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  • Top 5 Reasons to Use Water-Based Adhesives for Filter and Filter Media Assembly

    Mar-05-2015 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Dan Pikula

    Water-based – or waterborne – adhesives have come into their own as the high-performance alternative to solvent based adhesives in the manufacturing of many products, including air and liquid filters. Plus, these adhesives actually offer manufacturers a number of benefits over their solvent-based counterparts. Here’s a look at the top five advantages of using water-based adhesives in filter and filter media assembly.(...) <read more>

  • Five Key Considerations in Selecting an Adhesive for Filter Assembly

    Nov-11-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Dan Pikula

    With more than a dozen different types of adhesives out there – and numerous adhesives manufacturers formulating their brands of each – selecting the best adhesive product for fabricating your filters can be a tough job. Where do you start? Here are five basic considerations in selecting the right adhesive for your application.(...) <read more>

  • Half a Century of Developments in Filtration

    May-09-2013 | Comments: 4 | Posted In: | Posted By: Mark Holmes, Filtration + Separation

    The year of 1963 is almost certainly most widely renowned for the assassination of US President John F Kennedy. However, at that time in the world of science and technology there were a number of factors at work. Economies around the world were starting to recover from the ravages(...) <read more>

  • Water, water everywhere. Nor any drop to drink

    Jan-10-2013 | Comments: 24 | Posted In: | Posted By: Mark Holmes, Filtration + Separation

    When Coleridge published The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in 1798, he cannot possibly have imagined the importance of desalination over 200 years later. Desalination is already big business and is set to grow further.(...) <read more>