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Virtual 2 - Hour Courses - Filtration & Separation Media Types, Uses and Global Markets - Tuesday, September 28 and Thursday, September 30
Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
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Filtration & Separation Media Types, Uses and Global Markets

**This course will be instructed in (2) 2-hour courses on Tuesday, September 28 at 12:00 pm - CDT, 1:00 pm - EDT,
and Thursday, September 30 at 12:00 pm - CDT, 1:00 pm EDT

GregorEdward C. Gregor is Managing Director of Edward C. Gregor & Associates, LLC, a consulting company specializing in the creation of growth for companies having new or under-exploited technologies & manufacturing capabilities in performance materials, specialty polymers, technical textiles, and filtration. He has developed several of the industry's most advanced filtration media, fiber, textile, nonwoven fabric technologies with client companies over the years.

Ed Gregor is co-founder of the American Filtration & Separations Society in 1987, and has served as past Chairman in 1990 and again in 2004 and was awarded the AFS Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. Mr. Gregor is the chairman of Filtration News magazine's technical advisory board and on the textile advisory board of the Journal of Industrial Textiles and Coated Fabrics. He was the co-founder and Editorial Consultant of the magazine Technical Textile Technology (T³) formed in 2002 for the North American market.


Course Introduction
This course is designed for novice and intermediate filtration specialists or non-technical professionals that want a more in-depth understanding of filter media and their uses.  The course covers media, applications, and market trends for technologies in Plastic Medias, membranes, Filter Aids & Precoats, Nonwovens, Monofilament Fabrics, Ceramics, Wetlaid, and Wire Cloths.  This course will help you learn terminology, growth areas, and critical aspects for the use of each media covered using specific examples.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn filtration and separation terminology
  • Gain a deeper understanding of leading technologies and their relationship to each other through practical and informative examples
  • Understand the business implications of using each technology
  • Recognize critical unmet media and market needs


Course Chapters and Schedule:

  1. Understanding the Terminology of filtration and the mechanics of how they work  - Tuesday, September 28, 12:00 pm - CDT, 1:00 pm - EDT (45 minutes + Q & A)
  2. 8 leading media comprising of 98% of all media used; focus on ceramics and filter aids/precoats - Tuesday, September 28, 1:00 pm - CDT, 2:00 pm - EDT (45 minutes + Q & A)
  3. Focus on microporous membranes, monofilament woven fabrics and non-woven fabrics - Thursday, September 30, 12:00 pm - CDT, 1:00 pm - EDT (45 minutes + Q & A)
  4. Focus on porous plastics, wet-laid fabrics and wire cloth - Thursday, September 30, 1:00 pm - CDT, 2:00 pm - EDT (45 minutes + Q & A)


  • Leading filtration media
  • Membranes (MF, UF, NF and RO)
  • Filter Aids and Precoats
  • Nonwoven Fabrics
  • Ceramics
  • Wire Cloths

$425 AFS Members
$495 Non-members