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Upcoming AFS Suite of Virtual Filtration and Separations Courses Includes Focus on Solid-Liquid, Air-Gas and Membranes

In keeping with our mission to advance the exchange of technical knowledge, the American Filtration and Separations Society has announced a suite of filtration and separations virtual courses available to professionals everywhere. For practitioners, scientists, academics and researchers, AFS courses provide valuable insight into various aspects of the filtration and separations industry.

The following live, virtual courses are now open for registration:

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Signature AFS Short Course: Introduction to Solid/Liquid Separation, a Four-Part Series

Among the signature short courses that AFS has offered for many years is “Introduction to Solid/Liquid Filtration.” The AFS will offer this foundational four-part/eight-hour series in April. The course will be taught by filtration industry veterans Dr. Wu Chen, Dr. Wenping Li, Chris Wallace and Dr. Lin Zhao.

This course is informative and easily understood due to the extensive industrial, practical and teaching experiences of instructors. This course would be appropriate for all job functions, especially those new to filtration or an experienced professional who is looking for more understanding of filtration and competing technologies.

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On-Demand Filtration Courses Available in the AFS Learning Center

The AFS Learning Center provides a great wealth of technical knowledge for filtration and separations professionals. Our hub of educational resources represents the many years of technical knowledge we have assembled.

The AFS Learning Center contains two-hour and four-hour virtual courses on a variety of topics designed to educate both novice and expert filtration professionals and taught by leading experts in the filtration industry. Courses are priced affordably with discounts for AFS members and for the employees of AFS Corporate Sponsors. Learn more about joining as an individual or becoming a corporate sponsor here.

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FiltCon 2021 Conference Schedule Posted, Early Bird Deadline March 26

A primary mission of the American Filtration & Separations Society (AFS) is to provide a forum for the exchange of information among engineers, scientists and technologists from all areas of our industry. One initiative that upholds this mission especially well is our upcoming major conference, FiltCon 2021.

FiltCon 2021 will be held virtually April 19-21, and our full conference schedule is now online. The conference will feature two plenary presentations, 42 technical presentations, an expo and a student poster competition. New Product Awards for 2019 and 2020, as well as Honorific Awards for 2020, will be announced at the awards ceremony on Tuesday morning.

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New AFS Short Course: Automatic Filtration Technologies for the Chemical Process Industries

The AFS is presenting a new short course, “Automatic Filtration Technologies for the Chemical Process Industries,” which will be taught by industry veteran Barry Perlmutter.

The use of manual filtration solutions, such as plate filters, bag filters and filter presses, can create process problems and operator safety concerns in chemical manufacturing processes.  This course covers automatic technologies designed to help alleviate these potential problems and is designed to relay first-hand experience on the case for automatic filtration solutions.  Case studies are presented for each technology to illustrate existing problems and the improvements experienced with automatic filtration.

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American Filtration and Separations Society Launches AFS Learning Center

The AFS Learning Center is now fully launched, providing a great wealth of technical knowledge for filtration and separations professionals. Our hub of educational resources represents the many years of technical knowledge we have assembled.

The AFS Learning Center contains two-hour and four-hour virtual courses on a variety of topics designed to educate both novice and expert filtration professionals. Courses are priced affordably with discounts for AFS members. Learn more about joining here.

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Next AFS Southeast Chapter Meeting: Continuum Approach to Optimizing Downstream Final Drying with Upstream Solid-Liquid Filtration

The next meeting of the Southeast Chapter of the American Filtration & Separations Society is scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, from 1:30 to 2:15 pm central time. This virtual meeting is free to AFS members and $15 for non-members.

The topic will be Continuum Approach to Optimizing Downstream Final Drying with Upstream Solid-Liquid Filtration, presented by Barry Perlmutter, President and Managing Director of BHS-Sonthofen Inc.

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Intro to Solid/Liquid Separation I and II Short Course Webinars Open for Registration at the AFS Learning Center

The American Filtration and Separations Society continues to provide world-class filtration educational programming through our new AFS Learning Center. Taught by filtration industry veterans, AFS Short Courses are well known for their high quality and offer .4 CEU credits for each class. AFS members and attendees to any of our 2020 short course webinars will receive a discount.

Introduction to Solid/Liquid Separation I and II are among our most popular courses, and our team of industry experts will deliver this renowned series again in August:

Wednesday, Septmeber 16, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. central time: Intro to Solids/Liquids I – Principles | REGISTER HERE
Friday, September 18, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. central time: Intro to Solids/Liquids II – Equipment, Operation and Testing | REGISTER HERE

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