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Handbook of Filter Media

This comprehensive handbook provides a complete and updated overview of filter media. From classification to performance date to practical selection tables.

Audience
Engineers, managers and other individuals concerned with manufacturing processes that involve filtration - in functions such as design, cost reduction, equipment selection, operation and maintenance; manufacturers of filter media.

Hardbound, 572 Pages

Published: October 2002

Imprint: Elsevier

ISBN: 978-1-85617-375-9

Contents

  • 1. An Introduction to Filter Media
    1.1 Definition of Filter Medium
    1.2 The Range of Filter Media
    1.3 Properties of Filter media
    1.4 Filtration-Specific Properties
    1.5 Guide to the Handbook
    1.6 References

    2. Woven Fabrics
    2.1 Introduction
    2.2 Natural and Synthetic Fibres
    2.3 Woven Fabric Media
    2.4 Selecting Woven Media

    3. Non-Woven Fabrics
    3.1 Introduction
    3.2 Types of Non-Woven Materials
    3.3 Felts
    3.4 Bonded Media
    3.5 Spun Polymeric Media
    3.6 Stretched Film Media
    3.7 Composites
    3.8 Selecting Non-Woven Media

    4. Wet-Laid Fibrous Media
    4.1 Introduction
    4.2 Cellulose Papers
    4.3 Glass Papers
    4.4 Synthetic Fibre Media
    4.5 Metal Fibre Media
    4.6 Mineral and Ceramic Fibres
    4.7 Filter Sheets
    4.8 Selecting Wet-Laid Media

    5. Air and Gas Filtration Media
    5.1 Introduction
    5.2 Ventilation Filters
    5.3 Industrial Dust Removal Filters
    5.4 Demisters
    5.5 Filtration of Compressed Air and Other Gases
    5.6 Selection of Gas Cleaning Equipment

    6. Screens and Meshes
    6.1 Introduction
    6.2 Metal Screens and Meshes
    6.3 Plastic Screens and Meshes
    6.4 Selecting Screens and Meshes

    7. Coarse Porous Sheets and Tubes
    7.1 Introduction
    7.2 Plastic Media
    7.3 Metallic Media
    7.4 Ceramic and Stoneware Media
    7.5 Carbon and Activated Carbon
    7.6 Glass Fibre Tubes
    7.7 Selecting Coarse Porous Media

    8. Membranes
    8.1 Introduction
    8.2 Membrane Materials
    8.3 Characterisation of Membranes
    8.4 Membrane Processes
    8.5 Membrane Selection

    9. Replaceable Filter Elements
    9.1 Introduction
    9.2 Cartridges with Conventional Media
    9.3 Special Fabrications
    9.4 Other Replaceable Elements
    9.5 Selecting Replaceable Elements

    10. Loose powders, Granules and Fibres
    10.1 Introduction
    10.2 Precoat Media
    10.3 Deep Bed Granular Media
    10.4 Deep Bed Fibrous Media
    10.5 Selecting Loose Media

    11. Testing Filter Media
    11.1 Introduction
    11.2 Permeability
    11.3 Pore Size
    11.4 Filtration Efficiency
    11.5 Dirt-Holding Capacity
    11.6 Tendency to Blind
    11.7 Mechanical Properties

    12. Standards
    12.1 Introduction
    12.2 Filter Standards
    12.3 Filter Media Standards

    13. Advertisers Index

    14. Editorial Index

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