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AFS offers a number of unique filtration and separations training short courses. Educational opportunities on these topics are difficult to find, especially with the level of expertise that you will receive here. Leading experts from the filtration and separations industry are instructing the courses. Upon completion, attendees receive certificates of completion and earn CEU credit.

Product familiarization and technical training of new and existing filtration products is an integral and essential part of doing business. An investment in knowledge is a key ingredient in understanding a customer's business and being able to recommend cost-effective system solutions.

Understanding the damaging role that contamination plays in system failure and machine downtime is typically one of the many topics covered as well as correct filter sizing and understanding filter media types and uses.

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AFS Spring Conference Courses - Houston, TX

The following short courses will be offered at the AFS Spring Conference in Houston, TX:

MONDAY, MAY 9, 2016
Houston Marriott Westchase
Houston, TX

Full Day, 0.8 CEUs
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Introduction to Liquid Filtration
Introduction to Gas/Air Filtration
 


Half Day, 0.4 CEUs
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Morning

Coalescer Training – Principles and Industrial Applications
Filtration & Separation Media Use & Market
Fuel/Oil/Lube/Hydraulic Filtration
Microfiltration Membrane


Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Afternoon

Advanced Nonwovens in Filtration
Designing Media and Filters for Air Filtration
Liquid Filtration Testing Basics
Reverse Osmosis System Design
Ultrafiltration Membrane


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Introduction to Liquid Filtration

surface-filtration-80pxFull Day, 0.8 CEUs

Learn the overall spectrum of solid/liquid separation. Understand the principles behind your filtration so your filter meets your needs. Realize the competing technologies.

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Introduction to Gas/Air Filtration

air-filtration80pxFull Day, 0.8 CEUs

Learn the overall spectrum of solid/gas separation. Understand the principles behind your filtration so your filter meets your needs. Realize the competing technologies.

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Coalescer Training – Principles and Industrial Applications

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

This course will cover the basics of liquid/liquid and liquid/gas coalescing including the principles of coalescing through fibrous media and modeling vertical and horizontal coalescer systems. The effects of various physical parameters such as viscosity, density difference and interfacial tension will be addressed in terms of how they affect sizing and performance. Field and laboratory test methods for rating the performance of coalescers will also be presented. Industrial separation applications will be reviewed along with practical examples of case histories.

Nanofiber Technology in Filtration – Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    a. Nanotechnology
    b. Definition of nanofibers
    c. Nanofiber applications
    d. Nanofibers in the filtration market
    e. Why nanofibers?
  2. Methods for producing nanofibers
    a. Electrospinning
    b. Meltblowing
    c. Forcespinning
    d. Electroblown
    e. Fiber splitting
    f. Shear spinning
    g. Solution blowing
    h. Fibrilation
  3. Nanofiber integration in advanced filter media
    a. Laminated composites (3 types)
    b. Entanglement structure (2 types)
  4. Leading nanofiber producers and their products
    a. Production systems
    Elmarco, Hills, Fiberio, XanoShear, Reifenhauser, ANSTCO, MECC, Biax, etc.
    b. Media
    Freudenberg, H & V, Kimberly Clark, Ahlstrom, Espin, Finetex, Vilene, DuPont,
    Nanoval, Nanostatistics, Johns Manville, PGI, Irema, Teijin Fibers, TEDA,
    Hirose, Esfil Tehno, Miliken, Sandler, Nano Filtration, etc.
    c. Filter
    Donaldson, clarcor, Cummins, 3M, Mann+Hummel, AAF, FFT, KX Industries
    Pall, Hamscor, Mikropor, Espinex, etc.
  5. Future development and market trend

The aforementioned bullet points are representative but by no means totally inclusive.

Instructor

- See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training-events/nanofiber-technology-in-filtration#sthash.nSggBBGQ.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf

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Filtration & Separations Media Use and Market

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

Filtration and separation media is the heart and soul of every filter and filtration process...

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Fuel/Oil/Lube/Hydraulic Filtration

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

Did you know that the number one cause of hydraulic/engine component failure is contamination while most of these failures can be prevented by proper filtration? This four hour course will provide an introduction to fuel/lube/oil/hydraulic filtration, increasing market needs, emerging challenges, and new developments in fuel/oil/lube/hydraulic filtration. Trends for future development will also be discussed.

