testing

    A revised edition of the Recommended Practice (RP) Testing HEPA and ULPA Filter Media is available from IEST. This RP discusses test methods for physical and filtration properties of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) and ultra low penetration air (ULPA) filtration media. Methods detailed in IEST-RP-CC021.3 include the following: • Test for resistance to airflow • ULPA filter media ...

  • IEST updates filtration recommended practices

    Two revised Recommended Practices (RPs) covering high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filters and ultralow-penetration air (ULPA) filters are now available from IEST:• IEST-RP-CC001.5: HEPA and ULPA Filters describes 11 levels of filter performance and six grades of filter construction. Filters that meet the requirements of this RP are suitable for use in clean air devices and cleanrooms that ...

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