Handbook of Filter Media

Handbook of Filter Media

2nd Edition - October 28, 2002

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  • Editors: D. Purchas, K Sutherland
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080507774
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781856173759

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Description

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

Readership

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

    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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 572
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2002
  • Published: October 28, 2002
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080507774
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781856173759

About the Editors

D. Purchas

K Sutherland

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