White Papers

Engineering Filtration Data

SELECTION OF SEPARATION PROCESS BY PARTICLE SIZE & CONTAMINATION LEVEL SELECTION OF GAS CLEANING EQUIPMENT SELECTION OF SEPARATION PROCESS FOR GAS APPLICATIONS CODE: R – RECOMMENDED | P – PREFILTRATION | S – SATISFACTORY SELECTION OF SEPARATION PROCESS FOR LIQUID APPLICATIONS CODE: R – RECOMMENDED | P – PREFILTRATION | S – SATISFACTORY CHARACTERISTICS OF […]

Evaluating Fabrics for Dust Collector Filter Bags

A significant portion of the dust collector market – particularly owners of the smaller dust collectors that dominate industry – are reluctant to try new filter bag fabrics. Perhaps the paramount reason is lack of sufficient laboratory data. When you’ve committed substantial money, and if what you’re using works, you’ll probably resist any sales pitch […]

Are Your Dust Collecting Techniques Gathering Dust?

If you’ve been using the same style dust collecting bags for many years, operating your dust collector could be costing much more than it should. Here are five areas of concern where current technology can save you money the next time you change bags … 1. Reduce Energy Consumption: Proper fabric selection can lower pressure […]

Filtration Applications for Industry

The LAST thing GREAT LAKES Filter wants to do is select your filtration system. Before that, let’s take a closer look at your filter problem and evaluate the following determinants: Nature of fluid Operating conditions Required micron retention Flow rate Initial (clean) pressure drop If assistance in establishing these values is required, we offer the […]

Textile Filter Medias

TEXTILE FILTER MEDIAS By: Jose M. Sentmanat, Consultant Under the broad term of “FILTER MEDIAS” we find “Synthetic Filter Medias” such as: woven filter cloths, woven and non-woven filter media and filter felts.  The  term “Synthetic” encompasses cloths made of polyethylene, polypropylene, polyester, nylon as well as other special materials such as saran, polyamide, “Nomex”®, […]