Nanofiber Technology in Filtration – Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    a. Nanotechnology
    b. Definition of nanofibers
    c. Nanofiber applications
    d. Nanofibers in the filtration market
    e. Why nanofibers?
  2. Methods for producing nanofibers
    a. Electrospinning
    b. Meltblowing
    c. Forcespinning
    d. Electroblown
    e. Fiber splitting
    f. Shear spinning
    g. Solution blowing
    h. Fibrilation
  3. Nanofiber integration in advanced filter media
    a. Laminated composites (3 types)
    b. Entanglement structure (2 types)
  4. Leading nanofiber producers and their products
    a. Production systems
    Elmarco, Hills, Fiberio, XanoShear, Reifenhauser, ANSTCO, MECC, Biax, etc.
    b. Media
    Freudenberg, H & V, Kimberly Clark, Ahlstrom, Espin, Finetex, Vilene, DuPont,
    Nanoval, Nanostatistics, Johns Manville, PGI, Irema, Teijin Fibers, TEDA,
    Hirose, Esfil Tehno, Miliken, Sandler, Nano Filtration, etc.
    c. Filter
    Donaldson, clarcor, Cummins, 3M, Mann+Hummel, AAF, FFT, KX Industries
    Pall, Hamscor, Mikropor, Espinex, etc.
  5. Future development and market trend

The aforementioned bullet points are representative but by no means totally inclusive.

Instructor

- See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training-events/nanofiber-technology-in-filtration#sthash.nSggBBGQ.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf

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Microfiltration Membrane

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

Learn in-depth knowledge of the various types of microporous membranes including: Strengths and Weaknesses, Performance Characteristics, Integrity Testing, Retention Efficiency, Ratings and Comparisons. Learn to differentiate between microporous, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, and reverse osmosis membranes.

Nanofiber Technology in Filtration – Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    a. Nanotechnology
    b. Definition of nanofibers
    c. Nanofiber applications
    d. Nanofibers in the filtration market
    e. Why nanofibers?
  2. Methods for producing nanofibers
    a. Electrospinning
    b. Meltblowing
    c. Forcespinning
    d. Electroblown
    e. Fiber splitting
    f. Shear spinning
    g. Solution blowing
    h. Fibrilation
  3. Nanofiber integration in advanced filter media
    a. Laminated composites (3 types)
    b. Entanglement structure (2 types)
  4. Leading nanofiber producers and their products
    a. Production systems
    Elmarco, Hills, Fiberio, XanoShear, Reifenhauser, ANSTCO, MECC, Biax, etc.
    b. Media
    Freudenberg, H & V, Kimberly Clark, Ahlstrom, Espin, Finetex, Vilene, DuPont,
    Nanoval, Nanostatistics, Johns Manville, PGI, Irema, Teijin Fibers, TEDA,
    Hirose, Esfil Tehno, Miliken, Sandler, Nano Filtration, etc.
    c. Filter
    Donaldson, clarcor, Cummins, 3M, Mann+Hummel, AAF, FFT, KX Industries
    Pall, Hamscor, Mikropor, Espinex, etc.
  5. Future development and market trend

The aforementioned bullet points are representative but by no means totally inclusive.

Instructor

- See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training-events/nanofiber-technology-in-filtration#sthash.nSggBBGQ.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf

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Reverse Osmosis System Design

reverseosmosis-80pxHalf Day, 0.4 CEUs

An in-depth presentation of pressure-driven crossflow reverse osmosis membrane technology...

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Designing Media and Filters for Air Filtration

air-filtration80pxHalf Day, 0.4 CEUs

Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

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Liquid Filtration Testing Basics

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

The Liquid Filtration Testing Basics Short Course is an introductory course on liquid filtration testing, testing methods and the standard equipment and instruments used. The course will cover filter test techniques and standards for water, fuel, lube oil, hydraulic fluids, and other industrial liquids. In addition particle characteristics and efficiency methods and ratings will be reviewed.

Nanofiber Technology in Filtration – Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    a. Nanotechnology
    b. Definition of nanofibers
    c. Nanofiber applications
    d. Nanofibers in the filtration market
    e. Why nanofibers?
  2. Methods for producing nanofibers
    a. Electrospinning
    b. Meltblowing
    c. Forcespinning
    d. Electroblown
    e. Fiber splitting
    f. Shear spinning
    g. Solution blowing
    h. Fibrilation
  3. Nanofiber integration in advanced filter media
    a. Laminated composites (3 types)
    b. Entanglement structure (2 types)
  4. Leading nanofiber producers and their products
    a. Production systems
    Elmarco, Hills, Fiberio, XanoShear, Reifenhauser, ANSTCO, MECC, Biax, etc.
    b. Media
    Freudenberg, H & V, Kimberly Clark, Ahlstrom, Espin, Finetex, Vilene, DuPont,
    Nanoval, Nanostatistics, Johns Manville, PGI, Irema, Teijin Fibers, TEDA,
    Hirose, Esfil Tehno, Miliken, Sandler, Nano Filtration, etc.
    c. Filter
    Donaldson, clarcor, Cummins, 3M, Mann+Hummel, AAF, FFT, KX Industries
    Pall, Hamscor, Mikropor, Espinex, etc.
  5. Future development and market trend

The aforementioned bullet points are representative but by no means totally inclusive.

