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Handbook of Filter Media

Handbook of Filter Media, 2nd Edition

Handbook of Filter Media, 2nd Edition,D. Purchas,K Sutherland,ISBN9781856173759

Purchas   &   Sutherland   

Elsevier Science




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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.

D. Purchas

Handbook of Filter Media, 2nd Edition

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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