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


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.

Table of 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


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