Instructor

- See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training-events/nanofiber-technology-in-filtration#sthash.nSggBBGQ.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf

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Advanced Nonwovens in Filtration

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

Do you know nonwovens are the most popularly used filter media in Filtration market? This 4 hour course will give you an overview on how nonwovens are produced, what make nonwovens so uniquely qualified for filtration applications and how to choose right nonwovens for your products. The latest developments on nanofiber and hybrid technologies will also be discussed.

Nanofiber Technology in Filtration – Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    a. Nanotechnology
    b. Definition of nanofibers
    c. Nanofiber applications
    d. Nanofibers in the filtration market
    e. Why nanofibers?
  2. Methods for producing nanofibers
    a. Electrospinning
    b. Meltblowing
    c. Forcespinning
    d. Electroblown
    e. Fiber splitting
    f. Shear spinning
    g. Solution blowing
    h. Fibrilation
  3. Nanofiber integration in advanced filter media
    a. Laminated composites (3 types)
    b. Entanglement structure (2 types)
  4. Leading nanofiber producers and their products
    a. Production systems
    Elmarco, Hills, Fiberio, XanoShear, Reifenhauser, ANSTCO, MECC, Biax, etc.
    b. Media
    Freudenberg, H & V, Kimberly Clark, Ahlstrom, Espin, Finetex, Vilene, DuPont,
    Nanoval, Nanostatistics, Johns Manville, PGI, Irema, Teijin Fibers, TEDA,
    Hirose, Esfil Tehno, Miliken, Sandler, Nano Filtration, etc.
    c. Filter
    Donaldson, clarcor, Cummins, 3M, Mann+Hummel, AAF, FFT, KX Industries
    Pall, Hamscor, Mikropor, Espinex, etc.
  5. Future development and market trend

The aforementioned bullet points are representative but by no means totally inclusive.

Instructor

- See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training-events/nanofiber-technology-in-filtration#sthash.nSggBBGQ.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf

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Ultrafiltration Membrane

Half Day, 0.4 CEUs

This course provides an in depth study of the Ultrafiltration membranes typically used in the Pharmaceutical, Microelectronic, Food and Beverage, Water and Waste Water, Coatings, Chemical, Oil and Gas, Laboratory, and Medical Markets.

Nanofiber Technology in Filtration – Learn various technologies for producing nanofibers, how to structure nanofibers effectively in filter media for enhanced performance, who the players are in the industry, their advanced filter products in air/liquid filtration, and the market trend.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
    a. Nanotechnology
    b. Definition of nanofibers
    c. Nanofiber applications
    d. Nanofibers in the filtration market
    e. Why nanofibers?
  2. Methods for producing nanofibers
    a. Electrospinning
    b. Meltblowing
    c. Forcespinning
    d. Electroblown
    e. Fiber splitting
    f. Shear spinning
    g. Solution blowing
    h. Fibrilation
  3. Nanofiber integration in advanced filter media
    a. Laminated composites (3 types)
    b. Entanglement structure (2 types)
  4. Leading nanofiber producers and their products
    a. Production systems
    Elmarco, Hills, Fiberio, XanoShear, Reifenhauser, ANSTCO, MECC, Biax, etc.
    b. Media
    Freudenberg, H & V, Kimberly Clark, Ahlstrom, Espin, Finetex, Vilene, DuPont,
    Nanoval, Nanostatistics, Johns Manville, PGI, Irema, Teijin Fibers, TEDA,
    Hirose, Esfil Tehno, Miliken, Sandler, Nano Filtration, etc.
    c. Filter
    Donaldson, clarcor, Cummins, 3M, Mann+Hummel, AAF, FFT, KX Industries
    Pall, Hamscor, Mikropor, Espinex, etc.
  5. Future development and market trend

The aforementioned bullet points are representative but by no means totally inclusive.

Instructor

- See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training-events/nanofiber-technology-in-filtration#sthash.nSggBBGQ.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf
Register Now Oct. 14, 2013, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Half Day, 0.4 CEUs - See more at: http://www.afssociety.org/training/#sthash.l6l6EJQd.dpuf

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