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Introduction to Air/Gas Filtration - Part II, Filter Media and Filters
Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
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AFS Learning Center 1104 x 220

Introduction to Air/Gas Filtration - Part II - Filter Media and Filters
Types of filter media and filters, properties, and manufacturing methods will be covered.

$245 Members - Part I
$345 Non-members - Part I

$630 Members - Part I - IV
$790 Non-members - Part I - IV

Register - Part II
Register - Parts I - IV

Course Introduction
This course is to introduce the basics of air/gas filtration.  It provides fundamental information on air filtration principles, filter media and filters, applications, and testing.   To meet audience interests, this course is divided into four parts (I – IV). It is recommended to take all parts; however, they can be taken independently.

Who Should Attend
This course is designed for people who are new to the filtration industry either in technical, sales, or business functions. It is also a very good course for those who have been in this industry for a while to get better understandings of how fundamentals can be used for practical applications.

Learning Objectives - After taking Part II of Introduction to Air/Gas Filtration, the learner will understand:

  • Filter media physical and filtration characteristics
  • Classification of filter media
  • Manufacturing processes of nonwoven media
  • Electrostatically enhanced filter media
  • Filter design process

Part II Outline

  • Chapter 1 - Types of filter media
  • Chapter 2 - Structural and filtration properties of media
  • Chapter 3 - Components of filters
  • Chapter 4 - Introduction to filter design

Keywords for Part II

  • Filter media
  • Media characteristics
  • Air Filters
  • Media classification

PtakDr. Thad Ptak has over 30 years of experience in filtration technologies, aerosol science, and indoor air quality. He has conducted extensive research in the areas of development of filter media and filters, portable air cleaners, indoor air quality, sensors for IAQ, and instrumentation for particle generation and measurement. 
Currently, Thad has his own consulting company specializing in providing solutions in the areas described above. He was involved in the research, development, and manufacturing of products and technologies in consumer products, HVAC, portable air cleaner, and automotive filtration applications for several different organizations including AO Smith, Columbus Industries, StrionAir, ArvinMeritor, and others.
Dr. Ptak has presented more than 50 technical papers related to the particle technology and filtration field, chaired and organized several sessions, and co-chaired a filtration conference. He actively participates in technical societies and numerous standard committees.